Marcus Wagner-Lapierre aka MAKOSSA is like the “godfather” of the
Viennese Dj culture. He started
spinning in the early 80ies and became head of music for Austria’s
famous and nationwide independent radio station FM4 in 1995. Makossa has
influenced and animated thousands of music lovers in and around Austria
and is known for his wide range of musical knowledge and taste. His
legendary Saturday night show “Swound Sound System” with Mc Sugar B
specializes in deep, dope, dubby & dirty funky, afro, cosmic
influenced electronica and has been running for more than 13 years now.
Makossa has compiled over 20 successful compilations in the last ten
years. (Fm4’s Soundselections, Sunny Side Up, Dub Club,) After a few
remixes & productions for/with Uptight, Sofa Surfers & Peter
Kruder in the mid 90ies, he finally teamed up with long-time friend
Sascha Weisz aka MEGABLAST started in the early 90ies as DJ/Producer. Initially inspired by Dope Beats, Reggae, and Hip Hop, he soon developed a passion for Acid House, Tribal and Electro. Still too young for official parties and clubs, he enjoyed the illegal Tech scene and started showing his individual style of producing with his first project “Luv Lite Massive”.