London’s Mark Henning has risen up as one of the underground’s true players – recording for a volley of acclaimed international labels. Born to English and German parents, he has spent most of his life in England, though has never forgotten his German roots and is now firmly settled in Berlin. Since quitting his city day job in 2007 he’s been nominated for a DJ Mag award, toured all over the world, released an album on legendary UK institution Soma Recordings and released countless well-received and heavily supported EPs and remixes.
Mark’s productions have been making serious waves in the scene – anyonewho’s heard his music will know he doesn’t abide by the book. Mark’s sound sits somewhere between house and techno, with a healthy dose of darkness,swing and funk – all the requiredingredients to have the crowds bustingcrazy moves on the dancefloor. He has established his artist career not just through his productions – on well-regarded labels such as Soma, Cityfox,Watergate, Clink, Cynosure, Trapez andFreude am Tanzen – but also through his worldwide performances, having performed at clubs such as Fabric,Panorama Bar, Watergate, Rex Club,SPACE, Privilege, Bar 25, The Arches, Lux and Harry Klein, as well as festivals such as T In The Park, Rockness, Portugal’s BOOM, Vienna’s PraterUnser and Chocolate Festival Lausanne. Mark also plays regularly for Zurich favourite CITYFOX.
Mark’s tracks have been licensed to COCOON, BUGGED OUT, FABRIC, M-NUS and WATERGATE compilations amongst others – as well as achieving regular airplay on radio stations worldwide. His much-respected productions have been supported and played out regularly over the past few years by the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, Akufen, Steve Bug, Loco Dice and Richie Hawtin. As a remixer, he also keeps busy – having reworked tracks by artists such as Mike Monday, Gaetano Parisio, Mr. G, Lee Jones, Tigerskin and Chris Fortier.
With upcoming releases on Soma and Cityfox later this year, Mark continues to prove himself as a consistent producer of quality, quirky house and techno music. A true talent simmering at the surface, 2012 will expose Mr Henning to even greater frontiers.