John Dahlbäck

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John Dahlbäck
Also known as Hug, Huggotron, Jetboy of Beckster, Kaliber
Born (1985-10-13) 13 October 1985 (age 28)
Origin Sweden
Genres House
Tech house
Progressive house
Electro house
Years active 2002-
Labels Pickadoll Records
Mutants Records
Dim Mak Records
Associated acts Jesper Dahlbäck / Hugg & Pepp / Pepp & Kaliber

John Dahlbäck (born 13 October 1985) is a Swedish house music producer and DJ[1][2] currently based in Stockholm, Sweden.[3] He is also known with other stage names as Hug, Huggotron, Jetboy of Beckster and notably Kaliber.

He also collaborated with his cousin Jesper Dahlbäck in duo musical projects. These include "Hugg & Pepp" and "Pepp & Kaliber" (with Pepp being the stage name of Jesper and Hugg / Kaliber stage name of John)

Musical career[edit]

Dahlbäck is also the founding owner of Pickadoll Records as well as Mutants Records, with releases by, apart from his own work, artists like Sébastien Léger on Pickadoll and Lunde Bros, Albin Myers and many others on Mutants.[4] He has recorded minimal techno under the alias Hug[5] and as Hugg&Pepp together with his cousin and fellow producer Jesper Dahlbäck.[6] Remixes include Kleerup's "Longing for Lullabies" and Alanis Morissette's "Underneath".[7]

He made an appearance with a set on Pete Tong's The Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1 on October 4, 2008.[8]

Dahlbäck's first artist album Mutants was released in May 2010 and had various releases on labels such as Dim Mak, Spinnin, Big Beat, Mix Mash, Tool Room and Ultra Records

Mutants Radio[edit]

John's weekly Mutants Radio show is broadcast on over 25 stations around the world.

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • 2005: Shades of Shadow
  • 2005: Man From the Fall
  • 2006: At The Gun Show
  • 2008: Winners & Fools
  • 2010: Mutants
  • 2012: Kill The Silence (as Demure) [free download]
Compilations
  • 2005: Warsteiner Club World Club And Lounge vol.1
  • 2007: Pickadoll's
  • 2007: Mar T, Les Schmitz, John Dahlback: Amnesia Ibiza The Best Global Club
  • 2009: Clubbers Guide Ibiza '09
  • 2009: Greatest Hug's
  • 2010: Mutants
  • 2012: Toolroom Knights (Mixed By John Dahlbäck)

Singles[edit]

Charting
Year Single Peak positions Album
BEL
(Vl)
NED SPN
2007 "Blink" 14
(Ultratop)
 –  –
2008 "Pyramid" 33
(Ultratop)
26  –
2009 "Out There"
(featuring Basto!)
6
(Ultratip)
 –  –
"Autumn" 11
(Ultratip)
 –  –
2011 "Is This For Love"[9]
(credited as Kaliber featuring Elodie)
 –  – 20 Mutants
2012 "Start Lovin' You" 99
(Ultratip)
 –  –
Other Singles and EPs
  • 2002: The John Dahlback EP
  • 2002: Music So Sweet
  • 2003: Sebastian Ingrosso & John Dahlbäck – Stockholm Disco EP
    • We Got The Muzik
    • Lick My Deck
  • 2003: Bedroom Acts Vol. 2
  • 2003: John Dahlbäck Feat. Jon Silva – Warm Breeze
  • 2003: Parken
  • 2004: My Weekend EP
  • 2004: Time Traveller
  • 2004: Wait For Love
  • 2004: My Favourite Stars
  • 2005: Sugar (All You Need)
  • 2005: The Bad Giant
  • 2005: John Dahlbäck ft. Erika Gellermark – Nothing is For Real
  • 2005: Hugge's Theme
  • 2005: I'm EP
  • 2005: Dancer / Who's Your Daddy?
  • 2005: John Dahlbäck & Andy P – Falling In Love
  • 2005: My Favourite Stars Vol. 2
  • 2006: Come With Power (Power 1)
  • 2006: Mark O'Sullivan & John Dahlbäck – Jagging
  • 2006: Flatfoot Can't Dance
  • 2006: John Dahlbäck feat. Yota – The Call
  • 2006: John Dahlback Feat. Andy P – Late Night Worries
  • 2006: Borderline / He Is Not
  • 2007: John Dahlbäck feat. Andy P – Everywhere
  • 2007: I Slide
  • 2007: Blink
  • 2007: Years Behind
  • 2007: Power 2
    • Vitamin
    • Multipower
  • 2007: Now It's Not Summer
  • 2007: Don't speak
  • 2007: Hustle Up / Watch Me
  • 2007: Bellybutton / Song For Djingis
  • 2008: I Had A Feeling
  • 2008: John Dahlback Feat. Lisa Stansfield – Monchichi
  • 2008: Pyramid
  • 2008: Dahlbäck & Cost – Golden Walls
  • 2008: World of Love
  • 2008: Dahlbäck, Díaz & Young Rebels Feat. Terri B! – Can't Slow Down (Morphine)
  • 2008: John Dahlbäck Feat. Basto! – Out There
  • 2009: More Than I Wanted
  • 2009: John Dahlback & ATFC – Bon Bon
  • 2009: Hugg & Pepp Feat. Robert Manos – Sweet Rosie
  • 2009: Hugg & Pepp – Maximus EP
    • Penguini
    • I Can't Breathe
  • 2009: Autumn / Valleybrook
  • 2009: John Dahlback & Style of Eye – One Track Mind
  • 2010: John Dahlback feat Elodie – Bingo
  • 2010: Back To The Dancefloor
  • 2010: Olympia / Matterhorn
  • 2010: Farao / Sfinx
  • 2010: Kairo
  • 2010: John Dahlback feat. Andy P – Love Inside
  • 2010: John Dahlbäck feat. Andy P – Turn Down The Lights
  • 2010: Alex Kenji & John Dahlbäck – Music Is The Feeling
  • 2011: John Dahlback feat. Terri B – Flirt
  • 2011: Winter EP
  • 2011: Violins Of Donau / Pesca
  • 2011: Musur / Monastyr
  • 2011: Come Undone (with Tommy Trash & Sam Obernik)
  • 2011: John Dahlbäck Ft. Andy P – You're In My Heart
  • 2011: Are You Nervous
  • 2011: John Dahlback & Henrik B – Senses
  • 2011: John Dahlbäck Ft Erik Hassle – One Last Ride [Mutants]
  • 2011: Grunge [Mutants]
  • 2011: Phoenix [Toolroom]
  • 2011: Overdose [Spinnin']
  • 2012: Soldier [Spinnin']
  • 2012: Life [Big Beat Rec]
  • 2012: Start Lovin You [Spinnin']
  • 2012: Take This Thing Back [Rising Music]
  • 2012: Embrace Me (with Urban Cone & Lucas Nord) [Phazing]
  • 2012: I Saw This Before (with Chris Lake) [Ultra]
  • 2012: Living A Lie (feat. Iossa)
  • 2012: Comet [Joia Records]
  • 2012: Zeus [Doorn Records]
  • 2012: Sing That [Toolroom]
  • 2012: Panic / What's Up Now [Rising Music]
  • 2012: John Dahlback & Greg Cerrone Ft. Janice Robinson – Every Breath [Big Beat Rec]
  • 2012: Get Wild [Mixmash]
  • 2012: The Trip EP [Dim Mak Records]
  • 2012: Don't Be Silent (with Ron Carroll)
  • 2013: Michael Calfan vs. John Dahlback ft Andy P. – Let Your Mind Go [Spinnin']
  • 2013: Life (Diamonds In The Dark) feat. Agnes [Big Beat Rec]
  • 2013: Don't Stop [Mutants]
  • 2013: Nuke [Protocol]
  • 2013: Cobra [Wall]
  • 2013: We Were Gods (feat. Urban Cone & Lucas Nord) [Ultra]

Remixes[edit]

2003:

  • Basil feat. Digital Divide – Another Way

2004:

  • Marc Romboy – My Love Is Systematic
  • Slam feat. Tyrone Palmer – This World (Hugg And Pepp Remix)
  • Eric Prydz Feat. Adeva – In & Out (Hugg & Pepp Remix)

2005:

  • Richard Grey Pres. Brainstorm – Pissed Off
  • Unai – I Like Your Style
  • AC/OTTonight
  • Psycho Radio – Call The Police
  • Nitsch & Gleinser – Deuxieme
  • Sharam Jey Feat. Brixx – Push Your Body
  • Granite & Phunk – Fallen Love
  • Luke Dzierzek – Echo
  • Electronic Resistance – Human Been
  • Edo Van Asseldonk – Broken
  • Kalle-M – Dom (John Dahlbäck's Us Remix)
  • Groove Rebels – Untight
  • Suges Feat. Syreeta Neal – Always Be Your Lady (John Dahlbäck Dub Remix)
  • Dibaba – Love Train (John Dahlbäck Acid Train Mix)
  • Jan Francisco meets Joseph Armani – Infatuation (Hugg & Pepp Remix)

2006:

  • Vedrenn – Shift Command
  • D.Lewis & Emix Feat. Stigma – Scariche
  • Phunk Nouveaux feat. Neele Ternes – Someone
  • Vedrenn – Shift Command
  • Mar-T – Opposite Sides
  • Mark Knight & Martijn ten Velden feat. E-Man – A New Reality
  • DMS12 – Velvet Dreams
  • Funkwerkstatt – Standwaage
  • Robert M – Café de París (John Dahlbäck Espresso Mix)
  • Da Fresh – Luv Doesn't Love Me
  • Fedde Le Grand feat. MC Gee – Just Trippin'
  • Kings Of NY aka DJ Rooster & Sammy Peralta – This Is House
  • DJ Delicious – Let It Drop (John Dahlback's Huggotron Remix)
  • Marc Romboy vs. Robert Owens – I Need (Hugg & Pepp Remix)
  • Alexander Kowalski – Start Chasing
  • Tyken feat. Awa – Every Word
  • Cirez DKnockout (John Dahlbäck At Huggeland 2006 Remix)
  • My My – Butterflies & Zebras
  • Lo-Fi-Fnk – Wake Up (John Dahlbäcks Beckster Rmx)
  • Gideon – Basic Principles (Huggotron Remix)
  • The KnifePass This On (Dahlback & Dahlback Mix)

2007:

  • Marco Demark Ft. Casey Barnes – Tiny Dancer
  • D.O.N.S. & DBN Feat. Kadoc – The Nighttrain
  • Da Hool vs Bruckheimer – In The Beginning
  • Ida Engberg – Disco Volante (Hugg & Pepp Remix)
  • Robyn with KleerupWith Every Heartbeat (Hugg & Pepp Remix)
  • Henrik B feat. Terri B – Soulheaven
  • Jerry Ropero feat. CoziThe Storm
  • Rouzbeh Delavari – Automaton
  • Danny Freakazoid – Recordable
  • Style Of Eye – H-Bomb
  • Francesco Díaz And Young Rebels – Human Animal
  • Moral Squad – Find It
  • Frederic de Carvalho Feat. Miss Flora – Sexy DJ (Huggotron Remix)
  • Magik Johnson – I Give Up
  • 68 BeatsReplay The Night
  • Laidback Luke feat. Stephen Granville – Hypnotize
  • Mark O'Sullivan – Emission

2008:

  • JJ Flores & Steve Smooth feat. Colette – Stay
  • Mar-T – Gentleman
  • Mark Knight Feat. Stephen Pickup – Susan
  • Alanis Morissette – Underneath (John Dahlbäck Remix)
  • Discorama – Giddy Up A Go Go
  • Santiago Cortés feat. Samantha Fox – Touch Me
  • Mason Pres. The Benedict Files – Bermuda Triangle
  • Dirty South & Paul Harris Feat Rudy – Better Day
  • Basto! Feat. I-Fan – Savior
  • Martin Solveig feat. Jay Sebag – C'est La Vie

2009:

  • Dennis Ferrer – Sinfonia Della Notte
  • Tim BergAlcoholic
  • Tommy TrashMy Eternity
  • Julien Jabre – Vicious Circle
  • DK7 – Frame Of Mind
  • Mousse T. & Suzie – All Nite Long (D.I.S.C.O.)
  • Francesco Díaz & Young Rebels – Destination Sunshine
  • Kleerup Featuring Titiyo – Longing For Lullabies
  • DCA Project – Sandcastles

2010:

  • Massimo Massivi – Hands Up
  • Tony Gómez – Tell Me (John Dahlback Quiet Remix)
  • Jovicii Feat. Andy P – Don't Hold Back (John Dahlbäck & Avicii Original Mix)
  • Albin Myers Feat. St. James – There 4 You (MyBack Club Mix)
  • Stay Gold – Video Kick Snare (Hugg & Pepp Remix)
  • Greg Cerrone Feat. Shawnee Taylor – It'll Be Alright
  • Kid Massive & Jolly feat. Elliotte Williams N'Dure – Pride (A Deeper Love)
  • D-Malice Feat. Rebecca Knight – Poison
  • Prok & Fitch ft. Max'C – The Heat
  • Miike SnowSilvia (Hugg & Pepp Remix)

2011:

2012:

  • Promise Land Ft. Georgi Kay – Emotions
  • Andain – What It's Like
  • Rasmus Faber & Syke'N'Sugarstarr – We Go Oh
  • Dave Audé feat. Isha Coco – Something For The Weekend
  • letthemusicplay feat. UTRB – Don't Weigh Me Down
  • Pet Shop BoysWinner
  • Jonathan Johansson – Stockholm
  • Elen Levon – Like A Girl In Love
  • ZeddStars Come Out
  • Liquid Kaos & Kirsty Hawkshaw – Back In Time

2013:

  • David Morales feat. Tamra Keenan - 7 Days
  • Felix Leiter & Marrs TV - Feel The Panic (John Dahlback Edit)
  • Lazy Rich - Insomnia
  • Luciana - U B The Bass

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allmusic feature". Retrieved 2008-10-26. 
  2. ^ "Billboard feature". Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  3. ^ "John Dahlbäck's MySpace page". Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  4. ^ "John Dahlbäck's official website". Archived from the original on 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  5. ^ Segal, Dave (2007-02-20). "Data Breaker (Electronic Music Reviews)". The Stranger. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  6. ^ "Discography on John Dahlbäck's official website". Archived from the original on 2008-08-21. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  7. ^ "DJ Dahlbäck - från Ibiza till Spegelsalen (Swedish)". Retrieved 2008-10-24. [dead link]
  8. ^ "BBC Radio 1". Retrieved 2008-10-23. 
  9. ^ DanishCharts.com Kaliber featuring Elodie - "Is This For Love" page

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