Riad Michael

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Riad Alexander Michael is a German electronic musician as well as physician who releases his musical works under the alias Geyser as well as his own name.

After his noticed and multiple positively reviewed debut album Digger as Geyser has been published under the Colonian label Mehrwert Records, he has founded his own label Geyser Recordings under which his further studio albums have been released.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] While Geyser has been classified as downtempo, trip hop, lounge, big beat, drum 'n' bass, dub, funk, fusion and abstract pop, the productions as Riad Michael have been categorized under techno, tech house, progressive house, trance, IDM and ambient.[9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23]

Being continuously musically active since his early youth Riad Michael has absolved a scientific further education in music therapy subsequent to his studies of medicine and has written his dissertation on the therapeutic music drawing in psychogenic and psychosomatic disorders.

Discography[edit]

As Riad Michael[edit]

Albums

  • 2009 Ambient I

Singles & EPs

  • 2008 Abaro
  • 2009 Snip
  • 2010 Lights
  • 2011 Desire

As Geyser[edit]

Albums

  • 2000 Digger (promo version)
  • 2001 Digger
  • 2005 Concrete (feat. Leah)
  • 2005 Atmosphere
  • 2006 Digger 2006 (reissue)
  • 2009 Clean Sweep
  • 2011 Fifth

Singles & EPs

  • 2001 Tomi
  • 2005 Concrete (feat. Leah)
  • 2006 Anker
  • 2007 Decision

Compilations

  • 2010 Selected Downbeat Works 01-09

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raveline. Geyser - Digger. Cologne, June 2001. (German language)
  2. ^ Kölner. Geyser - Digger. Cologne, June 2001. (German language)
  3. ^ Loop. Geyser - Digger. Cologne, June 2001. (German language)
  4. ^ WOM (World of Music). Geyser - Digger. Georgsmarienhütte, June 2001. (German language)
  5. ^ De:Bug. Geyser - Digger. Berlin, July 2001. (German language)
  6. ^ Keyboards. Favorites: Geyser - Digger. Cologne, July 2001. (German language)
  7. ^ D2000. Geyser, How-locker-you-get. Bonn, July/August 2001, Vol. 40.2. (German language)
  8. ^ Frontpage. Lounge charts 2001: Geyser - Digger. Frankfurt, January 2002. (German language)
  9. ^ Sweet Headache. Sweet Headache feat. Riad Michael a.k.a. Geyser (Geyser Rec.). Cologne, June 2011.
  10. ^ Groove Attack. Geyser goes Mehrwert: the new future sound of Cologne is here to stay. Cologne, May 2001.
  11. ^ Frankfurter Rundschau Online. Geyser - Digger. Frankfurt, June 2001. (German language)
  12. ^ Prinz. Geyser - Digger. Cologne, June 2001. (German language)
  13. ^ Intro. Geyser - Digger. Cologne, June 2001. (German language)
  14. ^ Keyboards. Geyser feat. Leah - Concrete. Cologne, November 2005. (German language)
  15. ^ Cuemix-magazine. Geyser - Clean Sweep. Herzogenrath, December 2008.
  16. ^ BeSonic. Rasta - Song feature. Düsseldorf, December 2007.
  17. ^ Housefloor. Various Artists - Geyser Tech Vol. 1. Halle, February 2008. (German language)
  18. ^ Cuemix-magazine. Riad Michael - Abaro. Herzogenrath, May 2008.
  19. ^ De:Bug. Riad Michael - Lights. Berlin, January 2011. (German language)
  20. ^ StadtRevue. Gebündelt, wie in Zeitlupe. Cologne, September 2011. (German language)
  21. ^ BeSonic. Crystal - Song feature. Düsseldorf, September 2011. (German language)
  22. ^ Sweet Headache. Geyser - Fifth. Cologne, September 2011.
  23. ^ Cuemix-magazine. Riad Michael - Ambient I. Herzogenrath, May 2009.

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