Rick J. Jordan

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Rick J. Jordan
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Rick J. Jordan in May 2007.
Background information
Birth name Hendrik Stedler
Born (1968-01-01) 1 January 1968 (age 46)
Origin Hanover, Germany
Genres Techno
Rave
Hardcore
Trance
Hardstyle
Jumpstyle
Occupations Musician, sound designer, audio engineer composer
Instruments Computer engineering, keyboard, guitar
Years active 1983–present
Associated acts Celebrate the Nun (1987–1992)
The Loop! (1993–1998)
Scooter (1993–2014)
Ratty (1998–)
Website www.scootertechno.com

Rick J. Jordan (born Hendrik Stedler, 1 January 1968 in Hanover, Germany) is a sound designer, audio engineer and song composer who is most well known for his work in the German band Scooter.[1]

On stage, Rick's main instruments are the Access Virus TI and a Roland Fantom X8.

Jordan learned to play the piano at age five and completed study as a sound mixer.[2] He was responsible for the sound design aspects and melodic production elements for Scooter until beginning of 2014.[3] He lives in Hamburg. Rick is married to Nikk, who has also occasionally performed for Scooter with her natural voice as well as „pitched" both on stage and some songs like „Jigga Jigga", „Nessaja" or „Friends". Nikk was the former singer of Crown of Creation from Hanover.[4]

They had a daughter born on 21 August 2007, named Keira.

Before Scooter, Rick founded the band Celebrate the Nun, together with H.P. Baxxter. He also played keyboards in the Hanover bands Laser, Megabyte, Die Matzingers and Never Delay.[5] He left Scooter and his last concert with the band was on 24 January 2014 in Hamburg.[6]

Discography[edit]

Here is the list of productions outside of Scooter and Celebrate the Nun:

  • 1985 – Die Matzingers – Neandertal (album)
  • 1991 – S.A.X. – Marrakesh
  • 1992 – La Toya – Let's rock the House (J. Jordan Dub)
  • 1993 – Fine Time Poets – Unicorn
  • 1994 – Hysteria – The Flood
  • 1994 – Community feat. Fonda Rae – Parade (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Clinique Team feat. The Hannover Posse – Summer of Love
  • 1994 – Holly Johnson – Legendary Children (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Toni Di Bart – The Real Thing (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Ru Paul – Everybody Dance (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Adeva – Respect (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Tag Team – Here It Is, Bam! (The Loop! mix)
  • 1994 – Crown of CreationReal Life (album, production)
  • 1995 – Kosmos feat. Mary K – Codo
  • 1995 – Prince Ital Joe feat. Marky Mark – Babylon (The Loop! mix)
  • 1995 – Nu Love – Can you feel the Love tonight
  • 1995 – Chiron – I show you (The Loop! mix)
  • 1996 – Sunbeam – Arms of Heaven
  • 1996 – Revil O – Little Little
  • 1996 – Sunbeam – Dreams
  • 1996 – DJ Hooligan – I want you (The Loop! mix)
  • 1998 – Clubtone – Put a little Love in your Heart (The Loop! mix)
  • 1998 – D.O.N.S. feat. Technotronic – Pump up the Jam (The Loop! mix)
  • 1999 – Chrome & Price – Sunrise (Loop D.C. Mix)
  • 1999 – Die Matzingers – Anthology (limited edition)
  • 2008 – Sheffield Jumpers – Jump with me

Bibliography[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ www.scootertechno.net He was responsible for all of scooter's sounds, that includes drums, synthesizers, piano and sound effects. Some people believe that he is a musical legend and that his career has changed the way we listen to techno and dance music. Rick works on a mac pro computer that runs Logic Pro. When Scooter are on stage he uses mainstage.
  2. ^ de.wikipedia: Scooter (Band).
  3. ^ [1] Scooter feiern Abschied von Rick J. Jordan
  4. ^ See booklet of CD „Real Life" (1994) from Crown of Creation.
  5. ^ Blazek: Bandkompendium, p. 92, 101, 109.
  6. ^ Interview with H.P. Baxxter in the German city journal SUBWAY (German)