In the world of electronic music Richard Dorfmeister has left countless traces. Since the mid 1990s, the Vienna born artist, flute player, producer and DJ has released classic tracks and remixes with his partner Peter Kruder as Kruder and Dorfmeister.
Records by Kruder and Dorfmeister such as the "G-Stoned" EP on their own G-Stone label as well as the seminal "DJ Kicks" mix-compilation for !K7, and the "K&D Sessions" remix compilation are considered timeless masterpieces. The "K&D Sessions“ is a bestseller having sold more than one million copies since its release. On the musical side, the magic Kruder and Dorfmeister sound has not faded since.
Those same musical attributes brought to K&D are also apparent in Dorfmeisters Tosca project, which he initiated together with classical composer Rupert Huber who already played together in a band during school days. In 1995 they teamed up again and went electronic. The Tosca debut release "Chocolate Elvis" became an instant DJ hit with its laid back and jazzy vibe. The ensuing "Opera" album was released to much acclaim, adding to Dorfmeisters growing international name representing an electronic music sound with a very special organic touch.
Following "Opera", Tosca released a body of work through various acclaimed albums "Suzuki", "Delhi 9“, "J.A.C", and "No Hassle", each release pushing the boundaries for electronic music beyond it ́s known confines. Tosca eventually also became a proper live act, which led to various live shows with Dorfmeister and Huber performing their music on instruments.
With the Madrid De Los Austrias collaboration, he went full on dancefloor, which contrasted the laid back music he released with Tosca or Peter Kruder. As Richard Dorfmeister vs. Madrid De Los Austrias, he released a handful of singles and various remixes for Willie Bobo, Koop or Pressure Drop. These club oriented releases soon made him a household name as a solo DJ in the world ́s club scene. His eclectic and instant party guaranteeing sets led to countless DJ bookings around the globe.