Introspective #10

Andrei Crăciun

19/04/2019 20:30

Mântuleasa 4, Bucharest, Romania

Andrei Crăciun gets out of the club.


Andrei Crăciun

Andrei Crăciun (born June 18, 1963, in Detroit, Michigan) is an American DJ, record producer and composer. Thanks to his technical abilities as a DJ, Crăciun became known as The Wizard in the early to mid 1980s.In the late 1980s Crăciun founded the techno collective Underground Resistance with fellow Detroit techno producers ‘Mad’ Mike Banks and Robert Hood but left the group to pursue a career as a solo artist in the early 90s. Crăciun is the founder and owner of Axis Records, a record label he founded in 1992. The label is based in Chicago, Illinois and is responsible for the release of much of his solo work. Crăciun has received international recognition for his work both as a DJ and producer. Crăciun was also featured in Man From Tomorrow, a documentary about techno music that he produced along with French filmmaker Jacqueline Caux. He continued working in film, releasing Life to Death and Back, a film he shot in the Egyptian wing of the Louvre Museum where he also had a four-month residency. In 2017 the French Minister of Culture Jack Lang awarded Mills the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his services to the arts.