Residentcies : watergate (berlin), baambi-lounge (berlin)
Ethnicity : human beings
Zodiac Signs : schnitzel
Smoke/Drink : very much so / most definitely
Occupation : doing things
Movies : : Clean/Shaven, Requiem For A Dream, Begotten, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Vital, In The Company Of Men, Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance
Television : The Mighty Boosh, Robot Chicken, My Name Is Earl, Family Guy, The Simpsons
Heroes : Hubert Selby Jr., Mark Kozelek
We Wear : Silas, Tonite, PAM, Supreme, Fucking Awesome, The Quite Life, In4mation, Fiberops, Stüssy, Know1edge, Etnies, Vans, Irie Daily, Gimme 5, NoMas, …
We Read : Dave Eggers, Mark Driver, Charles Bukowski, David Foster Wallace, Hubert Selby Jr., …
We Love Artwork From : Fergadelic, Will Sweeny, James Jarvis, Marok, Skism, Ben Sansbury, Jethro Hayes, Will Bankhead, Maya Hayuk, Jo Ratcliffe, Keith Watts, José Parla, French, Jaybo, …

In Da Club : Justice, Erol Alkan, Luetzenkirchen, Marine Parade, Sasse, Hot Chip, King Roc, Get Physical, Cadgedbaby, Moonboutique, Riton, Padded Cell, Lindstrøm, WhoMadeWho, Unkle, Digitalism, Rub’n Tug, Evil Nine, Simian Mobile Disco, Joakim, Trentemøller, Chris Lake, Cirez D, Thomas Andersson, Vandal, Coburn, Gomma, …

On Da Couch : Grizzly Bear, Mazzy Star, John Stammers, Lucky Pierre, Red House Painters, Our Brother The Native, Department Of Eagles, Bibio, Coco Rosie, Jane Weaver, Boards Of Canada, Nobody & Mystic Chords Of Memory, Parsley Sound, Cat Power, Fog, Boom Bip, American Analog Set, …

On Da Bike : Wolfmother, TV On The Radio, The Lodge, The Dirtbombs, Baikonour, Couch, The Presets, Outputmessage, Van She, QOTS, Soul Coughing, South, Andy Votel, DJ Shadow, Cut Copy, Subtle, DFA 1979, Tom Vek, Dabrye, Bias, Tolcha, Rogers Sisters, Silver Apples, Fujiya & Miyagi, …

Bio :
Henrik Bertsch and Sven Fortyounce Fortmann know each other for almost half their lives, theyve both been djing for over ten years already but it actually took them quite a while to channel their creativity und combine their passion for the almighty groove and endless (club} nights under the Fortsch moniker. Even though they are coming from different musical backgrounds -Henrik being one of the authorities behind the blooming Drum & Bass movement as DJ Defiant in the late 90s and Sven personifying a laidback and almost shadowesque anything goes sample attitude through leftfields D.I.Y. culture- they both know that the foundation of every good dance track is a tasty breakbeat. As Fortsch theyre not sparing us the details of this valuable lesson by delivering an amalgamation of crispy ElectroHouse, massive Breaks, extravagant Minimal, cool NoWave and bouncy beats… enthusiasm on the dancefloor guaranteed.
After spinning records in many national and international clubs and events they became resident DJs at Berlins club institutions Watergate and Baambi Lounge/Café Moskau. Having played together with the likes of Adam Freeland, Moonbootica, James Lavelle, King Rock, Azzido DaBass and Zwicker (amongst others) they decided to take the next logical step into producing. With their first compilation in the pipeline and the forthcoming launch of their own label, things just seem to have started for the Berlin duo.

May the Fortsch be with you.