Patric Catani

"I use Artillery and Effectrix on all my productions. In Unique I like the extraordinary panning- and filter functions."

In 1991 he began Using a C64 Computer and 'ripping' the music out of old arcade games His first Hardcore/Techno/Gabba record in the 1992, aged 16 was made on a Amiga 500 after dropping out of school to join the rave scene. He firstly released music under the name E de Cologne, and a few more pseudonyms. His early work was influential to a lot of other Experimental and Breakcore oriented bands and musicians.

He moved from Cologne to Berlin and started the band EC8OR with Gina V. D'Orio. With EC8OR he toured the States and Japan and was quite succefull releasing records on labels like Praxis, Digital Hardcore Recordings, Mille Plateaux and Grand Royal. Patric also worked with Bomb 20 and Mocky as the Puppetmastaz.

Another solo project is Candie Hank described as "A grotesque entertainment show with no limit, a collision of Rock'n Roll, Moog influenced but harsh synthscapes breakcore but Belly Dance Punk and Gabba like Proto Pop." Most of his tracks under the names Patric Catani, Patric C and EC8OR are released on Alec Empire's Digital Hardcore Recordings, also home to fellow Puppetmasta Bomb 20.

He worked with Puppetmastaz, Angie Reed,
MC Shade, Peaches, Hanayo, Cobra Killer, Electrocute, Gonzales, Boy from Brazil, Max Turner
and remixed Ladytron, Stereo Total, Shorsch Kamerun, Mouse on Mars, Pop Tarts, Commercial Breakup and more.

Barb Morrison
Bashiri Johnson
Blank and Jones
Boys Noize
Jack D. Elliot
Jackson and his computer band
Jason Nevins
Jean Michel Jarre
Jeremy Ruzumna
John Powell
Jordan Rudess
Kid 606
Le Castle Vania
Marek Pompetzki
Matthew Herbert
Mike Huckaby
Mouse on Mars
New Judas Records
Patric Catani
Phats and Small
Richard Devine
Sigur Rós
Teddy Riley
Vernon Reid
WTF (Tommy Lee / DJ Aero)