With over 100 shows a year at some of the most spectacular locations across the globe, as well as a string of high profile nominations including the ‘Dance National’ award for Echo, the 1LIVE Krone award as well as ‘Newcomer to Star’ at the Newcomer Contest Bayern, Frans Zimmer a.k.a Alle Farben has continued to have phenomenal musical success over the past few years.
Since launching onto the professional DJ circuit in 2009, Alle Farben’s career behind the decks has risen with his unique drive and determination to stand out from the rest, whether it be indulging in his passion for cooking, playing vinyl only sets at top tier locations around the world, or rising up the DJ ladder playing at various LGBT clubs in his hometown of Berlin, Alle’s drive to evolve and expand his wealth of talents has shone through in his music.
Paving the way to dance music stardom ever since his stand out DJ set in front of 30,000 people in Berlin’s former Tempelhof airport, Alle Farben’s journey to honing his skills as an artist has been a continuous building process across a wide music spectrum. Providing fans with his unique take on dance music, his much revered style has effortlessly fused a pallet of sounds spanning different musical dimensions, ranging from deeper shades of house and techno to hints of classical and swing.
This unique sound has been key to his success as an artist, with 2014 being a career highlight with the launch of his first album ‘Synesthesia’, achieving huge praise in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and even being nominated for ‘Best Album’ in the 2015 edition of the ECHO Awards. Included on the album was his monumental debut track ‘She Moves’, achieving platinum status with over 18 million views on YouTube and almost 2 million on Soundcloud, as well as receiving support from the likes of Moguai, Roger Shah and received a nomination at the 1Live Krone Awards in the ‘Best Song’ category.
2015 saw him release one of the tracks of the summer titled ‘Supergirl’ with YOUNOTUS and Anna Naklab, achieving Platinum status in Germany and Diamond in Poland, as well as Gold status in Spain, Austria and Switzerland.
As a DJ, there isn’t many out there that can boast some of Alle Farben’s achievements behind the one’s and two’s, incorporating diverse, forward thinking track selections into marathon 6 hour DJ sets. His signature flair for mixing tracks has catapulted him onto stages at festivals such as as Lollapalooza, Tomorrowland, Time Warp, WorldClubDome and MELT! Festival, each providing a haven for transfixing audiences with the art of spectacle, along with expert mixing skills and live guest musicians.
His second solo album effort, ‘Music Is My Best Friend’ released on SME International / B1 / Ultra, continues to generate huge amounts of hype across the dance music circuit. After mastering his craft in a Berlin studio since 2015, the album signifies his desire for creating fresh, honest and unique sounding material. The debut single from the album, ‘Please Tell Rosie’, has over 26 million views on YouTube, has achieved Platinum Status in Germany and Gold in Austria, and was recently nominated for ‘Best Song’ at Germany’s 1Live Awards. The follow up, ‘Bad Ideas’, has been making similar moves, with 230,000 average daily plays on Spotify, has reached a high of #9 in Germany’s single sales chart and peaked at #2 in German airplay charts. The track is only gaining momentum, showing the platform in which Alle Farben stands in the industry continues to reach dazzling new heights.