Driven by his idol Richie Hawtin & inspired by him, this upcoming young talent deserves a spot in the belgian underground scene.

Massaar was born in Kortrijk. He early get involved by dark minimal techno and bought his first turntables at the age of 20 in 2003. Since 2010 he joined the Feestgedruis crew that has evolved into Sweet Trade, a booking and label agency based in Brussels.

He got scores of bookings all over in Belgium, and since then you can find him regularly behind party concepts. He played in clubs like Fuse club , Café D’anvers , Petrol club , La Rocca , Decadance , … and also party’s like Extrema outdoor , Liberty white ,Thé Dansant , Donnerwetter and later on, one of his dreams became reality: he got the fantastic opportunity to play in Hamburg, fascinated by the labels M-nus, Shinocs music, Krad records, Der Hut, Divided, Frucht and many more…

Always interested by crazy noises, dark and techno beats he created and perfects his own underground style with some deep and dark rhythmics from German labels. Massaar’s style can be described as strict, tight and unique. Recently he also started experimenting with Ableton. He’s very determined to create his own sound and start producing… (to be continued). In this quest, he is inspired by artists like Richie Hawtin, Gaiser, Maksim Dark, Felix Lorusso, Brojanowski, Gruener Starr, Kamika, ……….

Last year Massaar closed our Forest Festivalwith a massive set together with Trixy from Lab105.db

So we can only say we are very happy to welcome Massaar once more!