It can be the similarities between two people that draw them together, but it’s the
differences between them that create something special. It would be nothing if
those two polar opposites failed to meet in the middle. Such is the story of Pan-Pot.
Tassilo and Thomas met at Berlin’s renowned School of Audio Engineering, better
known as the SAE Institute, and were drawn together as they were the only two in
their studies who had their sights set on the sound of techno. Their initial musical
efforts placed a primacy on integrating electronic experimentation with minimal
stylings while simultaneously establishing the ominous, murky sounds that have
since become synonymous with their name.
The defining moment of Pan-Pot’s career came in 2007 with the release of their
debut artist album, Pan-O-Rama. The aptly named long player offered a 360-degree
view of techno that was unique, uncompromised and most importantly, their own.
The body of work perfectly balanced heavy, peak time club stormers to deeper,
more intricate atmospherics and birthed the overground hit “Charly”. More recently
“Confronted” and “Captain My Captain” have demonstrated their classic, bold and
timeless production style, presenting them as the producers at the top of their
game, both sonically and conceptually.
Pan-Pot haven’t gotten to where they are on their previous accolades alone, the
duo have lent their craft recently in the form of a second album „The Other“ and
high profile remixes for the likes of the legendary Carl Cox, Slam, Paul Kalkbrenner
and the renowned Stephan Bodzin, all while touting a ferocious touring schedule
appearing regularly at the best clubs and largest festivals in the world like Time
Warp, Awakenings, Glastonbury, Kappa Future and Tomorrowland to name a few.
The relentless touring is how they have truly gotten to where they are: by touching