Terminal M / Suara / Plus 8 / FOA
Balthazar & JackRock’s techno story began back in 1996, in the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia. From DJing around the globe to running a 1500 people capacity venue and promoting their own festivals, Balthazar & JackRock have been deeply involved in electronic music scene for the past 22 years.
In January 2006 Balthazar & JackRock released their debut vinyl record Rockin' Dancefloor on TechHead Recordings. The single reached number 1 in many sales charts and was played by many international DJs. A few weeks later Balthazar & JackRock released the top-selling record Moonshine on the Belgian label Magura, which was co-produced with their friend Kobbe. Moonshine was included in the official Dance Valley 2006 CD compilation and was presented in Judge Jules’ BBC 1 radio show.
2018 has been exciting for Balthazar & JackRock’s releases with 8 Top 100 Beatport techno tracks. They've remixed the legendary producer Emmanuel Top for the Dutch label Filth On Acid earlier, followed by a solo EP on the label. They also had an EP on one of the hottest new upcoming labels, Odd Recordings, followed by EPs for Suara and another 4 tracker on Filth On Acid. At the end of the year DJ Mag charted their track “Rave Story” #33 in Best 50 tracks of 2018.
Major highlight for 2019 was a collab track with Richie Hawtin for his audio - visual album CLOSE Colbined, released on his Plus 8 Recordings. That year Balthazar & JackRock had releases also on Terminal M, Filth On Acid, Suara, Kneaded Pains and Odd Recordings.