Never been part of the trend but always heading in the right direction
Jickow emerges as a true polymath in the world of melodic techno, captivating audiences with his unique and diverse talents. Born and raised in the vibrant city of Marseille, France, he was immersed in a rich tapestry of musical influences from an early age.
With over 15 years of DJ’ing, Jickow really shifted his focus to produce techno and dancefloor music in 2017. Since then, he has been making waves in the melodic techno scene, captivating audiences with his innovative and rhythmically enchanting creations.
In 2017, Jickow achieved a significant milestone with the release of his debut EP, Pig Tails, on Resopal Schallware. The record received critical acclaim and quickly sold out on vinyl. With each subsequent release on labels like Movement Recordings, Beatfreak, Area Verde, Krafted, Family Piknik, and Blu-Fin, Jickow continued to push the boundaries of electronic music, crafting a sound that seamlessly merged innovation with nostalgia.
His collaborations with distinguished artists, including Ten Walls, Nick Muir, Robert Babicz, Matt Sassari, Criss Source, and Timid Boy, have resulted in memorable projects that have garnered widespread praise.
Throughout his career, Jickow has enchanted some of Europe’s most prestigious venues, delivering his trademark hypnotic groove to enthusiastic crowds. From Fuse Club in Belgium to Rex Club in France, Kater Holzig in Germany, Rachdingue in Spain, Pacha in the UK, and Jesus Club in Russia, his performances have left an indelible mark on the continent’s dance music landscape.
Jickow’s music has earned the respect and support of some of the industry’s top-tier artists, such as Sven Vath, Solomun, Artbat, Popof, Miss Monique, Umek, Joris Voorn, David Guetta, Oxia, and Sasha, among others. In early 2022, Jickow unveiled his Mindfulness EP on Krafted, which was hailed as one of his finest works to date. Tracks like “Bodhisattva” and “Boketto” received significant backing from progressive and techno heavyweights, solidifying his position as a force to be reckoned with in the melodic techno sphere.
With a remarkable string of successful releases behind him, Jickow is poised to captivate the melodic techno scene, infusing it with his unique talents and making it an even more enthralling space for music enthusiasts worldwide.