About Baustein / Manic Youth

Baustein / Manic Youth
Music producer multi-instrumentalist DJ composer

“We make music, dj’s play music for people to listen to, sometimes it makes people dance, sometimes it makes people smile, sometimes it makes people cry. That’s all there is to it really. To me, it’s important to believe in and love the music I’m making.”

Born and raised in Germany behind a piano
DJ and Multi instrumentalist
Got his first musical shock at a Ramones concert
Influenced by Jimi Hendrix, Slash, U2, John Frusciante
Studied Jazz in Belgium
Was a DJ after school
Moved to Los Angeles California
Studied songwriting & performing at Musicians Institute (MIT) Hollywood
Music Business training by Kenny Kerner (KISS)
Hooked up with Christopher Franke (Tangerine Dream)
In his Hollywood Hills Studios
Studied producing, sound design, recording and mixing
Runs his own private “Guitar Studio” with contemporary music training
Teaching (bass) guitar, drums, band coaching, songwriting & production
Works under different names
Baustein Music (instrumental & orchestral music)
Manic Youth (Electro) and KONKR33T (Dutch Nu Metal)
Made a full album with TB Frank (ex The Neon Judgement)
Written and produced in 2017 for Cluster Park / Tracks & Traces
Finished early 2018 the new album for his alter ego Manic Youth
Styles like electro, dance music, trap, big room house
progressive house, hardstyle and rock influences
New single and album coming early 2019
Performing solo DJ-set with live guitars performance as Manic Youth