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"...Two surveillance cameras guard Wolfgang Gartner's white stone abode in suburban South Austin. The first greets visitors at the doorway, peering down from the top left corner of the walkway..."
"...Wolfgang Gartner believes there's a "strange phenomenon" in the DJ world: "The city you live in you tend not to play in as much." That theory certainly holds true for the 26-year-old Austin transplant, born Joey Youngman, the only local artist aside from Spoon to make the cut this year for Coachella. Despite spinning at gigs around the world, including a current Australian tour, not to mention releases on notable house labels Tango, Om Records, and Naked Music, the electro-house specialist has rarely gigged locally, citing a variety of factors, including a general lack of attendance and poor promotion..."
"...Wolfgang Gartner doesn't normally gig locally, much less during the daytime. His billing at Stubb's for the Spin party illustrated why..."
"...Just after last week's issue went to press, OTR learned that local DJ Wolfgang Gartner is headed back to California in June. "It's a long overdue move," relays Gartner via email (see "You're a Woman, I'm a Machine," May 13)..."
"...On a more DIY front, local studio wizard Erik Wofford bolsters his résumé as mastering engineer for Grupo Fantasma's El Existential, which is up for Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album, while Sara Hickman contributed two selections to Healthy Food for Thought: Good Enough To Eat (Best Spoken Word Album for Children), and the Black Angels were featured on The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, nominated for Best Compilation Soundtrack. Aside from cross-cultural Tejano act Tortilla Factory, perhaps the most surprising nod went to Wolfgang Gartner, a local DJ who's worked with the Black Eyed Peas, Britney Spears, and Deadmau5..."
"...The Entirely Unexpected Wolfgang Gartner (Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical, “Funk Nasty (Wolfgang Gartner Remix Edit)”)..."
"...Notable collaborators: Kaskade, Rob Swire (Pendulum), Wolfgang Gartner..."
"...Last year, our highlighted locals showcasing at South by Southwest included Speak, Danny Malone, and hip-hop crew the League of Extraordinary Gz (see "Casual Victim Pile II," March 11, 2011), all three performing again next week. The year before that, our roundup included personal favorites Dikes of Holland, Follow That Bird, the Sour Notes, Wolfgang Gartner, and Nakia (see "Casual Victim Pile," March 12, 2010), also all green-lit for the 2012 edition of SXSW..."
"..."Electronic music has always had a hard time in Austin," he enthuses, "but the DJs seem to do better than their band counterparts. Wolfgang Gartner is huge now, one of the best producers in the world right now, top tier..."
"...In the opening, stutter-step banger "Glitter," his vocals are encoded with some sort of Doppler shifter, while the otherwise enticing spaz-thrash of "That's Right" gets Darth Vader treatment. If Ghostland Observatory's serious about more than modern raves, the locals need to bring in an outside producer (Austin's Wolfgang Gartner?) to help construct something fresh..."
"...4-5, at Apache Pass in Rockdale, Texas, an isolated town 90 minutes northeast of Austin best known as the home of the Alcoa smelting operation. "Somebody's going to need to get me directions," laughs local DJ Wolfgang Gartner, who's already stopped at Coachella and Lollapalooza this summer..."
"...6-8. Buried beneath the expected top tier of Soundgarden, Green Day, and Lady Gaga are a few local surprises: Harlem, Wolfgang Gartner, DJ Mel, and C3's newest client, the Band of Heathens..."