DETOBEAT. are Linus Booth, Gene Kouzouka, Chris Macintyre and Todd Nickolas. The name DETOBEAT. derives from the home cities of all parties involved in this project: DE/nver (Todd Nickolas), TO/ronto (Linus Booth and Chris Macintyre), BE/rlin (Gene Kouzouka) and AT/hens (Lurid Music).
Booth and Macintyre have enjoyed international success as Jokers Of The Scene and are currently focused on several new projects. Nickolas has been friends of the duo since their formative years and a music producer in his own right under the name ADSR, which will soon see an archival release on Rising High Records. Gene Kouzouka is an animated and live-action film designer, and an experimental vocalist who was introduced to the project by Lurid Music label head Alexander Hobson.
Their debut release features a rearranged female vocal version of Ciffs by Marie Davidson, an assaulting techno rework from her Essaie Pas partner Pierre Guerineau, a psychedelic guitar excursion from Khidja, as well as the first ever remix commissioned from legendary greek electronic composer Lena Platonos.
Music written and produced by Linus Booth, Chris Macintyre and Todd Nickolas. Lyrics written and performed by Gene Kouzouka. Remix and additional production by Pierre Guerineau (A3). Vocals and effects by Marie Davidson (B1). Remix, additional vocals and production by Lena Platonos and Stergios T. (B2). Remix and additional production by Andrei Rusu and Florentin Tudor, guitars by Rob Tuner (B3). Mastering by Simon at the Exchange. Artwork and lettering by Panayiotis Terzis.