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Monkeeplatez is a Hamburg-founded and now Berlin-based musical home of DJs/Producers Alex Fiction & Jakob Faber. A label spanning several genres, Monkeeplatez: specializes in house and techno from urban german underground to deep & tech.

Alex Fiction is a Berlin based producer, Dj and founder of Monkeeplatez:. As early as Alex Fiction can remember, he was vibing to music and playing all kinds of instruments on his own as well. Fiction started learning to play the harmonica ("The thing with the keys that you can blow in!") back in his kindergarden years to the time he had been chewing on it until it was broke.

So Alex got himself a guitar and developed his musical skills. In his early teenage years the fiction played rhythm guitar and yelled with a crossover band in his home town. With 16 alex fiction wrote his first rap lyrics after having been freestyling for two years. from then on he became fond of the Hip Hop culture and it is still a big part of his life. Whether it was beatmaking, rapping, or graffiti writing, you name it, he did it all.

His first attempts in electronic music was 2001 at Loveparade, Fuison & many other festival around. Inspied by the festivals, nature and the magic of music to connect people Alex Fiction started doing electronic music all over again. Mostly together with one of his closest friends Jakob Faber untill today.

Jakob Faber started producing electronic Music in 2004.

After Hamburg his musical Journey brought him to Berlin, then to Ibiza - a year to chill, write, produce and find the middle in the middle of nowhere . But better Opportunities were waiting in germany, so he returned to Berlin for good. n Spring 2012 Jakob Faber released his first Solo Ep „Zeitgeist“ on Monkeeplatez.

The main goal of Monkeeplatez to be able to independently release productions without having to fit in any existing predefined profile.

Since its inception in 2009, the Berlin based imprint, Monkeeplatz has expanded to include a number of projects and collaborations with noted producers & DJs such as: Wintier, Lopazz, Malonda, Marquez III, Sokool, David Keno, Arquette, Cosmic Sista, Laika & Strelka, amongst several others.