whole story started with songwriter Denzing
(now a ulm resident) getting his first tape-deck as a gift in 1983.
The first tapes he recorded featured such highlights of the 80' as Everything
Counts; Living On Video; Blue Monday; Our Darkness; Mad World; Nobody`s
of '83 could continue this list endlessly. And the music of the 80ies keeps
influecing Fan of '83 of to this day. In 1985 Denzing wrote his first songs
on a C 64 (still dreaming of more than three tone generators). He eventually
recorded his songs in 1987 for the first time with his first synthesizer,
a korg ds8, a korg dd1 drum machine and an atari 1040. The two korgs still
serve their purpose today.
FAN OF `83 – LOVE INSIDE (7'') <,
the first Fan of '83 Single saw the light in 1991 with Fan of '83 still
being a one man project. In 1994 Denzing finished his demo-tape
DENZING – THE SAME (CC) <
(live at the kinderzimmer).
catch the melancholy typical for vocal-sounds in the 80' Denzing needed
an additional singer. That’s how he met Oolie.
Hearing him perform live on stage Denzing immediately got in touch with
Oolie. From that day on Oolie has become a core member of Fan of '83. The
first live performance of the newly formed duo took place in cologne in
1996, where Fan of '83 opened for 'Der Liederkranz'.
witnessed the release of the first Fan of '83 CD > FAN
OF `83 (CD-R) <, still recorded without
any label support. Successful performances at the Kulturufer/Friedrichshafen
in 2000 and at the Bodensee Electronic Festival/Friedrichshafen in 2002
a full fledged Synthie-Pop-Band in mind Fan of '83 was still lacking a
female singer. So Tina
(a Friedrichshafen resident), who impressed Denzing deeply when singing
a few improvised songs at the southside festival camp site, joined Fan
of '83 on vocals. As a trio Fan of '83 performed at the Synthie-Pop-Festival
in Stuttgart in 2003.
new Fan of '83 CD > FAN OF `83 – REMEBER
< is scheduled for winter 2003/2004..