Since the first release – ‘The Awakening’, York has been a renown name on the international electronic music scene. Catchy guitar hooks and delicate dance textures have caused a sensation in clubs, on the radio & in the charts across Europe.
ECHO™ nominated producer Torsten Stenzel began his musical career early in his childhood, learning the piano from the tender age of 5 when he began his classical training. Until the age of 18 classical music and theory were his life, even playing the church organ in his home town for 2 years.
In the early 90’s his orientation changed and he discovered the rapidly growing techno/house movement. Little by little he put together his own studio and combined parts of his own musical production skills under the broad control of classical theory.
Torsten is currently one of the hottest and most in demand producers in Germany having worked with the likes of Tina Turner, Nelly Furtado, Jennifer Paige, All Saints, Moby, Mike Oldfield, Tarja Turunen, Faithless, Vanessa Mae, Chris Rea, Rick Nowels, Rob Davis and Nadja Benaissa.
With 20 years of production experience and several Gold & Platinum awards, the ‘Echo’ Nomination and 3 million sold records, Torsten Stenzel is without a doubt a ‘Master of Music’.
Jörg Stenzel has since the age of 11 been interested in stringed instruments, the guitar in particular, and characteristic of great guitarists such as Hendrix and Santana. He has become an outstanding contributor in the studio, and in 1997, while he was busy with ideas to combine guitar anthems with current house and trance grooves, Torsten joined him with his own ideas and ‘YORK’ was born.
Jörg’s very talented guitar skills are still today widly respected within the dance scene. Furthermore considered the key element of several ‘York’ productions.
The York EDM discography includes work with Mike Oldfield, Jennifer Paige, Roger Shah, ATB, Schiller, Ayla, The Thrillseekers, Kai Tracid, Taucher, Dj Sakin & Friends etc.