Techno pioneer Béla Gábor, known as Belocca, has garnered widespread acclaim over the course of his illustrious two decades career. Belocca fuses dark and industrial tones with a funky and sometimes soulful blend of techno, carving a niche signature sound which has seen the Hungarian amass the support of a.o. Carl Cox, Marco Carola, Joris Voorn, Richie Hawtin, UMEK, Spartaque, and A*S*Y*S.
The Belocca name was born in 2000 with the producer releasing on esteemed labels such as Suara, Kraftek, 100% Pure, Noir Music, Stealth Records, Yoshitoshi, 1605 and Toolroom. Heading up his own imprint Mainground Music in 2012, the first release ‘Chupakamra’ shot to #1 in the Beatport tech-house chart with ‘Back To The Old School’ proving a firm fixture in that same chart for 4 consecutive months. But it was 2017’s ‘After 10 Years…’ career altering release which showcased the sumptuous blend of tech-house and melodic techno that initiated the wind of change. Nowadays, his solo singles ‘All I Want To Do’ (Cox’s favorite throughout the 2019 festival season), ‘Dreams’, ‘Mental Cinema’, ‘Chemical Substance’ and his more recent collabs ‘Under Pressure’, ‘Macid’ and ‘Addiction’ with A*S*Y*S and Nusha on FeChrome are still favorites with many.
Playing high-profile festivals for Resistance Seoul & Beijing, Sziget and Balaton Sound in homeland Hungary and Sunrise Festival in Poland, Belocca has also performed club gigs in Japan, Russia, Spain, Croatia, Germany, Netherlands, Canada, Indonesia, South Africa and in London’s iconic Ministry of Sound club. 2020 saw Belocca perform online for Carl Cox’s Playground stage on Burning Man and for Dr. Motte’s Rave The Planet.
In 2019 he was voted #6 best techno producer/DJ in the world by Traxsource and successfully re-launched his Mainground Music Session Podcast. 2022 finally saw the birth of his own Mainground Sessions events at Arzenál, Budapest, which are ready to conquer the world.
Belocca has firmly established himself as one of techno’s true tastemakers.