Carlos GrabStein, DJ & electronic music producer was born and raised in Mexico City. The beginnings of Carlos in the electronic dark scene originated in clandestine electronic music parties and underground clubs as a DJ in Mexico City, influenced by the classic dark sounds of the New Wave, Obscure minimal and Synth Punk, Carlos developed his DJ style, looking also towards modern fusions of EBM, Industrial/Techno, amongst other contemporary genres. Over time the need to keep this music current, whilst also creating his own music project entitled 89s †, led him to take steps in organizing events such as “Oddity Underground”. Having the opportunity to Dj in different cities such as Berlin, Leipzig, Bologna, Madrid and different festivals such as TIQ Berlin, Sabbat, Gothic Pogo Festival, Decadence and in his hometown in Daughter of Satan and Cölapsö parties, sharing the stage with artists such as Silent Servant, Unhuman and Broken English Club, Schwefelgelb, The Horrorist. In June 2018, in collaboration with German producer Petra Flurr and himself as 89s † , they released their debut Album entitled “Monotone Zone”. The same year guarantied their first tour playing in Portugal, Italy, Spain and Germany and a second tour in 2019 having played in Mexico, Colombia, Utrecht NL, Belgium, Athens, Paris, Leipzig, Milano, Berlin and Barcelona and performing at large festivals such as Krake Festival and Gothic Pogo Festival.
Currently 89s † and Petra Flurr are finishing their second album and preparing a tour of Latin America and Europe as well as developing a new project with Tetsuo Paradis aka The Marquis, former member of the band Automelodi, this new project is based on noise music , industrial / EBM.
Carlos will be performing in Europe this 2020 playing at WGT and other festivals.