Reboot, aka Frank Heinrich, the 30-year-old Frankfurt musician, started releasing tracks for Combi.int and i220 with his former partner Delle in the duo Delle-Heinrich. Launched only a year ago, Frank’s Reboot project is so far responsible for the well-received “Charlotte” for Frankfurt’s Below label as well as recent remixes for Greek duo Lemos & Kreon, on Be-Chosen and Below.
At an age when most kids are discovering video games and girls German production wizard Frank Heinrich, aka Reboot, was making tracks on studio equipment he bought with his pocket money. This precocious talent was nurtured by illicit nights out at Sven Vath’s infamous, and influential, Omen club in Frankfurt, where Reboot grew up.
Despite Reboot’s early indoctrination into tough techno sounds he draws on diverse musical influences. As a producer his approach borrows liberally from across the musical spectrum from jazz to world music to classic house. Alongside friends like Chris Tietjen, Marc Scholl and Markus Fix he now spearheads ‘the new sound of Frankfurt’ The result is what Reboot calls ‘complex polyrhythmic architecture’ – and what dancefloors call dynamite.
Reboot has evolved as an artist without ever losing the initial rush of passion that pushed him out of his house and into the arms of electronic music. In a career spanning early collaborations with Marco Delle Done, as Delle & Heinrich, to