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2017

performs as his electro moniker zeta reticula in the legendary ljubljana's club K4

2017

lufthansa adds umek's techno mix to all long-haul flights

2017

performs on BPM festival for the first time

2016

releases his first ever music production course

2016

teams Up With Insomniac for EDC Week Charity Auction

2016

co-founds music startup viberate.com

2015

gets a complete visual makeover

2015

ranks #70 on dj mag top 100 djs 2015

2015

umek b2b coyu do ultra europe in style

2015

launches umek b2b coyu + 1605ers concept in ambasada gavioli on 14th march with a bang

2015

gets IDMA 2015 award for best tech house/techno track "Burnfire"

2015

Revives Zeta Reticula project

2015

Collaborates with popular rapper Waka Flocka

2014

signs an endorsement deal with lufthansa

2014

hits the number 75 spot on DJ Mag 2014

2014

releases his 4th album Rhythmia on Spinnin’ Records

2014

ranks no. 4 on beatport’s all time best selling artists list

2014

Gets an IDMA for best tech house artist

2014

Single Hit Burnfire

2014

Loops From Behind The Iron Curtain (Loopmasters Artist Series Sample Pack)

2013

"Goes on" gets an IDMA award

2013

First main stage appearance on EDC LV

2013

EMPO awards him with a Best Techno DJ award

2012

Shoots a short video in Ibiza

2012

Appears on Tomorrowland

2012

Changes booking agency to Safehouse management and AM Only

2012

2 million fans on Facebook

2011

Releases an album with Beltek on Toolroom Records: OUT OF PLAY

2011

1605 label night world premiere at ADE

2011

Launches Behind The Iron Curtain Radio Show

2011

Shoots and interview, starring him and Carl Cox.

2010

Party With a Cause with Carl Cox

2010

First residency with Carl Cox at Space Ibiza

2010

Releases an album on 1605: Responding To Dynamic

2010

Best Techno Artist on Beatport Music Awards

2010

Former Slovenian president Danilo Turk visits him in the office

2010

Releases his second Beatport no.1: Back in the Race

2010

Releases his first Beatport no.1: OMGWTF

2009

Voted #29 on DJ Mag Top100 DJs

2008

Celebrates 15 years of DJ-ing

2008

Co-founds a music management agency

2008

Gets his famous logo

2007

Releases Richochet Effect

2007

First "Day of Electronics" in Križanke, Ljubljana

2007

Essential Mix on BBC Radio 1

2007

Founds 1605 - Music Therapy

2006

First DiscoNautica festival, followed by a few

2006

Starts using only digital gear in his sets

2006

Founds Astrodisco label

2006

Releases Posing As Me

2005

First Party with a Cause - in Park Tivoli

2003

Founds Recycled Loops and Earresistable music with Valentino Kanzyani

2002

Plays on MayDay 2002

2002

Releases Gatex on Magik Muzik

2001

Extends his activities as a promoter to festivals

2001

Founds Consumer Recreation label

1998

Starts playing on 4 turntables simultaneously

1997

Meets Valentino Kanzyani

1997

Starts getting bookings in Ambasada Gavioli

1996

Fans give him a nickname "fotr" which sticks forever

1994

Starts organizing (illegal) raves

1993

Became a professional DJ - DJ-ing in club Palma

1990

First DJ gig in Palma club, Ljubljana - decides to be a DJ