I’m Chris Helmbrecht.
Writer | DJ | TV | SOCIAL MEDIA
Chris was born in Munich. After school, he spent 8 years in the German federal police, where he was trying to become a helicopter pilot. At the same time Chris spent every free moment in the mountains and became a professional snowboarder.
With 27 years he left the police and moved to New York City. There he worked in new media and the advertising business. During his 5 1/2 years in Manhattan, he became a specialist in developing website strategies. He worked for one of the largest US advertising agencies as a CTO and their Senior Technical Director. Later he ran his own consulting and production company.
Chris always played music on his friends parties and became a DJ. First in hip hop, later punk rock and in New York he got into House music and Afrobeat.
In 2002 Chris moved to the beautiful Canary Island Tenerife. He worked as a manager in a tech-travel start-up and djed in the islands best clubs and bars.
1 1/2 years later Chris moved to Moscow/Russia. There he first worked in the Internet-business. Later he started his own advertising agency with his American partner. In 2008 Chris started to organize events. Some of his parties were among the best in Moscow. Chris did VIP parties, events for some of Russia’s richest oligarchs, but also underground events, like his LBLFCKR series.
Since 2010 Chris is djing deep tech house. Some Afro Berlin flavor. At about the same time Chris also started to appear on TV and produce his own films.
Chris also wrote several blogs. The most known on Germany’s Stern.de. In 2013 he also published his book “Fucking Moskau” (Heyne / Randomhouse).