Uwe Schmidt (aka Atom Heart, Atom™, Señor Coconut; born August 27, 1968 in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany), is a German composer, musician and producer of electronic music. He is often regarded as the father of electrolatino, electrogospel and aciton (acid-reggaeton) music.
During the early 1990s, Schmidt produced dance music under a number of monikers including Atom Heart. In 1994, Schmidt started his own label, Rather Interesting, with the aim of developing music that doesn't follow the "traditional paths of electronic music".
In 1996 he invented the Señor Coconut moniker, and released the album El Gran Baile in 1997, right after he had moved to Santiago, Chile, in order to detach from the European music scene.
His next release, in 2000, was the Latin-Kraftwerk fusion of El Baile Alemán. The album featured several Kraftwerk classics reworked with Latin instrumentation and rhythm.
The album was credited to Señor Coconut y Su Conjunto, but the album was ...
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