Zurich producer and DJ Robert Jan Meyer aka Minus 8 released since 1996 already 6 albums on labels as Sony, Compost Records, Stereo Deluxe and Mole Listening Pearls.
The records are: Beyond (1996), Beyond Beyond (1998), Elysian Fields (2000), Viktor Vogel – Commercial Man (Soundtrack, 2001), Minuit (2002), Eclectica (2004), Slow Motion (2010).
Robert launched many compilations as f.e. “Science Fiction Jazz 1-10″, “Batucada 1-3″, „Blue Note Weekend“ on Blue Note Records. His own tracks appeared on over 100 compilations as „Cafe Del Mar“, „Hotel Costes“, „DJ Kicks“, „Fashion Week“ etc.
Minus 8 played on many festivals like Amsterdam Dance Valley, Montreux Jazz und Roskilde and he went on tour in Australia, in the United States and in Asia and he played in many countries as Russia, Cuba, England, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Greece, Georgia, Lithuania, Slokawia and Poland.
His passion for movies lead him to compose music for many films, short films, spots and trailers. Apple used a Minus 8 track for the worldwide campaign of the Apple Powerbook. Robert also composed the score for german movie „Viktor Vogel – Commercial Man“ (Columbia Pictures).
Minus 8 is a very versatile DJ. He likes to play from Downtempo, Jazz, Hip Hop and Soul to Disco, Nu Disco to contemporary House, Electro House, Deep House and Minimal.