Motor City Drum Ensemble is a unique kind of ensemble in that it consists of only one man: simultaneously retro and futuristic German House pioneer Danilo Plessow. Born in 1985 in a small town in rural Southern Germany, he soon moved to Stuttgart , the world´s automobile capital and Germany´s Motor City, home to Mercedes, Porsche and Bosch´s headquarters. Hence, his best known artist moniker, MCDE, is obviously a reference to his home town, as well as his first love in music, the Soul, Jazz and Techno sounds of Detroit. The Drum Ensemble is a link to his collection of classic drum machines, the technical backbone of his accomplished and renowned electronic music.