Robert Racic


Robert Racic

Infobox musical artist
Name = Robert Racic
Background = non_performing_personnel
Born = birth date|1964|1|8|mf=y
Died = death date and age|1996|10|25|1964|1|8|df=y
Origin = Melbourne, Australia
Genre = Techno, House, Pop
Occupation = Record producer
Label = Volition Records

Robert Racic (January 8, 1964 - October 25, 1996) was an Australian DJ and record producer. Born in Melbourne and highly influential within electronic and house music circles he was largely unknown outside Australia. Racic produced several top 10 "Billboard" United States dance hits including Volition Records artists Severed Heads "Greater Reward" and Boxcar's "Freemason", "Insect" and "Gas Stop". Racic had a hand in producing just about every artist on the Sydney-based Volition label including Itch-E and Scratch-E and Single Gun Theory, and in many ways defined the label's "sound".

Racic also remixed many other bands, both Australian and international including New Order, Eurogliders, A Certain Ratio and Dragon.Racic died in Sydney in 1996 of PML, a virus of the brain, while working on his first solo album under the name "MagicMan" which was released posthumously as "Blue". Itch-E and Scratch-E's track "Flowers in the Sky" was dedicated to Racic.

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*discogs artist|artist=Robert+Racic
*cite news
first = Andrew
last = Penhallow
title = Master of dance music innovation
work = The Australian
page = 15
date = November 18, 1996
Obituary.
*cite web|title=Mixed order|url=http://www.severed-heads.co.uk/interviews/racic87.gif|accessdate=2006-07-23|author=Jon Casimir|format=GIF|date=1987 Interview with Robert Racic derived from an Australian newspaper, probably "The Sydney Morning Herald".


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