Being a major catalyst in the advancement of Berlin techno and the scene's lasting Detroit connection, the roots of Thomas Fehlmann’s long career lie in his work with German avant garde band ‘Palais Schaumburg’. In the late-eighties he produced as Ready Made, and in the nineties he worked together with Basic Channel’s Moritz Von Oswald and Juan Atkins as 3MB for Tresor as well as started a partnership with Alex Paterson and The Orb.