No VIECC Cosplay Central Crown Championship without this DJ!
Operator Burstup is a musician, DJ and producer. With his hip-hop band Schönheitsfehler he released Austria’s first German-language rap record („Broj Jedan“ in 1994), played live gigs at festivals such as FM4 Frequency, Nuke and Donauinselfest, and was number 1 in the FM4 charts („Boom Und Du Schaust Doom Aus Da Wäsch“).
As a solo artist, Burstup already landed a number 1 position in the drum’n’bass charts of mp3.com in the nineties with the track „Funky Ass Beatz“. In the same decade he organized the first Jungle/Drum’n’Bass raves in Austria. With the drum’n’bass/hardcore collective Wicked Squad, Burstup released several singles, including the track „Mischkonsum“ with over half a million views on Youtube. He also reported on net culture, videogames, comics and virtual reality on Radio FM4 for many years.
In 2022, the musician and DJ played at the Megaplex Festival in Florida, USA as well as at the biggest Furry Convention in Europe, the Eurofurence in Berlin. Operator Burstup has released his music on his own label, but also on Universal Music, Sony and BMG. He contributed music to the TV series MA2412 and other TV series, to radio plays as well as to several films of the artist group monochrom.
At the Vienna Comic Con, Operator Burstup has been on stage as DJ of the International Championships of Cosplay since its inception – so in 2022 it will be the sixth time.