Tobias Thomas, born April 1970 in the south of Germany, is a member of the inner circle of the Cologne based electronic label Kompakt since the early nineties. He is working as a professional DJ since 1990, was involved in many cooperations & projects like Forever Sweet, Thomas/Mayer and did a number of remixes alongside Dettinger, Superpitcher, Jörg Burger, Geiger, Michael Mayer, Ada and Reinhard Voigt.
As a former editor for the german music magazine SPEX he's done interviews with Sven Väth, the Pet Shop Boys, Westbam, Depeche Mode, Wolfgang Tillmans, Erlend Øye, Justin Timberlake and many others. He left SPEX for good in the end of 2006 when the magazine moved to Berlin. After he stopped working as a music journalist, Tobias became part of the Cologne music festival c/o pop (www.c-o-pop.de), where he works as program director.
Since 1998 he's hosting the »Total Confusion« Clubnight in Cologne together with Michael Mayer and Superpitcher. Until 2006 »Total Confusion« took place every friday in the famous Studio 672 club, since the beginning of 2007 it found a new – now monthly - home in a place called »Bogen 2«, a venue which is part of an old bridge spanning the river Rhine. Other resident nights include the Panorambar in Berlin, the Robert Johnson in Offenbach or the Low Club in Madrid.