- C.E.O.November 1993 to present Dortmund, GermanyThomas Detert got started in the music business back in 1993 . Together with friend and business partner Mike Griesheimer , he set up ACTIVATE music productions. The pair had their first top 25 chart hit as ACTIVATE in 1995 with “Save Me“. In 1997 they came up with the idea to remix their old ACTIVATE song “ALARMA“ and release it under the newly-founded name of “666“. Further hits followed: DIABLO, AMOKK, PARADOXX, D.E.V.I.L. (#12 in the UK sales charts), SUPADUPAFLY and POLICIA. They collected 24 gold and 5 platinum awards as their tracks turned into hits around the globe. In 2001, the success story continued with the artist project “NOEMI“. JIVE Records had big hits with “in my dreams“,“Y.O.U“. and “when angels kiss“. In 2005 they created a new company, "AIRBASE media gmbh" with their own record label AIRBASE recordings located in Dortmund at the AIRPORT! The prolific duo sold almost 6 million records to this very day and they are also behind a range of top productions.