The Artist and Producer Wigbert Franze was born in 1987 in Höxter, Germany. He works on various productions under the synonyms Jon May and Wigbert. Since 2008 he lives in Frankfurt am Main.
Wigbert had early contact to electronic music by his older brother. So he started DJing at the age of thirteen. When he was fifteen years old he took part in an DJ contest and covered the third place. At this time he mainly played Tech-House and Progressive-Trance. During his personal development Wigbert collected many impressions and it lasted some time till he found his own style. On this way he was musically influenced by many famous artists like Sven Väth, Umek, Anthony Rother or Carl Cox. He tried his first productions in the year 2003. The label Technoline was interested in the young talent and his first record „Revolution EP“ appeared in 2004. It reached the second place in the Web-Records Techno-Charts for eight weeks.
In autumn 2006 Wigbert and his brother established their own label wich is called „May Recordings“. The first vinyl they published was Wigbert’s second release „Play the music EP“. He often worked with different artists to inspire each other. In the last years He was in search of his own individual style. Wigbert likes to find a combination between House, Tech-House, Techno and Minimal. He has many ideas and he takes as much time as possible for his productions. His precision and the passion to electronic music the audience can always hear.
In 2010, with many influences in his life, he made a relaunch of his Label May Recordings with a new (Homepage) Design, Logo and fresh style of music.
With his partner, the radiostation AFK Max Klangraum, he started his monthly label show „May Recordings Night“ in the local radio AFK Max in Nuremberg, Germany.
In the second half of 2011, Wigbert started a new music project. While working in his studio his new project “Wigbert” with different, interesting sound was born. And now, together with his new music project, he also plans a new label-project: Soño Vivo coming soon!