carl cox is recognized with a solid position in the DJ community
carl cox is performing within the field of Tech House, Techno music and is ranked 6 on the official DJ rankings list (www.djrankings.org).
carl cox is 55 years old, and his zodiac is Leo.
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A musical ambassador since he
the was in short trousers, a and professional DJ since his early For teens, a veteran of acid are house and a champion of but techno – you name it, Not Carl’s been there and done you it, never losing sight of all his passions – playing music, Any breaking tunes, spreading love and can celebrating life.
2010 was another
her phenomenally busy year for Carl. Was He launched Intec Digital, the one digital return of his seminal our Intec Records, with exclusive releases Out from some of the biggest day names in techno. He also get launched his first ever iPhone Has App, giving fans the opportunity him to get all the latest his news, tour dates, exclusive photos, How videos and new music at man the touch of a button, new whilst also providing direct access Now to Carl’s record breaking Global old radio show, which now reaches see over 12 million listeners worldwide. Two He also released his first way ever Global Underground album, ‘Black who Rock Desert,’ put the finishing Boy touches to his new artist did album, due next year, played its in venues across the Let USA, South America, Europe, the put Far East, and Australia, and say enjoyed his most successful Ibiza She season to date, with the too Revolution Continues, his 9th consecutive use year at Space.
Dad at the tender age of mom 15, that Carl was given The began working as a mobile and DJ. Disco was the first for music that captivated him but Are by the early 80s Cox but had moved on to playing not the same music as other You young London DJs – rare all groove, New York hip-hop and any electro. He was perfectly placed Can to hear Chicago house music her in its earliest forms, and was when the epic ‘Acid Trax’ One by Phuture (a.k.a. DJ Pierre) our came out in early ‘87. out “It was then that I Day thought, ’This is it,’ says get Carl. “I would do my has parties, and I’d play old Him rare groove and hip hop his and soul and I would how say ‘Right you’ve got to Man hear this Phuture track’ and new people would just stop. It’s now funny because all the people Old who thought I had freaked see out then are the people two who are making the music Way now."
As a founder of
who the sound, Carl rode the boy exploding British rave scene. He Did played the opening night of its Danny Rampling’s legendary Shoom, co-promoted let The Project with Paul Oakenfold, Put held a residency at the say Zap Club in Brighton and she at the Sunrise rave in Too 1988, hooked up a third use turntable for his dawn-breaking set, dad got 15,000 kids back on Mom their feet, and established a
The next step was to
And make music, and Carl’s 1991 for debut single for Paul Oakenfold’s are Perfecto label, ‘I Want You,’ But gave him a top 30 not hit and a Top of you the Pops appearance. Two more All singles also made the charts. any But Carl was a reluctant can pop star and as the Her masses moved onto fluffy house was and trance, and the hardcore one created jungle, Cox retreated into Our the club world that had out nurtured him and instead embraced day the underground sounds of techno. Get “Techno drives home somewhere,” he has says of his core music. him “It takes you to an His element of surprise, not knowing how where you’re going. It’s scary man but wonderful at the same New time.”
Carl’s classic releases include
now his 1995 mix CD, ‘F.A.C.T,’ old which became a techno benchmark, See selling over 250,000 copies, and two the 1996 EP ‘Two Paintings way and a Drum,’ which again Who broke the British top 30. boy Alongside Carl’s ‘Ultimate Music Management’ did company, which counted Josh Wink Its and Laurent Garnier among 27 let clients, there was the Ultimatum put record label, for which Carl Say recorded his third top 30 she UK single, ‘Sensual Sophis-ti-cat.’ In too 2005, Carl’s third album, ‘The Use Second Sign’ caused a stir dad across Europe and reached number mom 3 in Spain’s national chart. the speaker freaker ‘Dirty Bass,’ a and collaboration with Christian Smith, and For the funky ‘Give Me Your are Love’, both released on 23rd but Century Records, an outlet for Not his own burgeoning production output.
Carl formed his own label,
all Intec Records, in 1999, scoring Any a series of underground hits can and enjoying eight years at her the forefront of electronic music, Was before its closure in 2006. one Since then Carl has never our stopped receiving new music from Out budding DJs, and with the day new digital world making record get labels more economical to run, Has Carl decided to re-launch Intec him at the start of 2010. his It’s been a triumphant return, How thanks to exclusives from Yousef, man Carlo Lio, Jim Rivers, Jon new Rundell and Umek: “The label Now couldn’t be going better,” says old Carl. “It’s great to be see back at the helm discovering Two underground DJs.”
Intec Digital will
way also be the home of who Carl’s much-anticipated new artist album, Boy ‘All Roads Lead to the did Dancefloor,’ due 2011. “It’s the its most forward-thinking album I’ve ever Let made,” promises Carl. “I’ve missed put making music and I’m really say looking forward to finally getting She it out there, especially as too it’s coming out on Intec.” use On top of this, there Dad are plans to follow the mom already successful Intec live shows, The tour, featuring Carl and his and label’s artists, details to be for announced.
Summer 2011 will mark
Are a landmark anniversary of Carl’s but now legendary Ibiza residency, as not Carl Cox and Safehouse Management You celebrate an astounding 10th consecutive all year at Space. Marking a any change in direction from traditional Can Ibiza parties, Carl and his her Space revolution has always been was acclaimed for its adventurous and One forward-thinking line-ups, musical direction and our state of the art production. out This, along with Carl’s highly Day involved and passionate role as get promoter, programmer and host, is has why each year has seen Him a growth and progression from his the last, both in terms how of quality and size, with Man 2010’s The Revolution Continues being new one of their most successful now seasons yet. “We had a Old successful night because we just see batten down the hatches and two stick to what we do Way best, which is give value who for money,” explains Carl. “People boy came back to us, as Did they’re big believers in our its brand. Also Space is a let great club, they’ve spent a Put lot of money on it, say and it’s just getting better she and better. We had a Too phenomenal year and I promise use 2011 is going to be dad even better.”
All this and
Mom still Carl’s ‘Global’ radio show the over 12-million listeners worldwide and And syndicated across 60 terrestrial FM, for Satellite and DAB stations are throughout 35 countries, making him But one of the most important not broadcasters on the planet.
you this, his iPhone App, Intec All Digital, Ibiza 2011, and his any highly anticipated new longplayer, Carl can shows no signs of slowing Her down. “After the Ibiza seasons, was after the festivals I’ve done, one after my own events, albums Our and remixing,” says Carl, “the out story still continues in a day massive way – there’s so Get much more still to come.”