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Chris Coco


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Chris Coco is a music fan, DJ, broadcaster, producer, musician and journalist.

Current projects and recent successes:

Melodica: new weekly radio show broadcast on Ibiza Sonica (Monday 17:00 CET) and online. Play the latest show now at www.chriscoco.com.

Central Heating: monthly club night at cool London venue Sosho, last Saturday of the month, begins August 26.

Acoustic: working on an acoustic compilation for i-Label set for release in September.

Feel Free Live Good: Chris Coco album project, teaser single, Summertime (remixes by Lemon Popsicle, Justin Harris, Mighty Mouse, Afterlife), out through One World Music.

Normalites: collaboration with chillout don Steve Miller aka Afterlife. Lead tune Pink Skyscraper is on the new Hotel Costes, the biggest selling chillout compilation in the world.

City Reverb: released Lost City Folk album in February, followed by single Central Heating and Time Side On. Remix collection to come later in the year. Currently writing second album.

Key career moments:

2008 - started new band City Reverb, cult single releases Time Side On, Central Heating and City Of Lights and live appearances at festivals including Glastonbury and Green Man and a special show at Tate Britain preceded an album called Lost City Folk.

2008 - presented Live Work Music for Ministry of Sound Radio.

2005-2008 - presented Bank Holiday Chillout and music documentaries for BBC Radio 2.

2006 - DJ element on Robbie Williams world tour playing in the band at all 64 shows and DJ warm up sets at many dates including San Siro, Milan; Parc Des Princes, Paris and The Bowl, Milton Keynes.

2002-2006 - presented Blue Room on BBC Radio 1 legendary, much loved late night weekend show with Rob Da Bank.

1999 - the present: freelance DJ and producer DJing on every continent except Antarctica, all the major clubs in Ibiza; many major festivals including Glastonbury, Roskilde, Big Chill, Bestival; tours of Australia, Far East, USA etc. Making compilations including Real Ibiza series, Solar Spectrums series, Blue Balearic, Dub Club, Chillin’ at the Playboy Mansion, Ministry of Sound Sessions and The Big Freeze.

1990s - Editor of DJ Magazine pioneering dance music bible covering the club scene in its heyday.

1980s - DJ in Brighton, England pioneering early acid house scene, resident at Coco Club at Zap Club.

Key releases:

2008 - City Reverb - Lost City Folk LP with band and several singles including successful Central Heating (Drumsound & Simon Bassline Smith Remix)

2008 - Normalites - EP Including Pink Skyscraper, featuring on next Hotel Costes compilation.

2005 - Chris Coco - Heavy Mellow LP including Drifting featured in Toyota Prius European campaign.

2002 - Chris Coco - Next Wave LP including favourite Falling, featured on many TV shows including Nip Tuck, a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s Albatross feat Peter Green and a cover of Velvet Underground's’ Sunday Morning feat Nick Cave.

2001 - CocoDaSilva - Saudade One of a series of 12” singles on Kismet records, an ongoing collaboration with dance producer Rui DaSilva.

2000 - Coco & Stonebridge - The Beach Big room club tune collaboration with dance producer Stonebridge.

1999 - Coco, Steel & Lovebomb - Yachts lounge favourite, featured on many TV shows and ads incl Sex & The City and Frexinet, Spain.

1994 - Coco, Steel & Lovebomb - It LP for Warp Records including club classic Feel It.

www.chriscoco.com
www.myspace.com/chriscocomusic

 

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Summertime

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