Deetron - Don't Know Why 09. Barbara Brown - Dammelo 06. After its closure in 2006, Carl was still inundated with new music, finally deciding to re-launch the label as Intec Digital at the start of 2010. That large span of time has undoubtedly affected his choice of records, since Cox routinely detours through breakbeat, Italian house, and the dance mainstream during his usual sets of hard techno. He was buying his own records soon after, and owned his first pair of turntables at the age of 15. Carl formed his own label, Intec Records, in 1999, scoring a series of underground hits and enjoying eight years at the forefront of electronic music. But Carl was a reluctant pop star and as the masses moved onto fluffy house and trance, and the hardcore created jungle, Cox retreated into the club world that had nurtured him, and instead embraced the underground sounds of techno.
Mix album The Sound of Ultimate B. Ignition Technician - Worq It 22. One year later, he released the self-explanatory Mixed Live, recorded at Chicago's Crobar. He played the opening night of Danny Rampling's legendary Shoom, co-promoted The Project with Paul Oakenfold, held a residency at the Zap Club in Brighton and at the Sunrise rave in 1988, hooked up a third turntable for his dawn-breaking set, got 15,000 people back on their feet, and established a personal rep for three-deck wizardry. Mark Williams - Altered States 21. No Copyright intended, for promotional use only! A musical ambassador and a veteran of acid house, a champion of techno, a dance music pioneer, label owner, King of Ibiza — you name it, Carl's been there and done it, never losing sight of his passions — playing music, breaking tunes and celebrating life. Daryl Stay - An Audience of One 03.
Perhaps the best testament to his mixing skills is his immense popularity despite his focus on music much more intense than the brand of arena trance spawned by Oakenfold, Sasha, Digweed, and others. Nigel Richards - The Medley 12. One year later, Cox released his first studio full-length with 1996's At the End of the Cliché. Andrew McLauchlan - Love Story Devilfish Remix 08. Timo Maas - No Trance 02. Cox was born in Oldham in 1962, to parents originally from Barbados they later moved back after he grew up.
It's scary but wonderful at the same time. The next step was to make music, and Carl's 1991 debut single for Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto label, 'I Want You,' gave him a top 30 hit and a Top of the Pops appearance. Scorp - Tin Can 10. They give us free reign in everything. He was perfectly placed to hear Chicago house music in its earliest forms, and when the epic 'Acid Trax' by Phuture a.
Bryan Zentz - Earth 2 Earth 07. Two more singles also made the charts. After moving to Brighton in 1986, his reputation bloomed during the acid house explosion of 1988-1989; Cox played the opening night at Shoom, one of the defining club nights of Britain's house revolution as well as other legendary hot spots like Land of Oz and Spectrum. Three years after his hit singles, Cox returned with the first volume in what became a genre-defining mix compilation series, F. Vinylwatch - Digital Reduction 19. Oxia - Etat d'Esprit 20. The onset of a more hardcore rave sound and the fact that he was increasingly becoming pigeonholed within it forced Cox to spend several years reestablishing his niche.
After the first volume dropped in 1995, surprisingly high sales figures earned a second two years later released in America as well. G - Phoenix Theme G's Dub 15. Cox had followed the musical trends from disco to rare groove on to hip-hop during the late '70s and early '80s, but the introduction of house into Britain during the middle part of the decade convinced him that he had found his niche. . Aphrohead - Cry Baby 13. Secret Cinema - Volt 11. Humate - Choose Life Gee Shock Remix 18.
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