Carl Cox has revealed he thinks the recent return of gabber is "great" in a new interview with DJ Mag.
The sound has seen a resurgence on a wide scale with Berlin’s CTM Festival hosting a gabber rave at Berghain earlier this year and neo-gabber taking over clubs in Eastern Poland through crews like WIXAPOL.
“It's completely mad that sound,” Cox told DJ Mag. “In my early days there was not cut off point when it came to BPMs and I still love it because the energy of that sound is such a force.
Chip E’s ‘Time To Jack’ is often cited as the track that lead to the coining of the term “Jacking” house. Basically, 1985 track holds a fair amount of sway…
Now, 33 years on the mighty Carl Cox has delivered a brand new rework of the track on his own Intec Digital imprint, which he runs with Jon Rundell. Remaining loyal to the bubbling bass and crisp percussion of the original, Cox brings a gritter, modular tone to the fore. It’s marvellous.
Carl Cox revealed that he is set to host an INTEC party in a castle in Ireland this summer, in December.
The British icon has now confirmed the full line-up, with Monika Kruse, Darren Emerson, Jon Rundell and Al Gibbs all set to join.
The event, which takes place at Ballinlough Castle, Co.Westmeath, Ireland on Saturday 25th August will be the first time Coxy has played in Ireland in close to 10 years.
Carl Cox has been announced for three colossal nights at Privilege Ibiza this summer.
As part of Resistance Ibiza’s full line-up announcement today about its takeover over the world’s biggest club for a nine week stint between 17th July and 11th September, Carl Cox has been confirmed as curator and headliner for three huge parties.
These events – the first of which is his birthday – will mark Carl Cox’s Resistance Ibiza debut and will feature sets from the likes of Jamie Jones, Skream, Eats Everything, Sasha & John Digweed, Nicole Moudaber and more.
Carl Cox has announced that he will play three parties under the name One Night Stand in Ibiza this summer, including dates at Amnesia, Pacha and DC-10. He has already been announced to spin on select dates at Privilege for Resistance.
The British icon confirmed to DJ Mag that these will be his only appearances on the White Isle this summer.
It first happened at a media dinner about five years ago. I was sandwiched rather uncomfortably between two older international journalists — one from Amsterdam and one from New York. As we sat watching a slideshow about a dance-music-meets-yoga festival heading to Thailand that following summer, Mr NYC commented that he hoped Carl Cox was playing because he was his “favourite EDM DJ right now”. Heads swivelled and hands were raised to mouths as Mr Amsterdam and I let out a gasp of unadulterated horror. “Carl Cox and EDM?
Carl Cox has opened up about the current state of techno in a new interview.
Speaking about how the term is often misused recently, Cox told DJ Mag, “Everybody is banding the word techno around now. Many years ago, friends of friends would talk about my sets and say they wouldn't come and see me because I play techno. Now they say they do want to come and see me because I play techno.
Ultra Music Festival is celebrating its 20th outing this year and it all kicks off today, Friday 23rd March.
With an absolutely enormous line-up, there won’t be a dull moment this weekend in Miami and, luckily for those of us stuck at home, there will be wealth of live streams available so we can catch some of the best sets from the comfort of our couches.
Carl Cox’s and Martin Garrix’s much-hyped documentary ‘What We Started’ has officially released in theatres, on iTunes and On Demand today.
The film had its red carpet premiere last night at The Regal South Beach during the height of Miami Music Week. The film’s stars Martin Garrix, Carl Cox and Tiësto were in attendance and also participated in a Q&A directly after the film.
John Ochoa is the editor-at-large of DJ Mag North America. You can find him living his best life on Twitter.