Carl Cox

Genres: Comedy Movies
Decades: 1990s 2000s


29 July 1962, Oldham, Lancashire, England. Cox is one of the UK’s best loved DJs, his reputation for playing up to 14 sets a week and being a permanent fixture on the circuit is well known. He became a full-time DJ in 1985. After serving an apprenticeship as host to a thousand private parties, he eventually graduated to weddings and finally clubs. Cox helped pioneer the house scene in Brighton in the late 80s, and was highly involved in the development of acid house. He played at the first night of the Shoom club as well as other famous clubs such as Spectrum and Land Of Oz, and was the first to introduce a ‘third’ deck into a set at the 1989 Sunrise show. Cox remains a great advocate of European techno and house, which forms the basis of most of his live sets, and his celebrity fans include Laurent Garnier, whose Wake Up nightclub he has always claimed as his favourite venue, despite having enjoyed residencies at The End in London and at Twilo in...

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