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Carl Cox

Carl Cox, 2005
Background information
Birth name Carl Cox
Born 29 July 1962 (1962-07-29) (age 47)
Origin Oldham, Lancashire, UK
Genres House
Occupations Producer, DJ

Carl Cox (born 29 July 1962, Oldham, Lancashire, England) is a British techno and house DJ.



Cox attended Glastonbury High Boys secondary modern school on Glastonbury Road in Morden. Cox began his career as a hardcore and acid house DJ in the mid-1980s and made a name for himself as the "Three Deck Wizard" in 1988. During that year's Second Summer of Love, he began to play on three turntables at once. He has played at clubs such as The Eclipse, Edge, Shelly's, Sterns Nightclub, Heaven, Sir Henry's in Cork,Ireland and Angels and The Haçienda, as well as raves for Fantazia, Dreamscape and Amnesia House. He now spearheads two record labels, Intec Records and 23rd Century Records.

On 3 November 2007 during a gig in Venezuela a shooting spree broke out. Four people were killed and five were injured. A video from the club, showing Cox's reaction to the gunfire and the aftermath of the shooting, was posted on the Internet. Cox later made a statement on his website:

I am deeply shocked and still stunned by the events of Saturday [3rd November]. My condolences go out to victims that were caught up in the horrific act that took place at this gig. I am informed that it was gang-related, and feel so sad that anybody would act in such a manner when the event was full of 7000 people having fun. I find it such a sad moment in electronic music as this was probably one of the best set up shows I had played in South America – a sign of real progress…yet utterly hijacked by this mindless act. Again, my heart goes out to those that have died or been injured. This is NOT what the dance scene is about and is a million miles away from what I want to do, or promote.
— Carl Cox

Carl Cox is the first person to be named number one DJ in the world on DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJ poll when he won in 1997.[1] This poll is widely considered the authority on ranking DJs, although not the only poll.



  • 1996 At The End Of The Cliche, edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1999 Phuture 2000'', edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 2005 Second Sign, Play It Again Sam


  • 1995 "Two Paintings And A Drum", edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1996 "Sensual Sophis-ti-cat", edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1996 "Tribal Jedi", edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1998 "Phuture 2000", edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1999 "Dr. Funk", edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1999 "The Latin Theme", edel UK Records/Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 2002 "Club Traxx Vol.1", Trust The DJ
  • 2003 "Club Traxx Vol.2", Trust The DJ
  • 2003 "Dirty Bass", 23rd Century Records
  • 2003 "Space Calling", 23rd Century Records
  • 2004 "Give Me Your Love" (Carl Cox Featuring Hannah Robinson), 23rd Century Records/Play It Again Sam
  • 2006 "That's The Bass" (Carl Cox & Norman Cook), 23rd Century Records/Play It Again Sam
  • 2007 "Got What You Paid 4!" (feat. Saffron)
  • 2008 "I Want You (Forever)" (feat. Yousef), Perfecto Records


  • 1994 Nonstopmix 1994, Liquid Rec.
  • 1994 Fantazia III - Made in Heaven Remix, Fantazia
  • 1994 Fantazia The DJ Collection Carl Cox, Fantazia
  • 1995 F.A.C.T., React
  • 1997 F.A.C.T. 2, Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1998 DJF 250, Sony Music Entertainment
  • 1998 Non Stop 98/01, FFRR Records
  • 1998 The Sound Of Ultimate B.A.S.E., Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1999 Non Stop 2000, FFRR Records
  • 1999 F.A.C.T. Australia, X-Over Recordings
  • 2000 Mixed Live Crobar Nightclub, Chicago, Moonshine Music
  • 2002 Global, Play It Again Sam
  • 2002 Mixed Live 2nd Session Area 2, Detroit, Moonshine Music
  • 2003 F.A.C.T. Australia II, Warner Music Group
  • 2003 U60311 Compilation Techno Division Vol. 3, V2 Records
  • 2004 Back to Mine, DMC Publishing
  • 2004 Pure Intec, Intec Records
  • 2006 Intec 50 EP, Intec Records
  • 2007 Global, Play It Again Sam
  • 2008 Ultimate Carl Cox, Ministry of Sound Australia


  • 1991 Supreme Love Gods - "Cherry White (Carl Cox Remix)", One Little Indian
  • 1991 art of Noise - "Shades Of Paranoimia (Carl Cox Remix)", China Records
  • 1992 Eternal - "Eternal (Carl Cox Remix)", Underground Level Recordings
  • 1992 Robert Owens - "Gotta Work (Carl's Renaissance Remix)", Freetown Inc.
  • 1992 Patti Day - "Hot Stuff (Carl Cox Remix)", Starway Records
  • 1992 DJ Phantasy - "Jepron (Carl Cox Remix)", Liquid Wax Recordings
  • 1992 Sunscreem - "Perfect Motion (Carl Cox's Rhythm's A Drug Remix)", Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • 1993 Visa - "Let Me See Ya Move (Carl Cox's Militant March Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1993 Smooth But Hazzardous - "Made You Dance (Carl Cox Remix)", Sound Entity Records
  • 1994 Laurent Garnier - "Astral Dreams (Carl Cox's MMR Remix)", F-Communications
  • 1994 Trevor Rockcliffe Presents Glow - "Break The Law (Carl's Reconstructed Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1994 Quench - "Hope (Carl Cox Remix)", Infectious Records
  • 1994 FKW - "Jingo (Carl Cox Remix)", PWL
  • 1994 O.T.T. - "Raw (Carl Cox Remix)", Industrial Strength Records
  • 1994 Aurora Borealis - "Raz (Carl's MMR Remix)", F-Communications
  • 1994 English Muffin - "The Blood Of An English Muffin (Carl Cox Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1994 Lunatic Asylum - "The Meltdown (Carl Cox & John Selway's Circular Cycle Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1995 Jam & Spoon - "Angel (Ladadi O-Heyo) (Carl Cox Remix)", Epic Records
  • 1995 The Stone Roses - "Begging You (Cox's Ultimatum Remix)", Geffen Records
  • 1995 Yello - "L'Hotel (Carl Cox's Hands On Yello Remix)", Urban
  • 1995 Dr. Fernando "Stomach Substance (Carl Cox Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1995 Infrequent Oscillation - "Burning Phibes (Carl Cox Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1995 Technohead - "Get Stoned (Carl Cox Remix)", Mokum Records
  • 1995 AWeX - "It's Our Future (Carl Cox's Ultimate Remix)", Plastic City UK
  • 1995 Slab - "Rampant Prankster (Carl Cox's Jumper Remix)", Hydrogen Dukebox
  • 1995 Steve Mason & Tony Crooks - "Shallow Grave (Carl Cox's After Hours Remix)", Rain Forest Records
  • 1995 Josh Abrahams - "March Time (Carl Cox Remix)", MMR Productions
  • 1996 System 7 - "Hangar 84 (Cox's W.W. Ultimatum Remix)", Butterfly Records
  • 1996 Electroliners - "Loose Caboose (Carl Cox Remix)", XL Recordings
  • 1996 Barefoot Boys - "Need No Man (Cox's Harder Remix), Stealth Records
  • 1996 The Advent - "Mad Dog (Carl Cox Remix)", Internal
  • 1996 JX - "There's Nothing I Won't Do (Carl Cox's Full House Remix)", FFRR Records
  • 1996 Consolidated - "This Is Fascism (Carl Cox's Burning Gold Remix)", MC Projects
  • 1996 Vernon - "Vernon's Wonderland (Carl Cox's Full Remix)", Eye Q
  • 1996 Poltergeist - "Vicious Circles (Carl Cox's MMR Remix)", Manifesto
  • 1997 DJ SS - "DJs Anthem (Carl Cox Remix)", Formation Records
  • 1997 Tenth Chapter - "Prologue (Carl Cox & Paul van Dyk Remix)", Jackpot
  • 1999 Needle Damage - "That Zipper Track (Carl Cox Remix)", Worldwide Ultimatum Records
  • 1999 Grooverider - "Where's Jack The Ripper (Carl Cox's Techno Radio Edit)", Higher Ground Records
  • 2000 Tony Moran Featuring Cindy Mizelle - "Shine On (Carl Cox's Sweat Dub)", Contagious Records
  • 2001 Slam - "Positive Education (Carl Cox's Intec Remix)", VC Recordings
  • 2001 Trevor Rockcliffe & Blake Baxter - "Visions Of You (Carl Cox Remix)", Intec Records
  • 2001 Ramirez - "Volcan De Passion (Carl Cox Remix)", Terapia
  • 2002 Cormano - "Mangamana vs. Revenge (Carl Cox's Turntable Remix)" 4 Play Records, Inc.
  • 2003 Tomaz vs Filterheadz - "Sunshine (Carl Cox Remix)", Intec Records
  • 2003 Bad Cabbage - "You're Rude (Get Fucked) (Carl Cox's Not So Rude Remix)", Mutant Disc
  • 2004 Eric Powell - "Don't Deny It (Carl Cox Remix)", 23rd Century Records
  • 2004 Johan Cyber - "Natural Funk (Carl Cox Remix)", 23rd Century Records
  • 2004 Cohen vs Deluxe - "Just Kick! (Carl Cox Remix)", Intec Records
  • 2007 Sander Van Doorn - "Riff (Carl Cox's Global Remix)", Doorn Records


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
DJ Magazine Number 1 DJ
Succeeded by
Paul Oakenfold

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