Chris Coco is a tastemaker, DJ, broadcaster, producer, music curator, musician and journalist.
His radio show, Melodica, is growing from it’s online home on Mixcloud and radio base on Ibiza Sonica to include broadcasts in cities from Sydney to Istanbul to Chicago. In 2010 Melodica was shortlisted for a BT Digital Music award for best radio show or podcast. The Guardian called it “the hazy, lazy sound of the summer”.
Listen to the latest episode every week at www.mixcloud.com/chriscoco/
He is working on a new Chris Coco album; with production partner Steve Miller as The Normalites; with his band City Reverb; and with various other collaborators including DJs Pete Gooding and Jim Breese on club music.
With regular gigs at cool venues like Player and Star of Bethnal Green in London, Big Chill Bar in Bristol and international shows, Chris is a busy live DJ too.
Check www.chriscoco.com for the latest updates and Chris’s controversial blog posts.
Current projects and recent successes:
Melodica: Weekly radio show, broadcast on Ibiza Sonica and various other FM stations from Sydney to Istanbul. Listen to the latest online at www.mixcloud.com/chriscoco/
Feel Free Live Good: Chris Coco album project, released on The Big Chill Label (the label of the festival) in the UK in August 2010.
Normalites: collaboration with chillout don Steve Miller aka Afterlife. Lead tune Pink Skyscraper is on Hotel Costes, the biggest selling chillout compilation in the world. Cover of Beloved’s Sun Rising released on Defected Records. New single Street Corner Classics out now.