MARC VEDO

Marc Vedo is a half Portuguese, half English international DJ/producer/promoter currently residing in the Southwest of the England in the city of Bristol, famous for producing bands like Massive Attack, Portishead, Roni Size, as well as DJ outfits Nick Warren and Stanton Warriors. Global music publication DJ Magazine quoted him as being “a rising force on the international DJ scene”, whilst Mixmag as ‘the next Sasha’ for his impeccable mixing technique and pin-up like image. The Sun newspaper and Company Magazine both voted him as one of the Top 10 most eligible men in the UK back in 2004, and with a string of high profile releases under his belt for labels like Ministry of Sound, Hed Kandi, Baroque, Nukleuz, and now on his own record label Koolwaters Digital, Marc Vedo is one of the most in demand professional DJ’s in the world.  Still only in his twenties, he has gone on to forge a successful career as an internationally recognised DJ, producer, and also as the owner of Koolwaters, a clubbing institution founded in 2001, organising events worldwide. 2002 saw him start his career as radio presenter with Galaxy FM, where he held a weekly show on one of the biggest Radio stations in the UK for 2 years.

For the last decade he has appeared at nearly all of the worlds leading clubs; Godskitchen, Cream, Gatecrasher, Avalon, Spundae, The Guverment, Fabric, Turnmills and Ministry of Sound are just some of the big names that have employed his services. His continued rise through the DJ ranks have earned him regular spots with the leading Festival year after year, at the likes of Glastonbury (185,000 capacity), Godskitchen’s Global Gathering (60,000 capacity), Slinky’s WestPoint Arena performing alongside Carl Cox (6000 Capacity), Virgins V2 (80,000), Bug Hole Festival playing alongside The Chemical Brothers and Sasha (30,000), Ministry of Sound beach party in Mombassa on NY to a crowd size 5000 strong, Homeland’s (40 000), Dance Island Festival (10 000) and Escape in the park alongside Tiesto in front of 20 000 people.

Taking in every continent possible in the past 10 years Marc has captivated crowds in countries as far a field as Kenya, Mauritius, Belgium, Bosnia, USA, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Canada, China, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Singapore, Ibiza, Japan, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden and Turkey.  One of the highlights of Marc’s illustrious career is most notably his invitation to support music legend and DJ, Boy George, on his world tour, all of which have seen Marc’s profile reach unprecedented levels and gaining massive support from the worlds music media.

His productions have been well received from a wide range of DJs and radio stations, leading to hundreds of interviews worldwide in the past decade, including BBC Radio1 with legends Pete Tong, Judge Jules and the late John Peel. Having not spent much time in the studio in the past year, due to running his own club brand Koolwaters and Touring, the productions he has released have been hugely successful, selling thousands of units and licensed to the giants of electronic dance music Ministry of Sound and Hed Kandi.  Now spending regular time in the studio, he has a string of new releases coming out on his new Koolwaters Digital Label, and a compilation with Boy George due for release in Feb 2009.  His most recent release, “Fast Track” signed to Baroque Records, has been licensed for the new Cream Ibiza Compilation mixed by the world’s biggest dj, Paul Van Dyk. His newest single out on February 09 on the new Koolwaters Digital label is called “Only Love” and has already received heavy support from Deepdish, Pete Tong and Roger Sanchez.  His follow up tracks “Get it Out” and “Ragga Blip” are all due for release in 2009.

 

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