Kooky is based in Liverpool, England and has been involved in electronic dance music for the past 22 years as a performer, programmer, remixer and producer. Kooky has released music professionally now for 25 years-54 releases. Kooky has worked internationally with Envloop Records and with Pat Fulgoni Hospital Records . In 2014-16 Kooky started a new side project called Kooky&Damoon-keeping it disco and releasing through 20 year old established heritage label Paper Recordings/ Paper Disco. Locally, Kooky has worked with Bird, The Tea Street band, Miss Stlylie and The Hummingbirds. More to be announced in 2015 on Liverpools local scene. Gaining momentum again in the 10s …… and culminating in sessions for the BBC, guest mixes for BIDO LITO magazine and rocking Liverpool Phuture Raves with The Tea Street Band.
Kooky and Pat Fulgoni s single ‘Giving up on love ‘picked up air play in the US alongside Green Velvet, Camo and Crooked and Noisia.
STANZA (Hospital Records)”I’m really feeling that dnb version, top work”DJ TAK (Future Sounds of Tokyo / Hospital Records).
‘Kooky has pumping immediate momentum to his work, no nonsense straight slick beats and a natural flow that certainly rattles the walls.’
Kooky has programmed, recorded, produced and released material all over Europe, mainly as part of a live five piece electronic band called ISM’(Universal Egg Records/ Category One Records 1994-2001). Kooky also performed, arranged and wrote with The Firecharmers– 1990-1994.
Kooky’s style has ranged from Techno, Drum and Bass, Breaks, Punk, Indie, Electro and Tech/House music.
Kooky has released 12?s on the Silicon Hustler label (2003), with High Days Gramophone Records and as a member of duo ‘Hopper’ with Lock Up Music Publishing (2004). He has also published dance tracks for inclusion on a library music CD(5) package through Zone Music for inclusion in films, TV and adverts. (2008/9)
A collaboration saw Kooky teaming up with sound scraping electronic live band Frozen Smoke. Fusing laptops, analogue synths, guitars and live drums(2009)
Kooky was also resident DJ for club nights and impromptu shenanigans. Creative Circus (2009). Mad Hatters (2010).See the Live section for more details.
Kooky now signed to Envloop Records in Austria/ Germany(2010-to date). Kooky also work extensively with The Tea Street band from Nov 2011 to date doing remix work and production.