Bar 415 , HouseHoldName, & Electrified Mindz Team up for a Banging Night of The top Techno and Tech House on the Market ! Bringing Owner of Electrified Mindz Joe Cozzo and Calcast from Florida , to get down with Their unique style of mixing , and play you, all their number one hits on Beatport. And For the Local talent is Wayward & Lost , a New Crew packed with old school mentality , with their latest release on Electrified Mindz , These boys are coming out with the hottest new sound of techno around , Make sure you save this date cause its not to miss !
Cozzo & Calcast = CoCa.....
Joey Cozzo , ::: Born & raised in NY, Joe began his career in 1997 as a club promoterfor the well known venues Sound Factory & Club Exit. A few yrs. laterhe began his own entertainment company Twisted Events & startedhosting events thru out NY & NJ. Joe started self producing his owmaterial in 2012 where he was releasing them thru his own label Electrified Mindz, shortly after he signed with Subwoofer Records based out of Italy. In Nov 2012 he teamed up with Rob Bello, the 2 formed Surface Freakz. The Duo had over 60 releaseson various labels such as Tommy Boy Records, Nervous Records, UC Music & InHouse Records were they were assigned a remix for Todd Terry "Sunshine feat.
Lisa Pure'. Topping charts on Beatport, Traxsource & Juno Records they gained support from artists such as Marcos Caranaval, Todd Terry, Marco Carola, Matt Deary, Lisa Pure & many more.Their 1st big hit "Kat Nip" released on UC Music topped at #3 on Traxsource Top 100 tech House Tracks & #11 overall. After the success of Surface Freakz,Joe went solo & relaunched his label Electrified Mindz. In 2015 Joe had 23 releases hitting Beatport Charts, 3 #1 Beatport Releases, 2 #1 hits on Juno & in ZipDj a #4 USA Dance hit & #11 USA Club Hit. Joe's release "Road To Recovery" with Inaya Day released on Tommy Boy Records charted #9 on Beatports House chart & was covered by The Tampa Tribune & Bay 9 News as well as the Official Music Video premiered by Popmatters. In 2016 he is back in the charts with a collaboration with
Blaise Grippa "Space Continuum" with remixes by Cristaian Arango, Gabriel West & Ricardo Piedra, Nino Bua & DJ Style. The original quickly climbed the Traxsource Charts hitting #9 Techno Tracks & #42 overall tracks. His following release "Everything You Are" released on M1 Recordings hit #22 on Traxsource Top 100 Deep House Tracks. In Sept. his release 1 Love on Crackhouse Recordings hit #76 on Beatport Techno House Chart & #89 Tech House Chart with remixe from ALUKAA & Calcast. His next big hit "Antipodes Ep" another 2 track collaboration with Blaise Grippa released on Bosom. Antipodes hit #10 on Traxsource Top 100 Techno tracks & "Trapped" hit #54. He has gained major support from Mark Knight, Richie Hawtin, Nino Bua,
Mike Ivy, Joseph Capriati, Paco Osuna, Adam Beyer, Ida Engberg,
Amine Edge & Dance, Steve "Butch" Jones & many more. He finished off landing Space Continuum, co-produced with Blaise Grippa in the Traxsource Top 200 Techno Tracks for all of 2016 at #165. 2017 his next big project set to release Jan 4th on Electrified Mindz "Fate" with Kym D & remixes by Marcos Carnaval & Blaise Grippa. The Official Music video releases Dec 28th. He is a sponsored artist for Neon Black Clothing, an artist for Fresh Squeezed Productions & founder of Electrified Mindz Record label since 2012. He has played in venues all thru out NY such as Santos Party House, Eden Lounge, Cienna & more. Florida he has performed at Gyphon in The Hardrock Casino in Fort
Lauderdale & in Miami - Club 50, The Clevelander, The Station,
Copacabana, Kitchen 305, The Catalina, Maxines, Jelsomino & The
Clinton. Tampa & Clearwater he has played at Club Skye & Zo Lounge where he held a residency in 2012. He has been involved & performed at the Winter Music Conference in Miami in 2012,13,14, 2015. SW Florida area he played at Club Dash, Tier-tini's & performed at the past 5 DropItCanYa Music & Arts festival taking the Main Stage at the past 4. He has shared the decks with many great artists such as Harry"Choo Choo"Romero, Miss Jennifer, Marcos Carnaval, Funky Junktion, Tony Puccio, Chris Craze, Sam Allan & a performance with Shawnee Taylor
Calcast ::: affiliates:
Mad Rhythm, Fresh Squeezed produtions, The Bass Agency, Electrified Mindz Rec
Calcast has a passion for mixing dance music.
As a Dj he delivers a solid sound and serious attitude behind the decks/tables with a hint of turntablism. Not afraid of spanning his range of genres from Tech house , Jackin, Deep, Techno, Drum&Bass, Breaks/Electro and even Trap. You can even catch him dropping his own productions.
His involvement with Mad Rhythm started in 2004, since then he has been able to keep himself busy and on the mind of many fans. As one half of the duo "The Beat Bandidos" with long time friend "Pancho" (walter the beat addict) they released a self titled ep with Electrified Mindz. Tech house, Techno, Breaks and dnb have been his main solo focus joining labels such as Electrified Mindz, Nerotica Records , Heavy Step Artillery , Ushuaia , Techno Loghyx and Crackhouse recordings . Subwoofer.
Recently releasing a 2 track EP "Sueño con Tech" that reached #2 beatport top 100 releases (minimal).
After years in the south west Florida area with MR on his back he has also joined forces with other area production companies like Fresh Squeezed Productions and The Bass Agency that helped him open up for many acts in the dance music world from artists like A-sides, Brad Smith, d.o.d(Dealers of Destruction), agent k, Bella, ak1200, desidente, lo-hi stereo, custom soldiers, lo-iQ, random movement, in places like Miami,Tampa,Orlando,sarasota and of coarse Fort Myers and Naples (fl) .
He is an active member involved in many ways from production to Dj arrangement. He is also the DJ Coordinator for DropItCanYa Music and ART Festival.
Fall of 2016 has already been a shake Up for him , collaborating on several up-and-coming releases with electrified mindz owner Joey cozzo and an Ep with swfl local Damien Domingo.
More recently he is now co-owner of Mad Rhythm Recs to release early 2017 with creator and colleague Rasputan (Seattle).
Wayward & Lost :: A coloboration of artists that came together over years of Friendship and music knowledge , and for a fallen friend they came together to create Wayward & Lost , Mixdup is signed to The Seed, Aerotek Recordings , Undergroundnation.fm , Chicken Fried, Nerotic Records &Electrified Mindz , Curtis The Destroyer is with Electrified Mindz and The Seed , PeteLo : The Seed , Electrified Mindz , Chicken Fried. And Mike Ekoh :: Visual and technician Manager.