Christos Kedras

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Biography

  • Originally from Greece and based in Los Angeles, with DJ gigs in Europe, USA, Japan, & Brazil, and a radio show that airs globally, Christos Kedras is an international ambassador of music sophistication thanks to his ultra-unique music style. Christos..
    Christos Kedras was born and grew up in Greece next to the majestic waters of the Aegean Sea, an environment that helped him develop a natural sense for the elegant & graceful. Having traveled a lot from a young age, he adopted a cosmopolitan lifestyle and lived in numerous cities including Amsterdam, Athens, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Tokyo. He was immediately attracted to the soulful qualities of early house music and found his genre in the European dance-lounges of the mid/late 90s - places like Amsterdam's Supper Club, London's Voodoo Lounge and Paris' Barfly, where dancing, euro-chic sophistication, and style seemed to co-exist effortlessly. Moving to Los Angeles he quickly gained acclaim for his sophisticated DJ sets thanks to his unique ability to blend different styles in a seamless flow creating variety and "keeping things interesting" for his audience. Whether it is bossa nova, nu jazz & broken beat at restaurant bars & gallery openings, or deep, latin, funky & disco house on the dance floor, Christos' music always stands out as unique. He has participated in a number of DJ nights, spinning alongside Jay-J, Claude Monnet, John Beltran, Random Soul, Raul Campos, Q-Burns, Graham Sahara, and for the likes of Sting, Armani Exchange, the Coalition of LA Designers, the Kabbalah, Create:Fixate, and numerous events. In the studio, Christos has collaborated with world-class musicians like Justo Almario, Marconi de Morais, Adam Zimmon, Grecco Buratto, D Booker, and Tiago D'Errico. Along with fellow DJ & producer Martin East, they co-established Kapa Music a dance/house label that combines the dancefloor vibe with real songwriting & high quality production. Christos has had several releases that have earned him kudos from international heavyweights like Pete Tong, Ian Pooley, Nick Warren, Andy Ward, Tony Humphries, Spen, Richard Earnshaw, Mr. V, Meme, and have aired on numerous radios including KCRW, BBC Radio 1, Ministry of Sound, Hed Kandi, Radio FG, and Ibiza Global Radio. He has licensed tracks for Kaskade, Roger Sanchez, Ibiza compilations and more. Christos also compiles & presents the "Beat Philosophy radio hour" an hourly mix of brand new & handpicked nu jazz, deep, soulful & dance house that airs on several FM & Internet radio stations worldwide.
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    Selected discography

    Christos Kedras - Fly me away Christos Kedras - Little dark spot Christos Kedras - You can do what you want Christos Kedras - Going to Prevail Christos Kedras - Sweet Temptation Christos Kedras - Choice Christos Kedras - Lets Funky Christos Kedras - Full Spectrum Christos Kedras - Mille et un paysage (afrovibe mix) Lykke Li - I follow rivers (Christos Kedras remix) DJ MCD feat. Lia Hide - Over here (Christos Kedras remix) DJ Reeplee feat. Kelly Renee - Do you really want me (Christos Kedras dub) Marcelo Medeiros feat. Mica - These are the songs (Christos Kedras dub) Martin East Project feat. Canata- Far from this place (Christos Kedras dub)