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Cozmic Cat on the Virtual Sessions presented by The DJ Sessions 9/20/22

Cozmic Cat | September 20, 2022

Cozmic Cat on the Virtual Sessions presented by The DJ Sessions 9/20/22

About Cozmic Cat –

Who is Cozmic?

Cozmic Cat is a Toronto based electronic music DJ and Producer, known for dynamic, fun and high energy performances as well as unique and  diverse artist partnerships. Her remix and production collaboration credits include Latin pop singer/songwriter Flavia Abadia, Pakistani Punk Rocker Urvah Khan, Indigenous Techno producer Classic Roots, Trans artists Saye Skye and Grey Grit,  Chicago interdisciplinary visual artist Cheryl Pope,  I Furiosi  Baroque Quartet cellist Felix Deak among many others.

 

“I am on a mission to spread the message of love, unity and diversity through music, worldwide.”  -Cozmic Cat

 

MUSIC PRODUCTION

Cozmic is most passionate about collaborating with artists from different styles, genres and cultures. Seeking out these connections has led Cozmic Cat to producing, composing and releasing music, including 4 albums, 4 E.Ps,  over 10 Singles, 3 music videos, and many remixes for herself and other artists. Her latest release, a 3 song deep house E.P called “Make Love”  is out now on UK label He.She.They records (April 2021) and received support and  feedback from the likes of  Jamie Jones, Carlo Lio (Rawthentic Music), Terry Grant (Classic), Benny Blanco , Lupe, Spatial Awareness (Twirl! / Hottwerk Recordings ), Miss B / Gina Breeze (Classic /Get Up) and Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco) and more.  Radio play included local, national and global stations in Belgium, UK, Germany, France and Spain. In the streaming world, “Make Love” landed at #13 on Amazon Music’s global Top 100 Deep House Now Playlist , and “The Fixer” is currently garnering over 250k plays on Groove Theory and Ministry of Sound Playlists. She recently received the remix treatment from UKs Spatial Awareness on her track “Keep The Body Dancin'” which is currently on the official Spotify editorial “Techno State” Playlist, as well as the Office Playlist at DJMagazine HQ.

 

HISTORY

Born in Canada, and growing up in such varied places as Tanzania (East Africa) and Vanuatu (The South Pacific),  Cozmic Cat aka Paula Burrows absorbed International rhythms from a traveling family and became obsessed with music at an early age.

She later moved to Philadelphia, USA and became immersed in the vibrant music scene there for over 9 years. Inspired by the artists and DJs she met in Philly and NYC,  she began managing street teams and promoting for Sony Music, Giant Step Records, Om records and many more,  all the while throwing her own events with DJs, percussionists and live musicians. Coz  learned about House music, Jazz, Disco, Soul, Rare Groove and Funk  from some of Philly’s deepest crate diggers. This knowledge,  passion and skill led to several award wins from various Philadelphia Press for Best DJ,  Best DJ (Mixer), and Best DJ (Audience Choice  and Editors Choice).

Armed with a vintage Korg Triton Synth and a desire to release vinyl, she connected with two local  Philly producers Lorne Peart and Jon Gil to release a series of  vinyl e.p’s under the name From Philly With Love which earned them a spot on Urb Magazine’s Next 100.  Her nightlife community involvement, production and event promotion efforts  compounded and eventually led to a full time career in the music industry  as a full time DJ, music producer and  record label boss.

 

DJ EXPERIENCE

Cozmic Cat is in demand with both her versatile and high energy DJ sets as well as her studio remixing/production and record label work. She often appears at high profile corporate and underground nightlife events, festivals and community engagements  in and out of Toronto, weaving all her sounds and experience together to reach any crowd. Cozmic Cat’s positivity, high energy, and ability to read the crowd has taken her to some of the top venues in Ontario and Internationally including The W Hotel (Toronto ) Drake Hotel Properties (Toronto), Fallsview Casino Resort ( Niagara Falls 2022) , Axis Club Theatre (Toronto, 2022)   Electric Island Festival at Ontario Place, (Toronto 2022), Le Theatre Fairmont, (Montreal 2022), Disco In The Park Festival (Edmonton, AB),  The Round (Toronto 2020), The Mod Club, Yonge & Dundas Square, Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto 2019),  London Music Hall, Museum London (London 2019),  Sous Bas (Hamilton 2019),  De Marktkantine (Amsterdam 2018), The Standard Hotel (NYC 2018), W/N W/N (Philadelphia 2018 ), Club XYVR, HMS Britannia (Vancouver 2018), Barrymore’s Music Hall (Ottawa 2017), Club Origins, Moyo Cafe (Durban, South Africa 2016), as well as Melbourne, Reykjavik, Puerto Rico, DC, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, up to Canada’s Northwest Territories and back again.

Cozmic Cat offers a unique approach to any event by bringing live wire energy, original productions and a wealth of experience in terms of reading a crowd as a dj and performer.

From film wraps to brand activations, skate rinks and community events, museum galas, award shows, outdoor raves, mainstream and underground club nights, Cozmic  has illuminated the dancefloor and curated the vibes to rave reviews from crowds and organizers alike.

With a professional attitude and undeniable star quality, Cozmic Cat’s sounds are rooted in electronica House and contemporary club with  an authentic world class vibe. She brings her positive vibes and upbeat playlist to every set and works in her own original productions which continue to receive global attention from radio and club Djs. With her inclusive and engaging philosophy as an entertainer, combined with extensive professional event experience and wide ranging  musical influences, Cozmic is poised to enter the global arena and add an element of authentic diversity and to your next event.

During  COVID-19, the Cat never stopped grooving, and continued to spread cozmic love, connect with fans and remain relevant with 2 live streams per week  from June 2020-March 2021, plus regular guest appearances and  global DJ sets and residencies on Internet radio, streaming networks and Raid Trains. With literally hundreds of events under her belt,  Cozmic Cat’s  sets display that rare combination of a  wide musical knowledge, veteran experience and a cool factor and confidence that comes from being a longtime fan and now creator/influencer in the music scene.  Always humble and approachable on or off the dancefloor,  Coz knows how to authentically connect and keep the party going.

Cozmic Cat’s latest club venture lands her at the iconic Drake Underground in Toronto throwing a monthly party called #COZMICLOVE.  It’s an inclusive dance party dedicated to self expression, connection and the love of House Music in all it’s forms. We invite you to feel the vibes and connect with intention in a non judgmental space that celebrates diversity on the dancefloor regardless of race, age, gender presentation, gender presentation or gender orientation… Most of all we invite you to have FUN living your best night at #CozmicLove . Stay tuned for the next event HERE

 

Beyond the clubs and events, she’s also  leaving a legacy of youth mentorship,  Toronto community engagement, role modeling, LGBTQ community trailblazing AND Black Queer representation on global stages:  A legacy that reflects her personal and professional values of unity, diversity, love and respect for music and humans alike.

Be sure to  listen to the growing discography and FOLLOW on Spotify, Beatport , iTunes etc, and SIGN UP  to the mailing list to join our Cozmic Cat global family.

 

 

 

About The DJ Sessions –

“The DJ Sessions” is a Twitch/Mixcloud “Featured Partner” live streaming/podcast series featuring electronic music DJ’s/Producers via live mixes/interviews and streamed/distributed to a global audience. TheDJSessions.com

The series constantly places in the “Top Ten” on Twitch Music and the “Top Five” in the “Electronic Music”, “DJ”, “Dance Music” categories. TDJS is rated in the Top 0.11% of live streaming shows on Twitch out of millions of live streamers.

It has also been recognized by Apple twice as a “New and Noteworthy” podcast and featured three times in the Apple Music Store video podcast section. UStream and Livestream have also listed the series as a “Featured” stream on their platforms since its inception.

The series is also streamed live to multiple other platforms and hosted on several podcast sites. It has a combined live streaming/podcast audience is over 125,000 viewers per week.

With over 2,300 episodes produced over the last 12 years “The DJ Sessionshas featured international artists such as: BT, Youngr, Sevenn, Boris, MJ Cole, Lady Waks, Arty/Alpha 9, Miri Ben-Ari, DJ Ruby, DJ Colette, Nima Gorji, Kaspar Tasane, Andy Caldwell, Party Shirt, Plastik Funk, Michael Anthony, Kidd Mike, Inkfish, DJ Tiger, They Kiss, Downupright, Harry “the Bigdog” JamisonENDO, John Tejada, Superstar DJ Keoki, Crystal Waters, Swedish Egil, Martin Eyerer, Dezarate, Inkfish, Kidd Mike, Michael Anthony, They Kiss, Downupright, Harry “the Bigdog” Jamison, DJ Tiger, DJ Aleksandra, 22Bullets, Carlo Astuti, Mr Jammer, Kevin Krissen, Amir Sharara, Coke Beats, Danny Darko, DJ Platurn, Tyler Stone, Chris Coco, Purple Fly, Dan Marciano, Johan Blende, Amber Long, Robot Koch, Saeed Younan, Robert Babicz, KHAG3, Elohim, Hausman, Jaxx & Vega, Yves V, Ayokay, Leandro Da Silva, The Space Brothers, Jarod Glawe, Jens Lissat, Lotus, Beard-o-Bees, Luke the Knife, Alex Bau, Arroyo Low, Camo & Crooked, ANGAmon Tobin, Voicians, Florian Kruse, Dave Summit, Bingo Players, Coke Beats, MiMOSA, Drasen, Yves LaRock, Ray OkparaLindsey Stirling, Mako, Distinct, Still Life, Saint Kidyaki, Brothers, Heiko Laux, Retroid, Piem, Tocadisco, Nakadia, Protoculture, Sebastian BronkToronto is Broken, Teddy CreamMizeyesis, Simon PattersonMorgan Page, JesCut ChemistThe HimJudge JulesDubFX, Thievery CorporationSNBRN, Bjorn AkessonAlchimystSander Van DornRudosa, HollaphonicDJs From Mars, GAWPSomna, David MoralesRoxanne, JB & Scooba, Spektral, Kissy Sell OutMassimo Vivona, MoullinexFuturistic Polar Bears, ManyFewJoe StoneReboot, Truncate, Scotty Boy, Doctor Nieman, Jody Wisternoff, Thousand FingersBenny Bennasi, Dance Loud, Christopher LawrenceOliver Twizt, Ricardo Torres, Patricia Baloge, Alex Harrington, 4 Strings, Sunshine JonesElite Force, Revolvr, Kenneth ThomasPaul Oakenfold, George Acosta, Reid SpeedTyDi, Donald GlaudeJimbo, Ricardo TorresHotel Garuda, Bryn LiedlRodg, Kems, Mr. SamSteve Aoki, FuntcaseDirtyloudMarco Bailey, DirtmonkeyThe Crystal Method, Beltek, Darin EpsilonKyau & Albert, Kutski, Vaski, MoguaiBlackliquidSunny Lax, Matt Darey, and many more.

In addition to featuring international artists TDJS focuses on local talent based on the US West Coast. Hundreds of local DJ’s have been featured on the show along with top industry professionals.

We have recently launched v3.1 our website that now features our current live streams/past episodes in a much more user-friendly mobile/social environment. In addition to the new site, there is a mobile app (Apple/Android) and VR Nightclubs (Oculus).

 

About The DJ Sessions Event Services –

TDJSES is a WA State Non-profit charitable organization that’s main purpose is to provide music, art, fashion, dance, and entertainment to local and regional communities via events and video production programming distributed via live and archival viewing.

For all press inquiries regarding “The DJ Sessions”, or to schedule an interview with Darran Bruce, please contact us at info@thedjsessions.