Kerri 'Kaoz' Chandler one of deep house music's originators, has been injecting soul into music since the early nineties. An ambassador of the natural and instinctive 4/4 beat, Kerri's influences can be traced back to New Jersey growing up in a family of jazz musicians.
Since the signing of his first single "SuperLover/Get It Off" by Atlantic in 1991, Kerri began producing a prolific body of work that has helped coin him one of the most respected house producers in the world.
After being nominated a couple of months ago, Kerri Chandler was awarded the accolade of best Deep House DJ at this esteemed international award ceremony on 27th September 2011 hosted at Pacha, Ibiza. A genuine compliment & ’tilt of the cap’ by fans and industry alike, Kerri won ahead of talented and respected peers including Ben Watt, Charles Webster, Jimpster, Kaskade, Francois Kervorkian & Claude Van Stroke.
Asked about the biggest tune of the summer…
« It has to be Davide Squillace and Guti – That Ginger Ponytail. It had a buzz on it, long before I even got to remix it. »
his first EP "I'll Be Your Friend" release on the famous London label 1trax was remixed by stars like Jamie Jones, Soul Clap, Gadi Mizrahi and Inxec & Matt Tolfrey. This song also appears in the Video Game Grand Theft Auto : San Andreas.
From the gritty but sublime Trax of yesteryear to the forward-looking projects of today, Robert Owens is one of dance music's true legends, a man who has his roots in the future and his feet planted firmly on the earth - and a man who has never been afraid of sharing himself with others.
In september 2nd, he was in London in THE NEST club, where he did a very good live, that you can listen here.
Robert Owens’s voice will appear in a track called « Hope » on the new Oliver Huntemann LP, Paranoia which will be released in next november.