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Cobeia is a DJ, music lover, record collector & promoter with wide tastes across the sound spectrum, passionately pushing great music at parties & concerts.
He's been playing since 1999 various kinds of music. Interested in an array of styles, he fishes out what's good to him, catching audiences with tracks that hold a musical quality/intensity that sound honest to his heart.
He mainly plays a mixed bag of Philly soul, funk, disco, boogie, italo, re-edits, Chicago/Acid/Ghetto house & techno. Mostly music with an analogue sound aesthetic and warmth.
He's also into various bass musics like grime, original dubstep, Funky, Livity Sound, Night Slugs/Fade to Mind stuff and more.
Depending on the occasion, he also djs from his large record collection spawning across a variety of genres: reggae/dub, early dancehall, tropical, jazz, soul, folk, indie rock, punk, post-punk, no wave, african, electronic, contemporary, experimental musics…
For the past 25 years, he has been collecting music mainly on Vinyl but also on CD, K7, MD & digital.
In Berlin, where he lives again since 2011, he played at the Homopatik party ://about blank, Jonny Knüppel, Freudenreich, Loophole, ACUD, Heiners Bar, Griessmühle, Trickster, Antje Oeklesund, Urban Spree, Paloma, Bar 25...
In his hometown Geneva, he runs his "Ecoutes au vert" night at the Motel Campo venue where he djs at and book international and local guests.
In Geneva, he has been playing since 2001 legendary Geneva squats / off venues (Escobar, Jack's House, Le Paresseux, Letage, Les Falaises, Duplex, Cave12, Pachinko, Walden… and la Dépendance in Rennens); art events, festivals (Fête de la Musique 2003, 04, 07..., Terrasse du Troc 2007 to 2010...), club nights (Zoo/Kab/L'Usine, 360° > Geneva's LGBT party) and around Switzerland (Zukunft, Le Bourg, Dachstock, Sous-Sol, Fri-Son, Queen Kong Club, Case à Choc).
PROMOTING CONCERTS & PARTIES
Since 2001 he's been organizing electronic, electro acoustic, folk, jazz, rock, african, experimental, bass musics events... NOWADAYS he focuses on his project:
ECOUTES AU VERT
EAV is an itinerant summer project, offering quality musics and a relaxed vibe at parks & by the lake/river sides of Geneva. Each year, around 12 free events with concerts + a couple indoor parties take place each week in July. In 2015, the project celebrated it's 10th birthday.
Amongst many others, Cobeia booked the following international, swiss and local live acts & djs: I-F (IFM/Clone), Shackleton (Skull Disco), Prins Thomas (Full Pupp), Legowelt (Clone), Mapstation (Staubgold), OVAL (Thrill Jockey), Lucky Dragons (Upset! the rhythm), Black Meteoric Star (DFA), Emperor Machine (DC), Âme (Innervisions), Strobocop (Kalk Pets), Massimiliano Pagliara (Robert Johnson, Balihu), Jan Jelinek & Masayoshi Fujita, Lichens (Thrill Jockey), The Pyramids (Ikef/Strutt), Darshan Jesrani (Metro Area, Environ), ATA + Arto Mwambe (Robert Johnson 13th year tour), Mock & Toof (Tiny Sticks), Beautiful Swimmers (Future Times), Gerd Janson (Running Back), Marcel Vogel (Lumberjacks in Hell), Kalabrese (Perlon), Plastique de Rêve (Space Factory Disques), Kate Wax (MG, Border Commmunity), Imperial Tiger Orchestra (Moi J'Connais), Oha Aho (Polychrome Sounds)…
Since 2001, Cobeia ran several projects like "Jukebox" as well as concerts & parties in various venues. Between 2001 and 2006, he ran with a collective the wonderful alternative art space "Duplex" in Geneva, where he programed electronic music live acts and djs. Amongst many other artists he has put on: Andrew Weatherall (Rotters Golf Club), Mr. Ties (Homopatik ://about blank), Boris (Berghain), Kode9, Dj/Rupture, Planningtorock, Appleblim, Volcano the Bear, Colleen, Goodiepal, Julie Doiron, Glass Candy, Desire, Chromatics... and many local djs & live acts.