Igor Puljic is Pookie; one of Serbia’s most recognised DJs and a producer who is forging a worldwide reputation.
As DJ and promoter, Pookie has played extensively throughout Serbia. DJing alsongside the likes of Frankie Knuckles, The Shapeshifters, Fat Boy Slim, Axwell, Mark Knight, Darren Emerson, Felix Da Housecat , Sander Kleinenberg, Sandy Rivera, Timo Maas, Carl Craig and many more, his sets are highly rated by both his legion of fans and the international DJ elite. Pookie has been promoting events for over a decade. Throughout this time he has brought more than 100 foreign DJs to Serbia and has strived to establish the Serbian club scene at a global level. He has collaborated with all the major festivals in the region (Exit Festival, Belgrade Beer Fest, Green Beat Festival, Urban Experience, MTV Events, HMK Music) and was also the Managing Director of ‘Andergraund’ and ‘Bassment’, clubs that were repeatedly voted as the best in the country. At the beginning of this year Pookie has become a Program Manager of Belgrade Beer Fest the biggest outdoor Festival in the Balkans.
For the past few years, Pookie has also placed his focus in the studio. In partnership with Marko Milicevic (Gramophonedzie), he has produced the soundtrack for ‘Big Brother’ in Serbia and has collaborated with Dave Floyd. In addition to their output on Ambasada Records, Dave and Pookie have signed tracks to Sleaze (U.S.A.), Berwick Street (U.K), Lekker (U.K) as well as working alongside the likes of The Shapeshifters, Cedric Gervais, Yousef, Delicious, Stephen M, Greg Stainer and Alex Miles. Beside working with Dave Floyd, Pookie has done several remixes for The Shapeshifters & Frankie Knuckles by himself. He has become part of Nocturnal Groove family and label management decided to let Pookie mix a “Nocturnal Grooves Vol.3’ Album for them.
New decade has seen Pookie in a new light, with some awesome releases on the Nocturnal Groove label, playing some fabulous events like Matter in London, Papaya, Aurora & Byblos in Croatia, Inbox in Slovenia, Colosseum in Macedonia and many other venues and festivals around.
Known for his excellent DJ skills and flawless mixes, Pookie has been asked by The Shapeshifters to play with them on all their East European shows.
In 2011 Pookie has played twice in Belgrade Arena (VIP Room of first SENSATION party in Serbia & PMI event for 15.000 people alongside The Shapeshifters, Eric Morillo & Funkerman). Last summer he played again the best clubs and Festivals in the Balkans all over Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Albania & Macedonia.