Cory Centric (AE)

An experienced DJ, record collector and connoisseur of music. Cory began DJing in the late 80s playing funk, disco and soul before making his name on the underground House music scene in London during the late 90s. By the turn of the century Cory ran two successful House music club nights in his hometown of London and began nurturing the idea of starting up his own record label which would produce and release consistent quality house music “NO FILLERS” to keep people on the dance floor. This would later become the well known Centric Music. A chance meeting with an old friend at the 2003 Winter Music Conference in Miami, brought Cory’s unique style of play, to the attention of one of the UK’s top clubbing brands, the infamous Kinky Malinki. Within 6 months Cory had become one of their main room resident DJs, gracing the decks at some of the world’s most famous night clubs including Ministry of Sound, Pacha (Ibiza), The Cross, Egg, Wagg Club (Paris), Pappaya (Croatia), Zinc (Dubai) and El Divino (Ibiza), to name just a few. Throughout the years Cory would play for several leading club nights and House music brands such as Clockwork Orange, Soul On The Beach (Miami), Tribe and Garage City. A versatile DJ, Cory is able to dominate the dance floor wether its playing a lively main room set or warming up for the likes of Todd Terry, Kenny Dope, Hardsoul, Grant Nelson, DJ Spen, Moodymanc, Charles Webster, Audiowhores and more. Still maintaining his label and having released hits such as Kiko Navarro & Dj Rocco (Let you go), Dazzle Drums (Elem) and Moodymanc (Glasgow). Cory moved to Dubai in 2011 and became one of the resident DJ’s at Must Have Soul a popular night at the then top night-spot, 360. He also ran an early evening party at the Deck, JBR which quickly established itself as an ‘after brunch’ / ‘pre-party’ venue in the Dubai club scene. From 2013 - 2015 he was resident Dj for House of Afrika one of the leading Afro House brands in the UAE before starting his new venture AfroCentric, which is also a new sub label for Centric Music His DJing style has been described as “Chugging house that keeps you moving" and “Slick and Smart” by Dj magazine. Expect Heavy Baselines, Chunky beats with accapella’s thrown in for good measure. Centric Music With an ethos of Quality House Music "NO FILLERS" Cory continues to spread the house sound not only via his DJ sets but with the creation of his record label Centric Music, spreading that ethos via his DJ sets and radio show he has hosted on Push FM (UK) Radio 1 (Greece) and Play FM His record label Centric Music has had pleasure of releasing music from the likes of, Jamie Anderson, Kiko Navarro, DJ Rocco, Delano Smith, Paulo Fierro, Elef, Brothers Vibe, Dazzle Drums, Jay J and DJ Fudge and has featured on respected compilation like Karavan (ibiza) and Soul Kandi (SA)
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