Since winning the Defected Producers competition in 2011 & signing a publishing deal with Defected Music KORT embarked upon a journey with Copyright Recordings which started with the success of “Tomorrow” and has seen several subsequent Traxsource number one’s, and top ten chart positions along the way. Probably best known for “No Fear EP”achieving Traxsource House chart Top 10, radio play on BBC Radio 1courtesy of B Traits, and voted best track of 2013 by classyhousemusic.com, KORT went on to make 2014 a key year launching the label, Tropical Velvet with a well received vocal collaboration (KORT ft Jessica Symonds – For You). KORT have continued this success with ‘Holding On’ which hit Traxsource House chart top 20, gaining radio support across the board including Dance Anthems on BBC Radio 1, Ministry of Sound radio (& were invited to do a guest mix for Ricky Simmonds’ Sound of Deep House) and Ray Foxx on Kiss FM. Top 10 in DMCWorld Buzz chart along with an editor’s interview have all helped to push the label profile. Also a collaboration with Reno Ka ‘Stay’ was signed to Lapsus Music and remixed by Supernova yielding Traxsource main chart action and much critical acclaim. ‘No Lies’ on Tropical Velvet gained serious radio support and is being licensed for the forthcoming MoS Hed Kandi Compilation. KORT has recently caused a storm on YouTube with the remix of Hollaphonic’s ‘Runaway ft. Aaron Camper’ for Universal Music, with over 100, 000 views and counting. On the touring front, KORT have brought a unique blend of DJing and live performance to major clubs across Europe and North Africa, along with memorable live PA s from featured artists; and, in addition hosting label parties this year playing the artists that are signed to Tropical Velvet With plenty of material mastered and ready to go, KORT & Tropical Velvet are ready to make 2015 one to remember.
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