DJ Kura

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Kura
Kura rubenalmeida.jpg
Background information
Birth name Ruben de Almeida
Born 1987
Leiria, Portugal
Genres House, electro house
Occupations Disc jockey, Producer
Years active 2005–present
Labels Flashover Recordings, Revealed Recordings, Tiger Records
Website www.djkura.com

Ruben de Almeida better known as DJ Kura or just Kura (born in 1987) is a Portuguese electro house music DJ and producer. Kura has released tracks through labels such as Hardwell's Revealed Recordings, Ferry Corsten's Flashover Recordings, MYNC’s Cr2 Records, Tiger Records, among others.[1]

Career[edit]

In the early 2000s, he started following the club scene and by 2005 Kura would play on a DJ booth while working at a skate shop near Lisbon and eventually gigs in Cascais's club Coconuts. His first DJ residency came along and he became Bahaus resident DJ for 3 years. Having to play regularly before a crowd created the emergency for music production – “I needed my own edits. His first bootleg was a hit among his peers – Sydney Samson's "Work It" on Hardwell's remix crossed with Bob Marley followed by his first original track, "Russian Guitar" that was picked up by the Portuguese label, Kaos Records. His name grew as a DJ and he was invited to play as a resident DJ at Lisbon’s Kapital, and then at the summer club, Tamariz, and then to Gossip, a major club in Lisbon. He also focussed on a freelance career, and more invitations to play in bigger venues.

His international breakthrough came with his track "Brazil".[2] Roger Sanchez picked it up for his "Release Yourself Radioshow". Thomas Gold picked Kura's hits "Polaris", "Love Will Find You", a remix of "Nightrain" for his radioshow. Besides these Kura also got support for his tracks from Hardwell, Nicky Romero and EDX (German), amongst many others.[3] In 2012, he was invited to join the Swiss-based agency WDB Management.[4] He also collaborated with American DJ/producer MAKJ in "Galaxy" and "Old Memories".[5]

Discography[edit]

  • Kura - "Russian Guitar" (Kaos Records)
  • Kura - "Take Me Now" (Kaos Records)
  • Kura and Brito - "Delicious" (Kaos Records)
  • Kura & Phil G - "Follow Your Dreams" (Exklusive Records)
  • Kura - "We Keep Moovin"
  • Kura - "Brazil" (4Kenzo Recordings)
  • Kura - "Ammonia" (Revealed Recordings)
  • Kura feat The Silva & Sinead - "Night & Day" (4Kenzo Recordings)
  • Kura - "Dirty Dutch" (Cool Beat Records)
  • Kura - "Here We Go Again" (Cool Beat Records)
  • Kura - "Drop The Beat" (Loop 128 Recordings)
  • Kura - "Love Will Find You" (Cr2 Recordings)
  • Kura - "Default" (Cr2 Recordings)
  • Kura Vs MAKJ - "Galaxy" (Juicy Music)
  • Kura Vs MAKJ - "Old Memories" (Juicy Music)
  • Kura - "Asteroids On Acid" (Tiger Records)
  • Kura - "Odyssey" (Tiger Records)
  • Kura & Jake Shanahan - "Compound" (Flashover Recordings)
  • Kura - "Venom" (Tiger Records)
  • Kura - "Devious Behavious" (Flashover Recordings)
  • Kura - "Roll The Drum" (Flashover Recordings)
  • Kura - "Bumbershoot" (Flashover Recordings)
  • Kura - "Jengo"
  • Kura - "Sabotage" (Trice Recordings)

Remixes[edit]

  • Relanium feat James Nesse “Feel The Beat [Kura Remix]” (Club Session)
  • Richard Grey “You Are My High [Kura Remix]” (Tiger Records)
  • DJ Lion, Vlada Asanin “Devuschka [Kura Main Room Remix]” (4Kenzo Recordings)
  • Bodytalk “Va La [Kura Brazil Remix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Massivedrum "Back To Party [Kura Remix]" (Exklusive Records)
  • Crazy White Boy “Love You Better [Kura Anthem Mix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Tim Royko, Keemo, Cosmo Klein “Beautiful Lie [Kura Festival Remix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Tim Royko, Keemo, Cosmo Klein “Beautiful Lie [Kura Remix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Andy Avrosa “Sunset [Kura Sunrise Remix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Olivs, Energy System “Let’s Do It Cmon [Kura Smash Mix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Diego Miranda & Liliana “Ibiza For Dreams [Kura & Rui Smashing Piano Remix]” (Exklusive Records)
  • Pedro Carrilho “Mariposa [Kura Minitech Mix]” (Emmo)
  • Steve Angello vs. Matisse & Sadko - SLVR (KURA Bootleg)
  • MAKJ & Lil Jon - Let's Get F*cked Up (KURA Remix)

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