Eddie Amador

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Eddie Amador
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Background information
Birth name Edward Amador
Also known as Mochico, Edward Louis
Genres House music
Years active 1997–present
Labels Citrusonic, Subliminal, Spinnin
Associated acts Kimberly Cole, Rod Carrillo,The Kissboyz
Website www.citrusonic.net

Eddie Amador (born 1967) is best known as an international house music producer, remixer and DJ. He has remixed Madonna's "Superstar" single for Live Nation/Interscope and has released "U Make Me Wanna" with Kimberly Cole ft. Garza on Big Beat Records.

He collaborated with Kimberly Cole and rapper Garza on dance pop tune "Arrow Through My Heart" released on August 2, 2011 on Citrusonic Stereophonic/Crystal Ship Music. This was the first collaboration for the three artists and producer Jeeve. "Arrow" reached #16 on the Billboard Dance Chart.[citation needed]

In 2011, Eddie Amador partnered up with Orlando Puerta and started Citrusonic Label Group, where he has several artists and projects in development including The Kissboyz, Graph Gonzales and Warren Nomi.[citation needed]

Amador's productions in 2011 included "Spirituality" on Erick Morillo’s Subliminal label and 10 Lil Indians on Amador's imprint, Citrusonic Recordings. Eddie's records are supported by well-known DJs including David Guetta, Kaskade, Annie Nightingale, D.O.N.S., Robbie Rivera, Thomas Gold, and others. His record "We Are the Beautiful Ones" is co-produced with Harry "Choo Choo" Romero, and vocalist Countre Black released on Subliminal. A new remix of "We Are the Beautiful Ones" by Sympho Nympho (Erick Morillo, Harry Romero and Jose Nunez) will appear on the latest Subliminal Compilation for WMC 2012. Eddie also teamed up with Automatic Panic on "Morning After" the current single on his Citrusonic Recordings imprint supported by Mark Knight, Steve Aoki and Judge Jules.

Amador's fame started in 1998 when he penned the "not everyone understands", "house music, it's a spiritual thing, a body thing, a soul thing". He set them to a hypnotic pulsating beat and the seminal dance classic "House Music" was born. It went on to become a global hit and secured Amador an album deal with Deep Dish's Yoshitoshi label. However, it was his next single "Rise" that proved his appeal as entered the UK Top 20 giving him exposure as an international class DJ with him performing at famous club venues like Ministry of Sound, The Queen, Centro Fly, Crobar, Stereo as well as Pacha & Space in Ibiza. Based on his success, he set up a second studio in Amsterdam in 2003 where he continued productions for Defected, Nero, and Yoshitoshi.

In 2007 he began remixing for Leela James, Michael Bublé and Seal for Warner Bros. Records and Reprise Records. He became part of the exclusive group to remix Madonna and his mix of "Give It to Me" from Hard Candy reached #1 on Billboards Hot Dance Club Play Chart. He has gone on to remix Yoko Ono, The Veronicas, Alanis Morissette, Audio Playground, Sliimy, Donna Summer, Chris Willis, Kimberly Cole, Jason Derulo, Kerli, Blush, and many many more.[citation needed]

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