Raul Campos

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Raul Campos
Origin Los Angeles
Genres Latin/Alternative/Electronica
Labels Nacional Records
Website Raul Campos presents Loteria Beats

Raul Campos is host of the week-nightly show, Nocturna, on influential Los Angeles-based public radio station KCRW/KCRW.com. He is regarded as an important DJ in Latin electronica and was described by the Los Angeles Times as a “unique voice in LA radio.”

Albums[edit]

Campos released his first Latin alternative mixtape-style album, ‘Loteria Beats Mixtape, Vol. 1’, on Nacional Records on October 23, 2007. The disc includes remixes and tracks from leading acts like Thievery Corporation, David Byrne, Pacha Massive, Nortec Collective and Sérgio Mendes as well as on-the-verge artists like Pacha Massive, Mexican Institute of Sound and The Pinker Tones.

History[edit]

Raul Campos was born and raised in east L.A. House, down-tempo, urban-soul, and Latin rhythms are his focus. Working on-air has been Raul’s dream since childhood. When he first joined KCRW, ‘Morning Becomes Eclectic’ host and mentor Nic Harcourt took notice of Campos.

Live Shows[edit]

Campos is also a club DJ and has been billed at some of LA's biggest parties with popular DJs including Paul Oakenfold, Ron Trent, Static Revenger, Armand Van Helden and Mark Farina. He can also be found spinning at various special events around the country for clients such as Jaguar, Nokia and Fredericks of Hollywood. Raul has also opened for musical acts including Stevie Wonder, Martin Gore of Depeche Mode, Sheila E, Supreme Beings of Leisure and Lionel Richie.

Other projects[edit]

Raul Campos is currently busy producing music with his production partner Jake DeVere. Known as Brothers Behind the Light, they are currently slotted to release their first E.P. featuring The Supreme Beings of Leisure and F.A.M. on Binary Soul.

References[edit]

  • "KCRW DJ RAUL CAMPOS PRESENTS "LOTERIA BEATS MIXTAPE, VOL. 1" SET FOR RELEASE OCTOBER 23RD ON NACIONAL RECORDS" (Press release). Nacional Records. August 1, 2007. 
  • "KCRW DJ RAUL CAMPOS TO PLAY LIVE DJ SET AT AMOEBA MUSIC IN HOLLYWOOD ON OCTOBER 26TH IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM "LOTERIA BEATS MIXTAPE, VOL. 1"" (Press release). Nacional Records. September 28, 2007. 
  • Barteldes, Ernest (November 1, 2007). "Raul Campos presents – Loteria Beats Mixtape (Nacional)". Miami New Times. 
  • Gurza, Agustin (October 20, 2007). "Raul Campos is a unique voice in L.A. radio". Los Angeles Times. 

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