Chris Cox (DJ)

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Chris Cox
Birth name Christopher Niles Cox
Born July 15
Oakland, California, United States[1]
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres
Occupation(s) DJ, Producer, Remixer
Instruments Synthesizer, guitar, bass, percussion
Years active 1989–present
Labels Tommy Boy Silver Label, Interhit, Provocative Music
Associated acts Thunderpuss, Pusaka, Pete Tong, Giorgio Moroder, Dave Dresden, Crystal Waters, PerryEtty, Jody Den Broeder, SK8
Website www.chriscox.net

Chris Cox is an American dance music record producer, remixer, and DJ[2] who has worked on over 600 records throughout his career.[3] As one-half of the Grammy nominated production team Thunderpuss and as a solo artist, Cox has earned a total of 52 Billboard dance chart number one records,[4] having masterfully remixed songs performed by such artists as Madonna, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Whitney Houston, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, Mary J. Blige, Céline Dion, Janet Jackson, and the Spice Girls. Thunderpuss was nominated for a Grammy in 2004 for their production work with Cher. Since the dissolution of Thunderpuss, Cox continues to have a successful career, both as a solo artist,[5] and through collaborations with other producers such as Pusaka. Cox has produced original music and dance remixes for artists such as Madonna, Rihanna, Michelle Branch, Hilary Duff, Donna Summer, Kelly Osbourne, and Kelly Clarkson. For four years he was heard weekly on XM's BPM 81 with his hour-long set, "12 Inches of Cox." In 2008 he produced the album Hannah Montana 2: Non-Stop Dance Party,[6] which spent several weeks at #1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums Chart. Cox continues to travel internationally as a club and festival DJ.

Remixography[edit]

1989[edit]

1990[edit]

  • Adam Ant - "Room At The Top"
  • Duran Duran - "Burning The Ground / Decadance"
  • Janet Jackson - "Escapade"
  • Black Box - "I Don't Know Anybody Else"
  • Milli Vanilli - "Milli Vanilli Coolli Medilli (Megamix)"
  • Seduction - "Heartbeat"
  • Cliff Richard - "Stronger Than That"
  • MC Hammer - "U Can't Touch This"
  • The E-Zee Posse featuring Dr. Mouthquake - "Love On Love"
  • ABC - "The Look Of Love 90"
  • Jamie Principle - "Date With The Rain"
  • Janet Jackson - "Alright"
  • Liza Minnelli - "Love Pains"
  • Paula Abdul - "MEGAMIX for Shut Up And Dance LP"
  • Black Box - "Everybody, Everybody"
  • Cabaret Voltaire - "Keep On"
  • Ernest Kohl - "Follow Your Heart"
  • Family Stand - "Ghetto Heaven"
  • Mantronix - "Take Your Time"
  • Power Jam featuring Chill Rob G - "The Power"
  • The Crew - "Get Dumb"
  • D-Mob - "Put Your Hands Together"
  • Duran Duran - "Violence Of Summer (Love's Taking Over)"
  • En Vogue - "Lies"
  • Robert Michael Brawn - "Like A Boomerang"
  • The Idolls - "Give A Dog A Bone"
  • Cathy Dennis - "Just Another Dream"
  • Dino - "Romeo"
  • Janet Jackson - "Black Cat"
  • Ernest Kohl - "Our Love Is Here To Stay"
  • GQ - "Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)"
  • K.C. & The Sunshine Band - "I'm Your Boogie Man/Shake Your Booty (Medley)"
  • Kon Kan - "Liberty"
  • Rick James - "Give It To Me Baby"
  • The Adventures Of Stevie V - "Jealousy"
  • Deee-Lite - "Power Of Love"
  • The Cover Girls - "Funk Boutique"
  • Various Artists - "The Best Of 1990 (Medley)"

1991[edit]

  • Bingo Boys - " How To Dance"
  • Black Box - "Strike It Up"
  • Cathy Dennis - "(Touch Me) All Night Long"
  • Information Society - "How Long"
  • Pat & Mick - "Use It Up & Wear It Out '91"
  • Michael McDonald - "All We Got"
  • Bananarama - "I Heard A Rumour"
  • Enigma - "Mea Culpa"
  • Kon Kan - "Better Day"
  • Mantronix - "Step To Me (Do Me)"
  • Nomad - "(I Wanna Give You) Devotion"
  • Sheila E. - "Sex Cymbal"
  • Bass-O-Matic - "Fascinating Rhythm"
  • Crystal Waters - "Gypsy Waters"
  • Sheila E. - "Droppin' Like Flies"
  • Brand New Heavies - "Never Stop"
  • Cut 'N' Move - "Get Serious"
  • Karyn White - "Romantic"
  • Erasure - "Love To Hate You"
  • Paula Abdul - "Promise Of A New Day"
  • Prince - "Cream"
  • Lisa Stansfield - "Change"
  • Michael Jackson - "Black Or White"
  • The Bee Gees - "Night Fever"
  • The Emotions - "Best Of My Love"
  • Blue Train - "All I Need Is You"
  • Donna Summer - "Work That Magic"
  • Bell Biv Devoe - "BBD In Full Effect (Megamix)"
  • Candyman - "Nightgown"
  • Color Me Badd - "I Wanna Sex You Up"
  • Duran Duran - "Girl's On Film"
  • Human League - "Heart Like A Wheel"
  • M.C. Hammer - "Here Comes The Hammer"
  • Markie Mark & The Funky Bunch - "Good Vibrations"
  • Paradise featuring Jahneen - "Over The Rainbow"
  • Pete Shelley - "On Your Own"
  • Sinitta - "Love Love Love"
  • Siouxsie & The Banshees - "Cities In The Dust"
  • Talk Talk - "It's My Life"
  • Technodiva - "Party Up"
  • The Associates - "Just Can't Say Goodbye"
  • The Nails - "88 Lines About 44 Women"
  • The Supremes - "Stoned Love '91"
  • Thomas Dolby - "She Blinded Me With Science"
  • TKA - "Crash"
  • Vicki Shepard - "All I Ask Of You"
  • Celebrate The Nun - "You Make Me Wonder"
  • U-Tek - "Das Mass Der Dinge"
  • Egma - "Let The Bass Kick"
  • 80 Aum - "Mindcontroller"
  • L.A. Style - "James Brown Is Dead"
  • Mylene Farmer - "Psychiatric"
  • Mysterious Art - "High On Mystic Mountain"
  • Outlander - "Vamp"
  • The JAM's - "It's Grim Up North"
  • John & Julie - "Double Happiness"

1992[edit]

  • 2 Unlimited - "Get Ready For This"
  • Luther Vandross & Janet Jackson - "The Best Things In Life Are Free"
  • Michael Jackson - "Jam"
  • Snap - "Rhythm Is A Dancer"
  • Lisa Stansfield - "Set Your Loving Free"
  • My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult - "Sex On Wheelz"
  • Stevie B - "Pump That Body"
  • 49ers - "The Message"
  • MC Serch - "Here It Comes"
  • Sofia Shinas - "The Message"
  • Cher - "Take Me Home"
  • Various Artists - "The Best Of 1992 Medley"
  • Bizarre Inc. featuring Angie Brown - "I'm Gonna Get You"
  • Culture Club - "Time (Clock Of The Heart)"
  • Donna Summer - "Work That Magic"
  • Erasure - "Chorus"
  • Felix featuring Jomanda - "Don't You Want Me"
  • Hazell Dean - "Better Off Without You"
  • Information Society - "Peace & Love Inc."
  • Inner City - "Good Life"
  • Jeff Johnson - "One More Chance"
  • Kajagoogoo - "Too Shy"
  • Kylie Minogue - "I Guess I Like It Like That"
  • Lonnie Gordon - "Happening All Over Again"
  • Midnight Shift - "California Dreaming"
  • Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dancefloor"
  • Obsession - "If I Can't Have You"
  • Paul Varney - "Sp Proud Of You"
  • Sabrina Johnston - "Peace"
  • Sir Mix-A-Lot - "One Time's Got No Case"
  • Snap - "Rhythm Is A Dancer"
  • Thelma Houston - "What He Has"
  • Violent Vision - "Why?"
  • Scream - "Scream"
  • 2 Unlimited - "Get Ready For This"
  • Anticapella - "2√231"
  • Paris Red - "Good Friends"
  • Ex-Plain - "Check Out"
  • Mosaic 4 - "Dancing With Angels"
  • The Other Two - "Tasty Fish"
  • Anticapella - "Everyday"
  • Snap! - "Rhythm Is A Dancer"
  • Adeva - "Don't Let It Show On Your Face"
  • 2 Unlimited - "Twilight Zone"
  • Code Red - "Dreamer Dream"
  • Y-Decibel - "Strobophonic"
  • Mindcontroller - "I Control Your Mind"
  • Apotheosis - "O Fortuna"
  • Molella - "Revolution"

1993[edit]

  • Annie Lennox - "Little Bird"
  • Peter Gabriel - "Steam"
  • Rozalla - "Faith-Fly-Free Medley"
  • Bobby Brown - "That's The Way Love Is"
  • Captain Hollywood Project - "More & More"
  • P.M. Dawn - "Looking Through Patient Eyes"
  • P.M. Dawn - "Looking Through Patient Eyes"
  • Freedom Williams - "Voice Of Freedom"
  • RuPaul - "Back To My Roots"
  • Joe - "I'm In Luv"
  • RuPaul - "A Shade Shady (Now Prance)"
  • Serious Rope presents Sharon Dee Clarke - "Happiness"
  • Shaggy - "Oh Carolina"
  • David Morales & The Bad Yard Club - "The Program"
  • Donna Summer - "Heaven Knows"
  • Ebn-Ozn - "A.E.I.O.U. & Sometimes Y"
  • Paul Jabara - "Dance"
  • Stevie Wonder - "Do I Do"
  • Culture Beat - "Mr. Vain"
  • Donna Summer - "Club Life '94"
  • Joe - "The One For Me"
  • 808 State - "10x10"
  • Bananarama - "Movin' On"
  • Digital Underground - "Same Song"
  • DJ EFX - "Is It Like My Dil-Doe?"
  • Donna Summer - "Don't Cry For Me Argentina"
  • Dr. Dre - "Let Me Ride"
  • Gloworm - "I Lift My Cup"
  • House Of Pain - "Who's The Man"
  • Jade - "Don't Walk Away"
  • Jeff Johnson - "Whenever You're Lonely"
  • Jesse Jaymes - "Shake It Like A White Girl"
  • K7 - "Come Baby Come"
  • Kon Kan - "S.O.L."
  • Kon Kan - "Pardon Me/Rose Garden"
  • Mars Plastic - "Find The Way"
  • N 2 Deep - "Toss Up"
  • N.R.G. - "I Need Your Lovin'"
  • Naughty By Nature - "It's On"
  • Paul Parker - "In My Wildest Dreams"
  • Q-Bass - "Deepa"
  • Tabu - "Knux To The Head"
  • Tag Team - "Whoomp (There It Is)"
  • Tene Williams - "Give Him A Love He Can Feel"
  • The Goodmen - "Give It Up"
  • R.I.P. - "Desole Madame"
  • U96 - "I Wanna Be A Kennedy"
  • Westbam - "The Mayday Anthem"
  • Sequencial - "Schmittrigger"
  • Egma - "Don't Have To Be Jesus"
  • Trip 2001 - "Hysteria"
  • Resist 101 - "Impulse"
  • Lassigne Bendthaus - "Static"
  • Trance Opera - "Maurice"
  • Anne Clark - "Counter Act"
  • Peter Kitsch - "Dad Laisse-Moi Conduire La Cad"
  • Mylene Farmer - "Je T-Aime Mélancolie"

1994[edit]

  • 2 Unlimited - "Maximum Overdrive"
  • Lisa Lisa - "Skip To My Lu"
  • Prince Of House - "Get It Started"
  • Queen Latifah - "U.N.I.T.Y."
  • Zhane - "Groove Thang"
  • 2 Unlimited - "Throw The Groove Down"
  • Brand New Heavies - "Dream On Dreamer"
  • Lectroluv Remix Project - "The Difference"
  • Staxx Of Joy featuring Carol Leeming - "Joy"
  • Chanelle - "Work That Body"
  • Coolio - "Fantastic Voyage"
  • Ralphi Rosario featuring Xavier Gold - "You Used to Hold Me"
  • Diana Ross - "Someday We'll Be Together"
  • Laura Enea - "Catch Me Now"
  • Ohio Players - "Fire '94"
  • The Movement - "Bounce"
  • Erasure - "Always"
  • Inner City - "Do Ya"
  • Pet Shop Boys - "Liberation pt. 1"
  • Pet Shop Boys - "Liberation pt. 2"
  • Volume 10 - "Pump"
  • Barefoot Boys featuring Kim Lucas - "Need No Man"
  • Jaki Graham - "Ain't Nobody"
  • Weather Girls - "Can You Feel It"
  • Giorgio Moroder - "Fantastic 4 TV Show (Animated)"
  • Giorgio Moroder - "Swatch Irony TV Commercial"
  • Bananarama - "Last Thing On My Mind"
  • Black Evita - "Yo Mira"
  • Cat Parr - "Destiny"
  • Coolio - "Fantastic Voyage"
  • Donna Summer - "La Vien Rose"
  • Genecide - "Narrah Mindz"
  • Hazell Dean - "My Idea Of Heaven"
  • Hope - "Tree Frog"
  • Jeff Johnson - "How Deep Is Your Love"
  • Lighter Shade Of Brown - "Hey D.J."
  • Obsession - "I'm Alive"
  • Progression - "Reach Further"
  • Psycho - "Redrum"
  • Rappin' 4-Tay - "Playaz Club"
  • Slo Moshun - "Bells Of N.Y."
  • The Coming Out Crew - "Free Gay & Happy"
  • The Outhere Brothers - "Fuk U In The Ass"
  • The Outhere Brothers - "Fuk U"
  • Visnadi - "Racing Tracks"
  • Volume 10 - "Pump"

1995[edit]

  • Jon Of The Pleased Wimmin - "Passion"
  • Taylor Dayne - "Say A Prayer"
  • Outta Control - "Tonight It's Party Time"
  • Zoo - "MEGAMIX (on Last Dance L.P.)"
  • Barefoot Boys featuring Kim Lucas - "Need No Man"
  • Cypress Hill - "Throw Your Set In The Air"
  • E-40 - "Sprinkle Me"
  • Giorgio Moroder - "The Chase (Remix)"
  • Gravity Kills - "Enough"
  • H2O featuring BIllie - "Satisfied"
  • Heaven 17 - "Designing Heaven"
  • Jeff Johnson - "How Deep Is Your Love"
  • KMFDM - "Juke Joint Jezebel"
  • KRS One - "MC's Act Like They Don't Know"
  • Milkbone - "Where'z Da' Party At?"
  • Patra - "Pull Up To The Bumper"
  • Twinz - "Eastside LB"
  • T.A.X.I. - "Get Ready For The Rhythm"
  • Sweat Boys - "Sweat"

1996[edit]

  • Alexia Phillips - "I Never Needed"
  • Donna Summer - "Someday"
  • Various Artists - "Mouse House Megamix"
  • Ondina - "Into The Night"
  • Raw Stylus - "Believe In Me"
  • Outta Control - "Sinful Wishes"
  • Jeff Johnson - "Sleeping Child"

1997[edit]

  • Kahuna - "Ole"
  • Outta Control - "One Of Us"
  • Barry Harris - "Filter Queen E.P."
  • Donna Summer & Giorgio Moroder - "Carry On"
  • Linda Imperial - "Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad"
  • Linda Imperial - "All By Myself"
  • Cynthiana - "Don't Speak"
  • Ondina - "Summer Of Love"
  • Capella - "Be My Baby"
  • Datura - "Voo-Doo Believe?"
  • DJ Supreme - "Tha Wildstyle"
  • Outta Control - "Together In Electric Dreams"
  • Patrizia - "Every Breath You Take"
  • Sonic Dream Collective - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"
  • Donna Summer & Giorgio Moroder - "Carry On"
  • Outta Control - "Take Control"
  • Los Sombreros - "No Tengo Dinero"

1998[edit]

  • Thunderpuss Presents Thea Austin - "I Just Wanna Be Your Everything"
  • Jimmy James - "Who Wants To Be Your Lover"
  • USURA - "Open Your Mind"
  • Billie Myers - "Kiss The Rain"
  • Blonde Ambition - "Live To Tell"
  • Chris Cox & DJ Irene - "E-Dreams"
  • Chumbawamba - "Amnesia"
  • Barry Harris - "Why'd Ya Let Her"
  • Blenders - "McDonald's Girl"
  • Linda Imperial - "Where The Boys Are"
  • Vicious Flowerz - "Truly Madly Deeply"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Release Me/Gotta Get Release"
  • Thunderpuss 2000 - "Godzilla"
  • Thunderpuss 2000 - "Heroes"
  • Steve Best - "If That's The Way You Want It"
  • Cherry Poppin' Daddies - "Zoot Suit Riot"
  • David Tyler Martin - "Some Kind Of Wonderful"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "After The Lovin'"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Am I The Lover?"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Cuando, Cuando, Cuando (Spanish Mix)"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Gotta Get Release"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Last Waltz"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Man Without Love"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Mano a Mano"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Quando Quando Quando"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Release Me"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "Spanish Eyes"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "This Night"
  • Engelbert Humperdinck - "When Love Finds Your Heart"
  • Whitney Houston - "It's Not Right But It's Okay"
  • Cynthiana - "Thank U"
  • DJ Irene - "The Laughing Song"

1999[edit]

2000[edit]

2001[edit]

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

2005[edit]

2006[edit]

2007[edit]

2008[edit]

  • Hannah Montana - "Bigger Than Us"
  • Hannah Montana - "Chris Cox Megamix"
  • Hannah Montana - "Life's What You Make It"
  • Hannah Montana - "Make Some Noise"
  • Hannah Montana - "Nobody's Perfect"
  • Hannah Montana - "Old Blue Jeans"
  • Hannah Montana - "One In A Million"
  • Hannah Montana - "Rockstar"
  • Hannah Montana - "True Friend"
  • Hannah Montana - "We Got The Party"
  • Hannah Montana - "You And Me Together"
  • Brit & Alex - "Let It Go"
  • SK8 - "Amnesty"
  • Seal - "The Right Life"
  • Chris Cox & Dave Dresden - "Whole Wide World"
  • Tina Sugandh - "Break Me"
  • Bob Sinclar presents Fireball - "What I Want"
  • Rosabel featuring Tamara Wallace - "Looking For Men"
  • Christina Aguilera - "Chris Cox Megamix"
  • Fireball - "My Name Is Fireball"
  • Celine Dion - "Because You Loved Me"

2009[edit]

  • Shannon - "Let The Music Play"
  • Storm Kaden - "Deja Vu"
  • Storm Kaden - "Fearless"
  • Storm Kaden - "Let's Hear It"
  • Storm Kaden - "Touch"
  • Tina Sugandh - "You Without Me"
  • Jean-Phillippe Aviance starring Dihann Moore - "Giv Me Luv"
  • Jipsta - "I Want Your Sex"
  • Giulietta - "I Got A Plan"
  • Giulietta - "Here We Go Again"
  • Giulietta - "Walk Away"
  • Naturi Naughton - "Fame '09"
  • Richard Scotti featuring Miguelito LaMorté - "Was It Ever Love"
  • Chris Cox, Trent Cantrelle, & Steven Lee - "Siren Says"
  • Fall Out Boy - "Chris Cox Megamix"
  • Blake Lewis - "Sad Song"
  • Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Relax"
  • Giulietta - "Hands Up"
  • Giulietta - "Lemme Know"

2010[edit]

2011[edit]

2012[edit]

2013[edit]

2016[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chris Cox Official Biography Chriscox.net, Retrieved 2012-01-27
  2. ^ "Chris Cox - Biography". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 
  3. ^ "Chris Cox Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 
  4. ^ "Thunderpuss - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 
  5. ^ "Chris Cox - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 
  6. ^ "Keys Climbs, Mars Is High And Bullet Flies". Billboard. 1979-08-11. Retrieved 2016-12-11. 

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