Mark Kamins

Real Name:
Mark Kamins
Mark Kamins (b. April 13, 1955 – d. February 14, 2013, heart attack) was a New York club DJ and record producer.
He is most famous for helping to launch the career of Madonna by taking her to see Seymour Stein, the founder and President of Sire. He also produced her first single "Everybody" in 1982.
Ran Pow Wow Records.
Subsequent work included projects for Tommy Page, David Byrne of the Talking Heads, Ofra Haza, the Beastie Boys, Sinéad O'Connor and UB40.
More recent work includes production for the trance/opera dance fusion artist Sasha Lazard, who performed for 8,000 people in Ibiza, Spain in 1999 to choreography by former Madonna "Blonde Ambition Tour" dancer "Slam".
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none Mark Kamins - Producers Series #22 album art Mark Kamins Producers Series #22(File, MP3, Mixed) Not On Label none Unknown

Singles & EPs

DAN 005-6 Mark Kamins - Say You Love Me album art Mark Kamins Presents Koshin Satoh* Mark Kamins Presents Koshin Satoh* - Say You Love Me(12") Dancyclopaedia DAN 005-6 Belgium 1990 Sell This Version
31747 Mark Kamins - Arrston Volaju album art Kohshin Satoh + Mark Kamins + M.I.D* Kohshin Satoh + Mark Kamins + M.I.D* - Arrston Volaju(12", Promo) Danceteria (2) 31747 Japan 1990 Sell This Version

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February 16, 2013
edited over 9 years ago
Hey ! Mark thank you for the good times weve share, being that crampy Dj booth @ danceteria. lol we had fun. you will be missed. i remember the days in room 502 @ the chelsea w madonna and 5 other girls coming from detroit, jah jah, and the rest of them. but u knew the one who would stand out. and yep ! u made the right choice ! and she has given us ! her music for yrs now. yea u and madonna made it happen. thank you. you will be always missed bro , you always came around with open arms . made it a party even when no one was in the room. lol you were the party mark. and i am glad to say ... i was there with you , when there were one, or thousands man. you made me wanna be in this crazy buisness man. wow the 90 s were you, i think you knew.. lol rest in peace my brother,,, salome Don.. S


August 20, 2012
edited over 10 years ago
Dee Danie Dee is not an alias for Mark Kamins. He was a living person and is on the cover of the Ecstasy Energy 12". It is an insult to refer to the name as an alias for Mark Kamins. If you have any questions I am listed as the photographer on the back cover of the record.

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