Karl K-otik

Real Name:
Carl M. Gilbert
chaotic (kā ät′ik):
1. in a state of chaos; in a completely confused or disordered condition
2. of or having to do with the theories, dynamics, etc. of mathematical chaos
3. dj kärl k-otik, aka Carl M. Gilbert, a trance/progressive DJ from Montreal, Canada.

Since 2005, dj kärl k-otik seems to be cutting corners at the same crazy pace he is heating up the dancefloors. Discovered five years ago by a few promoters that made him one of their preferred DJs, he didn’t take long to get noticed by the leaders of trance & progressive music in Montreal.

With all his presences unanimously saluted by his peers at îleSoniq, Bal en Blanc, Beachclub, New City Gas, Circus Afterhours, (((stereo))), and numerous private partys/raves, dj kärl k-otik now is putting in place all the required elements to position himself as one of the hopefuls of the trance & progressive community in Canada.

After five years of bookings in multiple clubs, afterhours and private parties, DJ kärl k-otik doesn’t slow down and transforms on CD/demos, just like on the dancefloors, all the expectations placed on him.

Everything starts in 2013 with many major bookings. DJ kärl k-otik shares the decks with no other than Dash Berlin & Cosmic Gate (Kissed by the Sun), W&W, Ben Gold & Leon Bolier (Ibiza Music Festival) at Beachclub, Bryan Kearney and Simon Patterson with Private Planet at Penthouse, Sean Tyas at (((stereo))) and Andrew Rayel, Mr. Pit, Beat Service & Arctic Moon for the mega-event Circus Maximus MMXIV (NYE party) at Circus HD.

The year 2014 will be a year of consecration: the artist starts his production career with his first singles "Ignition" and "The Night is White" under Vortek Records and signs his first EP, "Gravitation EP" (incl. Cataclysm and Gravitation) under D.MAX Recordings in Germany. DJ kärl k-otik is confirmed at nothing less than the prestigious Bal en Blanc 20th Edition with New World Punx (Markus Schulz & Ferry Corsten), Andrew Rayel, Omnia, Solarstone, Giuseppe Ottaviani & Carnage on the trance stage. As early as February 2014, his year is fully booked with many big announcements to come! On the menu, John O’Callaghan, Sneijder, Lange for Circus Afterhours’ 10th anniversary, Ferry Corsten at New City Gas and who else than Armin van Buuren at Beachclub, just to name a few!

DJ kärl k-otik’s wave continues to sweep the trance scene in 2015: the artist is reconfirmed (for the second year in a row) at the prestigious Bal en Blanc 21st Edition at Bell Center with David Guetta, Alesso, Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila B2B John O’Callaghan, W&W, Dash Berlin and Nicole Moudaber B2B Danny Tenaglia. The rest of 2015 is crazy with Circus’ 11th anniversary with Alex M.O.R.P.H., Christopher Lawrence & Sneijder, events with Paul van Dyk+Orjan Nilsen, Dash Berlin and the great Armin van Buuren at New City Gas and memorable days at Beachclub with Coldharbour Recordings crew (Fisherman & Hawkins, Mr. Pit, M.I.K.E. Push, Danilo Ercole & Dave Neven), Andrew Rayel and Armada crew (Aly & Fila, Mark Sixma & Ruben de Ronde).

2016 won’t be left aside : after an impressive year beginning with Arnej vs. 8 Wonders, the Anjunabeats NA Tour (Andrew Bayer, ilan Bluestone, Jason Ross & Grum), Andrew Rayel, Cosmic Gate and W&W at New City Gas, kärl k-otik doesn’t slow down with a 3rd consecutive Bal en Blanc with Afrojack, Deorro, KSHMR, Aly & Fila, Gareth Emery, Mark Sixma and Shaun Frank. A crazy summer and fall await the DJ/producer with nothing less than Andrew Rayel, Above & Beyond and the great Armin van Buuren at Beachclub and a mega-booking at îleSoniq 2016 with Ferry Corsten pres. Gouryella, Gareth Emery, Cosmic Gate, Andrew Bayer, ilan Bluestone & Jason Ross...

The secret of dj kärl k-otik : an incredible energy, a contagious enthusiasm, a tireless perseverance but, above all, an immoderate passion for electronic music…

2016, the year of dj kärl k-otik? You have seen nothing yet… wait to see what is in store for 2017…

Some DJs play music, some DJs play the crowd… dj kärl k-otik is in the second category. Chaos is coming… in a club near you…


Karl K-otik Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

DMAXD119, 119 Karl K-Otik Gravitation EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep, D.Max Deep DMAXD119, 119 Germany 2014
VTK079 Karl K-otik Ignition(Single) Vortek Records VTK079 Canada 2014 Sell This Version
VTK083 Karl K-otik The Night Is White(Single) Vortek Records VTK083 Canada 2014 Sell This Version
DMAXD146 Karl K-Otik Lost In Orbit EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep DMAXD146 Germany 2015
DMAXD165 Karl K-Otik We Are Limitless EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep DMAXD165 Germany 2015
DMAXD220 Karl K-Otik Mystik EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep DMAXD220 Germany 2016
DMAXD190 Karl K-Otik The Rise EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep DMAXD190 Germany 2016
DMAXD240 Karl K-Otik The Ultimatum EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep DMAXD240 Germany 2017
LAR039 Karl K-otik Resilience + Striving For More(File, AIFF, MP3, EP) Lifted Audio LAR039 Russia 2017
DMAXD248 Karl K-Otik Altitude EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) D.Max Deep DMAXD248 Germany 2017
Karl K-Otik Vortex EP (EP) D.Max Deep Germany 2018

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