Cagri Eralp

Real Name:
Çağrı Eralp
Profile:
Çağrı Eralp or well known moniker "CE" started his career in 1992 by Dj’ing at one of friend's birthday party. This first gig was so successful which led to weekend parties, and short after CE got an offer from local club for weekend residency.

Same year CE got his own slot on one and only radio station of region at the time, "Tempo FM". His first radio show "megamix" was on air for 3 years in the meanwhile CE promoted to be production manager of "Tempo FM".

In 1995 he continued his radio career on "Radio Star" as musical director and production manager, his show continued with sponsorship of Nokia for another 2 years.

Finaly at the end of 1996 after 5 years local radio experience and being top DJ of region he moved in to legendary dance music station "Radio Cool" as production manager. "Radio Cool" was one of the leading dance music stations at the time in Turkey and gave him opportunity to work with best DJ's and producers in Turkey. In the meantime he was Resident DJ of legendary "The Castle", and hosting around 1500 people every weekend which spread the name around the region.

In year 1999 CE moved to UK to continue his higher education. In year 2000 while he was a resident DJ of local club in London, one of his friend invited musical director of a DJ agency to listen CE's flawless groovy house set - without CE knowing it - which ended playing in hot spots around UK as well as weekend residency on Tiger Tiger.

In year 2002 he returned to Turkey, continued in Radio Cool as production manager and hosted his own radio shows "Global Rotation" and "Free Fall". Contributed Turkish pop artists by co-producing and remixing their tracks.

In year 2003 he contributed Mert Yucel's 12” "DeepXperince EP" with vocals which was released by "ChooChoo Records" in UK. Collaboration with Mert Yucel continued with another 12": “Microwave EP” which was released by Nascent Records and track named "Heavy addictive" in "Gen Up EP" which was no.9 on North American charts, released by "Mo-Do Records: of Italy, also continued his DJ career in all events of Radio Cool as well as residency in legendary "Olympos" in Antalya.

In year 2004 after more than 8000 hours broadcast on air, many successful parties he decided to move in Moscow. He never quit producing and Jing around the globe while he was working as an IT professional. Same year he appeared in Mert Yucel's 12": "Get into my groove EP" which was released by "Subversive Records" in UK.

In year 2005 while being signed artist on DeepXperience and collaborating Mert Yucel on another dance floor smasher "Mickey Bizness" which was released by DeepXperience, CE collaborated with Turkey's best DJ "Tarkan" and talented producer "Dammex" on "In a dream" which was huge success and charted by many top DJs around the globe, appeared on many compilations as well as its video aired exclusively on MTV.

Same year he also appeared in Fitalic's "Control your mind" which was released by "Plastic Park records" of Germany and 4Mal's "First sense" which appeared in "Trance Nation Presents Progressive Interpretation" in Germany. First sense had huge reaction from Russian and Spanish dance music scene as well as all around the globe.

In year 2006 CE was back in scene on another DeepXperience release, phat, tribal dance floor killer "One Two" with talented Greek producer "Alex Celler" from UK and appeared in Fitalic's "Atomic Atmosphere" album which was released by "Tribal Visions" in CZ.

In year 2007 CE collaborated Mert Yucel in "Need the House" which got support from big names like Saeed Younan and Tony Thomas and re-release of "Mickey Bizness" with remixes Alex Celler and Vancouver's Tyler Lewis.

In year 2008 CE contributed "Pilot Presents Sergey Tkachev" in "Exciter" (4Mal Feat. Cagri Eralp Remix) which was released by "Flash Records".

In year 2009 CE contributed Sergey Tkachev's "Like That" which was huge success in Kazantip.

In year 2010 his legendary vocal in "Living in a dream" was back in scene with remixes by Dr. K & Nii vs. SHIHA,Nicolas Coronel & Juan Pablo Graziano, Darioef, Bojan Janjic a.k.a. DJ Zuba & Elvir Bandic and Gui Sheffer.

As he describes himself as an "underground" DJ and producer, his DJing style is unpredictable, depending on venue and crowd: house music blended with techy loops and deep grooves as well as intelligent electro. He also shared booth with many well known DJs such as Steve Lawler, Sander Kleinenberg, Barry Gilbey, Dj Chus, Jamie Anderson to name a few...
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FLASHR050 Cagri Eralp - Like That album art Sergey Tkachev Feat. Cagri Eralp Sergey Tkachev Feat. Cagri Eralp - Like That(3xFile, MP3, 320) Flash Records (4) FLASHR050 Russia 2010