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Little Carlos

Brooklyn, NY, USA Deep House Funky / Groove / Jackin' House House Techno +1

At the age of 13 Little Carlos was inspired by neighborhood parties and listening to Disco mix shows on New York City radio stations. Carlos knew that music would be forever a part of his life and his parents helped nurture his passion by buying him his first DJ set up.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Little was exposed to different styles of music from Disco, Boogie, Electro, Funk, Hip Hop, R&B Soul and Latin hip hop (Freestyle) but it was back in 1986 when he first got the taste of “House Music” by listening to Tony Humphries on a New York weekly radio mix show (98.7 Kiss). Soon thereafter, he met House Music Legend “Todd Terry” and by being around this master Carlos knew that producing music was what he wanted to do.

In 1990, Little teamed up with close friend Howie How to collaborate on their first record “Jammin Breaks on City Limits”. The record launched their career into a full time endeavor. The duo’s big break came when they received an instant hit with “Industrial Bass by Project 86 on Nu Groove Records”. Project 86 soon gained fame when it was licensed to R&S Records in Belgium, and then featured in the almighty television show “Kids in the Hall”. Nu Groove soon became the home for How & Little and they were able to record various tracks. Along the way, they were also solicited by other popular labels. From this experience How & Little went on to establish their own label called Onslaught Records.

As time went on, Little began to work with other producers on various labels and one of them being DJ/Producer “Peter Presta”, together they created lots of underground tracks around the globe including 4 mixed compilations. 2 on Applejaxx Recordings (UK), 1 on ZYX Music (Germany) and 1 on Waako Records.

In 2005, Little had the honor to be involved with a mix compilation for “Todd Terry”. He put together some of Todd`s classic hit tunes it was called “The Todd Terry Trilogy: Past, Present & Future” A box set on Ink Records (UK) and in 2011 it was also released on Todd`s imprint label Inhouse Records “Todd Terry Trilogy: (Continuous DJ Mix)”. Little says “It was truly an honor working on this project with such a true house music legend”. In 2012 Carlos had the pleasure to remix a house classic “Notice Me by Sandee” and also an edit mix of “Can U Feel It” both on Todd`s label Inhouse Records.

Today Little Carlos continues to play music to all the house heads around the globe with his podcast on the web called “Break Till Dawn with Little Carlos” It`s available now on iTunes and Mixcloud.

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