Carlos Barbosa born and raised in the Netherlands with Surinam(southAmerica) roots.
Put on his first record at age of 5 and he was instantly infected by the virus.
American producers working in The Netherlands with eye for Carlos Barbosa's talents landed him a runners job in their recordingstudio.
Carlos Barbosa started his career at Quiet Storm Studios Netherlands under the supervision of (CEO)Darrel Bell.
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Carlos Barbosa learning elements of engineering at first , came no where near record producing.
Finally in 1996, heavily influenced by music, he started defining how one produces music.
Now years later he found his way, today Carlos Barbosa has serviced songs for Multiple Recording Artists, Compilation cds and Record companies from Australia , Japan to South Africa.
Front page reviews in hardcopied magazines set him off as a staying factor within the music industry.
Increasingly influenced by the electronic sounds filtering across from the western part of Europe and the USA, he signed with the a Dutch respected House Music Label, the biggest at that time Rhythm Import Records.
After having released music on : Rhythm Records, EMI Music, Universal Music USA and Europe, 8Ball Music, SONY BMG, Byte Records Belgium, Berk Music and B-Bass music he is now currently focusing on his work over at 6N7 Music, Hi Bias Records , First Class Music , Cr2/Dirty Dutch Records and Play Records.
Remixing for numerous labels all across the world.
Carlos Barbosa has grown into one of the more refreshing and sought after Vocalistic Producing and songwriting Djs at this moment.
With many charted hits under his belt, this Dj has created big headlines throughout 12 years of active duty. Playing live for thousands on all the biggest and most popular events & clubs around the world, besides all that, Carlos Barbosa is not just a DJ.
Played for 300.000 people @ Rotterdams FFWD Dance Parade.
Played in Miami @ The South Beach Plaza. Playes for Hollands Biggest event promotors such as Carnival Parade Rotterdam, BeachVibezz,Jetset ,Nope is Dope, Sexy Mother Fucker, So Fucking Sexy, DISH, Sexy on the Beach Festival, Beach POP Festival, The Boulevard Festival, Inverdan Open Air, White Sensation Ministry of Sound, Fucked Up, Delicious and minimum multiple thousands of party people events..
Winner of Amsterdams BonteCrow DJ Battle 1996
Winner of MegaFestation DJ BATTLE Utrecht (NL) 1998
SONYBMG (BADBOY Entertainment) ShowCase DJ from 1999 till 2000
MTV BASE / LICK Tour DJ from 2001 till 2006
HeartDance Award Theme song producer 2006 this themesong SOLD over 20.000 COPIES in the Netherlands..
QueensDay Themesong hit producer 2007 and 2008 "That Amsterdam Sound" officially hailed by The City Mayor.
Carlos Barbosa Valueble Chart entry's:
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with his RITMO Carlos barbosa remix for R. Sinester & Kid Kaio
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with his Kill the Bitch Carlos Barbosa remix for Howard D
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with " Carlos Barbosa - U Can SUCK MY " single.
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with follow up " Carlos Barbosa - Feel This Shit " single.
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with the " Big Brazil 2.0 " single.
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with the " Like You " single.
#1 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with the " Live For the Night "single.
#3 Charted Position in the top100 charts (Dancetunes) with " DAP DAP "
#7 Charted Position in the dutch electro house charts (Dancetunes) with hitsingle " Come On "
#22 Charted Position in the electro charts (BEATPORT)with " Carlos Barbosa & Hy2rogen & Freaky ft. MC Stylez - Bumrush the sound "
Top.10 Charted Position in the Grex Beatport charts with " Unite Carlos Barbosa remix " for Gregor Salto's single.
Top.20 Charted Position at Dancetunes overall " Unite Carlos Barbosa remix " for Gregor Salto's single.
Top.5 Charted Position in the Dirty Dutch Beatporet charts with " Mugwanti Carlos Barbosa remix " for DJ MUJAVA
Top 30 @ Beatport-top100 Charted Position with " Carlos Barbosa & Artistic Raw - As We Drop " incl. Hatiras Remix.
Currently Signed to Dirty Dutch Records, Play Records, First Class Music & Next Plateau NYC/USA .
Many Dancetop30 hits, Numerous Megatop100 hits.
Massive support from Laidback Luke, Dave Spoon, Bart B More, Adam K, Tommie Sunshine, Audiojack & many more!
Some Comments on " CARLOS BARBOSA's As we Drop EP "
Jason Nevins (USA) – “Hard hittin, head noddin’ hot shit!”
Chuckie (NETH) – “Full support”
Bad Boy Bill (USA) – “Like the Original & Hatiras mixes. Supporting!”
Willie Morales (USA) – “is bangin!!!!! will support!”
Muzzaik (HUN) – “Supporting the Hatiras mix”
MC Flipside (CAN) – “massive sound that will have rave and hipster crowds going ape doo doo…. sick!”
Kim Fai (UK) – ” Will give the Hatiras mix a spin for sure!”
Jim Shaft Ryan (UK) – “Lots of potential with this track, the vocal hook is very catchy!”
Flash Brothers (ISRAEL) – “The original works!”
Kobbe (USA) – “Good release, will try this one next weekend!”
Mark Pichiotti (USA) – “Absolutely superbly grooving record. Love it”
A side from this More than 300 Produced songs released charted as a all round producer.
“ Carlos Barbosa smashing TV hits in Holland and 13 weeks on MTV/TMF rotation list, supported by the greatest in the dutch house scene.
Numerous vinyl releases and cd compilation releases under his bealt.
Always attending @ ADE & WMC’s .
Carlos Barbosa was featured in magazines such as: Dance Code, Beattribes, Spits Cosmogirl , The Nieuwe Hollandse Revue, Link2Party,Dance54 and ClubJudge.
Carlos Barbosa has shared the stages with names such as: Paul OakenFold, Chuckie, Afrojack, DJ JEAN, Cor Fijneman, Marco V, Roy Gates, John Markx, DJ JURGEN, DJ JOSE, Sidney Samson, Quintino, Kid Kaio, Artistic Raw, Mitch Crown, Hardwell, Shermanoligy, NEYO, Montel Jordan, Redman, P.Diddy, Ma$e,Red Man, Keith Murray, Trevor Nelson(MTV UK), Keith Sweat , and many more..We welcome you to Carlos Barbosa’s World.
Carlos Barbosa's Performance list:
(A Small selection of locations)
The Whaam - Luxembourgh city
Club Goodtimes - Stockholm
The Mansion – Stockholm
Club Radost FX - Prague
Club Mecca - Prague
Club La Saponeria - ROMA
BLAZE - Yvaskyla
HIGHLIGHT - HELSINKI
La Tour - Helsinki
Diva - Tempere
SENSSI - Tempere
HOTNIGHTCLUB - OULU
Giga Parc - Dulmen
Go Parc - Herford
Club Taksim - Bochum
2Jiggy Club - Koblenz
Cinemax - Essen
Jovell Music Hall - Munster
Dockland - Munster
Nach Studios - Munster
Club Ox - Paderborn
Index - Schuttorf
Metsens - Dortmund
Club N8 - OsnaBruck
Club B9 - Koblenz
Club Arena - Ritterhude
Ihlpohl - Bremeb
Club FLASH - Quackenbruck
Club JAM - Frisyoite
Exhebition - Bochum
Albert Fisher Halle - HAMM
K5 Club - Zurich
Mona Lisa - Basel
Le Bal - Zurich
Upliftin Club - Biel
Guayas Club - Bern
AMD Groove - CHUR
Mascotte Club -- Zurich
Zoo Club Zurich
Casino de la rotonde -- Neuchatel
Zorba's El Arenal - Mallorca
Club Riu Palace - Mallorca
BCM - Mallorca
Club Londonner - Lloret de Mar
Prive de Magic - Lloret de Mar
Revolution - Lloret de Mar
Arena - Blanes
Club Bugsby - Playa de las Americas
Club Bobbys - Playa de las Americas
UNITED STATES of AMERICA
South Beach Plaza – Miami
Liv – Miami
South Beach Bar - Miami
Papas Beach Club / Ministry of Sound
Club Karrewiel - Hoeselt
Explosion - Gent
Urban Culture - Kortrijk
Soho Club – Brussel
Partycentre 2000-powerzone - Amsterdam
Escape - Amsterdam
Marcanti Plaza/ Club XL - Amsterdam
Melkweg - Amsterdam
Gooiland -- Hilversum
Bob's Saloon - Uitgeest
The Gate - Uitgeest
Vernes - Schagen
Bergen Meermin - Bergen
Atlantis - Alkmaar
Luxor - Arnhem
Luxor Plaza - Deventer
Citadell - Den Helder
Millenium - Castricum
Palace - Groningen
Ginuwine - Utrecht
Just 4 U - IJselstein
Avalon - Zuidhorn
Cityhall - Utrecht
Malibu & Jenevue – Drachten
Da Musik Room - Enschede
Scream - Enschede
Big Fun - Emmen
Two Brothers - Harkstede
Heaven - Heereveen
Brothers - Bunnik
Club Harmony - Winterswijk
MTV Lick Passenger Terminal - Amsterdam
Amigo - Dordrecht
Danssalon - Eindhoven
Getdown Cafe - Utrecht
Index - Groningen
Splash Tropical VRIJBUITER Pool Party - Almere
Amsterdamse Bossen Summer Break festival
De ZIchterburg - Den Haag
Club IT -- Amsterdam
Supreme Club -- Alkmaar
R&B Cafe -- Breda
Ritchies -- Apeldoorn
Bergen meermin -- Bergen
Darby & Jones -- Leeuwarden
Club Tonight -- Delfzijl
Club XS2 -- Den Haag
Nightlife -- Maastricht
Bumpers -- Den Helder
Club Urban // L.G.L -- Alkmaar
Club Turbulence -- Bergen op Zoom
De Doele --Purmerend
V/D Meer -- Heerhugowaard
Club Happy Day'z – Culemborg
Leeren Lampe – Raalte
Zenith – Venray
Bitterzoet – Amsterdam Hotel
Arena – Amsterdam
The Sand – Amsterdam
De Buitenwacht – Kampen
Doubler – Hillegom
Offcorso – Rotterdam
Maassilo - Rotterdam
De linde - Groesbeek
Panama - Amsterdam
Beats & Bites - Purmerend
Eltoro - Goes
de Twee - Stadskanaal
Hollywood Music Hall - Rotterdam
Blinq - Amsterdam
Kisteman - Staphorst
Carlos Barbosa Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/CarlosBarbosaNL
Carlos Barbosa Twitter : http://www.Twitter.com/CarlosBarbosaNL
Carlos Barbosa homepage: http://www.Carlos-Barbosa.com
Carlos Barbosa Hyves: http://CarlosBarbosa.hyves.nl