MAR 13 > recording
FEB 13 > recording
JAN 13 > Happy 2013!
JAN 13 > playing practicing and recording
DEC 12 > playing practicing and recording
NOV 12 > playing practicing and recording
OCT 12 > playing practicing and recording
SEPT 12 > "You've been spiked" in Ben Affleck's ARGO's trailer.
SEPT 12 > New video "Blazing Ashes" taken from the LP "No Play No Work"
AUG 12 > new single out ! limited edition 7" vinyl also available on digital
AUG 12 > recording and filming
JULY 12 > recording and filming
JUNE 12 > recording and filming
MAY 12 > recording
APR 12 > working on 8th LP
APR 12 > made the artwork for forthcoming 7" vinyl Toxic Smoke/Sequence of Spectators
MAR 12 >Reworked Toxic People and Spectators for a single coming soon on vinyl & digitalon ESL Music
FEB 12 > Finished remixing AM & Shawn Lee's "I didn't really Listen"
JAN 12 > Happy 2012! remixing AM & Shawn Lee
NOV 11 > interview onireallylovemusic
OCT 11 > NO PLAY NO WORK is out onESL Music
SEPT 11 > completed the video ofGet Cloned
AUG 11 > Almost finished a video of Little NatureI'd begun in 2008 :) now working on a video of Get Cloned the forthcoming single
JULY 11 > been digitizing 30 years of music making, about 900 tracks since 1981, the year of my first band
JUNE 11 >You've been spiked inAdventure Prone
JUNE 11 > Artworking
MAY 11 > 7th LP completed out on ESL Music October 2011
APR 11 > was deaf from left ear most of the month
MAR 11 >7th LP almost finished
FEV 11 > more work on 7th album
JAN 11 > Happy new year !
DEC 10 > more of the same
NOV 10 > Recording, mixing, re-recording, re-mixing etc...
OCT 10 > Apple renewed their use ofI Want Freedomfor their iPhoto 11
OCT 10 > The Waitin "The Battle Of the Bozos" indie film
OCT 10 > recording
SEPT 10 > recording
AUG 10 > recording
JULY 10 > recording
JUNE 10 > recording
MAY 10 > recording
APR 10 > Backbeating from Monomaniacs on "CSI:Miami" TV show
MAR 10 > Optical from Monomaniacs on "CSI:Miami" TV show
MAR 10 > this website was hacked by morons, sorry about the nuisance it may have caused you
JAN 10 > new album Monomaniacs Vol 1is out now on ESL music
DEC 09 > working on another video
NOV 09 > my label ESL suggested I made a video of how I work as I'm not gigging, finished it
OCT 09 > finished the video of Optical for the forthcoming LP Chris Joss presents Monomaniacs Vol 1 out in Jan 2010
SEPT 09 > Filming and editing videos
AUG 09 > The Waitin French movie "Neuilly sa mère"
AUG 09 > recording album #7
JULY O9 > recording album #7
JUNE 09 > recording album #7
MAY 09 > A live recorded interview onProperly Chilled
APRIL 09 > new video ofDanger Budsis now on line
MARCH 09 > new album "Sticks" is out nowon ESL Music
FEV 09 > finished 6th LP
JAN 09 > Apple is using "I want Freedom" for their iPhoto software.
JAN 09 > Happy 09 ! it's coldso far :)
DEC 08 > working on the 6th album
NOV 08 > the I WANT FREEDOM EP is now out in vinyl.
NOV 08 > recording album #6
OCT O8 > the album from Stereoscope Jerk Explosion "La Panthere Pop" is out now on Cosmic Groove, I'm playing sitar on a couple of tracks.
SEPT 08 > completed the video of "the man with a suitcase" started a few years back (see VIDEO section)...Some animations were made 7 years ago and the track itself is 12 years old now! I'm also working on the video of you've been spiked and a track from the forthcoming LP. Expect them in the coming decade ;)
AUG 08 > my remix of Bebo Valdez is out on the Cuban Remix Project onSunswept
JULY 08 > the I WANT FREEDOM vinylEP is delayed again due to some manufacturing problembut is available in digital
JUNE 08 > 5th Album is finished
MAY 08 > 3 weeks in the US. Finishing the album.
APRIL 08 > Almost completed my 5th album, no title yet.
MAR 08 > A second interview by Mervin "Mirror Ball" Malone Jr. onAria: A Critical Journey Through Popular Culture
MAR 08 > Interview and an exclusive 20 min mix for Pathaan's Musical Rickshaw on BBC Asian Network. The mix was made to represent my influences and sound. Broadcast
Sunday morning 23rd March between 2am and 5am. Remember to click on ‘listen back’ here :http://www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork/pathaansmusicalrickshaw/
MAR 08 > Interview in Remix magazine
FEB 08 > Teraphonic Overdubs is out now
JAN 08>I've lost 2 hard disks on the 3rd of Jan, one was the backup of the other, funny no ? I've lost mainly internet stuff, nothing musical for once. Took me a while to catch up as the promo for Teraphonic Overdubs has started, I'm late in many thingslike interviews, photos, website update, DJ sets and playlists but I'll get there. I'm also working on the 5th album which is going really well.
The "I want Freedom" EP will feature remixes by Myagi, Smokey Bandits and Atfunk, plus an extended version of the album track. Out in June08.
DEC 07 >A long interview onGforce, creators of the virtual instruments Minimonsta, M-tron, Oddity, ImpOscar and the brand new Virtual String Machine NOV 07 >Spent 2 weeks in Ibiza, working on the tracks for the 5th album and collaborating on the LP of my friendSantifrom Atfunk Compilations these past months: > "Bakara"onTHEHotel at Mandalay Bay
> "You've been Spiked"onIndiaRama on Wagram, > "Waves of Love" &"Riviera 69"onCristal Bar on Cristal Records
OCT 07 > Shellah V.to be featured on the soundtrack of the Spanish motion picture“Ladron que roba a ladron” OCT 07 > FRANCE:mes vinyls sont maintenant disponibles chezCOSMIC GROOVE http://www.cosmicgroove.fr/shop/index.phple fameux label / distributeur / disquaire de Montpellier ! OCT 07 >Back from 2 weeks in the US, met the whole ESL team in DC and spent 10 days in NY. AUG 07 >Spent the whole month remixing a track from Bebo Valdez, cuban music from the 60's, for Sunswept Music. AUG 07 > the Superman EP is out !There's the John Williams theme I covered for a trailer last year, and a jam around the backing track called "Superjam". It also features "a part in that show" by Basement Freaksfrom Greece and a remix of "drink me hot" byPlastilina Moshfrom Mexico.
JULY 07 >Ashby design is making the artwork of the forthcoming album, and I'm adapting their work for the vinyl release to gain some time JUNE 07 > the remix of "Thunder In The Jungle" from Thunderball featuring Afrika Bambaataa is out on the new Thunderball EP @ESLmusic
JUNE 07 >The remix of Tito Puente & Woody Herman's"Mambo Herd" I made for theBig bands remixed & reinvented on sunswept musicis used in the new PIXAR/Walt Disney RATATOUILLE trailer JUNE 07 >Warner dismissed my remix of Frank Sinatra's "this town", grrrr.... Drop me a line if you want to hear it JUNE 07 > 2 Week-holiday MAY 07 > THE MAN WITH A SUITCASE is used in one of theOCEAN'S 13trailershttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpeoiGZfKb8 MAY 07 >Remixing Sinatra'sThis Town APRIL 07 > YOU'VE BEEN SPIKEDis out now on 2x12" vinyl exclusively distributed byGroove Distribution
APRIL 07 >Working on some videos APRIL 07 >Forgot to mention the video ofDISCOTHEQUE DANCINGhad been pre-loaded in 2 or 3 millions of Nokia phones in the UK and Europe in sept06 MAR 07 >A 2 part Interview on Gearwire by Joe Wallace: HERE & THERE FEV 07 > Approved the test presses for the 2x12" release of the Spiked LP
FEV 07 > ESL got the clearance for the release of my Superman cover 9 months after the request
FEV 07 > myspace is eating all the time I had for this website. http://myspace.com/chrisjoss
JAN 07 > Discotheque Dancing preloaded in SanDisk mp3 players
JAN 07 > Got a doublebass a week ago, recorded some cool bass lines for new tracks
JAN 07 > Happy 007 everyone ! Spent 3 weeks in the hospital world. Glad it's over although I'll never recover full flexibility in my right arm.
DEC 06 > 4th Album is finished. It'll be called "Teraphonic Overdubs".
NOV 06 > Mixing the night away
OCT 06 > Bakara is on Deluxe 4, compiled by Monte La Rue, released on United Recordings, out now.
OCT 06 > Album 4 is almost finished. Remixed "thunder in the jungle" from Thunderball featuring Afrika Bambaataa. Adapting the "you've been spiked" CD artwork (made by Neil Ashby) for a 2x12" release of the album.
SEPT 06 > Tinnitus & Hyperacousia forced me to take a break from music. Remixing Thunderball and re-recording "I'm so electric" for NBA Street 4 video game.
AUG 06 > Bought a sitar, my finger tips hurt.
JULY 06 > Album 4 nearly finished, remixing Praful's "Sigh" for Therapy records
JULY 06 > the Superman EP is still not out as ESL hasn't got the clearance from John Williams publisher yet
JUNE 06 > I'm so electric on new compilation "hotel triest - ten years at home" compiled by DJ Shalom
JUNE 06 > the remix of "he's a pirate" from Pirates of the Caribbean is out now on CD and 2x color vinyl 12" on Walt Disney records
JUNE 06 > Holidays
JUNE 06 > Big bands remixed & reinvented is out on sunswept music, featuring remixes by Thunderball, All Good Funk Alliance,The Tao Of Groove & many more, (including me of course :-) )
MAY 06 > Just did a remix of Pirates of the Caribbean
MAY 06 > At last took some time to set up my space on http://myspace.com/chrisjoss
MAY 06 > Finished the Superman theme for a release on ESL. Initially made for the coming movie, well it won't be in the coming movie. APRIL 06 >Had a fantastic time at the Maison Royale Festival, Amsterdam this easter week end
APRIL 06 > Interview on ARIA , thanks Mervin
APRIL 06 > Joe Bataan's remix of "chick-a-boom" is out now on ESL alongside fort Knox 5, Ursula1000, VTQ & Lemon and of course Joe Bataan
MAR 06 > New compilation with 2 tracks from "spiked" on Citadel Records who's also released the "spiked" LP in Russia last year, just found out about it...
MAR 06 > Winter in this part of the sphere, dragging on a bit. Busy with the album...
FEB 06 > Out of hospital at last after 2 months. Still haven't recovered the use of my arm though.
> The "A Part in that Show" EP is doing great.
JAN 06 > A PART IN THAT SHOW EP is out on ESL featuring a remix by Kraak & Smaak and the re-issue of Bombay by bus, plus the album versions of You've been spiked and a part in that show, available for the first time on vinyl
JAN 06 > Drink me hot on Monte La Rue presents Deluxe 3 out on United Recordings (see discography/compilation) JAN 06 > Happy new year to all you people visiting my website, thanks for the feedback I got last year, this is highly appreciated, keep it coming ! _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
DEC 05 > Mashed up my right elbow when the staircase of a mezzanine in my studio disappeared from under my feet. This will delay the completion of my 4th LP. It will take months before I can play drums again, hopefully I'll be able to play keyboards, guitar and bass again in a few weeks. Left hand fingers crossed.
DEC 05 > Coming out this month is the Inside Deep Throat CD. 4 tracks made it eventually. Also coming out is Jody Watley's Looking For A New Love single, with 2 remixes. Some more releases in January06.
NOV 05 > Remixed Joe Bataan 's Chick a Boom. Working and playing on about 30 tracks for next LP.
OCT 05 > "Early Morning Wanderings" on Soul Sauce Vol1. ( UBL recordings ) (see discography/compilation)
SEPT 05 >Remixing Woody Herman & Tito Puente's Mambo Herd for Sunswept Music. Completed the backing track for Cazwell's "I buy my socks on 14th street"
AUG 05 > Kraak & Smaak has completed a fantastic remix of "A Part In That Show" that will come out on a 12" on ESL music soon with Bombay by Bus and you've been spiked on the B side. Made a 1 hour DJ mix for AOL, Drink me hot on "Cafe Paradiso V"compilation. (see discography/compilation)
Still working on album4
JULY 05 > in the middle of 4th album
JUNE 05 > back from holidays, still tweaking stuff for Inside Deep Throat.
MAY 05 > Remix action for Jody Watley (New Love - 2 mixes), Yerba Buena (Sugar Daddy) , Fischerspooner (A Kick In The Teeth) , Joe Bataan (Chick-A-Boom)
APRIL 05 > only 2 remixes out of 6 will make the Inside Deep Throat soundtrack CD for contractual reasons
APRIL 05 > A Part In That Show on Urban Upgrade out on Sunswept Music
APRIL 05 > Shellah V. on Emotions In Groove DJ SACRE JAZZ out soon on EMI
MAR 05 > Remix EP of Discotheque Dancing & Wrong Alley Street by Ursula 1000 & Fort Knox Five out now on ESL Music
The release had to be pushed back for a pressing defect, it's now corrected and it sounds great !
FEB 05 > see Inside Deep Throat trailer
FEB 05 > 6 remixes for the forthcoming Inside Deep Throat soundtrack CD
FEB 05 > Remix EP of Discotheque Dancing & Wrong Alley Street by Ursula 1000 & Fort Knox Five out now on ESL Music
JAN 05 > 2 remixes for the forthcoming Inside Deep Throat movie about the 70's porn blockbuster Deep Throat
JAN 05 > A Part In That Show used on Bravo TV's "Queer eye for the straight girl"
JAN 05 >the track Drink Me Hot on Hotel d'amour out on Sunswept Music