Cosmic Boys are a techno duo whose high-velocity music is out of this world. Fast becoming genre leaders, the guys have charted No.1 on Beatport and collaborated with titans such as UMEK in addition to featuring on Richie Hawtin’s iconic label Minus. Their hybrid DJ style is a nonstop extravaganza of high-energy tracks expertly blended with charismatic flair and attention to detail that makes sure there is never a dull moment on the dance floor. Cosmic Boys tracks have also been played in the sets of DJ icons such as Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Pan-Pot, Joseph Capriati, Dubfire, and Monika Kruse, plus many more.
Their record labels Legend and Scander are also a part of their musical legacy. Not only have the imprints been outlets for the Cosmic Boys’ own tracks, but they have also been platforms that give exposure to fresh talent, featuring established influencers such as Reinier Zonneveld, Traumer, Dusty Kid, Alex Stein, The YellowHeads, Matt Sassari, Space 92, and Felix Kröcher, among others.
Now, to celebrate the drop of their ‘Reality’ EP, the Cosmic Boys have selected their 10 favorite tracks by French artists:
1. Julian Jeweil – The Gang
‘Everybody reminds this banger! We used to play it a lot & worked always very well!’
2. Fred Olin – Mélopée Oriental (Traumer Remix)
‘Traumer is an artist able to come across all styles with such facilities… something very rare. He released this remix on our label Scander passing thru his techno housy vibe, a clear masterpiece for us.’
3. NTO – Marlon
‘We can’t really say how many hits have been released by our long-time friend NTO, but if we had to choose only 1, we would say that ‘Marlon’ is reflecting all we love. A minimal techno bass with a classy melody.’
4. Miss Kittin, ANNA – Forever Ravers
‘Miss Kittin had marked french underground from the first generation to the actual one, and her last collab with ANNA is a clear proof she managed to stay always at the forefront.’
5. Laurent Garnier – 1-4 Docteur C’est Chouette
‘No need for an intro of any kind for Laurent Garnier. He is a true pioneer, inspiration, and role model for any artist. ‘1-4 Docteur C’est Chouette’ is a very progressive, hypnotic piece that keeps a real dance floor & emotional vibe. Pure bomb!’
6. The Dualz – Vision
‘The Dualz is a duo living in the same area as us. 2 very talented artists & their track ‘Vision’ is a banger. Congrats on this track!’
7. Space 92 – The Bass
‘Released on our label Legend. Space 92 is exploding everywhere at the moment, and ‘The Bass’ is clear proof of his solid talent. We love it!’
8. Rodriguez Jr. – Ocean Drive
‘Rodriguez Jr. can be recognized among others thru his style or his live performance, which are always amazing. We picked this track because of a moment when we played this one on a show in Montpellier, and the crowd had an unforgettable reaction.’
9. Paul Ritch – Run Baby Run
‘With this one, Paul delivered here a pure dance floor bomb we used to play a lot! BOMB!’
10. The Weeknd – I Feel It Coming ft. Daft Punk
‘It’s impossible to pick a top 10 around France without stating Daft Punk, especially when it’s with an artist that we also really love like The Weeknd. Perfect for chilling!’
Cosmic Boys’ ‘Reality’ EP is out now via Scander. Purchase your copy here.