Tom Pooks (Ovum, Kompakt, Intec / Beziers FR)
Native of Béziers in the South of France, he discovers the electronic music in 1992 during an night to Rachdingue, mythical club of Salvador Dali near Rosas in Spain.
Two years later he begins his career as resident in the New York / Clubhouse, the club of the first electronic events in south of France. After one trip in Italy with Francesco Farfa and Joy Kitikonti, he started production and acquires more and more maturity. After a first release on the label Scandium Records, he is contacted by the group Euka house which proposes him a collaboration which quickly uncorks in its first success:Talibujoua EP.
His increasing popularity allows him to begin to play all over the world. But it is especially thanks to the production that Tom Pooks is going to acquire an international dimension. Labels OVUM, Terminal M and Serial is going to fall under the charm of its so particular and effective mental groove. Besides his label MOOVMENT, created in 2004, Tom Pooks's maxis also displays on labels INTEC, NEUTON Music and KOMPAKT. Playlisted by an incalculable number of artists, it plays regularly the highly-rated of the biggest in places most fed as for example last August during the evening "CARL COX AND FRIENDS" in the SPACE ( IBIZA) or still the KAZANTIP festival in UKRAINE.
The release of November 5th, 2008 with a mix recorded live during the festival ELECTROMIND is bought everywhere in the world. He takes advantage of the new situation of the electronic music to develop his label and begins has to make several artists sign promising such as LAURENT PEPPER or SOURCECODE / GAV LINCH; the release of the MOOVMENT 015 is moreover licensed on CARL COX AND FRIENDS's compilation @ SPACE- IBIZA on 2009. 2009 sees the releases on labels: SESSION DELUXE, AFFIN, GLOBAL UNDERGROUND by realizing a huuuge remix for DARREN EMERSON which rocked dance floors from the whole world.
The next releasesin preparations are: PLASTIC CITY, KLING KLONG, INTEC (who ré opens the doors in digital )NIGHT drive MUSIC.
His last exits releases on TANZBAR ROBOTRONIC and RATIONALISM is already played all around the world and promise an enorme succes...
The last tour with carl cox in 2010 began May 16th has bets in the queen club and finished in space club ibiza passing by the opening of the huge festival in Ukraine: KAZANTIP
he is releasing the double Mix CD with mike Spirit recorded in Kazantip 2010 in january 2011
And more music is arriving soooooon...