Who is Cozmic?
Cozmic Cat is a Toronto based electronic music DJ and Producer, known for dynamic, fun and high energy performances as well as unique and diverse artist partnerships. Her remix and production collaboration credits include Latin pop singer/songwriter Flavia Abadia, Pakistani Punk Rocker Urvah Khan, Indigenous Techno producer Classic Roots, Trans artists Saye Skye and Grey Grit, Chicago interdisciplinary visual artist Cheryl Pope, I Furiosi Baroque Quartet cellist Felix Deak among many others.
"I am on a mission to spread the message of love, unity and diversity through music, worldwide, Are you with me?" -Cozmic Cat
Cozmic is most passionate about collaborating with artists from different styles, genres and cultures. Seeking out these connections has led Cozmic Cat to producing, composing and releasing music, including 4 albums, 4 E.Ps, over 10 Singles, 3 music videos, and many remixes for herself and other artists. Her latest release, a 3 song deep house E.P called "Make Love" is out now on UK label He.She.They records (April 2021) and received support and feedback from the likes of Carlo Lio (Rawthentic Music), Terry Grant (Classic), Benny Blanco , Lupe, Spatial Awareness (Twirl! / Hottwerk Recordings ), MissB / Gina Breeze (Classic /Get Up) and Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco). Radio play included local, national and global stations in Belgium, UK, Germany, France and Spain. In the streaming world, "Make Love" landed at #13 on Amazon Music's global Top 100 Deep House Now Playlist .
Born in Canada, and growing up in such varied places as Tanzania (East Africa) and Vanuatu (The South Pacific), Cozmic Cat aka Paula Burrows absorbed International rhythms from a traveling family and became obsessed with music at an early age. She later moved to Philadelphia, USA and became immersed in the vibrant music scene there for over 9 years. Inspired by the artists and DJs she met, she began managing street teams and promoting for Sony Music, Giant Step Records, Om records and many more, all the while throwing her own events with DJs, percussionists and live musicians. Coz learned about House music, Jazz, Disco, Soul, Rare Groove and Funk from some of Philly's deepest crate diggers. This knowledge, skill and passion led to several award wins from various Philadelphia Press for Best DJ, Best DJ (Mixer), and Best DJ (Audience Choice and Editors Choice). Armed with a vintage Korg Triton Synth and a desire to release vinyl, she connected with two local Philly producers Lorne Peart and Jon Gil to release a series of vinyl e.p's under the name From Philly With Love which earned them a spot on Urb Magazine's Next 100. Her nightlife community involvement, production and event promotion efforts compounded and eventually led to a full time career in the music industry as a DJ, music producer and label boss.
Cozmic Cat currently balances a full time DJ career with her studio editing/production and record label work. She often appears at high profile corporate and underground nightlife events, festivals and community engagements in and out of Toronto, weaving all her sounds and experience together to reach any crowd. Cozmic Cat's positivity, high energy, and ability to read the crowd has taken her to some of the top venues in Ontario and Internationally including The Drake Hotel, The Round (Toronto 2020), The Mod Club, Yonge & Dundas Square, Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto 2019), London Music Hall, Museum London (London 2019), Sous Bas (Hamilton 2019), De Marktkantine (Amsterdam 2018), The Standard Hotel (NYC 2018), W/N W/N (Philadelphia 2018 ), Club XYVR, HMS Britannia (Vancouver 2018), Barrymore's Music Hall (Ottawa 2017), Club Origins, Moyo Cafe (Durban, South Africa 2016), as well as Melbourne, Reykjavik, Puerto Rico, DC, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, up to Canada's Northwest Territories and back again.
Cozmic Cat offers a unique approach to any event by bringing a live wire energy, original productions and a wealth of experience in terms of reading a crowd as a dj and performer.
As a resident DJ at the Drake Hotel Properties, Cozmic is also a preferred vendor for the Drakes and the Gladstone Hotel corporate functions division and is a familiar face at many high profile events around the City. She has performed at countless venues, stages and spaces in and out of Toronto on a regional (Hamilton, London, Ottawa) ,national ( Vancouver), and international level (USA, Puerto Rico, Iceland, Netherlands, South Africa).
From film wraps to brand activations, skate rinks and community events, museum galas, award shows and underground club nights, Cozmic has illuminated the dancefloor and curated the vibes to rave reviews from crowds and organizers alike.
Cozmic Cat's sounds are rooted in electronica House and contemporary club with authentic world class vibe. She brings her high energy set, positive energy and upbeat playlist to every set and works in her own original productions which continue to receive global attention. With her inclusive philosophy, professional event experience and wide ranging musical influences, Cozmic is poised to enter the global arena and add an element of authentic diversity and to your next event.
While Cozmic Cat's live events have been put on hold temporarily due to COVID-19, she continues to spread cozmic love, connect with fans and remain relevent with 2 live stream per week, plus regular guest appearances and DJ sets on Internet radio, streaming networks and Raid Trains. With literally hundreds of events under her belt, Cozmic Cat's sets display that rare combination of playful, live wire energy, wide musical knowledge, and a cool factor and confidence that comes from being a longtime fan and now creator/influencer in the music scene. Always humble and approachable on or off the dancefloor, Coz knows how to authentically connect and keep the party going.
Beyond the clubs and events, she's also leaving a legacy of youth mentorship , role modeling, LGBTQ community trailblazing AND Black Queer representation on global stages: A legacy that reflects her positivity, love and respect for music and humans alike.
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