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Thomas Godel alias Cosmo started his career in the early 80s, when he became a popular resident DJ in famous Clubs of Southern Germany. In 1992 he started producing his own music. His first record “Graceland – My Best is Rock n’ Roll” was released in eight European countries and made it in Spain to the ultimate summer hit. That was just the beginning and Cosmo released one hit after another at different record labels.

In October 1998 he started his collaboration with Unsubmissive Records, and the European wide successful project “Mythos ’n DJ Cosmo” was born. The first single “The Heart of the Ocean” with the main melody of the blockbuster “Titanic” entered the European charts. It peaked number two in France and made it into the Top 20 in Germany. Golden records in France, Belgium and Denmark continue to reflect the success of this record. The radio stations were playing the tune over and over and “The Heart of the Ocean” was sold over 400,000 times worldwide. Cosmos hit single “Soul To Bare” featuring Joi Cardwell on vocals, got worldwide support on the play list of DJs and artists like Paul Van Dyk, Above & Beyond, Markus Schulz and Tiesto. On the leading UK-based trance and electronica label Anjunabeats (run by Above & Beyond) together with Roger Shah, Cosmo presented his new project “Purple Mood” with the upcoming single “One Night In Tokyo”.

In February 2007, “One Night in Tokyo” became record of the week for three weeks in a row and web voted winner on the “Trance Around The World with Above & Beyond” radio show. Recently “One Night in Tokyo” was number one on Beatport trance downloads and had managed to stay Top 5 for more than one month. It has achieved Top 5 on various downloading networks other than Beatport. Armin Van Buuren, Menno De Jong, Paul Van Dyk, Above and Beyond are among the major supporters. This has proven Cosmo to mark his return to the big sales in the world of trance. After his release on Anjunabeats Cosmo & Shah came up with the project El Cortez and “Desert Rose” on Menno De Jongs label Intuition Records.

In 2008 he accomplished the next level – Cosmo launched a large number of releases on different labels of which two record labels were his own: “Cygnus Recordings (Trance/Ambient/Chill-Out)” and “Deep Impact (Progressive House/Electro)”. He signed his Labels to M-Tunes who provided a distribution network of 43 downloading platforms worldwide. His “Cosmology EP Part 1” was to be the first output on Deep Impact Music which was of March 10, 2008. With this step Cosmo offered and continues to offer a huge variety of music genres and gives collaborations with other artists and newcomers a platform. On September 21, 2008 Cosmo released the single “Chinese Theatre” under the project “Purple Mood” together with Roger Shah. This compelling track is a favourite of Armin van Buuren and was played by him at the 2008 Olympics After show party in Beijing. Furthermore “Chinese Theatre” is the winner of numerous voting’s and polls including “Future Favourite” on Armin Van Buuren’s global “A State Of Trance” radio show and “Battle Of The Tracks" in the Mellomania Show.

In 2009 with: “I Love Chicago, this single was inspired for the love of the city. Ever since his first and very successful performance in Chicago, he fell in love with the metropolitan city and the diversity of people and music. Producing the song “I Love Chicago” has crowned his love and passion for this wonderful city. After this Cosmo teamed up with Meighan Nealon for the single “Naked” on Lyon Echo Records. Another release "Cosmo feat Ray Wilson – Show Me the Way” by Armada released in 2009. Cosmo was ranked #25 on the world on the DJ List in 2009 and #36 in 2010.

In 2011 Cosmo ran with a phat track “Wayward Son” and entered the charts all over the world. Wayward Son climbed in the Swiss charts on #13. In Dec. 2011 Cosmo released “Virticle”, a massive progressive house tune mixed with urban roots delivered by Cosmo and the talented Asian rapper, Nella. That is the first glimpse of the Asian urban scene mixed into the western EDM scene. Also in Dec. 2011 Cosmo released his Genesis EP with Justin George. 3 pumpin Electro house tracks which are a must for all dancefloors all over the World.

In Jan. 2012 the next Cosmo release is "Dance MF“ a Electro House track, which will be released on his Deep Impact Music Label. Cosmo is now on an Asia and India tour so stay tuned!! Listen to DJ Cosmo’s radio show “Cosmology” worldwide live every: Saturday 18:00-19:00 on safariradio.gr, Thursday 3:00 pm (GMT) on Pure.fm, Sunday 5:00 pm (GMT3) on trance.cl / Chile, 2:00 pm (EST) Mexico, 6:00 pm Argentina, 8:00 pm (UTC,GMT) U.K, 9:00 pm (CET) Espana, Antena6.fm Saturday 11 am, Masmusic.tv, Saturday 11 am and weekly on radio-dj.pl.