is one of Houston’s hottest rising talents in the making, already making a name for himself as an influential person in the genre of House Music / EDM. This rising talent discovered his love for music at the age of 14 with his first project as a mobile DJ, mainly playing in high school and college/universities, private parties. At the age of 17, he launched himself as a professional DJ in one of the best night clubs in Mexico City performing the genre DEEP HOUSE. At the age of 18 he made the journey to the United States due to a strike that caused work and school education stoppages (U.N.A.M. strike) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1999_UNAM_strikeContinuing his career in one of the most popular Latin clubs in Houston Texas, back then known as Club Millennium. A year later, due to his ways of mixing and the vibe he brought when he played, he was transferred to one of Houston’s most recognized club due to its range of Latin Music for more than 20 years known as Metropolis & Extravaganzawww.metropolisdisco.com making this, one of the main windows that released the unique styles of DJ Koma; Resident DJ of Metropolis for the last 13 years.
Koma has participated in different events such as Radio Festivals, Electronic Dance Music Festivals, Live radio, and online radio broadcast, from Liberman Broadcasting http://www.lbimedia.com/ to CBS Radiohttp://www.cbsradio.com/market
He has played in several clubs around the city. Also winner of the Houston “Scion DJ contest” state wide. Nominated for The Latin Mixx Conference as “Best DJ On The Rise” in 2012, and Best Mid-West DJ in 2014. Winner of The #DJChoicAwards in 2015 as “Texas Best Club Latin DJ”. He has also covered the TV side, being part of several TV-Commercials, and Hosting a local Dance Music TV show, “Concepto Elektronico”http://www.2vsion.com/
One of his greatest achievements has been the ability to excel within the Latin and Electronic Music AT THE SAME TIME, calling the attention of big figures of both genres. Founder of his alternate music project called “Concepto EDM” https://www.facebook.com/ConceptoEDM . A space, exclusively to bring the whole EDM movement, directly to you, giving opportunity for new talents to expose their skills in public events of the on growing Electronic Dance Music Scene, not only by partying but also helping others through out their events http://www.houstonfoodbank.org/local, state wide, and eventually national.
DJ Koma has played along side well known DJ’s, remixers and producers. Opening set for Praia Urbana in 2011 with Wally Lopez, Opening set forAndres Mijangos in 2011, Opening set for Darude in 2012, Opening set forPaul Van Dyk in 2013, Opening set for Praia Urbana in 2014 with Todd Terry & The Cube Guys, Opening set for Jose Spinnin Cortes` in 2014, Opening set for DJ SKAZI – Official in 2014, Opening set for Mystic Festivalin 2014 with Downlink & MimosaOpening set for DJ BL3ND in 2015
Founder of the newest project called House At The River.
https://www.facebook.com/houseattheriver A summer-beach EDM festival that brings epic moments to the city and creates opportunities for upcoming talents including DJ`s, dancers, production teams, art performers and growing sponsors and investors. 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
He has played in South Beach Miami, San Antonio, Texas, Galveston, Texas, Highlands, Texas, Freeport, Texas, Pasadena, Texas, Matagorda, Texas, Humble, Texas,in clubs like Twist, Metropolis, Stereo Live, Limelight Houston, Mr. Peeples, Glass House, Cafe Europe, &Banana Bend Beach,
He is currently working on his podcast #SocialEDMPodcast https://www.mixcloud.com/komasalazar/giving place to a HUGE number of tracks in one DJ set so you can easily enjoy it from home or from your device. Recently working in his transition as a “DJ/Remixer”, giving a step forward to his future productions and his unique trademark.
Video and audio edition and production, TV and radio promos, intros, voice over, MC, public figure.
More than 14 years in the making, projecting to his people the best vibes, the best atmosphere, his greatest energy and above all he endeavors day by day to bring the best tracks for your ears, the greatest music, every event and the whole show.
Dedicated to all of his Fans, and the people that surrounds him, and supports him day by day.
“DJ Koma Salazar”