A slave to his passions has led to Betoko possessing an ingenious musical mind that has commanded him to be at the centre of the international music fist.
Beto Cohen was born in Mexico, 1976, the son of an actress and singer, he was destined to be involved in a creative environment. He started to play guitar and Drums in bands from the age of 12 and by the time he was 20 he had set up his own studio, production company and a modelling agency in Guadalajara, Mexico. In 2002 moves to London in pursuit of greater challenges as he discovers his passion for electronic sounds. A slave to his passions has led to Betoko possessing an ingenious musical mind that has commanded him to be at the centre of the international music fist. Along with a place on the list amongst other esteemed DJ’s on Mar-t’s (Amnesia Ibiza) label, Wow! Records, his solid productions demonstrate his distinctive style & approach. Described as Tech, minimal, House, the lengthy production catalog Betoko holds up against his name has seen the releases championed & play listed by DJ’s M.A.N.D.Y, Gregor Tresher, Martinez, Steve Lawler, Dubfire, Sven Vath and Marco Carola, to name a few and his tracks have been featured on TV Series like CSI, several Advertising Campaigns and Madonna’s Sticky N Sweet Tour and CD / DVD. Betoko’s embellishment of his music personality gets deeper; now head honcho of his own label, OKO Recordings, he is part of the pioneering evolution of electronic magic adding high quality releases to the worlds track list, supported by some of the globes most highly regarded DJ’s.
Upcoming releases in 2012 include an EP on his new imprint Chilli Mint Music, a follow up with LOPAZZ for their Get Physical Release, A new single out on Audiofly’s Supernature Label and an EP on Mar-T’s Wow! Records.