Zen Lemonade

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A Psychedelic Trance & Progressive Trance project of Gus Till & Super Cozi. Both already had a long musical career when they met in the end of '99 in Aus, where they both were on their own separate DJ tours.

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They had similar backgrounds, kicking off their musical journeys by playing in Punk bands, then totally got into computer programmed music. Straight away they started to make music together and discovered the unique fusion style of the Trance and downbeat sound they could create together.

It was from the meeting of Gus Till & Super Cozi, that Zen Lemonade was born, with Cozi inspired by Yoko Ono’s words from her classic poetry book ‘Grape Fruits’ - ”If this is our karma, then let’s squeeze our karma to make the best lemonade

They began making music together in Tokyo at the start of 2000, creating their own uniquely fusioned, genre bending sound. Soon afterward Cozi moved to England, They had set up base in Devon where they forged their debut album “Lemon Soul ” - This was released in 2002 on one of the Psychedelic Trance pioneer legend [Martin Glover aka Youth aka Orion]'s Dragonfly Records Label and immediately garnered critical acclaim. This saw them invited to play festivals and gigs on a worldwide basis.

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Towards the end of 2002 they moved to Bali, also known as ‘Island of the Gods’. This mystic place’s magnificent charm, it’s rich hindu/animist culture and its cultural traditions of Minimalist Music, dance and art made a distinct impression upon them. Since settling in Bali they have been amazingly productive, Gus having produced few Ambient/Downtempo albums, Cozi released solo albums from her own label Hypo=espresso Records, and together they released Loungecore compilation ” Chillpresso ~ Dari Bali ” 1 & 2, as well as releasing various downbeat tracks on Interchill, Dakini, Electronic Soundscapes, Liquid Sound Design and many others

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In 2009 they released their long awaited 2nd full studio album ” Babylondon ” from greek label ‘Electronic Soundscapes’. - this time a deep organic dubby fusion of Breakbeat, Jazz, Funk, Ambient and Rock, with deeply rooted Techno influences. 6 years since their first album, this had showcased their musical transformation, embodying full new psychedelic statements of the sort only they could make. Absolutely not just another 4/4 dance album but a whole new chapter of alternative electronic music, and with plenty of guitars, bass, percussion and Minimalist gamelan, every track has a distinct dynamic groove - digitalised yet deeply organic. Thrilling soundscapes, tough yet delicate and featuring a cast of fantastic musicians (including a special appearance by Steve Hillage of System7).

Year 2013, and they are working on the long waited Zen Lemonade second full dance album, also various chill out projects and both on solo albums

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