Boris Carloff

Producer, composer, engineer and musician.

Boris Carloff

The musical style of Boris Carloff takes in flavours of jazz, guitar rock and electronic music. Boris comes from the Czech republic and has a classical education in the violin and has played as a musician in Norway, UK, Germany and Italy. His debut was on London based label Tracktion with project Palm Beat. Then he signed to Red Salamanda records as an artist and released Good Stuff EP. The EP was received well all around the world. Most notable were two airings of the track ‘First Joy‘ on Gilles Peterson’s Wor­ldwide BBC. Another track was released in Japan (NURO).

Boris was nominated for Best sound Czech Grammy 2006 for album Dreamer (band Sunshine). He also produced song Atentat (band Krystof) which won Czech Grammy in 2008 as The song of the year. The song was also the most played radio hit in 2008 on Czech radio stations. The same year the album ‚Laska jako oliva‘ (Ivan Hlas) was nominated in category Folk and Country.

In 2012 Boris released album The Escapist. The album won Czech music awards of czech music critics ‚Apollo‘ (Czech Mercury prize) as the best album of 2012. He was also nominated in 5 categories (best singer, best album, best video, best newcomer and best electronic album) for Andel – Czech Grammy. Finally Boris won 2 categories: The Best Video of The Year and The Best Electronic Album.