About
Karl Lambert - Karoza

Karl Lambert is a highly regarded club / radio DJ, former record shop owner, former radio owner, a club promoter, a production artist, and owner of record label, Grooveboy Music.

Karl is a hugely experienced club DJ who has rocked some of Dublin’s most iconic venues such as The Pod, The Kitchen, The Redbox / Tripod, Club Mono, Cypress Avenue and The Pavillion in Cork as well as the Ministry Of Sound London and various clubs in the Netherlands and Germany.

Karl has also promoted and had residencies in some hugely popular club nights including Sunday Loungin @ Viva, Lay Deep Pygmalion \ Bia Bar, HAM @ The Pod and The Italian Factory @ Sin \ Andrews Lane.

It’s as a radio DJ that Karl really excels, his constantly evolving sound has been fine tuned from years of producing highly rated shows for some of Dublin’s finest dance music stations such as Kiss FM, Nova Dance, and Play FM and currently on Ibiza Live Radio and Atlantic Radio UK.

He was the owner and driving force behind Future Sounds, a record store that was much loved by DJ’s because it always served up the very best in underground electronic music.

Karl teamed up with 2 friends, Rory Lester and Zane Smit in early 2017, and so Karoza was born…

Rory Lester

Rory Lester - Karoza
Zane Smit - Karoza

80’s Born South African, Zane Smit loved music from a young age, having started out mixing vinyl at the age of 16.

After moving to Ireland in December 2002, Zane studied Music Production at Night Maker Studios and Sound Engineering at Virtu Media Creative College. Zane has played in the majority of venues around Dublin city and hosted joint radio shows on Crystal FM, Play FM Dublin and Studio Sounds Radio.

Over the years, Zane has managed event companies Lay Deep Events, Swing Star Productions and Social Light Events.

Zane has 7 Years of music production experience and has worked with a number of electronic music producers over the years.

In early 2017, he teamed up with 2 veterans on the DJ / Production Scene, the outcome was Karoza.

Zane continues to push his limits striving to improve his production process and knowledge in the game.