URSULA 1000 is the alter ego of Brooklyn, New York based producer/DJ/multi-instrumentalist Alex Gimeno. His 7 albums and mix sessions have taken you on a time machine ride of retro tinged exotic grooves and futuristic electronic disco funk fusions. Altering the past for a better tomorrow.
Originally signed to Thievery Corporation’s Eighteenth Street Lounge (ESL) label, Ursula launched his own boutique label Insect Queen Music to house his entire back catalog and future adventures.
His collaborations with Fred Schneider of The B-52s, Isabelle Antena, Dr.Luke, Kool Kojak, Lady Bunny, Puddles Pity Party, Shag, Cristina/Ze Records and Los Amigos Invisibles to name a few brought forth sheer magic on the six albums, The Now Sound of Ursula 1000, Kinda’ Kinky, Here Comes Tomorrow, Mystics, Mondo Beyondo and Voyeur. All Systems Are Go Go and Ursadelica showed the world his dj and taste making skills and Undressed had it all re-imagined by electronic’s finest like Deekline, Ladytron, Product.01, Malente and more.
He’s remixed for the likes of Quincy Jones, Felix Da Housecat, The Faint, Fort Knox Five to a slew of television remodels for themes to Sesame Street, The Powerpuff Girls, The Incredibles and Yo Gabba Gabba. His songs have been used in TV shows like Grey’s Anatomy, Sex And The City, How I Met Your Mother, Bored To Death, Entourage, So You Think You Can Dance, the Emmy nominated documentary NY77:The Coolest Year In Hell, America’s Funniest Videos and films like Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Blue Crush and Pink Panther plus ad campaigns for Adidas, Grand Marnier, Skyy Vodka, Samsung, AT&T, Kelloggs and more. Some of his music has been used in video games like Destroy All Humans!, NBA 2K9 and Tap Tap Revenge. Ursula’s also created sound design/runway music for Issey Miyake, Desigual, Prada, Miu Miu, Hugo Boss, Miss Sixty, H&M and Christian Dior. The 2018 Olympics in Korea used his song Kaboom!
You can find him traveling the world (30+ countries clocked and counting!) dj-ing at places like Fabric, Shambhala Music Festival, Corona Sunsets, Razzmatazz, Summer Stage, The Big Chill Festival, Joshua Tree Festival, Green Plugged Festival Korea and Good Vibrations.
Ursula created a side project, the sexy spacey nu disco house sounds of QUENTIN QUATRO! The Disco Quatro EP with remixes by Psychemagik, Sleazy McQueen and Space Coast and the follow up, The Quatrophonic E with remixes by Cole Medina, Gemini Bros, Discofari and Virgin Magnetic Material are out now.
Ursula takes you on another eclectic time warp on the new album Galleria where Nu-Disco, Italo Disco, Synthwave and Boogie Funk pulsate alongside to the sounds of Jazzy Hip Hop, Latin breaks and French Touch house in a multi-colored blend as only Ursula 1000 can deliver!