At the early age of 15, Cody Crouch fell in love with dance music at an underground warehouse called Decibel in Dallas, Texas. He soon after began his DJ career, and today, he is known as Codar.
Codar has played at clubs and festivals all over the world. His experience with Ultra Music Festival from 2001 to 2010, and performances in Ibiza, have made him a staple in the dance music industry. Codar worked with Ultra to extend their brand into New York (for what became known as Ultra NY), and into Puerto Rico (which became known as Ultra Caribbean). Codar was the head for sales of merchandise for Ultra Music Festival Caribbean at Arena Pier 10.
Codar was in charge of overseeing the tour of Infected Mushroom working in sales and promotion in Austin TX, and was also Head of Artist Relations for the Dallas show. As Well, as being in charge of the soundcheck for Infected Mushroom downstairs, Codar was also responsible for the full stage set-up, design, and lighting upstairs.
Codar has shared the stage with many high profile performers such as BT, Hybrid, Fergie, Junkie XL, Sandra Collins, Donald Glaude, Stacy Kidd, Paul Van Dyk and Paul Oakenfold. Just to name a few. He has also held residencies at The Sand Bar, The Home Bar, Al Amir, and California Crossings.
Codar has become known for his progressive style fusion that allows him to mix multiple genres seamlessly. His most recent productions are Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Game Over.
Codar is a member of the Recording Academy and is currently a Grammy U member. Codar has been a delegate at the Winter Music Conference In Miami for several years and an official judge of the International Dance Music Awards. Codar was even one of the 2008 VJ Awards Official Judges for the WMC. He's also had a long running radio show on the radio station ActiveSessions.FM Codar Radio and has played many live events with them including Sandra Collins and Donald Glaude. Codar also promoted for ActiveSessions.FM in Playa Del Carmen Mexico during BPM Music Festival. He also promoted for ActiveSessions.FM during SXSW Music Festival in Austin TX, as well.
He has a handful of mixes, original production on his imprint Darco Music, and shows coming very soon.