Dr. Feelgroove

The interest of Dr. Feelgroove in club culture is focused mainly on house genre – soulful, funky, deep, Latin, new disco, etc. Positive and devoted to the entertainment of his audience he turns the latter as a priority of his work. He clearly states this by his music selection and way of mixing diverse sounds leaving his own unique trace.

Kiril Bakardjiev (a.k.a. Dr. Feelgroove) is born in Sofia and starts mixing music in 1993. Soon after that, it turns into a profession and he starts introducing his sets under the name DJ Kircho (becoming famous and used until 2006) in popular central clubs at this time such as: ‘Escalibur’, ‘Aliby’, ‘Indigo’, ‘Yalta’ etc. In the late 90-ties Dr. Feelgroove works with the ‘Metropolis’ movement, and along with it traces the route of the electronic and club music in Bulgaria.

In 2002 Dr. Feelgroove starts with the program ‘Fresh Mix’ on the waves of radio Fresh, where he introduces the newest tracks on the world scene for three years. Working in a studio atmosphere Dr. Feelgroove creates his own productions like ‘The Drum Is In Da House’ which stands on the first place in the top 20 of radio Alpha for four weeks and takes a leading position in the charts of radio Fresh. In 2010 Dr. Feelgroove started his popular show on Radio NOVA – ‘6 in the mix’, later renamed – ‘Let’s Be Close’, that is broadcasted every Tuesday at 20:00 (18:00 GMT).

At the end of 2009, Dr. Feelgroove accepted a new challenge and became part of a team that stands behind the idea and creation of Culture Beat club. In order to shorten the distance between audience, music, and artist, during 2011-2012 Kiril Bakardjiev broadcasted live from popular night clubs – Culture Beat, Yalta, as well as some other unusual locations to win the audience’s interest and sympathy. From the end of 2012 till 2016 Dr. Feelgroove is resident DJ at BLENDER club and from 2013 he works with different bars where he takes care of the music and where later on gains residence as a DJ. In 2014-2015, he plays regularly at The Cocktail Bar, Beach Bar, and others.

Kiril Bakardjiev also develops his career as a producer – he has worked with Ape Tunes and recorded several tracks with more vocals and instruments (incl. live) to present new sounds and concepts. Among them are the following: Dr.Feelgroove & Seagullboy feat. Bogdana Mitova – Caffeine, Dr.Feelgroove & Seagullboy – Don’t Do It!, Dr.Feelgroove & Seagullboy feat. Karshana – Turn me on. Also one of his latest projects played in Bulgarian media (Box TV, Darik Radio, Radio NOVA) is with Seagullboy (Vasil Rusev) under the name Nippletweakaz in collaboration with Karshana (Geri Turiiska. Check out the video of Nippletweakaz & Karshana – I don’t mind.

Dr.Feelgroove’s radio show is broadcasted every Tuesday from 8-9 p.m. on Radio NOVA 101.7FM Sofia and www.radionova.bg.