About Yud Kei
Yud Kei are Yonatan Rukhman (DJ YondL) and Kooki Salinas, both born in 1976 in Israel and both work as Sound Engineers at studio's in Bergamo and Tel Aviv. Yonatan's story goes a little like this; Due to his fathers work the family moved to the USA, than Germany and after that to Italy, where Yonatan currently lives. He studied Sound Engineering in Israel where he became an Assistant Engineer and promoted to Engineer at the Sigma Studios of tel Aviv. An behalf of his various expirences with many Artists and projects Yonatan collaberated with Artists all over the globe which finally lead him to electronic music and his current project with Yakov (kooki) Salinas. Kooki was a regular Guitar player with a Israeli Punk band called "Kuku Blof Vehayetuhim" which had various successes in Israel. After the split up Kooki also worked on several projects which pointed him the Yud kei project direction. Yud Kei's first release, The Mercurial Flash EP is out june 2008 with swiss house/electro label 2Delicious Recordings. Yud Kei also sign with irish label Shabuum/queep and remix a track for french trio WashingMaJazz debut single Wow !. Yud Kei's remix reaches position 62 on djdownload.com electro chart and is featured in cdpool's july underground discs. Yud Kei than release two psy trance tracks with american label Filthbox records, "Majestic Flare" and "Gili The Chemical Blow", which arrives numer 7 on roccatune.com goa chart, where Yud Kei arrive number 2 top artist. In Israel, Yud Kei hook up with israeli Hip Hop band "Zula Members" and together form "Yud Kei Zula", debuting this autumn in Israel with the full length album "Chetzi Kilo" released by israeli label Shaked Productions.