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    Melbourne hosts the ultimate New Years Day party!

      Category: Event Review

     

    The ultimate New Year’s Day Disco, combined with laid-back Byron Bay vibes & lake views, is back for 2019!

     

    Grab the squad, come down to the green, join the Greenfields team and the Brunch Affairs crews and see out the first day of 2019 off with a bang! If you like your music funky, then come and check out the House Master’s in the mix: DJ Spen // Dr Packer // BOOGS + more!

     

    Sunset Safari New Year’s Day 2019 - Greenfields Albert Park, Melbourne

    When: Tuesday 1st January (NYD)
    Time: 1pm – 1am
    Where: Greenfields, Albert Park – Corner Lakeside Drive & Queens Road, Albert Park

     

     

    Tickets:
    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/269052340624628/
    Eventbrite Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/new-years-day-at-greenfields-albert-park-sunset-safari-tickets-52515211411

     

    Line-Up:
    DJ SPEN (Quantize Recordings)
    Dr Packer (Glitterbox | Defected)
    BOOGS (Thick As Thieves)

    Simon Digby
    Brad Sassman
    Mark John
    Agent 86
    Greg Sara
    Rob Anthony
    Jay Ramon
    HOOPS
    Lana
    Casey Leaver
    Pete Tran
    Sean Marchetti ( LIVE )
    + more

    Also, a limited amount of Booths will be available on the day for $2500 which includes: 10x Tickets & 1L Belvedere vodka. Contact: hello@greenfieldsalbertpark.com.au for more details
     

    SS_NYD19_Spen.jpgDJ SPEN:

    US house icon DJ Spen first laid his hand on the decks at the age of thirteen while growing up in his native city of Baltimore - he hasn’t looked back since.

    Also known as Sean Spencer, the talented DJ and producer began his illustrious career in the mid-’80s as a hip-hop radio DJ making beats under the moniker Numarx, responsible for writing and recording 'Girl You Know It’s True,' later covered and made into a smash hit by Milli Vanilli. The years that followed saw DJ Spen move away from hip-hop and towards the classic Chicago house sound that would define his productions for years to come, after joining forces with famed production collective The Basement Boys. Working under the name Jasper Street Co., DJ Spen released his first 12″ through Basement Boys Records in 1995, the energetic gospel house cut ‘A Feeling.’ This was the first in a lauded series of releases for the label that brought Spen commercial and dancefloor success over the next decade, earning him international recognition as a house music pioneer.  In 2004, DJ Spen split from Basement Boys, releasing through Black Vinyl Records and his own label Code Red before founding his second imprint Quantize Recordings, which has since become a regular outlet for his music. Alongside his own productions, DJ Spen has built a reputation as a talented and prolific remix artist, putting his own unique stamp on pop anthems from Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Everything but the Girl, Toni Braxton and more. If that isn’t enough, he’s still spinning eclectic and soulful jams in clubs across the globe, further establishing his status as an eminent figure in house music, both past and present.

     


    Dr-Packer-Cover-L.jpgDR PACKER:
    Dr Packer is an alias of West Australian DJ/Producer Greg Packer, set up for Remixes & Edits of mainly retro music such as 70’s, 80’s, 90’s Soul, Disco, Funk, Hip Hop & Reggae. Greg although known more for ‘Liquid Drum & Bass’ regularly plays sets of ‘Old School Funk, Disco & Hip Hop. Greg purchased his first record in 1982 at the age of 10. That record was ‘Grandmaster Flash – The Message’! Greg grew up in Northampton in the UK, frequently listening to his mother’s disco records (to which he says he had no choice!). In the 70’s it wasn’t uncommon to hear music such as ‘Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now’ or ‘And The Beat Goes On’ played in the house, so the disco thing really was his first introduction to music, records became his life and he has collected 25,000+ over the years.  Dr Packer has quickly become a mainstay in the sets of some of the biggest names in the disco world with the likes of Greg Wilson, Hot Toddy, Fingerman, Joey Negro and Norman Jay regularly featuring his edits in their performances. All of this support helped Dr Packer to be voted #1 in the Traxsource Top 20 Nu Disco Artists midway through 2015. At the end of the year Dr Packer came in at #4 in the Top 100 Disco Artists

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    BOOGS:
    Boogs is one of the true leaders of Melbourne’s underground club scene. Supremely talented, original and never reliant on trends, fads or visiting international DJs, his 7am residency at Revolver Sundays is one of the most celebrated, unique and infamous gigs in town. His three-hour sets attract a vibrant, loyal and seriously up-for-it crowd each and every week.  Combining his incredible technical skills with an ear for the best new music, Boogs has consistently maintained a standard in excellence that sets him apart as a truly gifted DJ, inspiring both young and old generations alike.  Always visionary and ahead of the pack with the freshest sounds, his reign over the Melbourne club scene spans almost 15 years and his influence stretches across Australia and beyond. The hugely popular Boogs’ Podcast is helping to develop a whole new legion of fans as more and more people discover his music online. As Boogs continues to inspire and entertain, the talent and vision that cemented his place at the top of Melbourne club culture is now more prominent than ever.

    Edited by Adam Madd




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