Founder of g r o o v e party's around Melbourne
Brock Ferrar's interest in house and techno started in the late 90's with the discovery of the Perlon label. With influences like Baby Ford, Thomas Melchior,Zip, Daniel Bell And that groove heavy style of house music
In the mid 2000's Brock held dj residencies at Elsewhere and Berlin Lounge where he introduced the likes of - Steve Bug ,Swayzak,Radio Slave,Dj Tand M.a.n.d.y to Queensland with Partner Don Nadi for Deep As F#$CK and pushing proper club recreation through underground dancefloor sounds.
In 2007 Brock moved to Tokyo and met Josh Child from Real Grooves and later became one of there resident dj's. Real Grooves went on to become a strong hold in the Tokyo underground house and techno scene. With Real Grooves Brock played all the key clubs including the legendary Club Space Yellow, Eleven, and Unit. After 10 years the Real Grooves party called it a day, but not before one last session which involved a 6 hour back to back closing set with Mike Shannon.
Brock's love affair with the Tokyo clubbing circuit continued, which sees him invited back to play at Womb, Eleven,Air and Ruby Room regularly.
Once back in Melbourne Australia, Brock met with Killing Time owner Cameron Smith and together they started hosting Artists for after-hours events, The first being Sammy Dee (Perlon)Under Brock's groove party he toured Mike Shannon, Deadbeat to name a few. Also brock was the first resident dj playing every Sat night at killing Time for its first two years since opening.Now going in to its 6th year and some 100 touring dj's have played, the venue has become a spiritual home for underground dance music.
Brock has an ep coming out in Sept on Chicago
label Siteholder records. The label which is home to names like Maetrik,Pan Pot,Butane,Billy Dalassandro,Noah Pred Siteholder has very quickly established itself as one of the most respected US techno labels in the world. As Sven Vath put it so eloquently, “Siteholder is putting Chicago back on the map”.