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Line-up /Koen Groeneveld (Abzolut)
Another Brother ([Ctrl])
Neil Scott ([Ctrl]/The Facemelter)
Vince Olsen ([Ctrl]/The Facemelter)
*********23rd May KOEN GROENEVELD**************
Part 2 of Newcastles only monthly Saturday underground Minimal - Techno - Tech House night. Following hot on the heels of our mental opening night with Butch is the dutch techno superstar, Koen Groeneveld.
Koen Groeneveld, based in Holland, is one of the hottest new names in electronic music.
His sound is a dynamic mix of Techno, Tech House, Progressive House and Minimal.
Koen started his own label _aBZoluT. early 2008.
One of his first releases “Wake Turbulence” peaked at 1 both in the Beatport Top
Downloads Top 100 and in their Techno Top 100 in July 2008.
After the huge success of “Wake Turbulence” he was asked by Mark Knight to
do a remix for a Toolroom release by Mark Trophy, entitled “Ripper”.
Koen’s remix peaked at 12 in the beatport Techno Chart.
The follow up tracks to “Wake Turbulence” , “Pull Up” and “Go Around” received
massive support by the worlds DJ elite.
His remixes for Dataworx “Control” , Paul Nazca & Leslie K “Mistral B” and
Mario Ochoa’s “Twisted” reached the highest regions of the Beatport Techno chart.
“Wake Turbulence” ended up being 3 in the Beatport Techno Top 10 of 2008 and
is now nominated as “Best Techno Track 2008” on the Beatport Music Awards 2009!
Koen's biggest success till today came when Toolroom Records released Fatboy Slim
V Koen Groeneveld "Rockafeller Skank".
The track skyrocketed to the number 1 spot at Beatport's overall chart in March 2009,
in less then 5 days!
Anyone who was at the Butch party will agree that the roof was almost off!
With support from Another Brother, Neil Scott and Vince Olsen, the [Ctrl] party is gauranteed to be another one not for the weak of heart and not to be missed!