TMB: The Martinez Brothers + Gene Farris at Spybar Chicago 1/22/10
|THE MARTINEZ BROTHERS |
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(Ladies comped all night w/ password)
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-(Ladies) Bottle of Champagne-
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646 N. Franklin
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If you've ever seen the Martinez Brothers spin, you know that what separates Chris and Steve Martinez from the rest of the pack isn't just their skills, but their seemingly limitless energy.
What sets apart the Martinez Brothers is their spirit.
Oh, and another little thing: their age.
By now you've heard about the Martinez Brothers. These guys are practically the definition of new blood. Steve is 20, Chris is 17. For a little perspective on the unlikelihood of their position, consider this: Shelter, the club where the Martinez Brothers learned just about everything they know about house music, opened its doors the same year that Chris was born. Which makes it all the more incredible that Shelter was the Martinez Brothers' first major club gig in 2006.
Music always played a significant role in the Martinez home: the boys grew up playing a variety of instruments - keyboards, bass, and mainly drums and percussion. They'd play in church, at home, in various bands around the Bronx. It was their father, a veteran of disco-era clubs like the Paradise Garage, that turned them on to disco and house, via radio programs like Timmy Regisford's Kiss FM show and CDs that he'd bring home in an attempt to expand the boys' musical worldview.
They played their first gig with Victor Rosado, a veteran NYC DJ who shared the decks with both Larry Levan and David Mancuso back in the day; their next appearance was at an Ibadan party at Shelter, alongside Dennis Ferrer and Jerome Sydenham. And from there they've gone on to rock many more floors worldwide - Warmup at PS1 MOMA (NYC), Pacha (NYC & Ibiza), Cielo (NYC), Karu & Y (Miami), Watergate (Berlin), She Club (Barcelona), Bataclan (Paris), Sasha Beach Club (Algarve, PT), Buddha Club (Porto), BBC (Lisbon), Red Zone (Perugia, IT), The Powerzone (Amsterdam, NL). (The first time they left the country, in fact, aside from family trips to Puerto Rico, was to play Cheers, Paris, the longest running soulful house party in Paris.)
In 2009 they are already booked to play at the festival Electric Daisy Carnival (Los Angeles), Ministry Of Sound (London), Pacha (Ibiza), Social Club (Paris), Singapore (Zouk) and will also travel to Miami, Sao Paulo, Rio, Milan, Berlin, Tokyo, Lisbon, Amsterdam and beyond.
The Martinez Brothers kicked off a new chapter in January, 2007, when Dennis Ferrer's Objektivity label released "My Rendition," a powerhouse of a record that won them a whole new world of acclaim.
They have gone on to produce their ironically named followup “Debbie Downer” out in January 2009 with Berlin based Greek producer Argy and “Where’s Mr. Brown?” a hissing, techno track. Both sides have gained much acclaim from DJ’s such as Josh Wink, Dubfire (Deep Dish), Loco Dice and Sebo K.
What sets apart the Martinez Brothers is their sense of flow. Watch them behind the decks: they don't stop moving. Lean, lanky, all wrists and elbows and ear-to-ear grins, these kids look like they were born to move. They're practically climbing over each other as records flow together, one brother cueing up a track, the other EQing, the headphones passed back and forth, forearms intertwined, heads bobbing in unison. It's amazing to watch. It's even more amazing to hear.
GENE FARRIS BIO:
Being a leader in the industry, Gene Farris started his own label, `Farris Wheel Recordings, Inc., in 1998 with 'The Copa Cabana EP.' Among the label's many loved EPs is FWR 008 that includes a DJ Sneak remix of Farris' `The Spirit.' As the catalog grows, Farris Wheel Recordings, Inc. continues to prosper and gain respectability within the industry. Farris takes pride in discovering new talent from Chicago and around the world such as, studio master mind Jason Heinrichs, heavenly vocalist Lady Sarah, and also releasing the first record of red hot band Greenskeepers.
In February of 2001, Gene Farris revealed his latest brainchild, Farris Wheel Limited, which is a spin-off of Farris Wheel Recordings. His concept of Farris Wheel Limited is designed to feature more organic productions. Farris Wheel Limited artists are incorporating LIVE feeds into their melodic soulful beats that are filling DJ bags world wide. That has featured remixes from Jay- J, Glenn Underground, Jason Hendricks, Boo Williams, Nick Santillian A.K.A. Behind the groove, Mr. ALI, and many more..
Industry Recordings is a Chicago House label based in Amsterdam. This the third instalment in the Farriswheel Recordings legacy from Gene Farris. The labels goal is to release quality funky, sexy house music, made for the dancefloor. With Artist such as Funky Transport , Demarkus Lewis, Onionz, Zoe Noa, Yousef, and host of other talented artist..
Along with the label, they have also started a club night in Holland, called simply Playground it at the newly rmodeled "Rain" club in Amsterdam . As the critics continually applaud his greatening accomplishments, Gene Farris and his Farris Wheel Recordings empire continue to thrive.
Now with the labels long awited return we have added the installment of new fresh talent artist like Bryan Jones, J.T. Donaldson, Jazzy D, Chappell, and a host of others 2007 and beyond looks to be a big return of Farriswheel Recordings enjoy......
Re: TMB: The Martinez Brothers + Gene Farris at Spybar Chicago 1/22/10
Password "PURE" at the door for:
-No cover before 12-
-Reduced cover after 12-
(ladies comped all night w/ password)
Early arrival strongly recommended!
RSVP NOW FOR BOTTLE SPECIALS:
630-699-4291 | [email protected]