Spencer Parker is one of Europe’s leading dj’s, his unique style of house music is in demand the world over and with his productions, remixes and re-edits being supported by such names as Radio Slave, Tiefschwarz, Laurent Garnier, X Press 2, Nic Fanciulli and Pete Tong, the future looks bright.
Spencer’s style is simply best described as underground electronic house music. Preferred record labels range from the electro/techno stylings of Get Physical, Planet E, Bpitch Control, and Rekids through to the uber-cool house of Buzzin Fly, SAW, Saved and Dubsided. A set from Spencer would include minimal, electronic and acid house alongside some cool jackin’ tracks and the odd trippy vocal, all played while utilising an array of effects. Spencer has held a highly successful 3 year residency at The Cross in London and continues to regularly guest at the capitals best clubs, including Fabric, Ministry Of Sound, The End and Turnmills as well as being in demand worldwide, with recent visits alone including Russia, Belgium, China, America, Australia, France, Italy and Slovenia.
In 2005 Spencer began his production career with the release of his debut single “Open Your Eyes”, the track was snapped up by UK based label Cr2 Records and became one of their biggest selling singles to date. “Open Your Eyes” was heavily supported in the clubs by such names as Deep Dish, Erick Morillo, Felix Da Housekat, Sander Kleinenberg and Erol Alkan. Pete Tong also supported by playing “Open Your Eyes” several times on Radio 1, adding it to his Pure Pacha compilation cd and describing it as “hot hot hot!”. In the autumn of 2006, Spencer unleashed his second single, the electronic acid house track “Beautiful Noise”, on Radio Slave’s new Rekids label. Early copies garnered support from names such as Nic Fanciulli, Tom Middleton, X Press 2 and, once again, Pete Tong, who described the track by saying “the new sound of minimal starts here”. In addition to “Beautiful Noise” Spencer will also release the much hyped single “Neon” in early 2007, on the London based Tsuba label. Already becoming an anthem for Nic Fanciulli after constant play at his Space (Ibiza) residency, “Neon” is currently being supported by such names as James Zabelia, Laurent Garnier, Boris Dlugosh, John Digweed and Hernan Cattaneo – who has already requested it for his new Renaissance cd.
In addition to producing original material, Spencer often remixes or re-edits some of the hottest tracks around to give himself an exclusive secret weapon to play and make his dj sets completely original. On the re-edit front, both DJ T’s “Rimini” track on Get Physical Records and the awesome “Eurodans”" by Norwegian producer Todd Terje have both been remixed, re-edited and rearranged in Spencer’s studio. The A list dj’s again showed their support with Tom Middleton and Nic Fanciulli proclaiming the “Rimini” edit as “a whopper” and “wicked” and Diesel from X Press 2 shouting that the “Eurodans” edit was “doing it for us”. As for the remixes, in 2006 Spencer set to work on hot new punk/funk band New Young Pony Club’s future single “Get Lucky” and turned the original into a 9 minute long rolling house extravaganza. All three remixes/re-edits have been given the seal of approval by Pete Tong and played on his Essential Selection show on Radio 1. As well as preparing his own remixes and re-edits, Spencer works alongside Radio Slave under the name Slave and Parker, their most famous collaboration being their remix of “We Are Your Friends” by Justice vs. Simian which was supported by Pete Tong on Radio 1, reached no.1 in the UK DMC Buzz Chart and was described by Rocky from X Press 2 as “fantastic, one of our biggest records”. Virgin Records heard about the hype surrounding the Slave and Parker re-edit and subsequently requested it to appear on the official release, released July 2006.
In 2007, Spencer’s production skills look set to gain him even more fans and he has already started the year by being personally asked by X Press 2 to remix their new single “Wichi Tai To”. Forthcoming on Skint Records, an early copy sent to Nic Fanculli had him proclaiming that the mix was “the fucking bomb!!!” while Ewan Pearson said it was “sounding great” and Diesel of X Press 2 stated that he “loved the remix”.
Spencer is an experienced and adaptable dj that knows how to warm up for big names intelligently as well as rock a main room in his own right, anywhere in the world. Now with his production and remixing skills developing at a rapid rate, the package is complete.
To put it simply, THE MAN ROCKS!
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