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Curtis Atchison

SoundGroove Records
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Biography

Founded in 1996 by DJ/Producer Curtis Atchison, New York’s Midnight Society Productions has become one of the music industry’s fastest rising names. With partner DJ/Producer Erik Reyes joining the team in 1999, Midnight Society has quickly become one of the most exciting and talked about DJ/Producer teams to enter the dance music scene.

From their very first release on Nervous Dog Records entitled “The Tone Depth EP” in the summer of 2000, Midnight Society continues to build an impressive record discography that includes three releases on Star 69 Records, two original productions on Sounds For People plus others on Slaag, Lapdance, Driftwood and Harlequin Records in the US, including three international releases on Anodyne Records & Harlem Traxx Records in the UK. The duo has produced original material and remixes for some of the industry’s well-known talent such as Janet Jackson, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott, Nelly Furtado, Dawn Tallman, Suzanne Palmer, Pepper MaShay, Lula, Alan T, Dihann Moore, Kaskade, Bob Sinclair, Industry and many others.

The Midnight Society sound has been embraced by many of today’s most sought after DJs and producers, receiving praise, chart action and/or regular airplay from names such as Danny Tenaglia, Tom Stephan, Saeed & Palash, Carl Cox, Lemon 8, Constantino “Mixmaster” Padovano (aka Funky Junction), Oscar G of Murk Productions, Roger Sanchez, Timo Maas, Paul Van Dyk, Seb Fontaine, Fergie, Terry Lee Brown Jr., David Piccioni of Azuli Records, Steve Lawler, DJ Vibe, Smokin’ Jo, Alex P & Brendan Block, Peter Rauhofer, Junior Vasquez and Ashley Beedle of X-Press 2.

Midnight Society music have also received high praise from critics and music reviewers from popular music publications such as Mixer, URB, DMA, Ministry, Muzik, HX, Next and DJ Magazine. Many Midnight Society singles have been licensed to numerous mixed CD compilations all over the world, including “Miami 2002” on Azuli Records, “Terry’s Café 5” on Plastic City Records, and three Ministry Of Sound Magazine compilations by Tom Stephan, Alex P and Brandon Block and a new 3xCD entitled “Cultura de Club Volume 2” released exclusively in South America during the Fall of 2002.

Midnight Society continued to gain momentum in 2003 with the hit single “Heavenly Light” by Dawn Tallman, which climbed to #11 on the Billboard Dance Music Charts and remained in the top 50 for a total of fourteen weeks. Midnight Society’s international hit “Space Jam”, with vocalist Alan T, reached #4 on the Billboard Dance Music Breakout Chart for Maxi Single Sales and has been licensed to over five different national and international CD compilations including Party Groove from Centaur Music, The Circuit Party Volume 8 from SPG Records, produced and mixed by DJ Escape, and Space Ibiza 2003 from London’s own Azuli Records. In the fall, Midnight Society celebrated the release of two new remixes for Bob Sinclair’s “Kiss My Eyes” and Industry’s “Release Me” on Star 69 Records, which became Midnight Society’s first top ten single on the Billboard Dance Club Play Charts in January of 2004. Midnight Society has also released two other international singles, including a Midnight Society remix to the new Bass Rokwell single “Filters & Drums” on Harlem Traxx and a third original production with Alan T entitled “Jungle Juice” on Anodyne Records, which is featured on the new F.A.C.T Australia II CD compilation mixed by DJ/Producer Carl Cox.

With numerous successful releases and a large number of upcoming projects to come on many labels across the globe, the successful future of Midnight Society Productions is eminent. Look for their name as they continue to climb the ladder of success to stardom.