MIDNIGHT SOCIETY

MIDNIGHT SOCIETY

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Biography

What do you get when you take two devoted, underground house music fans from Boston & New York, combine their distinctive tastes for tribal & progressive rhythms and blend it into one neat package? You come up with the entity known as Midnight Society, currently one of the industry’s fastest rising DJ/Producer teams in house music. Originally founded in 1996 by DJ/Producer Curtis Atchison with DJ/Producer Erik Reyes joining the realm in 1999, New Yorks Midnight Society Productions has been responsible for some of dance music’s most popular underground hits. Going back as far as the summer of 2000 with their very first vinyl release, “The Tone Depth EP” on Nervous Dog Records, Midnight Society has been responsible for more than 30 original productions & remixes within the last 5 years. Several of these releases have made their way to the Billboard Dance Music Charts which includes two top ten remixes and many other top twenty chart toppers. Midnight Society’s music is currently featured on a diverse roster of national & international labels which include London’s Anodyne Records, Azuli & Harlem Traxx, Portuguese labels Magna & Loop 128 Records, American labels Slaag Reords, Sounds For People, Star 69 Records, Pure Music Productions, and the list continues to grow with each passing month. The Midnight Society sound has been embraced by several global DJs across the globe and receives praise, airplay & chart action from big names such as Danny Tenaglia, Tom Stephan, Saeed Younan, Palash, Carl Cox, Lemon 8, Oscar G, Roger Sanchez, Timo Maas, Behrouz, Paul Van Dyk, Seb Fontaine, Fergie, Terry Lee Brown Jr., David Piccioni, Steve Lawler, DJ Vibe, Smokin? Jo, Alex P & Brendan Block, Junior Vasquez and Ashley Beedle of X-Press 2. Midnight Society started 2004 by celebrating their very first top ten Billboard Dance single with a remix to the single “Release Me” by Industry on Star 69 Records. That year also brought the duo two more Billboard charting singles with Bob Sinclair’s “Kiss My Eyes” and Erik Reyes’ remix to “Party Time” by Raw Deal. The year was also good for mixed CD compilations as Midnight Society music made appearances on over 5 successful mixed compilations in the United States, Australia and in the UK on labels such as Centaur Entertainment, Beat Freak Records, VOTU, Warner Music and the highly successful “Live At Roxy 3” compilation on Star 69 Records. In 2005, Midnight Society scored two more top twenty singles on the Billboard Dance Music Chart with “He Gives You More” by Raw Deal & Toni Ann Bardell and the remake of the 80s single “Send Me An Angel” by Pepper Mashay. Midnight Society also released two more original singles with “How Do I Look”, featuring lyrics from NYC favorite Jade Elektra on the digital download label Pure Music Productions and a new project on Loop 128 Records entitled “The Unreleased Mixes EP”, which went to number one in Portugal in two short weeks after its initial release. This year, Midnight Societys Curtis Atchison started the year with another top ten single with longtime friend & collaborator, Rick Corbo, with a remix to Just Like That from longtime dance music artist Amber on JMCA Records. Curtis & Erik also launched their digital download label SoundGroove Records, which has won over many dance music fans around the world in just six months of operation. The first seven releases from SoundGroove Records have received high marks and critical acclaim from DJs & Producers worldwide, and have been featured on compilations for Promo Only, Kult Records and on a recent DJ Magazine compilation mixed by Carl Cox & DJ Simi. When not focusing on the label, Curtis & Erik are still working hard on other musical projects for other labels, which include HMSP Music, Soulsound, Slaag Records, Stealth Records and Purchase Muzik. When not producing music, Erik works his diverse skills as a DJ with a long-running Friday night party at G Lounge in NYC, while Curtis flexes his DJ muscle the masses with a new monthly SoundGroove Sessions party at Club Serena, also in New York City. Midnight Society recently finished playing the world reknown Divers/Cit Music Festival in Montral, opening up for Grammy Winning DJ/Producer Hex Hector, and during a recent trip to Asia played at The Linga Bar in Siem Riep, the one and only gay/lesbian bar in the entire country of Cambodia. With a continually growing roster of hits and the growing momentum from their new digital download label, the future looks bright for Midnight Society Productions & SoundGroove Records. Be on the watch out as these two continue their climb up the ladder of success.

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