INPUT | Eats Everything, Mike Simonetti, Paul Raffaele
74 Wythe Avenue
New York, NY, 11211
10:00 PM (event ends at 4:00 AM)
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Few producers of recent years have exploded onto the underground house scene like Eats Everything (aka Daniel Pearce). While some producers spend years finding their feet, Dan made a clear statement of intent with Entrance Song his debut release on Catz N Dogz Pet Recordings label that peaked at number 15 in Beatports all-genre house chart. Part of a new wave of talented producers coming out of the West Countrys Bass Central, that includes Julio Bashmore and Waifs & Strays, he delivers exquisitely crafted sample heavy tracks paying homage to everything from Randy Crawford to Ray Charles. The have already been picked up by DJs as varied as Josh Wink, Jamie Jones and Maya Jane Coles, who included Entrance Song in her recent Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1. In addition to this his Coat Of Arms side project with Chris James has already gained widespread praise with Is This Something signed to Jamie Jones new fabric mix compilation from Bristols fledgling Futureboogie label. His next two bass-laden dance bombs have been picked up Claude Von Stroke for his flagship Dirtybird label, due out this autumn. First up is Tric Tac, a co-production between Eats Everything and Worthy followed soon after by The Size which is already tipped to be one of 2011s best selling underground anthems.
-1987: sneaks out of his house to go to his first hardcore show at CBGB at age 15.
-1988: got a job as a lowly receptionist at club Mars in NYC through a friend in Feb when he was 16.
-1988 worked his way up to "promoter" by mid 1988 going to clubs and handing out flyers
-1989: promoted his first party at Mars called 'FRIDAY NIGHT FEEVER' in March. a disco themed party. the only one in NYC at the time. DJ Duke Of Denmark was the resident.
-1992: started Troubleman Records with money saved from working as a stockboy at a supermarket
-1993: started djing house parties and lofts for fun
-1996: signed Glass Candy in 1996
-1997: got first "real gigs" in NYC
-1998: starts the CONTORT YRSELF party in the basement of the Knitting Factory playing post punk, disco, funk and hip hop lasts until 9/11 shuts the club down for almost a year.
-1999: is a 'resident' at the infamous HAPPY BIRTHDAY HIDEOUT parties in Brooklyn. his bookings increase throughout the hip parties in NYC.
-2000: is a 'resident' at Rubulad which he still holds to this day. known as the best loft party in Brooklyn. his 8 hour sets are legend.
-2000: is a resident at Lit in NYC, a legendary party thrown by Justine D. was one of the first djs to try out disco and house downstairs in the club, which was usually rock based.
-2000: is a semi regular resident dj at MOTHERFUCKER in NYC. the essential downtown club kid party and recognized as one of the best NYC parties of the era.
-2002: starts the AEROSOL BURNS party in Brooklyn. all night parties become legendary. The Fall plays unannounced show. capacity of bar is 70 people.
-2003: cops raid AEROSOL BURNS at 11am, everyone gets arrested. party ends.
-2004: Troubleman signs CHROMATICS, releases HEALER 12". it sells out in a week.
-2004: begins djing seriously, traveling all over the world to play records to people in any club they will have him
-2005: Glass Candy plays their last show with a drummer, opting for a more electronic , dancey sound.
-2008: Mike and Johnny start an offshoot of Troubleman for dance music in Mike's kitchen while drinking red wine. They call it Italians Do It Better as a joke thinking it wouldnt be a big deal
-2008: After Dark compilation is released, and a mini revolution is born and the bar is raised…
-2010: releases his first songs and does his first remixes, almost 20 years after going to Mars for the first time
-2010: starts new sub label of Italians called Perseo focusing on edits.
-2011: releases debut lp CAPRICORN RISING
Co-Founder and Resident DJ of The Dog & Pony Show, Paul Raffaele has quickly become a rising star on New York's underground club scene, earning a reputation as a hard-working, crate-digging DJ with real dedication to his craft and a true love for inspiring music. On the decks the young Raffaele time warps through classic and contemporary sounds, rocking house, disco, techno and beyond. Raffaele's serious DJ talent has opened plenty of doors in a short time, enabling him to play all over New York as well as faraway lands like Ibiza, and to handily turn The Dog & Pony Show into one of New York's don't-miss parties.
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