ampersand events and Disco Donnie presents
Tue, Dec 31
Wed, Jan 1
NYE at Club Ampersand w/Zombie Nation + DJ ICEY + Jessie Andrews
DJ Snow, DJ Trashy, SkyHi, Nate White
1100 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA, 70112
Doors 9:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
The elusive techno don known as ZOMBIE NATION (Turbo Records / Germany) is one of electronic music's most revered producers. Check the man's resume: Creator of the ubiquitous stadium anthem "Kernkraft 400", Member/producer of ZZT with Turbo Records honcho TIGA, and the only guy who had crowds screaming about zombies long before AMC's The Walking Dead. Fresh off the release of ZZT's debut album "Partys Over Earth" & EP's with ETIENNE DE CRECY & SIRIUSMO, Zombie Nation brings his Berlin electro sound & his new LIVE visual set to the Rickshaw Stop for a night of hard electronic beats and harder partying.
Born and raised in Florida, DJ Icey has been mesmerized by electronic music ever since hearing the synthesizer breakdown on The Edgar Winter Group's "Frankenstein." "My mom had that album and I would play that middle part over and over wondering how they made that sound," Icey recounts. "I was little and thought it was so cool."
Rising to worldwide prominence out of the fertile Orlando Florida electronic music scene, Icey cut his teeth at the legendary EDGE nightclub, and even persuaded The Chemical Brothers to play their first show Stateside there.
Icey runs his Indie label, Zone Records, which is dedicated to the Breaks he loves. When vinyl ruled the DJ'ing landscape, Zone sold a hundred thousand pieces of wax up until the label went all digital in 2008. Zone Records release schedule is relentless and consistently garners Top 10 Beatport sales in Breaks. His label has expanded to include multiple musical genres in remix and original form.
Playing 100+ gigs per year, Icey is a touring maniac. But that doesn't keep him out of the studio during the week working on new tracks for his indie imprint, constantly trying to push the envelope to make his fans sweat on the dance floor. Icey's live DJ shows are legendary and always include massive amounts of originals, remixes and re-rubs that are exclusive to his sets. The music is the output of his addiction to the recording studio.
Icey's remixes have garnered Top 5 placings on Hype Machine's Twitter Top 100 chart multiple times, most recently with his bass fueled re-working of Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Heads Will Roll." DJ icey has produced a weekly satellite radio show in North America since 2006, first on Sirius's Boombox channel and currently on Sirius XM's Electric Area channel, entitled "Automatic Static." It is one of the most popular dance mix shows on satellite radio.
2011 sees DJ Icey release "Flash the Message," a 17 track album that includes 12 originals long side a handful of remix and re-rub action. The album combines the sounds and vibes of multi-genres, vocals and instrumentals, which are all expertly tied together with his renowned broken beat, bass heavy sound.
Jessie Andrews (born March 22, 1992) is the stage name of an American pornographic actress, jewelry designer and DJ. Andrews has been active in pornography since 2010. In 2012, she was honored with the AVN Award for Best Actress, the XBIZ Award for the Acting Performance of the Year for her performance in Portrait of a Call Girl and Best New Starlet, and the XRCO Award for Best Actress and New Starlet.
DJ for the masses!
David Landry a.k.a. Dj Trashy is a seasoned writer, producer, and performer. He has taken the electronic music industry by storm with his invigorating energy and heart pounding breakbeats. Although his stage name may lead the mind to wonder, make no mistake in passing judgment of his professionalism and success. Trashy has an impeccable stage presence and amazing ability to move any crowd. He has an image and persona that has a lasting impact on his fans long after the music stops. Through his ongoing twelve year career Dj Trashy has been signed with eight record labels, releasing Twelve full length albums and over thirty five records. Also produced the new theme song for the hit reality tv show “Fugitives From Justice”, airing on FOX. So when Dj Trashy is near you, that will be one show that you DO NOT WANT TO MISS!