ABSOLUT. & POSTER CHILD PRESENT
LATE NITE TUFF GUY
ABSOLUT. & POSTER CHILD PRESENT LATE NITE TUFF GUY
Welcome to La La Land, Brisbane’s newest up late playground, home to your most exotic electronic music adventures, if you missed out on the sold-out Sydney Mardi Gras, FOMO not we’ll be ringing in Mardi Gras!
To celebrate one of the biggest party nights of the year we pay tribute to 'Paradise Garage' one of the most infamous discos of all time. Musically we have curated a special line-up of the finest house & disco kings and queens to keep you dancing all night!
Be prepared to be dazzled by Brisbane's hottest drag performers serving up underground disco realness on the stage, with these award-winning performers serving up their own unique slice of dancefloor glamour as you boogie into the night.
LATE NITE TUFF GUY
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Also known as "the Garage", was a discotheque in New York in the history of modern dance and pop music, as well as LGBT and nightclub cultures. It was founded by Michael Brody, its sole proprietor, and was located at 84 King Street in the Soho neighbourhood. It operated from 1977 to 1987 and was the base for resident DJ Larry Levan.
The club has been credited for its influence on the development of the modern dance club as it is in the 2000s; unlike other clubs of its time, the
Paradise Garage was focused on dancing rather than verbal interaction, and it was the first to put the DJ at the center of attention. I t was known for its enthusiastic, yet unforgiving nature if a performer was struggling. Among the notable musicians who performed there were Diana Ross and a young Madonna In 1979, Tum Curry released the album Fearless containing the single "Paradise Garage", whose lyrics narrate visiting the discotheque.
Late Nite Tuff Guy:
Late Nite Tuff Guy who is one of our favourite producers and DJs on the planet right now returning triumphantly after sold out New Year’s Eve DJ set at Prince Consort.
Since exploding onto the scene a few years ago, Late Nite Tuff Guy has forged a position as one of the most in-demand and best-loved DJ/producers on the planet, with Greg Wilson rightly referring to him as “a leading light of the global re-edits movement.” A superhero of soul, a destroyer of dance floors and a purveyor of the smoothest sounds this side of 1977, LNTG is synonymous with the sexiest of sets and the most credible of disco edits, and has amassed legions of devoted fans from every corner of the globe.
With a boy in every port and girls in every club, crowds in Berlin, London, Melbourne, Glasgow, Paris, Dublin and beyond have all succumbed to his spell. He’s also a highly sought-after producer for some of the world’s biggest artists and most iconic record labels and has completed official remixes for the likes of New Order, Herb Alpert and Timmy Thomas.
LNTG’s edits and sets have received serious acclaim from an illustrious roll call of heads in the know, including Todd Terje, Ellen Alien, Steve Lawler, Carl Cox, Nic Fanciulli, Jackmaster and Optimo, and his
production skills have seen him become an online sensation, receiving over eight million plays (and counting) on SoundCloud. After being approached by iconic and world-famous record label ‘Salsoul’ LNTG released a 3 track 12″ to coincide with Record Store Day 2018 internationally.
But while he is bossing all things digital, it’s the clubs and festivals where his heart is at, playing to the people that know and love him and winning over new fans. Late Nite Tuff Guy is an absolutely superb DJ with immaculate programming and flawless mixing skills, check him out performing for the Mixmag Lab.
Playing everywhere from the Berghain to Bestival, and with influences ranging from Mancuso to Toto, Late Nite Tuff Guy is a new breed of disco vigilante, paying his respects to the past while thrilling the clubbers of today.
It is only right that Greg Wilson has the last word: “The quality and consistency of Late Nite Tuff Guy’s work has elevated him to the vanguard – he has the knack of picking the right tracks to reinterpret, and his output of essential re-workings has been prolific.”
Do I Believe In God - LNTG Muscle Mix
Kate Bush - Deal with God (Late Nite Tuff Guy edit)
Toto Africa (LNTG EPIC JOURNEY)
Diana Ross - Boy U Turn Me (LNTG Edit)
Late Nite Tuff Guy - One Nite in a Disco
Rufus and Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody (Late Night Tuff Guy Rework)