Central Station "The History of Dance Music in Australia" is essential viewing for anyone with an interest in dance music and the people who made it what it is today in Australia.
From the boutique record store in Melbourne in 1976 to the multi-million dollar international dance music empire it is today. The name Central Station has always meant one thing: DANCE. Central Station Records is an institution, from its retail stores across the country, its record labels, its chart successes, right down to its iconic logo.
This year (2006), Central Station Records turns 30, a remarkable and rare achievement for any dance music associated business anywhere in the world, let alone all the way Down Under.
This story take you through the infinite changes since the initial funk and disco explosions of the '70s. From house to hip-hop, and all the hundreds of genres in between. In commemoration of its 30th anniversary, this is the story of Central Station Records, the story of dance music in Australia.
Featuring interviews with the biggest names on the scene;
John Course (DJ & Vicious), Groove Terminator (DJ) , Mark Dynamix (DJ) ,BeXta (DJ), Peril (DJ), Mike Kerry (Wild TV) , Paul Goodyear (DJ), Simon Page (Sublime / Home Sydney), John Wall (Fuzzy), Mark James (Future), Nick Dunshea (Shock Records) , Tim McGee (Ministry of Sound) , Neil Ackland & Andre Lackmann (inthemix) , Sonia Sharma (3D World), Dan Bessant ( Nova 969, Sydney) & Craig Payne (Free FM)
Plus Central Station past & current staff
Giuseppe Palumbo & Morgan Williams, Jamie Raeburn, Ashley Gay, Matt Nugent, Stevie B , Andee, Frost, Jim K & J'Nett, Miss Krystal
As well as classic clips from the archives.
The Early Years
1. Jack to the Sound of the Underground - Hithouse
2. In the Evening - Sheryl Lee Ralph
3. You Got The Love - Candi Staton feat. The Source
4. The Nighttrain - Kadoc
The House Years
1. You Don't Know Me - Armand Van Helden
2. Get Get Down - Paul Johnson
3. You See The Trouble With Me - Black Legend
4. Pump Up the Jam - Dons vrs Technotronics
The Hard Years
1. Zombie Nation - Kenkraft 400
2. Annihilating Rhythm - Ultra Sonic
3. Injected With a Poison - Praga Khan
4. Forever Young - Interactive
1. Blue - eiffel 65
2. We Like to Party - Vengaboys
3. Heaven - DJ Sammy
4. Summer Rain - Slinkee Minx
Bonus double CD set covers many of the major crossover hits the label has had over the years and comes with a limited edition documentary film that features interviews with Australia's finest DJs, the DVD also features classic dance film clips that helped shape the dance scene as we know it. This story take you through the infinite changes since the initial funk and disco explosions of the '70s. From house to hip-hop, and all the hundreds of genres in between. In commemoration of its 30th anniversary, this is the story of Central Station Records, the story of dance music in Australia.
A01 Mundian To Bach Ke (Beware Of The Boys) Panjabi Mc Featuring Jay-Z (Jay-Z Remix Radio Edit)
A02 My Feeling Junior Jack
A03 The Freaks Come Out Cevin Fisher'S Big Freak
A04 Pump Up The Jam 2005 D.O.N.S. Feat. Technotronic (Kurd Maverick Aka Gian'S Crowd Is Jumpin' Mix)
A05 Ticket 2 Ride Syke 'N' Sugarstarr
A06 I Like Love (I Love Love) Solitaire
A07 Everywhere Moustache
A08 Sunshine Day Glaubitz & Roc
A09 Husan Bhangra Knights Vs Husan
A10 Put Your Hands Up Black & White Brothers (Dj Tonka Radio Edit)
A11 To The Club Spankox (Highpass UK Edit)
A12 S.O.S. A'Studio Feat. Polina (Vertigo Edit)
A13 Precious Heart Tall Paul Vs Inxs
A14 Touch Me Rui Da Silva Feat. Cassandra
A15 Into The Night (Take Me Away) 4 Strings
A16 Heaven Dj Sammy & Yanou Feat. Do
A17 Castles In The Sky Ian Van Dahl
A18 I Need Your Lovin' (Like The Sunshine) Marc Et Claude (Dark Moon Radio Edit)
A19 Adagio For Strings Ti