Catz n Dogz n Friends at Kingdom

RealMusic Events presents...

Catz n Dogz n Friends at Kingdom

Sat, March 17, 2018

8:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am)

Badges & Wristbands Priority or GA Tickets at the door

This event is 21 and over

Catz n Dogz
Catz n Dogz
Their real names may be Grzegorz and Wojciech, but there have been plenty of others along the way: early DJ sets as Deeop and Ketiov, champions of the underground as 3 Channels, or simply 'Greg and Voitek' to nearest and dearest. No doubt, you'll know them best as CATZ 'N DOGZ. The last few years have seen the duo's refreshing take on dance floor music propel them into the limelight and seen them feature in Resident Advisor's hallowed Top 100 DJ Poll. The truth is clear: Catz 'n Dogz are well 'n truly at the top of their game.

It all began in 2003, when best friends Greg and Voitek hosted their first club night as 3 Channels in their hometown Szczecin, Poland. From here they developed and grew organically, amassing a loyal legion of fans. They broadened their creative pursuits further with music production being their next natural outlet. Their techno-centric tracks swiftly caught the attention and featured on the rosters of some of the most respected underground dance labels in the world: Trapez, Crosstown Rebels, Pokerflat as well as the boys' own budding imprint Channels Rec. It wasn't long before Claude VonStroke heard 3 Channels' red-hot club records and snapped the boys up for his dirtybird imprint where there they remixed Claude's infamous anthem "Who's Afraid Of Detroit?" for a highly limited (and highly sought-after) one sided vinyl release, followed by an original ep and dancefloor-destroyer Chicken Affair.

By 2008, they had completely evolved, reemerging with a looser, freewheeling house sound, a hybrid masterpiece of a debut album, Stars of Zoo, and a new name: Catz 'n Dogz. The pair successfully integrated deep house signatures without losing sight of their techno roots, whilst exploring lush, organic soundscapes. To a rapturous response they unveiled a follow up album, Escape from Zoo, that intertwined vines of street bass, disco, R&B, deep house, hip-hop and collaborations with heavy hitters dOP, Claude VonStroke and Jazzanova's Paul Randolph. This launched them headlong into a heavy period of touring, live shows and festivals around the globe.

The natural progression was to launch a new label. Pets Recordings kicked off the Petcast podcast series and took their label showcases on the road. Their A&R home runs, debuting Eats Everything's smash "Entrance Song" and more recently, Rachel Row's "Follow The Step" (KiNK and Justin Martin remixes) firmly puts Pets Recordings on the map.

Ten years on, the boys now hold residencies at Watergate Club, Berlin, dirtybird at Sankeys, Ibiza as well as hosting multiple Pets Recordings showcases across Poland and at Watergate. It goes without saying the guys are building an ever-growing portfolio of live music achievements as they continue to throw their "Pets Parties" all over the world, formerly showcasing the label's talent in Berlin, Ibiza, Paris, Munich and London as well as at the Winter Music Conference, SONAR and BPM Festival.

2012 saw Catz 'n Dogz mix the legendary 'Body Language' compilation series, release 'They Frontin' featuring Monty Luke EP, which was nominated as WMC's best deep house track of 2012 and release a second instalment of their Pets Recordings compilation 'Friends Will Carry You Home Too'. They even managed to squeeze in a debut 'Essential Mix' for BBC Radio 1.

Last year brought us a collaboration release with KiNK on the 'Love EP' for dirtybird, as well as the free release of the 'Untitled' album under their Different Marks alias. This collaborative project with Martin Dawson was released earlier this year in memory of the UK producer and features artists such as Paul Randolph, Ben Westbeech, Cari Golden & James Yuill. The duo joined forces with Eats Everything as 'Catz Eats Dogz' on an ongoing series of releases and their refreshing of Thomas Schumacher's 'Hush' instantly established itself as one of the biggest club hits of 2013. Pets Recordings delivered more hits, including a wonderful second single from Rachel Row, 'L Square', and a label debut from Pete Tong. The label also spawned a new vinyl only sister imprint STEP.

2014 is already proving to be the busiest year to date for Catz 'n Dogz. Having kicked things off with their Pets party at BPM in January their label events program has continued at full pace. Their Watergate residency gathers strength, their Sonar event is on the horizon and July will also see the first ever WOODED event to be hosted in Wroclaw, Poland. A packed summer season awaits the duo. One thats sees them play the finest of Ibiza's parties and many of the key festivals around the world. The compiling and release of Friends Will Carry Home III has kept Catz 'n Dogz busy on the label front, and they have also been locked in the studio working on their very own new artist album, set for release in early 2015. Exciting times.

So, whether you're charmed by their bass-heavy, colourful, groove-laden DJ sets, drawn in by their arresting live show, weaving your way through their illustrious output as producers, or delving into the magical tunes curated from their close network of friends, Grzegorz and Wojciech (or Greg 'n Voitek) are simply two of the hottest house Catz ('n Dogz) around.
Andrew Parsons
Andrew Parsons
Austin, Texas resident DJ/Producer/Label Owner Andrew Parsons has been praised for his remarkably flawless mixing and highly select blend of Progressive House, Tech House, Swedish House, and Electro. Parsons' original production work and remixes have been signed to some of the world's top labels like Perfecto, Armada, Electronic Elements, Jigsaw, including his very own... In 2011, he restructured
his label RealMusic Recordings under new name RealAmplified Music with a fresh sound reflective of Andrew's own. All tracks and releases can be found on most of the largest music portals of the world, including Beatport and iTunes.

Now at the age of twenty-seven and after 12 years of perseverance, Andrew Parsons has become a widely respected & recognized DJ, playing for some of the largest festivals across the country such as Nocturnal, EDC, Sun City Music Festival, Ultimate Music Experience, and most recently: the world famous Ultra Music Festival in Miami '12.

As one of the most in-demand artists in Texas, playing at the top clubs alongside the most globally acclaimed DJs in the world has become simply the norm; the list includes Tiesto, Deadmau5, R3hab, ATB, Markus Schulz, Ferry Corsten, Above & Beyond, Sander van Doorn, Paul Oakenfold, Andy Moor, Benny Benassi, Adam Freeland, Gabriel & Dresden, Mark Knight, Morgan Page, Dada Life, Dirty South, Sebastien Leger, and countless others. With his unique and proficient ability to seemlessly blur genre lines and deliver high-energy, intelligent sets tailored for the crowd's flavor, audiences are guaranteed to have a remarkable night with the talented and prodigious beats provided by rising star DJ Andrew Parsons.
Venue Information:
Kingdom Nightclub
103 E 5th St.
Austin, TX, 78701