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Shaking it with Lee Cabrera

Author: Clea Woods
Sunday, September 28, 2003
LEE-CABRERA has undoubtedly become one of the fastest rising DJ/Production teams to emerge in dance music.

This talented duo has definitely proven they are major players in the dance music arena with their production of the global dance hit "Shake It".

The record has been licensed to over twenty territories globally, featured on more than thirty mix compilations and is slated for 2003 Record of the Year honors.

It has been continuously recognized by the dance industry reaching #1 on the Cool Cuts, Global Groove and Massive dance charts worldwide.

Pete Tong of UK's Radio 1, has repeatedly voted it a"#1 Essential Tune" and Mixmag has been touting it as one of the "Top Ten Tunes" heard on the notorious island of Ibiza throughout this entire summer.

They launched onto the international dance music scene with their 2001 remix of Lil' Mo Yin Yang's "Reach". The record became an instant club hit and received massive industry support and recognition from renowned producers and deejays including Danny Tenaglia, Roger Sanchez, Steve Lawler, Deep Dish and Pete Tong.

It has been featured on Pete Tong's 2002 Essential Mix and Pacha's 2002 Mix Compilation. Other chart-topping successes have included "My Time"- Crystal Waters, "It's Up To You" - Layo & Bushwacka, "Safe From Harm" - Narcotic Thrust and Pornorama's "I'd Say Yes", which was featured on Moonshine's Mixed Live (Tall Paul 2nd Session -Club Space Miami).

It has been non-stop for the New York-based creative geniuses' dj/producer Steven Lee and the legendary Albert Cabrera.

Over the past two years, they have incorporated a wide-range of energetic beats which have included sounds of Latin, deep, funky and progressive house throughout their performances.

Collectively, Lee-Cabrera has worked with many of music industry's most reputable artists and producers such as Madonna, Crystal Waters, Prince, Layo & Bushwacka, Planet funk, The Scumfrog and Alex Cartana. Their music can be found on prominent record labels including Strictly Rhythm, MCA, Credence (UK), Ministry of Sound (UK), Illustrious (UK), EMI and Sony.

Lee-Cabrera is currently working on projects certain to keep them at the forefront of dance music today. The video for "Shake It", shot in Malaga, Spain this past August, has been picked up by both "MTV 2" and "The Box" and is being hailed as a top contender for Video of the Year.

Their newest single "Special" has been receiving massive play by industry heavyweights such as Danny Howells, Deep Dish and Pete Tong. It has been signed to Saeed and Palash's Addictive Records (US), as well as seven more territories worldwide. They have recently returned from playing Amnesia and DC-10 in Ibiza and Venue in Greece, with additional dates scheduled throughout Europe and the US.

Their current residencies include New York's hottest and most talked about nightspot The Sullivan Room, the mega club Nation in Washington, DC and Ruby Skye in San Francisco.

Family & Sam Kodsi present
Lee Cabrera (nyc)
Saturday October 4 at Seven
52 Albert Road, South Melbourne.
Doors open 10pm.
$15 on the door