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Steve Porter Allows for Second Helpings With 'Porterhouse Vol. 2:'

Author: cds@tranzfusion
Monday, February 26, 2007
All aboard for the Porterhouse express! Get ready for a ride with one of the most exciting US artists to be making the rounds on the global dance-floor. Steve Porter is set to release the second volume of his mix compilation 'PORTERHOUSE' with a staggering 57 club tracks melded together on 2xCD in his signature genre defying, pulsating, energetic Porterhouse style. The album also merges his DJing and production style with his own original tracks, further blurring the distinction between DJ and producer into one compelling artist to watch.

Steve Porter has championed the Porterhouse sound across dancefloors in five continents over the last few years with much aplomb. His eclectic blend of electronic dance music combines funked-up house beats with a techy-edge, breaks interludes, electro action, techno twists, and sound-clash attitude that blurs the boundaries between musical genres and never brings the energy down. The 'Porterhouse II' double-CD is a follow-up to the hugely successful 'Porterhouse' compilation released in 2006. The album is based on the principle of "music with no boundaries" and follows the four food groups of dance music; breaks, house, techno, and trance - providing all your basic needs. It combines Porter's unique track selection with his own custom-edits and a polished blue streak mixing style that will keep you in perpetual motion. Much of the track selection is from his homegrown pool of talent and a healthy number from his own arsenal of productions. With this release Porter will continue his global assault and exhort his Porterhouse party ethic of fantasy funk.

The next generation of electronic music producers is gaining hold and leading the charge is DJ/production phenomenon, STEVE PORTER. His prolific productions have garnered international attention and are propelling him into America's future DJ-cum-producer star. While his first mix compilation release 'PORTERHOUSE' melded 26 tunes together on 1xCD highlighting in his signature genre-defying, pulsating, energetic Porterhouse style. The album merged his DJing and production style with 9 of his own original tracks, further blurring the distinction between DJ and producer into one compelling artist to watch.

Once in a blue moon there comes along a prodigy that is noticed by the big guns and whose talent catapults them onto the world stage. Something of a child prodigy from a famous scientist father, Steve's first love was discovering electronic sounds at 16 years old. From Boston to New York, Steve Porter has evolved from record store clerk, mobile DJ to New England rave DJ to landing on the roster at one of the most prestigious booking agencies in the world. Steve Porter was discovered by Chris Fortier when Chris heard a CDR of his productions in 1999. Chris quickly brought him into the FADE Records fold. Soon thereafter, Steve was signed as the youngest member to join The Collective Agency; home to Sasha, U.N.K.L.E., and Lee Burridge. He began touring across the U.S., Canada, South America, Australia, Asia and Europe and has played alongside Sasha on the Airdrawndagger & Involver North American tours, Sander Kleinenberg on the Essential Mix Tour and also headlining a hectic schedule of national and international DJ dates.

Over the last six years, Steve has amassed a wide portfolio of over 70 singles and 28 remixes under his name and the many aliases (Agent 001, HDF & Bons) used to suit the mood of the song. His myriad of tracks have been dominating dancefloors globally with the versatility of Porterhouse finding its way into the record boxes of everyone from Sasha, Lee Burridge, Derrick Carter, Carl Cox, Sander Kleinenberg, Mark Farina and Paul van Dyk. Steve's debut artist album 'Homegrown' released in 2005 on Fade Records is an amalgam of his various unique styles and melodic nuances. The expertly mixed album brings together 14 original tracks. Some of which have already garnered wide<