Central Station Records is synonymous with Australian dance music culture, and to celebrate 40 years since its inception, we are bringing together the A-List of Australia’s taste-makers and hit-makers for one night of pure debauchery. Set to take over Home – The Venue on Friday 11th August, with a plethora of DJs across three rooms, and live performances from Central Station’s very first pop star Dannii Minogue and most recent international success Starley.
Building her career on being a consummate professional, Dannii Minogue is pop music royalty and an icon within the LGBTI community. The Sydney exclusive performance will see Dannii Minogue dominate with a medley of hits including ‘I Begin To Wonder’ and ‘Put The Needle On It’, with as much flair as any Minogue show demands. After a whirlwind year, the label’s most recent success story, Starley, will be joining us for her first official Australian show. Her debut breakout smash ‘Call On Me’ has garnered over 430 million streams, and has just reached triple platinum in Australia. Starley will take mainstage with her live band who have recently performed on Good Morning America and Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Ensuring the main room is filled to the brim with back to back anthems, we present the king of kings Mark Dynamix, a colossal DJ set from Andy Van of Madison Avenue success (‘Don’t Call Me Baby’), Mixology master Bexta, the first lady of house Kate Monroe, and all round legend Pee Wee Ferris. Paying homage to the trance and hardstyle scenes over the years, Nik Fish, Archie, Amber Savage, John Ferris, Andrew James and Baby Gee will be taking you on a journey through the scene’s biggest moments under Sydney’s longest running club banner, Sublime. Last but not least we have a classic Vinyl only set from some of the key Oxford Street Store and label DJs over the years, including none other than Kid Kenobi, Ben Morris, Trent Rackus, Illya, Matt Nuguent, Jo Palumbo, Jeff Drake, and Chris Fraser.
Central Station Records has been an integral part of the Australian music scene for 40 years – arguable responsible for the introduction of dance music, and the longest running indie label in the country. From Jo and Morgan opening the iconic Pitt St record store in the late 1970s, to the trials and tribulations of pioneering their way through an industry dominated by the major labels, it has been a long and prosperous journey – all laid to paper in the release of the tell all book ‘Music Wars – 40 Years of Central Station Records’ out now, along with a 3xCD compilation of the same name due 7th July.