2 x`12" 8 Tracks - Remix / Redit Action - Soulful & Deep House & Nu Disco Cuts Aussie remix king Dr Packer is now Defected offshoot Glitterbox's go-to man when it comes to re-shaping and revising classic cuts. There's a reason for that of course, namely that he understands dancefloor dynamics and is an expert at adding just the right of easy-to-mix house flavour to records old and new. "Different Strokes Volume 2" gathers together 12 previously unreleased reworks from the Perth-based producer. There are some terrific, disco-tinged revisions on show, with our highlights including his interpretations of Jean Jacques Smoothie's early noughties gem "2People", Hardsoul and Ron Carroll's soulful house anthem "Back Together", Reel People's new-boogie cover of Thelma Houston gem "You Used To Hold Me So Tight" and the 21st century disco anthem that is Horse Meat Disco's"Let's Go Dancing".
Dr Packer returns to Glitterbox forDifferent Strokes Volume after the incredible three-part first edition of the series. Ahead of the full-length album, this first sampler highlights three stellar cuts from the forthcoming LP, showcasing Dr Packer’s expert abilities to produce soulful versions of house and disco essentials. If this sampler is anything to go by,Different Strokes Volume 2 is set to be a stunning album from one of disco’s brightest stars.
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Real Name: Greg Packer; Disco / funk / house DJ and producer based in Perth, Australia. Active in retro music as 70s, 80s, 90s soul, disco, funk, hip hop and reggae. Read more on Last.fm
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