Spencer Tarring “House Music”
From uprooting his entire life for a new direction to starting arguably the biggest music label http://vousrecords.com/ in Shanghai to becoming one of China’s most successful foreign DJs, Spencer Tarring has had a thoroughly unique journey in the music business. The entrepreneur, DJ, producer, investor, and well-rounded practical debaucher moved from London to China to introduce heavy-hitting house music to the Shanghai populace. Now, he’s taking his talents to sunny Los Angeles.
Tarring’s claim to fame as a proper DJ shares a top-tier position with his production skills and knack for producing eye-catching music videos. His latest tune, “House Music” reaffirms his love for the music that set the world in motion all those years ago. The chugging melody plays upon the chord progressions of legends like Swedish House Mafia, combined with the mellow supporting basslines of Purple Disco Machine and Pleasurekraft tunes. Vocals recorded by and from Tarring himself act as his declaration of love for the style that brought life to basic four-on-the-floor beats.
Check out the World Premiere of “House Music” on MTV Clubland
Spencer Tarring pioneers a sound that defines not only a record label and a DJ, but an entire city. With Shanghai often hailed as the showpiece of China’s booming economy, Spencer Tarring is undoubtedly the driving force of a music scene often imitated the world over, but since his arrival in 2009, never duplicated.
An original member of the notorious Crooklyn Clan, founder of Vous Records and winner of Shanghai’s ‘Best DJ’ award two years running, Spencer Tarring spearheads the furious expansion of the Asian dance music scene with his club-shattering DJ sets and mega brand in the shape of Vous Records.
With passport pages that tell the story of a worldwide career, Spencer has unleashed his inimitable house sound on dance floors as far flung as New York, London, Barcelona and of course, his residency at infamous Shanghai super-club – M1NT. Often cited as the creative direction behind Shanghai’s thriving house scene, Spencer is well known for his strong work ethic and is undoubtedly one of the most influential men on the city’s scene.
With his productions and DJ sets gaining critical acclaim from the likes of Laidback Luke, DJ Deville and David Guetta, his debut release “Avalanche” recorded with EMI’s Ben Montague across several continents and remixed by the likes of DJ@War and – wet the appetites of clubbers worldwide in preparation for his second floor-shaking release “Don’t Give Up”.