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Melbourne’s Premiere Rare Soul night The Change Up !!

Join Resident DJ’s Soulman Stephen and Dave Boots w/ special guest Juck Roche for a night of lively and Uptempo Northern/R&B/Crossover/Modern and Gospel played from original vinyl for your dancefloor pleasure.

The Change Up is the place to hear these amazing records on Loop’s state of the art soundsystem,Rare Soul as it was ment to be heard with a small intimate dancefloor.Mr Fish will transform the space with some spectacular 60’s themed visuals and lighting!

DAVE BOOTS has been a DJ for almost 20 years (collecting for over 25years) ,and entered onto the Soul scene in 2006.He has run “The Change Up”” (formerly with Ms Goldie) for 8 years on and off at various venues throughout Melbourne.He currently plays on the Australian Soul scene at interstate weekenders and The Annual National Northern Soul Weekender. He has played legendary 60’s club night Watch Your Step (Brisbane)and more recently the Melbourne launch of the BAFTA nominated “Northern Soul” the Film and has freaquently played at Soul Au Go Go (Australia’s biggest Soul/Funk party) since it’s birth.
Expect to hear a lively selection of heartfelt Beatballads,Staffordesque midtempo,Storming Gospel and Underplayed Northern!

Collector and artist, DJ SOULMAN STEPHEN is Melbourne’s leading collector of rare 60’s and early 70’s soul vinyl. He brings to the decks all original US first press 45s sourced from dozens of crate-digging trips in the US, UK, Europe and Japan. His collection was featured in the 2015 contemporary art exhibition “9000 vinyl records” at Fortyfive downstairs. In Melbourne, Soulman Stephen has played at Cherry Bar, Gogo Bar, Revolver and Soul-a-Go-go plus a twenty year stint on Soul Time (PBS-FM). His sets cover the widest possible range of R&B, rare soul, funky soul, northern and slower southern grooves.

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