Manufactured Superstars

Manufactured Superstars
Manufactured Superstars
Origin Denver, Colarado
Genres electronic, house, progressive
Years active 2005–present
Labels Black Hole Recordings
Website Manufactured Superstars on Myspace
Brad Roulier
Shawn Sabo

The Manufactured Superstars are an electro, progressive, and house music DJ/production duo from Denver, Colorado. The two members of this act are Brad Roulier and Shawn Sabo, both original members of the leading electronic music download store The original name for the group was Digitally Manufactured Superstars, however Roulier and Sabo decided to shorten the name to the current Manufactured Superstars for length.

Roulier teamed with Sabo to create the Manufactured Superstars touring act in 2005. Since then, they have performed at major nightclub venues including (but not limited to): Crobar Chicago; Mansion and Suite in Miami; Avalon and Playhouse in Los Angeles; XS Club in Las Vegas; Lavo, Greenhouse and Pacha in New York; Voyeur in San Diego; Beta Nightclub in Denver; and many others. Manufactured Superstars have also performed major outdoor festivals including (but not limited to): Electric Daisy Carnival; Ultra Music Festival; Beatport Pool Party (Miami Music Week); Beyond Wonderland; Lief Festival; Red Rocks/Global Dance Festival, and others.

The Manufactured Superstars aim to play accessible party music when they perform as DJs and are not considered hyper-experimental nor avante garde in style. Their stated goal has been to make audiences dance and have a good time. They are known to play music from (as an example): Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Jennifer Lopez, Guns 'N Roses, Cyndi Lauper, "hits" from the 1980s and '90's, and so forth. Manufactured Superstars have also been credited with editing a majority of their live DJ set with bootleg and personalized remixes tailored to their sets.



About Brad Roulier (aka B-Rad), also co-founder for Originally from Denver, Brad first discovered dance music while living in Miami in the 1990s. Roulier later returned to Denver and eventually became a successful nightclub and event promoter in Colorado. Roulier worked with The Church nightclub in Denver, which was subsequently voted "Best Club" two years in-a-row by the Club World Awards, produced by Club Systems International Magazine. Roulier also worked as a promoter at Denver's Club Vinyl.

About Shawn Sabo (aka DJ Sabotage), also former VP marketing for Shawn Sabo, a Denver transplant originally hailing from New Jersey, was a drum-and-bass DJ and producer since 1997. Together with D.Ecco, their production partnership earned them headlining spots for drum-and-bass events all over the country. Sabo and Ecco released more than 20 commercial vinyl drum-and-bass releases during this phase.

As a DJ/production team, Roulier and Sabo are known collectively as Manufactured Superstars. Their live DJ style has been described as "mash-up" or "open-format," and the pair are known to have 100 tracks or more during a typical two-hour live set.

Recent news

In 2010, Manufactured Superstars signed a recording deal with internationally respected electronic music label, Black Hole Recordings, based in The Netherlands. As of May-June 2011, Manufactured Superstars release the first single from their forthcoming full-length studio album (as yet untitled), "Take Me Over" on Black Hole. The official music video for the "Take Me Over" single is a professionally shot, lighthearted journey of a typical wild night out in Las Vegas which riffs on the major motion picture, "The Hangover." The nightclub pictured in the "Take Me Over" music video is XS Club at the Wynn in Las Vegas. Additional singles from the forthcoming studio album will be released through the summer and autumn of 2011.

As part of their widely accessible party atmosphere, the Manufactured Superstars are known to have a human M.C. dressed as a stuffed teddy bear onstage during their live shows. The signature costume of the Manufactured Superstars include matching NASA space suits in either orange or white; the bear also wears a matching NASA space suit. One of the props used during Manufactured Superstars' live shows are plastic black rimmed "nerd glasses" without lenses; the fad began at an early Manufactured Superstars show and then became a recurring theme as audiences on later tourdates began appearing at shows wearing said eyeglasses.

In 2011, Booyah Inc. announced that Manufactured Superstars would appear in Booyah's highly successful social networking, GEO-location video game, "Nightclub City: DJ Rivals," as avatars. The Manufactured Superstar avatars act as DJ mentors to players of the Nightclub City: DJ Rivals video game, and music by Manufactured Superstars heard within the game include the tracks, "Angry Circus" and "Drummer Drums." More music by Manufactured Superstars will be added to Booyah's Nightclub City: DJ Rivals game soon. At press time, Nightclub City had more than 20 million active users worldwide and the game ranks among the most popular games on Facebook.

Manufactured Superstars are featured in the media including in: DJ Times Magazine (Testa Communications), Musico Pro Magazine, and coming soon in a documentary film about the Electric Daisy Carnival for theatrical release in August 2011. Manufactured Superstars host a weekly radio mixshow heard in Las Vegas on KVBE “The Vibe” 94.5FM Radio (Las Vegas), with more radio stations around North America and the world being added soon.

In October 2011 they revealed that their next single will be "Drunk Text", starring Paris Hilton in the music video.[1]


External links

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • WWF Superstars — Infobox VG title = WWF Superstars developer = Technos Japan Corporation publisher = Technos Japan Corporation designer = release = vgrelease|NA|May 1989 genre = Sports modes = Up to 2 players, simultaneous cabinet = Upright arcade system = CPU:… …   Wikipedia

  • Magik Muzik — This article is about a record label. For the artist by the same name, see Geert Huinink . Magik Muzik Parent company Black Hole Recordings Founded 2001 Founde …   Wikipedia

  • Paris Hilton — This article is about the American socialite. For her self titled fragrance, see Paris Hilton (fragrance). For the hotel chain, which has a hotel in Paris, France, see Hilton Hotels. Paris Hilton …   Wikipedia

  • Sander Kleinenberg — Background information Birth name Sander Kleinenberg Origin …   Wikipedia

  • Club Can't Handle Me — Single by Flo Rida featuring David Guetta from the album Step U …   Wikipedia

  • Distant Earth — Studio album by ATB Released 29 April 2011 …   Wikipedia

  • Nocturnal Festival — Nocturnal Wonderland (formerly Nocturnal Festival) Location(s) San Bernardino, California Rockdale, Texas Years active 1994 2001; 2003 present (Southern California) 2010 present (Texas) Date(s) Last Weekend of September (Southern California)… …   Wikipedia

  • Club Can't Handle Me — «Club Can t Handle Me» Sencillo de Flo Rida con David Guetta del álbum Only One Flo (Part 1) y Step Up 3D Publicación 28 de junio de 2010 Formato CD single, descarga digital Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Adidas Superstar — Superstar is a basketball shoe manufactured by athletic goods company Adidas since 1969.Fact|date=April 2008 When the shoe was introduced, it was the first low top basketball shoe to feature an all leather upper and the now famous rubber shell… …   Wikipedia

  • Upper Deck Company — The Upper Deck Company, LLC Type private LLC Industry lithographic commercial printing, collectibles Founded Yorba Lin …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”