Stafford Brothers

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Stafford Brothers
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Stafford Brothers at Summafieldaze, 2011.
Background information
Genres House, Electro, Progressive
Occupation(s) DJ, Producer, MC, Songwriter, Artist Manager, Entrepreneur
Labels Cash Money Records
Website www.staffordbrothers.com

Stafford Brothers are DJs and producers from Australia, known for blending the genres of house, electro, and progressive house music. Currently based in Los Angeles, the brothers were the first electronic dance music act to sign to Cash Money Records - an American record label, in 2012.[1] Stafford Brothers also have their own syndicated network TV show The Stafford Brothers, which ran in 2010 and 2011.[2] Stafford Brothers host their weekly radio show on Austereo Radio Network.[3] They have released several mixtapes, and Stafford Brothers' 2013 single "Hello" featured Lil Wayne and Christina Milian. They have been ranked as the number 1 DJs in Australia in the ITM Awards.[4][5][6]

History[edit]

Affiliations[edit]

The Stafford Brothers have produced club records for a number of labels.[7][8][9] In December 2012, Cash Money Records co-CEO’s Ronald “Slim” Williams and Bryan “Birdman” Williams announced they had signed the Stafford Brothers.[10]

2011: Real Madrid single[edit]

In 2011, Real Madrid C.F. commissioned the Stafford Brothers to reproduce their club anthem ‘Himno del Real Madrid’. ‘Everybody (Hala Madrid)’ was released on iTunes along with an official music video featuring famous footage from Real Madrid games.[11][12]

2010-11: Television series[edit]

Main article: The Stafford Brothers

In 2010, FOX8 premiered a six part documentary titled The Stafford Brothers that followed Matt and Chris Stafford on their European Tour.[13] The second season of the show premiered on January 21, 2011; in its final episode, the Stafford Brothers announced their plans to move to America, to pursue their international DJ career.[14][15]

Radio shows[edit]

In Australia, the Stafford Brothers host their weekly radio show on Austereo Radio Network.[3]

In the United States, their radio programme is hosted by Clear Channel’s Evolution Radio on Saturday nights.[16] The show has featured interviews with artists such as Nicky Romero, Thomas Gold, NERVO, Tommy Trash and Krewella.[17][18][19][20][21][22]

2013-14: Ventures, recent projects[edit]

They have been ranked as the number 1 DJs in Australia in the ITM Awards.[4][5][6]

The brothers were the first electronic dance music act to sign to Cash Money Records - an American record label, in 2012.[1]

Stafford Brothers' most successful song is their 2013 double platinum selling single, "Hello" featuring Lil Wayne and Christina Milian.

On June 8, 2013 the Stafford Brothers announced an online DJ training program and website titled DJ Master Course, which was launched in September 2013.[23][24] The Stafford Brothers are also partners in electronic dance music talent group 360 Agency.[25][26]

Discography[edit]

DJ Mixes
Notable singles

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Birdman Signs EDM Act Stafford Brothers to Cash Money Records". Eric Diep. XXL Magazine. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Episode Guide". Fox 8 Network. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Stafford Brothers start today on Today Network". RadioInfo. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Australia's #1 DJ". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Jack Tregoning. "The 2012 inthemix awards results are in!". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "In the Mix awards 2013". Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Stafford Brothers". Ministry of Sound. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Come My Way (feat. Frank Stafford)". Tool Room Records. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Stafford Brothers with Dabruck & Klein feat Ollie James". Track it down website. 
  10. ^ "Birdman & Slim Sign EDM Duo Stafford Brothers To Cash Money". Steven J. Horowitz. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  11. ^ "Everybody - EP (Real Madrid) - EP Stafford Brothers". iTunes. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "Real Madrid launches 'Legends' digital music album". Real Madrid - Official Website. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  13. ^ "The Stafford Brothers". TV Tonight. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  14. ^ "The Stafford Brothers". Fox TV. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  15. ^ "The Stafford Brothers: DJ's turned FOX 8". Nova FM. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  16. ^ "Stafford Brothers' #SomethingBig radio show launches this weekend on Evolution". iHeart Radio. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  17. ^ "GoodMusicAllDay.com Presents: Something Big #003 – Stafford Brothers & Nicky Romero". Good Music Daily. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  18. ^ "The Stafford Brothers and Dancing Astronaut present Something Big". Dancing Astronaut. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  19. ^ "Stafford Brothers - Something Big #004 Featuring Tommy Trash [Exclusive Mix]". Earmilk. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  20. ^ "FNT Presents – Something Big with The Stafford Brothers & Krewella". Fresh Network Tracks. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  21. ^ "Stafford Brothers present: Something BIG". ITunes. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  22. ^ "#SOMETHINGBIG WITH THE STAFFORD BROTHERS". iHeart Revolution. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  23. ^ "Stafford Brothers DJ Master Course". DJ Mastercourse Homepage. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  24. ^ "Course Description". djmastercourse. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  25. ^ "Agency Homepage". 360 Agency. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  26. ^ "Homepage". Platinium Nightclub. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 

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