George Alvarado who goes by other Aliases like THE EVOLUTION OF DISCO, THE LATENIGHT LABORATORY, THE PROFESSOR AND TECH MAN 1 Started his Journey in South Florida in 1979. The Combine influence of DJing, Record label owner, Music store owner, Producer and Remixer has placed him as a big part of the Electronic Dance Movement in South Florida.
George is adept at shifting between genres of Electronic Music like NU Disco, Disco House, House, Tech House, Tribal House, Techno, Progressive and Trance and other formats like Classic Rock, 80's, New Wave, Alternative and 90's Old school. He is also driven by a relentless passion for music, striving to stay on top of the Electronic scene he's helped to grow in South Florida. He continues to work towards building a global brand as a DJ, Producer and Remixer.
NIGHTCLUBS: In 1985 Was the resident DJ in South Miami's first major night club THE PARALLEL BAR. A venue that hosted dance artist and had a capacity of @2500 people. One of the famous artist that performed was the Disco queen Grace Jones.
In 1986 was resident DJ of Miami's first Major Rock Club in Coconut Grove called Biscayne Babys. During his residency he did the First Alternative Music Live DJ Broadcast in South Florida on the University of Miami's Radio station WVUM 90.5 . On the Birthday of the Venue he also did the first Rock music Live DJ Broadcast from a venue on WSHE 103.5.
In 1989 he took over the Saturday night residency DJ position at one of the first Major Underground Nightclubs on South Beach called CLUB NU. The venue was very famous for hosting Bands, Guest Dj's and Celebrities on the weekends. Some that went through were The Escape Club, Concrete Blonde, Indigo Girls, David Bowie, George Michael, Thomas Dolby, The Psychedelic, Swans and the Mighty Lemon Drops. During his residency in 1990 he was the first DJ to play British Techno in Miami Florida.
SOUTH FLORIDA RESIDENCIES: Metropolis, Bungalow 9, Voodoo Lounge, Matrix, Kit Kat, 609, Grand Slam, Diamante, Club One, Egoiste, Club NU, Scratch, The Egg House, 5TH Street, Sports Rock, Who's in the Groove, G Wizz, Bits n Pieces, Parallel Bar, Banana Boat, Brothers two, Biscayne Baby, Ricks Cafe
GUEST APPEARANCES: In South Florida: EIIeven Night Club,Ultra, Club Space, Resort Nightclub, Zombie, Billboard Live, The Saint, Radius, Krystal, Rio, Level, Liquid, Stereo, Amnesia, Warsaw, Decos, Club A, Institute, Suzannes, Downtown, Reggae Rockers, Underground, Cheers, Copa, Fire and Ice, Casanovas, Traxx, Allegro, Brass Menagerie, Borderline
OPENED FOR THE FOLLOWING ARTIST DURING THE 80'S& 90's
HOUSE: Artist like Adamski, Adeva, Black Box, Cece Peniston, Crystal Waters, Grace Jones, Nomad, Shawn Christopher, Snap, Xavier Gold.
DANCE: Artist like C & C Music Factory , Chaka Khan, Kaoma, Snap.
FREESTYLE: Artist like Company B, Cover Girls, Expose, India, Information Society, Joyce Syms, Lissete Melendez, Paris By Air, Sweet Sensation, TKA.
DISCO: Artist like Celi Bee, Flirts, France Joli, Jimmy Bo Horne, Lime, Tavares, Vicky Sue Robinson.
ALTERNATIVE: Artist like Bronski Beat, My Life With thrill, Skinny Puppy.
ROCK: Artist like Otis Day and the nights & Wolfman Jack
COLLABORATIONS: George has played side by side in Nightclubs and Events with Global DJs like Cosmic Gate, Blank n Jones, John O Flemming, Roy Davis Jr, Dirty Vegas, Marc et Claude, Nick Warren & DJ Icee just to name a few.
NOMINATIONS: In 1990 During this residency at CLUB NU he was also Nominated for DJ of the Year by the Winter Music Conference in South Florida.
MEDIA COVERAGE: In 1992 he was interviewed by The Miami Herald for Bringing the Techno Sounds to South Beach in the entertainment section. George was also interviewed by MTV and MUN2
RADIO MIX SHOW DJ: George was featured on 4 Major Radio Stations like WPYM Party 93.1 Dance(COX Communications), WPOW Power 96 Dance(Beasly Broadcasting), WSHE 103.5 Rock and WVUM 90.5(UofM Community Radio) Alternative.
In 1998 George became a resident DJ on POWER 96.5 and was given the alias name "The Professor". In 1999 with the assistance of the Program Director KID CURRY and The Music Director Eddie Mix, he started his own Underground mix show called "THE LATENIGHT LABORATORY with host Liquid Todd (Shannon Powell).
The Show became the most listened Mix show in South Florida SATURDAY night at 2:00 am spinning Underground House Dubs and Trance tracks. The show was a platform that introduced DJs from overseas to South Florida. Some of these DJs included, Timo Mass, Steve Lawler, David Waxman and John Digweed.
The Show released a Mix CD Featuring some Cool Trance Tunes at the time and sold 10,000 copies in South Florida alone. Part of the proceeds were donated to the Joe Dimagios Children Foundation. In the 2000’s The Show helped Break some big hits which cross over to Mainstream Radio
ALICE DEEJAY - BETTER OF ALONE
ATB - 9PM TIL I COME
AYLA - AYLA
BOB MARLEY VS FUNSTAR DELUXE - SUN IS SHINING
CHER - I BELIEVE
DJ KAYCEE - ESCAPE
DJ SAKIN - BRAVEHEART
FUNKY GREEN DOGS - BODY
GRACE - IT'S NOT OVER YET
MELLOW TRAX - OUTTA SPACE.
In 2000 he Performed as THE LATENIGHT LABORATORY in front of "25000" people along with the host of the show Liquid Todd (Shannon Powell) at POWER HOUSE 2000 at The American Airlines Arena in Downtown Miami Presented by POWER 96.5.
In 2003 with the assistance of Phil Michaels the Program Director, The show went over to PARTY 93.1 (Cox Communications) to continue it's broadcast for a few years as well. The Latenight Laboratory is still remembered to this date as one of the Pioneer Underground Radio shows in South Florida.
Currently he is getting ready to launch GLOBAL GLOW MUSIC. An Internet radio station Specializing in Disco, Classic, Funky House Music Via Dj's, Artist, Labels, Music, Mixes, Videos, Live Streams, Events and More. www.GlobalGlowMusic.com
LABEL OWNER: In 1989 He launched Nitebeat Records the first underground record label in South Florida. The label released all sorts of electronic music like Techno, House, Trip hop, Break beats and dapped into hip hop beats as well. Nitebeat Released projects with some legendary Global producers, such as, Robbie Rivera, Oscar G, Ralph Falcon, George Acosta, Peter Presta & Charles Webster (UK). .
Nitebeat also released various CD compilations all over the world in countries like Brazil, United Kingdom, Japan and Germany with labels like PARADOX, AVEX, SONY, LOGIC, and EXTREME.
PRODUCER/REMIXER: In 1989 He produced his first underground 12" record called "House Your Body". George produced his first album under the pseudonym, Techman 1.
Their first CD Release was thru PANDISC music in the US. As the artist known as TechMan1 Below is the list of all his Remixes and Productions. So far he has produced and remixed close 80 Productions that can be heard on his Soundcloud page.
The Sound of The Future
Can You Dig it
There's Something About the Music
I want to Rock Your Body
I am The Creator
Can you feel it
The Sound of Dubai
The Beat of the Drums
Drums From India
Feel They Rhythm
Pump This Sound
Angel Of Light
This is My House
Sounds of Evolution
Sounds of Arabia
Miami 2 London
Echoes From Ibiza
All right All right
Keep on pumping it up
Get Into the Music
Dance to the Rhythm
The World Groove
House Your Body.
Front 242 VS Nitzer Ebb
Front 242-Head Hunter
Debbie Jacobs-Don't You want my Love
Donna Summer Meets Celeda
Fancy Meets The Jungle Brothers
Kat Mandu-The Break
Lime-Were going to Love Tonight
Peter Jaques Band-Walkin' on Music
Romeo and Juliet-I found Love
Sylvester Meets Swedish House Mafia
Telex Meets Enimen-Nobody Listens to Techno
No Doubt-It's My Life
The Swedish House Mafia-Don't you worry child
The Wanted-Glad you came
The Wanted-Chasing the sun
Tiesto-Take Me Feat Kyler England
Adonis-No Way Back
Black Box-EveryBody EveryBody
Bizzare inc-I'm Going To Get You
Jade Starling-Fired Up
Jungle Brothers-I'll House You
Lil Louis-French Kiss
LNR-Work it to the Bone
Martin Luther King-I have a Dream
Technotronic-Pump up the Jam
Felix Sama-Drop It Low
Rudy Gil-Don't go saying
Sequal-My Love For You
Yvonne-Don't You Know
Art Of Noise-Moments in Love
Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax
New order-Blue Monday
Afrikka Bambatta-Planet Rock
Planet Patrol-Plat At your Own Risk
MUSIC STORES: In 1992 he launched the opening of a Dance Music Record Store called NITEBEAT RECORDS. Catering primarily to the DJ Community.
In 2000 He launched the opening of another Dance Music Record Store called MUSIC WORLD. Catering primarily to the DJ Community.
CONTRIBUTIONS: Contributed as a writer for DMA Magazine out of New York and STREET SOUND Magazine out of Canada