Melbourne Shuffler - 40mins Extra Dance Footage 3/5

Part 4 - www.youtube.com Underground Epidemic Productions (www.uep.com.au) has produced a ground breaking documentary called the "Melbourne Shuffler". Beginning in the late 80's in Melbourne's underground party scene, a revolutionary freestyle dance began to grow and has now developed into the most unique and robust dance style since the birth of Breakdancing. Initially grown from the roots of Acid Techno/House music along with back stepping and psychedelic arm movements. The Melbourne Shuffle has no set steps but encourages individuality and imagination, incorporating dance moves from numerous styles such as miming, popping & locking, liquid and breaking. But the basis of the Melbourne Shuffle has traditionally been the footwork either performed sliding left to right, on the spot or in a triangular direction, but is evolving everyday. Known as "Rocking" to the Melbourne locals the name Melbourne Shuffle has been derived from international DJs, overseas visitors and the media trying to describe this phenomenon. The Melbourne dancers don't dance for competition or to show off but for themselves, for fun and self-expression. Learning by watching other dancers and incorporating variations into their own style they create an individual style representing their own personality. The documentary traces some of the early beginnings of the Shuffle and shows how it has evolved and progressed into what it is today. Interviews with Melbourne's dancers old and new; discover why they ...

Melbourne Shuffle QC, Native; Shayne pt.2

12 Responses to “Melbourne Shuffler – 40mins Extra Dance Footage 3/5”

  1. @naamtune no need to be sorry! you helped me alot. i wouldn’t imagine that you or even anyone knows at least one of the tracks, so thank you very much mate =D

  2. @Hagelnot The one you’re asking for is a track by Benny Drohan – “Back to the Program”

    Benny Drohan – Back To the Program
    Harvest Brother – Conan
    Andy Maurer – Enemy

    These are the only tracks I remember from the movie since I used to listen to them often. Sorry!

  3. ooh man does anyone know any of the tracks? Maybe you naamtune?
    I’d like to know all its names, but especially the one starting around 2:04
    thanks in advance

  4. Chronomatrix says:

    @messihardstyler WHAT!!!??? They are SO good.

  5. @messihardstyler Actually all these shufflers are pretty good in my opinion, they all have their unique style that represents their creativity unlike those conformed styles you normally see nowaday (hardstyle, Malaysian, California, etc etc.).

  6. messihardstyler says:

    @WorstCommenter2008 all tihs people in this video arent so good, they are like me lol…i stopped shuffling im getting back to it tho

  7. WorstCommenter2008 says:

    @messihardstyler True, but that was really… really horrible. I would understand if he was a crippled person… which he wasn’t.

  8. messihardstyler says:

    @WorstCommenter2008 lol everyone dances the way they want

  9. WorstCommenter2008 says:

    @naamtune The dude after him, it was like frankenstine doing shuffle. 00:56 , that guy…. it made my eyes bleed to be honest.

  10. @WorstCommenter2008 Are you talking about the guy at 00:27? I don’t like his style at all, kinda… I don’t know, it doesn’t match him I guess haha. 😛

  11. WorstCommenter2008 says:

    … woah…. most ppl were good but the dude dancing like he had wooden legs was horrible.. first shuffler who i actually hated o.o :/

  12. Continue tu est full bon ! 😉