- 31 Jan 12
Huzzah! The second anniversary of one of Dublin’s most innovative promoters is an excuse to let your hair down and enjoy some rocking tunes.
In Dublin, Tenth Planet are celebrating their second birthday on January 28 at TriPod. We are looking forward to Detroit Grand Pubah’s three-hour DJ set and live show. Also hitting the decks will be Rob Maguire, Jay Carrol, Domgue, Mr. O, ComeJackWithMe, Amen Brother DJs, Sean Gilheaney and Pete Cadden, and there’ll be a very special appearance by Cork-born producer Chymera.
Chymera, an in–demand DJ and live performer living in Berlin, has played all over Europe, Asia, Australia and America. “I’ve just wrapped work on my album, due for release in May,” he says. “I’ll be previewing tracks from that in my upcoming show. I’ve also recently changed my live set with some new toys. Expect some jamming on those.” For info check entertainment.ie/tenthplanet.
In Belfast, DSNT are launching a new record label. To celebrate they host an event at the Queen’s Speakeasy on February 4 with Bas Mooy (Audio Assault), Mark Rogan, Cave DJs and Chris Hanna. The label’s first release, by the aforementioned Rogan, is Anxiety/Paranoiac and sees Forward Strategy Group, Jerome Hill, Bas Mooy and Paul Mac on remix duty. At the launch night they’re giving away promo CDs to the first 100 lucky people through the door. Check out dsnt.co.uk.
Back in Dublin, Apocalypse are making their new home at the Button Factory on the last Friday of every month. Their opening night, January 27, will be huge, with Detroit’s Jeff Mills making an appearance. Mills, aka The Wizard, is producer of influential singles like ‘The Bells’, ‘Waveform’, ‘Sonic Destroyer’ and the ‘X–102’ series. Look out for his new album, Messenger, which drops this February. To tide you over, here’s a link to a slew of his famed mixes: soundcloud.com/fxxp/jeff-mills-tresor-berlin-14-12
Scientific Wax, from Limerick, is having a record party on January 28 at Dolan’s. Presented by Macronite Limerick and Sci–Wax, the night will see some of the label’s roster take to the decks, with the likes of Equinox and B–Key satisfying your drum ‘n’ bass cravings. The label’s recent releases, by these two producers, are now available on 12”. Get ‘em here: scientificwax.com/sw014-and-sw015-checkout
Richard Fearless, aka Death In Vegas, is back in action with his new album, Trans–Love Energies. Since returning to London, after five years in New York, all it took was Andrew Weatherall to offer him his studio space. Eighteen months later the new album was born.
Dublin’s Big Dish Go is presenting this hot show on January 28 at The Underground. Speaking to She’s Electric Richard says, “I haven’t DJ’d in Dublin for a few years. Looking forward to playing a proper assortment, from cold wave to deep techno. And I’ll be dropping some new Death In Vegas material along the way.”. Check it here: deathinvegasmusic.com.
The early bird catches the worm. You can too with your Life Festival early bird tickets. A limited number of pre–sale tickets are available. You only have until January 28 to save money. So if you’re already craving the festival season, get in there. The event goes down from May 25 – 27. Get cheap tickets here: showclix.com/event/208141.