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Something For The Weekend

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Two big double headers tonight in Dublin, a jam packed Saturday and the Perlon label’s main man up in Belfast. Check it. The Karenn duo (Pariah & Blawan) team up with Sunil Sharpe again in District 8 for some heavy duty techno later on. If the British Isles techno sound they epitomise isn’t for you tonight, Out To Lunch also have a big double header with John Heckle and Hieroglyphic … Read More

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Something For The Weekend.

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Three Panorama Bar regulars, one New York legend, an underground Londoner and some quality locals? Word is they’re flying home from Berlin this weekend… Panorama Bar resident Steffi is playing a three hour set in the Opium Rooms garden, while the Eve collective take over the main room later tonight. Another Berghain regular is also in town; Nick Höppner takes over Tengu on Saturday night. Also on Saturday night, The … Read More

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Something For The Weekend.

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Going deep, going hard, or just going for a dance? Here’s what’s on this weekend. One of the biggest names in techno is playing in District 8 again tomorrow; Marcel Detteman was last here only six months ago but is back for a label showcase this time. Long associated with Osgut Ton and Berghain, where he’s a resident, he also runs his own label MDR and he’ll be playing alongside his … Read More

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Something For The Weekend.

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Good Saturday? Tevo Howard played an incredible vinyl set the last time he was in Dublin. This time around it’s an analogue setup, he’ll be in Pygmalion tonight. Hunee is nearly a Dublin regular at this stage but we’re certainly not complaining. He’s back again with Discotekken for what’ll be a fun night in the The Sugar Club. Check out his mix from Trouw above if you’re not familiar. Flipside … Read More

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Tonie Walsh’s Selection Box For Auntie Patty.

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Few introductions needed for Tonie Walsh, he held it down at legandary clubs like Flikkers, as well as the Horny Organ Tribe and Elevator nights in the Ormond Multimedia Centre back in the day. Here he dusts off a selection of tracks to enliven our  upcoming parish hop for Auntie Patty. 1. Mutabaruka: Dis Poem ’99, Guidance. Boyd Jarvis and Joe Claussell create a nagging, flute-inflected little polemic. 2. Black Box: … Read More

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rabble’s Bloc Rocking Beats.

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Above: That time again folks, when an army of invading dance music fans take over Butlin’s in Minehead and go for it three days straight. I hope your name’s not down for any chalet deposits?   We’ve been saving up our not giving into FOMO points for a fair few weeks now and are getting damn excited about the impending last ever Bloc Weekend at the Butlin’s Minehead resort. Here’s … Read More

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Something For The Weekend

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Techno lovers are spoiled for choice again this weekend. District 8 have Alan Fitzpatrick and Rebekah on duty, while Techno & Cans are bringing AnD and Sunil Sharpe to Hangar. Sunil needs no introduction, and for those not familiar with the Manchester duo, have a listen to their boiler room above – “hard from the off!” tells you all you need to know. Saturday night sees Membership back in action … Read More

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Something For The Weekend.

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Friday feelings, lunch time beers and counting down the clock? We’ve got some parties that you’ll regret not paying any attention to this election day. First up tonight is Irish techno label Vision Collector’s party in Filmbase. Their manifesto includes starting early and finishing late. Highlights: Jon Hussey and Doug Cooney. How are they going to pay for it all? A fifteen euro door tax. The alternative? Move D and … Read More

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What’s A Crowd To Do?

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One of those killer all on it dancefloor moments from District 8 last weekend as Bas Bron drops his Faitma Yamaha What’s A Girl to Do?  It was a Dublin label after all, D1  Records to be precise, that released this slow breaking off kilter classic many moons ago. Saturday night saw both Eamonn Doyle and Jackmaster on the bill alongside Bron. Both characters who’s names are weaved into the … Read More

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Something For The Weekend.

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  It’s Thursday isn’t it? That means it’s time to start thinking about the weekend. Here’s a round up of some of the party action taking place across this wee island of ours over the next few days. Room 19 take over Jigsaw venue tomorrow with their Party For The People . Nice people they are too, nice tunes, BYOB and it’s all going to Dublin Calais Refugee Solidarity! If … Read More