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This Friday it’s time for another jaunt at the Sub Club, presented by Steeplejack, Deep Seeded Records and RES. Along for this one is Sydney experimental beat-maker duo Phile, performing live for their EP launch. Also down to do the live thing is Nerve and on selection duties is Moopie, Jess Sneddon and Haroc (Harold & Doc Brock – Cutting Room). Some really interesting sounds coming out of all these people, kicks off at 10pm.


Up at Brown Alley on Friday is another installment of Novel’s ongoing party Smalltown with this one showcasing UK house and techno producers Dense & Pika. The duo first came into fruition in mid 2011 with a number of white label releases. It wasn’t long until they were noticed by Scuba and have since had multiple releases under their belt on Adam Beyer’s Drumcode, Scuba’s acclaimed Hotflush imprint and have branched out onto the elusive Hypercolour. Dense & Pika have also been showing off their remixing talents by reworking the likes of Adam Beyer & Ida Engberg, Digitalism, Disclosure, KDA, Leftfield, Maya Jane Coles, X-Press 2 and also Paul Woolford’s Erotic Discourse, which won the DJ Mag category for Best Remix in 2014. Local support on the night provided by Isaac Fryar, Monty McGaw, Oliver Gualano, Jono Brayshaw, Laura King, Traj and Sean Grimes.


On Saturday it’s time to brave the cold for a good cause at Section 8 with the HoMie Heat Up. If you’re not already aware of HoMie, they’re an organisation doing great thing for the homeless of Melbourne via their clothing line and various programs. For the party, 50% of bar profits will go towards HoMie’s Pathways Project – a program providing at-risk youth with training, mentorship and employment opportunities through the Cotton On Group. Also, $1 from every coffee / Espresso Martini sold until September at Section 8 will be donated to HoMie’s Pathways Project. Keeping you toasty with fire tunes will be House Of Beige DJs, Dave Lazy & Danger Cam, Caspian & C-1 (SUPER ENJOY), Mystery Machine and Crooky.