Electronic: Need some weekend plans? We’ve got you sorted

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Electronic: Need some weekend plans? We’ve got you sorted


This Friday Melbourne’s favourite Saturday night curators, 6am At The Garage, are escaping the confines of their Lounge residency to throw a big bash for their fourth birthday at Hugs&Kisses. On board for the night are a whole bunch of mates that have become regulars at their night Lucid over the last few years; Andras, Darcy Justice b2b Josh Keys, Rev Lon b2b Seb Marcu and Ryan Berkeley b2b with Ingrid. The boys have also noted this will be their last appearance at Hugs&Kisses – implying that a closing date for the venue has been decided but not made public yet. Hanging for that closing party announcement. Kicks off at 10pm.


Also this Friday over at The Sub Club, local label Modern Hypnosis are set to give the bass bins a solid shake with a showcase event featuring one of my favourite local producers of the moment: Pugilist (and it’s not just because I have two pugs). I stumbled onto his music via Bandcamp’s ‘Best New Half-Time Drum & Bass’ article they put up about a year ago — Pugilist had just released an EP on J:Kenzo’s legendary UK label Artikal Music. Since then his output has blurred into something that sits between dub-techno, dubstep, footwork and jungle. Some really wild sounds and rhythms going on. Backing him up will be Stormn Norm, Mosam Howieson, Pickleman (AKA Rings Around Saturn) and Woz. Kicks off at 11pm.


Skipping ahead to Tuesday April 24, US producer Nosaj Thing is dropping into Howler for his Parallels album launch tour. Parallels represents the underground Los Angeles-based producer’s most diverse work yet. The album’s compelling, un-categorisable sonic soundscapes developed out of what he terms a personal and musical ‘identity crisis’. Having worked with Kendrick Lamar, Chance The Rapper, Kid Cudi and many more big names in the past, it’s clear Mr.Thing is well recognised amongst the industry as someone with skills. Support on the night from Cleopold. It’s a school night so remember to get down there early, doors open at 7pm.