Top 10 Melbourne Revelry On this week 24/02/2019
A cool breeze is blowing in from the north. Or maybe it’s just fleeing more bloody Brexit talk.
10) Stable Series x Revolver Upstairs presents Traumer
What: Straight from the Paris underground comes Traumer, an artist who has an innate ability to weave subtle narratives and deeply nuanced rhythms into his mesmerising music.
Why: You read right. Traumer, not trauma. Seems like one hell of a weaselly way to avoid a lawsuit.
9) Zenon Records Presents HYPOGEO
23rd & 24th February
What: HypoGeo is one the most unique Zenon producers creating his own unique dark progressive sounds with his live sets being the highlight for many in the psychedelic scene.
Why: Dark? Psychedelic? It’s astounding how those words can so easily be applied to something generic.
What: This unison between Mirror Collective and New Guernica is set to enthral the mind, celebrating all things progressive…house, melodic & deep driving techno.
Why: What’s more progressive than genres anchored in the eighties?
7) Refuge Recordings presents Secret International, Sondrio & Mo’funk
What: Sondrio and Mo’funk together have combined to find their music land in the hands of house music royalty. These two rising stars will make their way down south to give you a taste of their boogie!
Why: Nothing says hip new talent like usage of the word ‘boogie’.
6) Rhythmic Mansion
What: Any Excuse Agency presents, ‘Rythmic Mansion’. A day party at The Gasometer Hotel in Collingwood, flowing with both local and international melodic techno, deep house & disco outfits.
Why: Who said disco is dead? We don’t know. We can’t identify him by his face. But his corpse is half-buried out the back of the club and it’s…covered in sequins.
5) Who Loves? Presents The Journey, HAFNER & Samwise
What: For this event there are three guests, all with their own distinct and beautiful sound. The Journey, who are making waves both locally and internationally thanks to their exceptional selections and deep, sophisticated productions. HAFNER, whose earthy and organic sounds are always such a pleasure to the ears. And lastly Samwise, who has released on one of our favourite labels Recovery Collective with his driving techno productions, he is one to watch.
Why: Three DJ producers; three chances to attempt to discern one artist’s ‘unique sound’ from another. Good effing luck.
4) Mr. Chan’s Mark Knight
What: Boasting a god-like resume from his years of being at the forefront of the scene including holding the title of second highest-selling Beatport house artist of all time, a career spanning over more than a decade, releases on a diverse range of labels and of course running his own label, Toolroom. Mr. Chan can’t wait to have Mark in the pawn shop for his exclusive Melbourne show.
Why: A tool in a pawn shop. We can’t think of a better way to spend your evening.
3) Down the Rabbit Hole Day to Night Party
What: The first party of the year is a BIG one, the Club Cosplay you know all through the day and on into the night! A wondrous line up of live roving entertainment with magic, fire acts, burlesque and theatrics to dazzle you. With a range of fantasy and fairytale cocktails and drinks to choose from, you won’t want to climb back out the rabbit hole!
Why: We know, we know. It won’t officially feature any of the mental disorders or psychoactive drugs of the original tale, but we can assure you that if you drink enough for a sustained period of time, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t damage your brain enough to send you developmentally right back to the mental capacity of a 6 year old.
2) Melbourne BeerFest
What: Over 300 unique, exotic and small batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails and wines, hand crafted and perfectly complemented by Melbourne’s most decadent local street food.
Why: Beer. Food. No Children. We done?
1) Arctic Monkeys 2019 Tour
What: British rock royalty Arctic Monkeys have ushered in a spectacular new era with their sixth studio album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, and now Frontier Touring is over the moon to announce the band’s return
Why: From that small section of British BBC vets that haven’t been accused of several felonies.