Entries tagged with: Cielo
by Andrew Sacher
Francois K.'s weekly dance party, Deep Space, which takes place Mondays at Cielo (18 Little West 12th St.) is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and to celebrate, he's throwing an anniversary party on March 18 with Hotflush label head Scuba. Tickets for that party are on sale now. The party is part of Scuba's upcoming international tour, which begins in Italy this Friday (3/8). All dates on that tour are listed, along with a Spotify stream of Scuba's strong bass-heavy 2012 album, Personality, below.
Other upcoming Deep Space parties this month include tonight's (3/4) with Infinity, followed by Francois K DJing all night on March 11, and one with Dub Gabriel on March 25. There's also a few other parties already announced for upcoming months, including V.I.V.E.K. on April 22, and the previously mentioned Giorgio Moroder DJ set (his first in NYC ever) on May 20 as part of the Red Bull Music Academy series. Tickets for all upcoming Deep Space shows are on sale. The flyer for the anniversary party and a general flyer for the upcoming schedule are below.
In related news, the same day Scuba plays Deep Space (March 18), his label, Hotflush, is releasing the new single by George FitzGerald, "Thinking of You," which you can stream below.
All Scuba dates are listed, along with all song streams and show flyers, below...
We were just talking about a new dance club that will be known for its soundsystem opening in Williamsburg (and the "new Brooklyn electronic underground"), but let's take a second to acknowledge a NYC club with similar specs that has been going strong for a decade. Cielo (18 Little West 12th Street) is celebrating its 10th anniversary in existence with events all month. They also were just named "Best Sound System in North America" by Beatport.
With two down and eight celebratory nights still to go, the party continues tonight (1/18) with Wolf + Lamb vs Soul Clap which is sold out; and moves on to tomorrow (1/19) with Tania Vulcano, Willie Graff, and + Filsonik before finally polishing off the weekend with Horse Meat Disco on Sunday (1/20). Another weekend of events follows, leading up to the finale with Todd Terje & Danny Krivit on 1/31. Tickets to all those shows (apart from tonight's) are still available.
Congrats to Cielo! Full listing of 10th Anniversary events are below.
Hyperdub label boss Kode9, who was in NYC for a Deviation party in July, will be returning to North America for a full tour here this September. That tour kicks off in Vancouver and culminates in a NYC show on September 24 at Deep Space at Cielo (18 Little West 12th St.) with Appleblim and Francois K. Tickets for that show are on sale now. The flier for the NYC show and a list of all tour dates are below.
Kode9 recently revealed a clip of a new song called "Xingfu Lu," which is set to appear on his next release. Details on that release are still up in the air, but a press release says it may be out this September. Stream that song and check out a list of all tour dates below.
photos by Greg Cristman
"Just saw Francois K DJ all Kraftwerk set in the MoMAPS1 dome for 90 minutes with 360 degree visuals. Sound by Jim Toth. I love NY." - DFA Records
"Only non-Kraftwerk song that both Juan Atkins and Francois K. played: Yaz's "Situation."" - Sasha Frere-Jones
Ralf Hutter of Kraftwerk & Francois K @ PS1
Being that Kraftwerk began their 8-night, 8-album run of performances at MoMA back on April 10, and today is only the 16th, as of this writing there are still two chances to see them perform a full album in 3-D at the modern art museum. However, your chance to participate in "Kraftwerk Fest" at MoMA's PS1 has come and gone and featured two special Kraftwerk sets by DJs Juan Atkins (Saturday) and Francois K (Sunday).
Sunday, which we have pictures from in this post, was made even more special with a guest appearance by uncle Ralf Hutter who stopped by before performing Techno Pop" with his band at MoMA later in the night. Tonight he and his band will do "The Mix", and they finish it off Tuesday with "Tour de France."
The "fest", part of a month-long installation at PS1 (that runs until May 12), was was three hours long each day, with the DJs playing Kraftwerk remixes to a packed crowd. Francois K performs again TONIGHT (4/16) at Cielo with Four Tet (who is also DJing). Check out more pictures from Sunday at PS1, shots of 5Ptz across the street included, below...
Matthew Herbert @ Studio B - February 7, 2009
Last week in dance wound up being a lot of fun. Friday night I went to see Little Boots at Studio B. I arrived sometime around midnight and was shocked at how packed the floor was by the time she went on around 1:15. Despite her set being good, especially her cover of Giorgio Moroder's "Love Kills", and including everything I expected after seeing her at CMJ, overall I wasn't as engaged by her performance this time around. It was just me though. Everyone in the place was bugging out and there really wasn't any good reason not to. As brief as her set was, the late start (she was originally scheduled to perform at 12) derailed the entire rest of the night and I ended up missing both One Man Party and Danger at Webster Hall. A friend there texted me highlights of One Man Party's set which read like a more intensely awesome mix of the Soulwax/2ManyDJ's remixes and current electro that he played at Webster last month. As great as it sounded, the regret really hit when I watched the following video of the beginning of Danger's set which started with "Ave Maria" and went into a great live version of "9h20":
DOWNLOAD: Alexander Technique & Van Scott - Nightlovers (ZSHARE MP3 LINK)
DOWNLOAD: Alexander Technique & Van Scott - Nightlovers (Chewy Chocolate Cookies Remix) (ZSHARE MP3 LINK)
M83 @ Webster Hall - Nov. 14, 2008 (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
Last Friday I had a frustrating, puzzling experience at the M83 show at Webster Hall. M83 is easily one of my favorite bands and I'd enjoyed many of their shows prior to last week's including the one they played just a few months ago at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Despite playing a similar set Friday night, I just wasn't having my typically awesome M83 experience. For some reason, I had no patience for their more mellow and slow songs and when they finally would play something more upbeat or poppy (like Don't Save Us From the Flames or Graveyard Girl) it didn't pack as much of a punch as I wanted. The encore of Couleurs was amazing, but overall something just seemed to be missing. That said, one of my friends loved it, the another (who had never seen M83 before and was only slightly familiar with their music) shared thoughts similar to mine. I also watched some videos of the show THE following morning and got goosebumps, so who knows...Check out one of M83 performing Teen Angst below (more here):
that video, and Thursday and Friday night's events, below...
DOWNLOAD: The Captain - Bass Friends Forever Part 1 (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Mathhead - Bass Friends Forever Part 2 (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Kids With Snakes - Live March Mix (MegaUpload MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Bradley D - Live on East Village Radio 4/16/08 (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: VDRK - GBH Live set on East Village Radio April '08 (ZSHARE MP3)
STREAM: Hercules & Love Affair - Blind (Frankie Knuckles mix) (REAL AUDIO)
People Don't Dance No More @ Love, May 22, 2008 (more by David Bruno)
There's a lot happening this weekend, especially at Love. Tonight (May 23) the Captain and Mathhead are back for the Take Over. You can always rely on Trouble & Bass to bring their bass-heavy sound to the floor. This special edition of the Takeover features three other crews of monthly Love residents (Sub Swara, Secret Night of Science, and Dub War) each bringing their own influences to the bass that they have in common.
Keep going for more weekend events.....