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the week in Dance w/ Showtrotta (part 1)

DOWNLOAD: Alter Ego – Jolly Joker (Supermayer Remix) (MP3)

Moby @ Irving Plaza – Sept 21, 2009 (amaindrault)
Moby

A lot of dancing went down last week & weekend but I missed most of it. Hopefully you were able to catch the Rapture at Matchless, Moby at Irving Plaza or Music Hall of Williamsburg, or some of the many other shows & dance parties that happened last week. If not, there are plenty of opportunities to make up for it this week, starting with Thursday (9/23):

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Mattie Safer, DJ Lindsey, and Nick Catchdubs‘ monthly party – Jams, is happening at Le Poisson Rouge. More info here and check out Nick Catchdubs’ Top Ten for this month, below:

Nick Catchdubs’ SEPTEMBER 09 TOP TEN

1. Udachi & Jubilee “Paypur (Nick Catchdubs Remix f. The Kid Daytona)” – Nightshifters
2. Jay-Z f. Swizz Beats “On To The Next One” – Roc Nation
3. Nicki Minaj f. Lil Wayne “I Get Crazy” – Young Money / Universal
4. Vybz Kartel & Dre Skull “Yuh Love” – Mixpak
5. Travis Porter “Freaky Girls” – Grind Time
6. Fake Blood Fix Your Accent EP – Cheap Thrills
7. Wolfmother “New Moon Rising (Riton Club Rub)” – Modular
8. Hugg & Pepp “Penguini” – Turbo
9. Crookers “Put Your Hands On Me (Jesse Rose Remix)” – Southern Fried
10. Count & Sinden “Mega” – Fool’s Gold / Domino
Bonus Beat – Various Artists Bubblers 4 – Brownswood

Also on Thursday (9/23):
Less and Backseat Buzz at Bar 13.
False Aristocracy‘s Ether party happens every Thursday at Happy Ending. This week’s guests are Bad Brilliance and Laurel Halo.
– Art for Progress Fall Groove Cruise.
Jamie Jones and Orchard Lounge at Cielo.
Jellybean Benitez Funhouse Reunion party at Water Taxi Beach (LIC).

Friday (9/25)

Friday (9/25) Fixed has invited one of their favorite deejays JD Twitch to bring some of the great vibes from his Optimo party (running 11 years strong in Scotland!) to the Knitting Factory‘s new Brooklyn location. Be sure to check out Optimo’s new website and podcast, plus you can download a special Cumbia set from JD Twitch over on Beats In Space. JDH & Dave P have also brought German duo Alter Ego, sure to put a modern electro-techno spin on the night’s festivities. Download a Supermayer remix of their track “Jolly Joker at the top of this post. Party info below:

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Advanced tickets available here.

If you’re in the mood for something more disco-oriented, Black Devil Disco Club are doing a live set at Boys & Girls this Friday (9/25) at Webster Hall. Their tracks definitely have a bit of a creepy vibe at times (in a good way of course), but hopefully you will be too busy dancing to be freaked out. Mike Simonetti of Italians Do It Better will be deejaying as well so there are all the makings for a night full of disco delights. Info on the party, plus a chance to win a pair of tickets below:

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$1 Drinks & $1 Admission Before 12 with RSVP. Advanced tickets available here.

…and we have 1 pair of tickets to give away! TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE BLACK DEVIL DISCO CLUB & MIKE SIMONETTI AT WEBSTER HALL ON FRIDAY (9/25) email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: DISCO CLUB). Include your first and last name. 1 winner will be chosen at random and contacted.

Also on Friday (9/25):
Public School with Galaxie residents Lovefingers, DJ Spun, Justin Miller, and Jacques Renault (check out his top 10 for the month on Resident Advisor).

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– BLT, C’mish, and Dirty Finger at Trophy Bar.

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Turntables on the Hudson is happening every Friday at Water Taxi Beach.
Dave Dresden is at Cielo.

Get good and warmed up on the dancefloor Thursday and Friday because there is a lot to do this weekend (especially Saturday night, especially if you like disco). Check back for more details soon in Part 2 of the Week In Dance!

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