Tuesday, November 30, 2010

What's happening this weekend?

Rougé –noun:
From the Latin "Rubiacus", Meaning: "The Red Place." Often used to describe a debaucherous establishment or notorious party.
It's the season to get bumpy with Strike3 Productions as we Present tp you THE ROUGÉ CHRISTMAS PARTY!

If you haven't checked out one yet, ROUGÉ is a night that doesn't cater to the mainstream and where the music speaks for itself. We're gonna take you on a journey through the many genre's that make our scene so special. This is something we've been putting together for a long time now and a night we're very passionate about. We are proud to present - ROUGÉ -

Featuring the bumpiest underground Tech, the smoothest Progressive, the grooviest Chicago House, the mind altering Techno and lets not forget The Deep, The Dutch & The Jackin House Straight from the USA & Europe, a night at ROUGÉ will excite the ears and have you coming back for more.

The ROUGÉ Djs are the best in the State, They're hand picked from all the different crews who bring you your music every weekend, and they're coming down to play their absolute favorite styles you wont hear elsewhere, we're in for a treat!

Who's Playing?
Nathan Francis
Jay Vicente
Simón Agliati
El Dario
Scott Blackman
Sirius B


Featured DJ's - PERTH's BEST SUNDAY SESSION LINE UP for 2010/11:

►►♪♫♪ MICAH - (ITM WA #1 DJ | Japan 4 | Boomtick) ►►♪♫♪
Ask any punter in Perth who Micah is and chances are they were probably rockin’ out to one of his sets last weekend. Micah’s unabashed enthusiasm, energy and skills behind the decks have seen him become a Perth festival regular playing pretty much every festival that comes through Perth each year.Ambar resident sind 2002, RTRFM Full Frequency presenter, having played from Brisbane to Bristol, Sydney to London at clubs like Fabric, Chinese Laundry, Revolver and Kingpin and with releases and remixes on labels like Passenger, Bam Bam and Yes Yes Records is no wonder he's been awarded:
Voted #1 WA DJ in the ITM 50 for the past 4 years running
Voted #1 Breakbeat DJ in the PDMAs for the past 7 years running

►►♪♫♪ MIND ELECTRIC - (Vicious Recordings) ►►♪♫♪
It is safe to say that 2010 has been explosive so far for Mind Electric with his productions receiving massive international support and his DJ sets doing serious damage in clubs around Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. His 'in demand' remixes have recently seen him pump out mixes for Gina Star, Ian Carey, Static Revenger & Luciana, Potbelleez with requests coming in from Chris Lake and Stonebridge. His most recent single "3am Eternal" received major support from the likes of Kaskade & TV Rock!

►►♪♫♪ Darren J - (WA ITM #3 DJ | Habitat) ►►♪♫♪
In the short span of two years, Darren has supported some of the world’s best DJs and producers including Tiesto, Armin Van Buuren, James Zabiela, Laurent Garnier, Fergie, Stephan Bodzin, D Ramirez and Henry Saiz to name a few. Darren has blasted on to the scene playing all the major festivals in Perth and has won a handful of awards including Perth's Best new talent, Best Techno and Best Progressive DJ. 

►►♪♫♪ Stereo Hill - (Melbourne) ►►♪♫♪
Just a couple of guys making tunes and trying not kill each other along the way! No seriously Jake (AKA jMuss) and Simon (AKA Simón Agliati) are a duo doin it in Melb writing, remixing, editing, taking your mum out and also producing some of their own original tracks. With their release of "Things aren't always fair 2010 Remix" Under the Generation Label, 2010 is looking to be killer year!
● ‘dMo’ – (Strike3 | Mad Mo Productions)
● Kill Dyl (Ambar | Machine Events)
● Kastel – (Takeover Artists)
● Travis LeBrun - (Strike3)
● Nathan Francis (Strike3)
● Jay Vicente – (Strike3)
● Pascal - (France)

Monday, November 22, 2010

Lucid Dreaming Boat Party

Kid Deep
El Dario + Marko La Kucha
Rohan Smith + Harry Webb
De|Mech + Katesy
Aarin F + Guests

Tickets are $110

2 boats. Capacity of 115 ppl max. One boat of 65 and the other of 50. 

What you get for your ticket:

The coolest Boat Party going around.
The Best House and Techno Dj's in Perth.
An unprecedented vibe and atmosphere.
Your whole journey's partying is sorted.
All Food Provided.
All Beverages Provided.
You can also BYO if you want. 
You van bring pool toys etc! 

WHAT: The Lucid Dreaming Boat Party
WHEN : 5 DEC 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Deepchild Interview

Deepchild hails from Australia and is quite possibly our biggest techno export. 

Have a read of this recent interview found on Resident Advisor, to hear exactly how is is making his mark on the world stage, including a very interesting read on his time at Berghain.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Sunday = Funday

Finally EXAMS ARE OVER!!! So no excuse not to party.
Another massive line up in store this weekend!!

Aaron Richards, Nathan Francis, Travis Lebrun, Simon Agliati, Jay Vicente, Darren J, Sirius B, Pascal, Dmo, Ogden and Chiari.

The last 2 have been HUGE so make sure you head down early, cheap pizza and pints all arvo.

Happy 2nd birthday Lokal

This Friday marks a significant milestone in the Perth music scene and calls for a huge party to go with it. 

Lokal is turning 2 and with it brings a huge birthday celebration to go with it, Brett Valentine, Balance, Richard Lee & Progress Inn will all be gracing the decks on the night. 

Lokal is a night which has given almost EVERY dj in Perth a chance to play their tunes and ranges in musical style from the furtherest extremes. Head down to Bar 138 and help celebrate with the boys this Friday night !!!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Ibiza La Video

Here are a collection of videos I took whilst in Ibiza, many more where taken however the sound quality has not turned out all that well due to the relentless bass not agreeing with my camera. 


Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Just over 1 week to go!


Calvin Harris
Sebastian Ingrosso
Benny Benassi
TV Rock ft Rudy & Zoe Badwi live
Aston Shuffle
Mind Electric

Onelove (presented by Limelite)

Yolanda Be Cool
Bart B More
Russ Chimes
Andy Murphy
Mel B

Limelite Silent Disco Channel 1

Travis Le Brun
Time Travel Agents
Jay Vincente
Jackson & Perry
Nina Van Dyke

Limelite Silent Disco Channel 2

Metric DJs
Mat Hykus
Nathan Francis
Frankie Button
Rohan Smith
Elliot S
Craig Hollywood

Carl Cox & Friends (presented by Razar)

Carl Cox
Major Lazer
Infected Mushroom
Caspa & MC Rod Azlan
DJ Sneak
Pearly Whites
Jus Haus?


Giuseppe Ottaviani
Sied van Riel
Aly and Fila
Kenny L
Darren Briais

Sneakerpeeps (presented by Democracy)

Ricardo Villalobos
Jeff Mills
DJ Dan
Aarin F
Andrew Utting
Progress Inn
Kid Deep

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Perth Dance Music Award's

Its that time of year again folks, the PDMA's are back for their 12th year. The awards party is on the 12th of December so keep that date free.

Last year I was lucky enough to win the 'Best New Talent' award which was a great honour.

This year I would love your vote in the 'Tech House' field. If you enjoy what I do and have seen me play sometime over this year, your vote in these awards would be greatly appreciated.

It only takes a few moments to vote.

Nathan Francis - Tech House
Filthy Gorgeous - Best Club Night

Perth's newest sunday sesh!

Your summer just got a whole lot better! Over 2 massive weeks Perth's latest Sunday sesh will be launched with 2 HUGE line ups. This weekend will kick off with industry beach party & next week marks the launch party. 

Line up's over the first 2 weeks including:
Nathan Francis, dMo, Jay Vicente, Darren J, Simon Agliati, Travis Lebrun, Kastel, Sirius B, Aaron Richards, Chairi, Zina, Carl Drake, Pascal, Marko La Kucha, Rob Sharp, El Dario, Kill Dyl & Suric.

Contacio's are geared up are a large summer ahead so make sure your involved in what is sure to become your new summer home!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Spotlight on Perth

Perth of late has really come into its own gaining national and international recognition from a number of Djs & Producers. Here are a few links to some Perth Djs, Producers and clubnights which are currently doing our fine city proud. 
Strike 3
Bombs Away
Lucid Dreaming
Mind Electric
Takeover Artists

Monday, November 1, 2010

The Harem @ Geisha

The Harem is a venture through modern House & Techno
House / Deep House / Tech House / Progressive House / Techno
Bi-monthly the club brand takes over Geisha and invites perths most "on the money" club DJ's from perths best crews to deliver the tunes.


Richard Lee (Habitat)
Nina Van Dyke (Lucid Dreaming)
Suric vs De Mech (Harem Residents)
Ghassan (Harem Resident)
Carl Drake (Maiko/Obelix music)
Scott Blackman (Geisha)

Each event will coincide with a new mixtape from one of our Resident or Guest DJ's.
Get down early, the warm-ups won’t last long!

Stacey Pullen @ Geisha

Top quality night, Pullen played to a sold out Geisha and the crowd were loving every second of it! By the time I arrived Aarin F was warming the crowd up perfectly, playing the smooth sounds of techno as he does best! 

Pullen started off his set with some groove before progressing through to some more tech sounds, all in all a faultless set!! 

* Photos thanks to Atomic Arts