Sven Vath, Madga and Miss Kittin get the continent moving in our ten best picks.
STEPHAN BODZIN @ KLATKA
Friday, November 24, Warsaw
The pitch: German electrohouse whiz Stephan Bodzin sneaks over the border for a rare DJ set armed with his latest test pressings.
The cast: Bodzin and locals Ex-or, Peres.
The bottom line: 10pm - close. 10 pln (ulotka), 20 pln.
- Event Details: Stephan Bodzin @ Klatka
AWAKENINGS @ GASHOUDER
Friday & Saturday, November 24-25, Amsterdam
The pitch: Dutch wharf turns into a party venue for the latest weekend of Awakenings. If you can’t make it, check their New Year’s Eve party – hot lineups all round.
The cast: Alex Under, Magda, Der Dritte Raum, Alexander Kowalski, Joey Beltram, DJ Preach, British Murder Boys and more.
The bottom line: €35 single day. €65 if you can go the full distance.
- Event Details: Awakenings - Friday | Awakenings - Saturday
SOUND TRAVELLING @ WATERGATE
Saturday, November 25, Berlin
The pitch: Album tour date for Dutch minimal funkstress Shinedoe with recent Delsin signing Redshape and peeps from BPitch Control, Kindisch and Sender in the building too.
The cast: Redshape (live), Shinedoe, Sascha Funke, Sven VT, Fritz Zander, Benno Blome.
The bottom line: 12am - close. Probably less than a tenner.
- Event Details: Sound Travelling at Watergate
CADENZA NIGHT @ PANORAMA BAR
Friday, November 24, Berlin
The pitch: Artists from Luciano's Cadenza imprint jam together for a label night in Berlin. But where's the chief?
The cast: Pikaya (live), Andomat 3000 (live), Margaret Dygas aka RA.004, Serafin, Jan
The bottom line: €10.
- Event Details: Cadenza Nacht at Panorama Bar
LFO & DERRICK MAY @ ELECTRIC FILM FEST
Saturday, November 25, Madrid
The pitch: Bleep techno legends LFO and Detroit techno icon Derrick May play as part of the Gijon Film Festival.
The cast: LFO, Derrick May, Cristian Vogel.
The bottom line: Late kick off. €23-25.
- Event Details: LFO & Derrick May at Electric Film Fest
DONATO DOZZY @ LO*LI*TA
Saturday, November 25, Barcelona
The pitch: Ellectronica Romana’s Donato Dozzy brings his trancey techno to the back room at Barcelona’s labyrinthine Razzmatazz complex.
The cast: Dozzy, Oxia in the main room plus Catalonian bands and DJs.
The bottom line: 12-15 euro plus a taxi home.
- Event Details: Donato Dozzy at Lo*li*ta
MARC ROMBOY & D'JULZ @ LE REDLIGHT
Saturday, November 25, Paris
The pitch: Systematic Recordings chief spins with deep houser D'Julz.
The cast: Marc Romboy, D'Julz and party resident Tibo'Z.
The bottom line: €20.
- Event Details: Marc Romboy & D'Julz at Le Redlight
SVEN VATH @ KRISTAL GLAM CLUB
Saturday, November 25, Romania
The pitch: Trancey techno from Mr. Cocoon at the same club that's booked Ricardo for New Year's Eve.
The cast: Sven Vath and Sebo.
The bottom line: 40 ron before midnight, 60 ron after.
- Event Details: Sven Vath @ Kristal Glam Club
PERLON NIGHT#2 @ SUPERMARKET
Saturday, November 25, Torino
The pitch: Perlon shows off its label wares in Italy.
The cast: Matt John and Zip/Dimbiman.
The bottom line: 11pm - close. €13.
- Event Details: Perlon Night #2 at Supermarket
MISS KITTIN @ HELEXPO
Friday, November 24, Thessaloniki
The pitch: Queen of electro cool brings underground techno and old-skool rave to Greece.
The cast: Miss Kittin, Ison, Solar
The bottom line: 11pm - 8am. €20 presale. €25 door.
- Event Details: Miss Kittin @ Helexpo
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