Buzzin' Fly chief Ben Watt, the Klaxons and Detroit techno studio boffin Echoplex make the final five this week.
HONTO @ BROWN ALLEY
Friday, December 1, Melbourne
The pitch: Last chance to catch the Kompakt chief down under in 2006.
The cast: Michael Mayer, Numanoid aka Tsuyoshi Suzuki, Gavin Keitel, Mike Callander and more.
The bottom line: 10pm - close. Presale $29 + booking fee.
- Event details: Honto at Brown Alley
PLEXUS^3 @ THE SHAMROCK HOTEL
Friday, December 1, Brisbane
The pitch: Motor City techno courtesy of Synewave artist Echoplex.
The cast: Echoplex (or Peter if you want to buy him a drink) and half a dozen local techno boffins.
The bottom line: 9pm - 5am. $10.
- Event details: Plexus^3 at The Shamrock Hotel
BEN WATT @ AMBAR
Friday, December 1, Perth
The pitch: The mastermind behind hot deep house imprint Buzzin' Fly tours in support of a new CD for Oz online portal In The Mix. Watt is also playing Saturday night in Melbourne at Room 680.
The cast: Ben Watt and local support.
The bottom line: 10pm - close. $20/$25.
- Event details: Ben Watt at Ambar
KSUBI & MODULAR UNFAIR CHRISTMAS PARTY @ THE FORUM
Friday, December 1, Sydney
The pitch: It's Modular! It's Ksubi (the recently rebranded Tsubi label of course)! Nuff said.
The cast: New Young Pony Club, new ravers Klaxons, indie-disco poppers Cut Copy, Van She and more hot young Modular things.
The bottom line: 6pm - 2am. $60 + booking fee.
- Event details: Ksubi & Modular Unfair Christmas Party at The Forum
FUTURE CLASSIC XMAS PARTY @ MELT
Saturday, December 2, Sydney
The pitch: Label-to-watch Future Classic hosts its Christmas bash.
The cast: Stick Figures vs Deepchild, Jimi Polar vs Jamie Lloyd, Nathan Mclay vs Somatik.
The bottom line: 9:30pm - close. Only a tenner to get in.
- Event details: Future Classic Xmas Party at Melt
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