Spinning up some dance fun


From across the straits: Indonesia

Plenty of action as the DJs get into all the right grooves

MARCH 6

NAGABA KL

31, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL

Ohrwurm Series #10 returns to Nagaba with a special show featuring Victor G & Alam back to back all night.

Ohrwurm Series is a concept where some of the most talented artistes that have been on the Ohrwurm watch list for some time will be featured. The Series portrays the quality for which Ohrwurm has always been known for to provide the finest in club entertainment.

This special 10th edition will be the official launch of Victor G & Alam’s duo collaboration.

Individually, both have been prominently active in the industry for many years, but it is only recently that they have established their distinctive sound. This collaboration has been known to destroy dance floors across town, all of which received highly positive feedback.

This Series #10, check out the duo’s showcase; an exclusive extended set from the start of the night, right until closing. Ohrwurm’s Kenny Substance will warm up the night with some selective grooves. Cover charge applies. 10Pm onwards. Call 03-2143 3440.

TONIGHT

NAGABA KL

31, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL

DNB XTRA presents GOLDIE. The British electronic music artiste, disc jockey, visual artiste and actor is well known for his innovations in the jungle and drum’n’bass music genres.

He co-founded Metalheadz - in 1994 with legendary drum’n’bass duo Kemistry & Storm — a pioneering drum’n’bass record label based in the United Kingdom and has been home to some of the drum and bass scene’s brightest talent and is notable for the high quality of its back catalogue.

With such seminal long player outputs such as the mid-1990s Timeless and Saturnz Returns and more recent material the likes of 2007’s Malice in Wonderland, 2009’s Memoirs of an Afterlife (released as Goldie presents Rufige Kru) just the tip of the iceberg of this legend’s prolific presence in the world of drum’n’bass and more, this is not a night you would want to miss. Goldie’s return to KL will be supported by Malaysia’s own drum’n’bass long time warrior DJ Low along with Nesh MC. Admission (with one drink): RM80. Call 03-2143 3440.

PHUTURE @ ZOUK

113, Jalan Ampang, KL

Flava brings you French DJ Mouss and MC Eklips. Flava lets you party all weekend in Phuture You get to let loose with the finest looking crowd in KL to the best in R&B and hip hop also featuring resident DJs Luqe, Radzi, MC Fendi & MC Point Blanc. Admission (with one drink): RM38 Ladies / RM48 Men. RESERVATIONS*: Please call 03-2171 1997 (12pm - 6pm) or 016-332 3191 (after 6pm) or email rsvn@zoukclub.com.my. *Applicable to 23 years old & above for Ladies & 25 years old and above for Men.

M8 BAR

163, Jalan Binjai, Persiaran KLCC, KL

It’s All About House Music at M-plify Friday Night as Jeff Jefferson takes you down the house music trail. Perfect atmosphere, good company and great house music by Brit born Jefferson, who’s the music director for both M8 and Marini’s on 57. Can you think of a better way to M-plify your Friday? No cover charge. Happy hours from 5pm-10pm. Reservations 03-2386 6030.

NEVER MINE

30, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

Never Mine continues to push the underground vibes upstairs with even more of those off the mainstream vibes. Beats tonight with IDJ.MY featuring Kuma, Apak, Eydcted and MRP85. Hosted by local house and underground dance music supremo DJ Kuma with his deep tech and underground sounds and friends from around dropping by for a set or more. Free entry. Call 03-2141 4910 / 016-365 6113 for information.

TOMORROW

ROOFTOP @ CAPRI by FRASER

5, Jalan Kerinchi, Bangsar South City, KL

REUNITE presents Piccadilly, Scandals & Tin Mine “THE BIG REUNION”. Expect a giant wave of clubbing nostalgia as come February 28, fans and former members of three legendary clubs in the Klang Valley nighlife scene of the past 30 years and more will be “reunited” to re-live the glory of the great heydays of the past.

This annual reunion successful concept is the brainchild of SCANDALS very own (ex) deejay Qayum aka Q , who will also be spinning classics along with original PICCADILLY Legends, Kishore & Jim and DJ Zafrul with Charles B from the original TIN MINE.

There will also be a live performance by our local recording artist Adam J Tan ft. Farah. Party organisers will be bringing you back the above mentioned original club DJs, original music, and most importantly, original people, many of whom have uniquely bonded as friends up to this day.

The DJs promise to take it to where it was back to in good old days at Petaling Jaya’s legendary PICCADILLY and its unforgettable tea dance parties, the crown jewel of the late 1970s and all throughout the 1980s, TIN MINE, and the mid late 80s crowd puller SCANDALS. Presale tickets still available at RM55 including one drink. Door cover: RM70 including one drink. Canapes will be served form 8pm to 10pm so get there as early as you can. Visit https://www.facebook.com/propergamble for details or call 012-668 9279 for enquiries.

SULTAN LOUNGE

Mandarin Oriental KL, KLCC off Jalan Pinang, KL

For one night only, witness spectacular performances by DJ Varra from Indonesia at Sultan Lounge.

A multi-talented musician, Varra is no stranger to the entertainment industry, having started her career as a model and singer before pursuing her journey as DJ from 2011.

Varra is currently a resident DJ in a handful of Indonesia’s famous night clubs, as well as playing varous cities in Asia and Europe.

Together with The Bottles and Models night, join Sultan Lounge for this not-to-be-missed night as DJ Varra, DJ Aims, DJ Kooler, DJ Mie, DJ Biggie and MC Quicklord entertain you from 10pm onwards.

Admission (with one drink): RM50 before midnight, after which it’s RM88 (Ladies) / RM100 (Men). Guests also have the privilege to book one of the ten available private booths priced at RM 2,288++ per booth inclusive of four bottles of liquor or a standing cocktail table priced at RM 1,200++ inclusive of two bottles of liquor. For bookings or for more information, please call 03-2380 8888 or email mokul-sultanlounge@mohg.com.

MR BROOKS

Level 3, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Jalan Maarof, Bukit Bandaraya, KL

Music Is Love with Da Funkie Junkie & Friends this Saturday sees the return of Malaysian DJ legend Da Funkie Junkie with a brand new night in a new venue in town. “Music Is Love” every Saturday at Mr Brooks in Bangsar Shopping Centre pays homage to music including soul, funk, jazz, disco and deep house, amongst others.

The musical ethos is inspired by legendary DJs Larry Levan and David Mancuso and their modern incarnations, Dimitri from Paris, Joey Negro and Danny Krivit and more. The early hours will provide customers with an opportunity to discover the “roots” of dance music including soul, funk, jazz, disco and Afro-Latin beats.

The latter stages of the night will build towards current and classic deep soulful house, disco house and garage. As Mr Brooks is a speakeasy and not a full-fledged club, the music will be down-tempo to mid-tempo but uplifting, exuding positive energy. The music will be soulful and organic, classy and elegant. Da Funkie Junkie and DJ Bernie host the series tonight. 10Pm onwards. Free entry.

PISCO BAR

29, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL

Going down at Pisco Bar once a month, Boogie Arcadia features El Gringo (Gregoire) and Irama on the decks for an adventurous auditory experience. Anticipate them to dish out his own take on varied genres of electronic music like house, disco (nu and old), soulful, vocal and 2step to name a few. Entrance is free, come in and boogie. Call 03-2142 2900.

SKYBAR

33rd Flr, Traders Hotel, KLCC, off Jalan Kia Peng, KL

Go For Gold with DJ Kesha Ayres, an international DJ/producer from the UK Based in Asia. Born into a family who listened to music 24/7 from the age of 13 she naturally developed an intense love for music. Since then she has played in many of Indonesia’s biggest venues as well as all over Asia, India and Australia. Originally diving into Trance, Kesha has over the past few years increased her repertoire into many different genres from progressive, electro house, commercial dance, trap, dirty Dutch and breakbeat to tech house, deep house, nu disco, funk, soulful and more. Call 03-2332 9888 for reservations.

CALAVERA

13, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL

Feliz Baile with Kuma and Dr P. DJ Kuma has been DJ-ing for more than a decade and a half now playing nothing but house music since 1999, and, as one of the country’s pioneering underground DJs, he continues to keep the scene alive and fresh in Malaysia’s growing Electronic Dance Music scene.

Dr. P has been involved in the music industry from the age of 15. A young UK Garage MC, with a multitude of lyrical talent, he was picked up by a local DJ and toured the south of the UK performing at events until the age of 17, when he joined the army.

Whilst in the military, he kept in touch with his musical side, and began to take a big interest in underground house Music. Doctor P is now the Resident DJ at Sandcastle Club, a well known underground venue in Koh Phangan, Thailand, where he has played along side such acts as, Miyagi (Katermukke), Kaiser Souzai (Ball Room), and James Trystan (Defected in the House) regularly.

Join Kuma alongside Dr.P on the decks at Calavera from 10pm and be ready for a late one. Call 016-281 1143.

NAGABA KL (GRD FLR)

31, Jalan Mesui, off Jalan Nagasari, KL

Vinyl is on the comeback trail, so for all you vinyl lovers, old and new, fresh and scratched, SPINS #2 brings you a night of those warm sounds and scratches from this mode of audio and DJing skills that, in recent years, is seeing a resurgence. After the debut SPINS back on Dec 27, 2014 with DJs Shazan Z, Low, VIctor G and K, and Jan 17, 2015 night featuring Shazan Z, DJ Low and J-Sun, get set for more 12inch sounds both old and new from Shazan Z and DJ Low this Saturday. Love Your Vinyls. The music starts at 10pm. If you are interested to drop a set in the future, kindly email your mix / any links to klchemistry@gmail.com. Free Entry. Call 03-2143 3440.

UNDER9

Bangunan Ming Annexe, 9, Jalan Ampang, KL

UNDER9 celebrates its first anniversary and to celebrate, they have gathered some of the best techno/house DJs in town, including Jason Voon (TRKL), Notion A (SoulMatters Recordings), Alam (Ohrwurm), Slutski, Edycted and Blastique (Mile High Sounds). 10Pm onwards. Free entry before midnight. RM15 after midnight.

SUNDAY

ELEVATE

20-2A, Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL

Play 4 Passsion hits the 12 hour trail from 3pm in the afternoon. Play 4 Passion is a 12 hour concept of underground music by DJs for DJs. It’s been going on for a few months now and features a weekly line up of a spread of DJs both new and fresh to the veteran and established. This Sundays line up especially features a vinyl DJ session featuring Kumaraza, J-Sun, Bernie and Backslash from 3pm to 6.30pm after which the medium switches to digital with the likes of Novatune, Alex and Uzair, Funkayrol, Trippydeejay, Mantis & Jay J, Najee, Shah, Alex Martin and Kumaraza. And the music, well, it’s all about the passion for it and veers towards the non mainstream type for the most part. Free entry but you can call 016-222 5552/ 016-241 7560 for information and reservations.

LA BODEGA

1, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, KL

R&B and hip hop throwbacks in Sunday Funk with DJ Augie and DJ Nesh from 5pm onwards. No cover charge. Telephone and reservations: 03-2287 9468.

In The House welcomes submissions from promoters and clubs regarding the latest clubbing events in the Klang Valley. All queries and information should be sent to Jason Cheah at jascion@gmail.com and Jacobus Raj at jacobus@thestar.com.my

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