Two nights of European magic


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  • Friday, 23 Nov 2007

SPECIAL NIGHTS 

Double-header 

There will be a couple of appearances from Berlin-based Frankie Flowerz over Friday and Saturday. Penang-born Mohan Das aka Frankie Flowerz has been immersed in the European club scene for the past 17 years. With some two dozen single releases, he’s made quite a name for himself there, particularly in the German club scene. 

Under the Frankie Flowerz moniker, he is expected to make one of his regular returns to KL this weekend to play at a couple of clubs in town. 

Spicing it up: Nu Tek holds the fort alongside Glynn Tandy at Electro Chic.

He has releases on record labels such as Funkhaus, Moodmusic, London’s Crosstown Rebels and Hypercolour and on electro producer Tiga’s Turbo records. He has also operated under other production monikers such as Hybrid Funk, AudioRoyal and 2Dawgs and his own name Mohan. 

Under the Frankie Flowerz production moniker, he has just released the Sweet Dreamz EP on Hypercolour, the Rain/Stylo EP on Turbo and the digital-only Soulwaves EP on Aromamusic. More releases are in the works. 

Mohan Das, as Frankie Flowerz, plays in Kuala Lumpur this Friday and Saturday. On Friday, catch him at Maison (8, Jalan Yap Ah Shak) under Malaysian DJ RaySoo’s Love International banner. On Saturday, he’s at Atrium (Heritage Row, 21, Jalan Doraisamy), Therapy @ The Bar. For both gigs, cover charges apply. 

FRIDAY 

The Loft, Zouk KL 113, Jalan Ampang 

Malam Masam Masam Manis.  

Twilight Actiongirl presents Bobo. 

THE standard record bag doesn’t apply to Bobo, a genuine hometown rock ’n’ roll riot on the decks. He takes the guest spot and control of the rock action at the Loft tonight, bringing classic indie and new remixes, often his own into the mix along with a truckload of the best tracks of the past and present dance, rock and punk scene. Bobo, who plays for bands like Seven, CosmicSpaceMunkys, Deserters and also the upcoming trip hop act Apolline, is on a music-making trip that plenty dream about. The big-haired bloke is also set to introduce some exclusive Komplot remixes tonight and let’s not forget the Twilight Actiongirl crew out to deliver the usual edge-of-your-seat entertainment for the indie masses. Who said Fridays are boring in KL? 10pm. Free admission before midnight, after which it’s RM20 first drink charge. 

SATURDAY 

Zouk 113, Jalan Ampang, KL 

Urban grooves:DJ Nesh mixes it upat the Laundry Bar.

Mainroom: Heineken presents JUICE DJ Quest Regional Final @ Zouk. For the first time in the history of JUICE DJ Quest, four regional finalists from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia face off in a single battle to determine which nation has the skills and tunes to command the dancefloor. Catch Malaysian Nikki, the chick with the breaks; Dalley, the Singaporean needle master; Hong Kong's Forest with his decks from heck; and a contender from Indonesia who’ll be unveiled at the Finals. 9pm. Free with invite, normal Zouk charges otherwise. For more info, log onto www.juiceonline.com/djquest2007regional 

REGULAR NIGHTS  

FRIDAY 

ATRIUM Heritage Row, 21, Jalan Doraisamy, KL 

THE Bar upstairs presents HouSexy with Junior Garces. The Lounge downstairs sees Phat Fridays with DJ Abi. Guestlist only until 11pm. Please call Ossie 012-302 2404 or Hanif 016-600 9216 for invitations. Doors open to public 11pm onwards with a cover charge of RM40 (with one drink). 

BAZE Lot LG 11 & 11A, Lower Lobby, Renaissance Hotel KL, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL 

House music on Fridays and Saturdays with resident DJs Charles B and Jinggo. Cover charges apply. 

CYNNA @ THE LOFT KL 28-40 Asian Heritage Row, KL 

It’s Electro Chic tonight with DJ Glynn Tandy and DJ Nu Tek spicing up the evening. Admission (with one drink) is RM40 (ladies) and RM50 (men). 

POPPY COLLECTION 18-1 Jalan P. Ramlee, KL 

At Passion Friday’s Deep night is for those who appreciate soulful and funky house with Eddy L. Poppy Garden heads into groove, soul and R&B – Soul Seduction territory with DJs Kesh and Joe Black. Cover charges apply. For information call 03-2170 6666. 

CLUB 18 18, Jalan Liku, Bangsar, KL 

New changes for Club 18 with hyper hip-hop R&B to electro house with DJ G. Funk and DJ Zoie. Free admission. 

SUGAR Off Lwr Lobby, Crowne Plaza, Mutiara, Jalan Sultan Ismail, KL 

Deja vu ladies night, R&B, hip hop and reggaeton with DJ Fuzz. Ladies free before midnight, after which it’s RM25. Men, it’s RM30 before midnight, RM35 after. Cover charges include one drink. 

TELAWI STREET BISTRO 1, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar 

Head upstairs for some good music and some R&B and house grooves with Bernie on the decks tonight. 

LIQUID BAR Mezzanine Flr, Central Market Annexe, Jalan Hang Kasturi, KL 

Cocktail Fridays featuring DJs Vic C playing Funky House. 10pm onwards. Free admission. For reservations call Ganes at 016-370 1945. 

ZOUK 

Mainroom: Global Anthems with DJs Fono and Terence C providing the ultimate all time big hits in the club scene worldwide, bringing together every one of your favourite tracks for you to relive those unforgettable laser etched nights of ecstasy and endless emotion over and over again. 

Velvet Underground: Pin-Up Fridays lands in Velvet this and every Friday. Featuring the DJ skills and house party vibes of Da Funkie Junkie and Shazz. Also on this night live vocals from Sarah Daye and a percussionist! Tonight it’s a special Classic House Party with house anthems from the 90s and early 2000s. Admission (with one drink) is RM35 (ladies)/RM40 (men). 

MAISON 8, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, KL 

Twisted Night tonight presents DJ Kughen and Mr Ariffin on decks. Admission is RM40 (with one drink) for men and FREE for ladies. 

LAUNDRY BAR 

Urban Politics brings you slick, sexy, hip hop and R&B vibes from DJ Nesh. Free admission (repeats on Saturday). 

UPSTAIRS @THE LOFT KL 28-40 Asian Heritage Row, KL 

DJ Nu Tek, DJ Glynn Tandy and DJ Marco de Booij spice up the scene and it’s bound to be a blast. Admission (with one drink) is RM40 (ladies, after midnight) and RM50 (men). 

SATURDAY 

ATRIUM The Lounge downstairs sees DJ Abi head the smooth grooves and R&B trail. Dresscode is sexy cool. Please call Ossie 012-302 2404 or Hanif 016-600 9216 for invitations. Doors open to public 11pm onwards with a cover charge of RM40 (with one drink). 

CLUB 18 

Mambo Jumbo Nitez with the DJ Jafidon and DJ Zoie. Free admission. 

CYNNA @ THE LOFT KL 

For a more laidback evening check out Groove Caviar with DJ T-Bone. Admission (with one drink) is RM40 (ladies)/RM50 (men). 

DV8 E-M-1, Rohas Perkasa, 8, Jalan Perak, KL 

It’s back. DV8 returns to thrill clubbers at a whole new address, this time in Kuala Lumpur. Tonight, it’s ladies night and the parties going to be jumping with DJ Fuzz playing some of the best in R&B and Reggaeton. Guestlist only until 11pm. Free entry until midnight for ladies, after which it’s RM30. For guys, admission before midnight is RM30, and RM40 after. 

LIQUID BAR 

Back 2 Basics presents glamorous Saturday with Princess Ann. In the studio room Vic C presides. 10pm onwards. Free admission. For reservations call Ganes at 016-370 1945. 

ZOUK 

Velvet Underground: Saturday Night Live with all things commercial and R&B with DJ Luqe and DJ Ray Rox. Ad-mission (with one drink) is RM35 (ladies) and RM40 (men). 

The Loft: Tonight’s fare is Eclectic Phunk with Blink and friends. free entry before midnight after which its RM20 first drink charge. 

SUGAR 

DJ R-Que spices up the night with R&B, hip-hop and dancehall. Ladies free before midnight, after which it’s RM25. Men, it’s RM30 be-fore midnight, RM35 after. Cover charges in-clude one drink. 

POPPY COLLECTION 

Passion goes Bouncing with harder house with Eddy L. Poppy Garden downstairs has Kesh and Joe Black with Soul Seduction. Admission is RM50 (with one drink). 

UPSTAIRS@THE LOFT KL 

A night of eclectic vibes from DJ Marco de Booij and DJ Nu Tek. Admission (with one drink) is RM40 (ladies before midnight)/RM50 (men). 

TELAWI STREET BISTRO 1, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar 

Head upstairs for some good music and some R&B and house grooves with Jay on the decks tonight. 

WEDNESDAY 

ATRIUM 

Flashback @ The Bar (upstairs) features the best of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s tunes with DJ Rohan. Cover Charge of RM35 (inc. 1 drink) applies after 11pm. For reservations and guestlist please call Ossie 012-302 2404 or Hanif 016-600 9216 while downstairs the Lounge sees DJ Abee at Booty Call. Guestlist before 11pm, after which there’s a cover charge of RM40 (with one drink) after 11pm. 

CLUB 18 

Hip-hop old school to new school rewind with DJ Zoie aka Lil Z. Admission is free. For rsvp please contact 03-2282 2018. 

CYNNA@THE LOFT KL 

It’s Kiss The DJ @ The Party Zone tonight with DJ Marco de Booij spicing up the action on Ladies Night. Admission (inclusive of one drink) is RM50 for men. 

DV8, E-M-1, Rohas Perkasa, 8, Jalan Perak, KL 

It’s back. DV8 returns to thrill clubbers at a whole new address, this time in Kuala Lumpur. Tonight, it’s ladies night and the parties going to be jumping with DJ R-Que playing some of the best in R&B and Dancehall. Free entry for ladies. For guys, it’s RM30. 

LAUNDRY BAR 

Strangers with Candy presents DJ Daryl B with a slight change of pace heading back to a time when anthems were real anthems and dance floors were properly filled cause the vibe was good, the tunes were great and it was all about good dancing fun. Ol’ Skool R&B/Ol’ Skool House. Free Admission. 

UPSTAIRS @ THE LOFT KL 

It’s Soul Candy @ The Party Zone tonight with DJ T-Bone and MC Joe Flizzow spicing up the action on Ladies Night. Admission (inclusive of one drink) is RM50 for men. 

ZOUK 

Velvet Underground: Mambo Jambo goes retro as usual with DJ Leonard T and Alex. Admission (with one drink) is RM35. Zouk and Velvet members plus one guest enter free all night long. 

POPPY COLLECTION 

Revive at Passion with DJ Martinez playing Retro House. Poppy Garden downstairs goes Secret Garden with DJs Kesh and Joe Black. Party 9pm onwards. 

THURSDAY 

ATRIUM 

Meltdown @ The Bar (upstairs) continues this week featuring Ammar and Razor K on decks. This night features some of the best new talents on the block while downstairs The Lounge sees DJ Abi cover R&B tunes of the good ole days. Cover Charge of RM35 (with one drink) applies after 11pm. For reservations and guestlist before 11pm please call Ossie 012-302 2404 or Hanif 016-600 9216.  

MAISON 

Urban Republic (UR) night for the lovers of urban dance music with lots of R&B, hip hop and soul. Deejays in the house are Goldfish and T-Bone. Party from 10pm onwards. Men pay RM30 (with one drink before midnight); RM30 after. Ladies walk in for free. 

POPPY COLLECTION 

Carlsberg’s Get2Gether presents Golden, with Eddy L taking you on a journey of music from the roots of it all, starting with disco, going to funk and soul to acid house and garage. Expect percussions and live musicians to join in. At Poppy Garden it’s Soul Sista with Farah D and Kesh. Party from 9pm onwards. 

ZOUK 

Main Room: Ghetto Heaven with residents DL Luqe and MC Fendi. Admission (with one drink) is RM35/Free entry for ladies before midnight. 

Velvet Underground: Dust the Funk with DJ Ray Rox and Alex. Admission (with one drink) is RM30 (ladies) and RM35 (men). Free entry for ladies before midnight. 

The Loft: Sessions features guest local DJs every Thursday. Tonight’s fare features Flava with DJ Boy, Usze and Zaskar. Free admission before midnight, RM20 (with one drink) after. 

  • The writers welcome submissions from promoters and clubs regarding the latest clubbing events in the Klang Valley. All queries should be sent to Jason Cheah at jasonc@thestar.com.my and Jacobus Raj at jacobus@thestar.com.my 

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