THE STAR, Friday November 20, 2009 57 V By MARK Your essential guide to dance music SURGE OF KAVANAGH ENERGY Lisa’s gonna Pin it E Techno kings take over MERGING Irish Locked in Manchester. techno promoter He also runs the Dave Clarke- Surge tonight approved Mantrap imprint and has a regular guest slot on RTE Radio heralds 2FM. the return Opening up is the of Spanish hugely popular techno king Oscar NEW Spanish-born, Mulero to Irish shores Dublin-based DJ with its latest party at Danny Alonso. ALBUMS Dublin’s hottest new The setting for the party is The Good venue The Good Bits. Bits, a Berlin-styled Mulero’s appearance is part bar, restaurant and of a Tresor world tour pro- ■PAULLas Vegas OAKENFOLD: Perfecto moting his new mix CD for the German techno label. late night club locat- ed on Store St. The team behind (Perfecto/New State) It’s an extraordinary mix of the new venture, AHEAD of a rumoured Tresor classics, many delet- including veteran DJ Irish show in December and a new artist album, ed and some never released on CD or digital formats. GOOD STUFF: Artists featured on the mix Mulero (above) Johnny Moy, have given the space a ● LUSCIOUS Lisa Pin-Up (pictured) teams this trance-dominated stylish makeover, mix album (pictured include Jeff Mills, The and Sharpe with new supper up with fellow hard above) is already a huge Surgeon, Model 500 and club-style interiors. dance heroine Anne hit in the US, where he X-101. Mulero’s set will doubt- The Good Bits Savage at The is resident at Rain in Las less encompass some of offers a full night out Temple in Carlow Vegas. these timeless works of art. — dinner, DJs, exhi- next Saturday The Surge team promises bitions and dancing. November 28. full Funktion One sound to It should be a ■RobbieToRivera: Closer (New state) the Sun intensify Oscar’s bass heavy style, which will no doubt also Tomorrow sees the launch of Punch memorable double header following downstairs in the old THE Puerto Rican’s new get a thorough workout from home of Radio City, last month’s album is like the cooler Sunil Sharpe, who plays the with DJs Arveene, sold-out show from cousin of David Guetta’s middle slot on the night. Lorcan Mak and Lisa Lashes. latest effort, with lots of Sharpe is one of Ireland’s Support comes big room vocals and riffs most celebrated underground DJs, having played at many of JoshJoshJosh. ● Surge presents ● from aspiring Dublin producers Andy underpinned by a twist- Oscar Mulero, ed house approach. Europe’s most dedicated Sunil Sharpe and Richmond and Mark Young — techno clubs such as Tresor Danny Alonso at The Good Bits along with local hero Leon in Berlin, U-Club in Bratislava and Clarke. ■Project skyward: Moved by Opposing Forces tonight. Doors 10.30pm, 12/15 (Rocket Girl) In the mix... In the mix... PROJECT Skyward’s second album has the feel of an electronic dream-pop opus a 21st century Cocteau Twins would have made. ■Various Artists: Disco Heat 2 Thursday November 26 ■ NEXTMark le Sal’sDJ Mog marks the release of featuring Not For ■New No 24 DJ inhas announced ■ Discoverhas just releasednew his The O’Callaghan, year’s the world, John Askew Records mainman John superb the the three-level Dublin club are techno aces Mano le Tough and Eddie Brennan. Doors open at 10pm. (Bargrooves) Long on Ego Records. Eve plans. He single Bad SUBLIME house from The club package features exciting will perform apple with some the likes of ATFC, Joey Negro and Full Intention remixes from Tyler Philo and John Gibbons and Scimon Tist. exclusively at The Temple in ace remixes alongside his an Ibiza reunion ■ There isweekend.O’Brien’s weekend running at Sally Arklow this in DJs include in full unmixed glory. But Clubmix has had a sneak Carlow and own version. Gavin K and Today FM’s Phil preview of the original version – on tickets are on Cawley. Point B: ■ Suicide Beauty Spot (Combat B) the forthcoming debut album from DJ Mog (pictured) – and can confirm it is sale now priced at 20. ■ Jrespected ■ ExpozureKillarneytoon November Rocc, one of the returns Mustang a premium grade slice of electro-pop most Sally’s in FUNKY dubstep grooves that will turn a lot of heads. with plenty of melodies sit aside more experi- Tech-dance lover Andy ■ Vinylthe last today is lovers note that and talented hip-hop DJs, producers and 27. Top of the bill is rising trance star Gary Maguire. mental bass workouts and minimal techno. ■ Richmond embraces guitars and Japanese style beats on his day of the City Discs seventh turntablists, appears at Pogo ■ It costsDublin Unabombers DJ nothing to see Manchester legends The storming new single Ain’t Talkin’ Bout anniversary sale at Twisted at Solas in next Thursday ■Jack de (Module) Marsaille: Inner Visions Love. Out now on trackitdown.net via his Dirty Stop Outs label, it is being offering 30 per cent off all vinyl Pepper tomorrow night. alongside Mr Razor. See remedyireland.com for more details. V THE French acid house caned by Yoji, among others. new and DJ MOG Choice Cuts’ second-hand. lovable resident pioneer serves up an intoxicating brew of tech- ■ Hard dance hero Alex Kidd will be at the GPO in Galway tonight The Temple Bar store DJ Scope will support the fourth ■ Big Dish Go’scontinuebirthday celebrations at Kennedy’s tomorrow. 20:20 Vision’s no beats and grooves on his second album. alongside I Radio’s Michael houses the best selection of dubstep, Stones Throw artist. Crazy P Soundsystem are the Doherty. techno and electronica in the capital. Entertaining clubbers elsewhere in special guests.