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November 24, 2009

Reflections #03

Filed under: Clubbing & Gigs,Music — decoded_ @ 11:19 am

Steve Bug @ AGWA Yacht Club - MV Starship Sydney - Sydney Harbour : 07.11.09
Steve Bug @ AGWA Yacht Club – MV Starship Sydney – Sydney Harbour : 07.11.09
Photo by Ashley Mar from this album on ThisWayIn

It’s been ages since I’ve posted up some thoughts and comments about club/party nights out. The w/end of Saturday 7th November 2009, I saw one of my fave DJs Steve Bug from Berlin, play here twice in Sydney.

From 6pm-9pm on the fantastic MV Starship boat/ship for the AGWA Yacht Club party, cruising around beautiful Sydney Harbour. An afternoon/evening cruise this time.

Then much later, playing 2am until 4am (Sunday morning) at the newly renovated LadyLux in Kings Cross. I must say I’m impressed with all the changes at LadyLux, the new sound system is fantastic, and the place looks great, pump up the air-conditioning though!

I really enjoyed the music Steve Bug mixed up at both his performances, a nice range of styles, an energetic set of quality tech-house, deep-house, house, minimal, and (classic old) techno sounds on the boat. It’s the most energetic I’ve seen him perform/DJ, he was really getting into it, as were the crowd, fantastic vibe.

At LadyLux he played a mostly much deeper set perfect for the 2am-4am time-slot, with some moments of well placed intensity. I enjoyed this set more, and knew less of the music played. I don’t think many of the people from the boat cruise party also made it out to LadyLux, or lasted the distance to see him play again. Nice older crowd, lots of appreciation for quality music.

That new Transmat release from Greg Gow certainly gets a big reaction from a dance-floor, what a bomb! Speaking of tracks…

Some track-spotting across both his sets, in no particular order…

Tony Lionni – Found A Place
Russ Gabriel – Parsec
Steve Bug & Paris The Black Fu – Swallowed Too Much Bass (Joris Voorn Remix)
Channel X – Ticket
Stimming – Funk With Me
Martin Buttrich – Stoned Autopilot (Carl Craig C2 Version)
Steve Bug – Lover Boy
Ribn – Mined
Peace Division – Eh Oh Um
Greg Gow – The Bridge (Late Night Grand River Mix)
Adultnapper – Compass Rose
Alexi Delano – Molar One
Ribn – Plain City
Plastikman – Spastik (Dubfire Remix)
Joris Voorn – MPX309
James What & Dan Berkson – Ghosts
Vincenzo – Return Of Sha
Theo Parrish – Falling Up (Carl Craig Remix)
Aril Brikha – Groove La Chord
Anja Schneider & Sebo K – Rancho Relaxo
L.F.O Vs F.U.S.E – Loop
808 State – Pacific 202
Rhythim Is Rhythim – Strings Of Life
John Shananigans – Bounce The Blues
Voodeux – The Paranormal (Maetrik Remix)
Luna City Express – Mr. Jack
Cristian Vogel – Mulch Love (Dave Tarrida Remix)
Precious System – The Voice From Planet Love (Dixon Chic-A-Go Edit)

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