Big Names In Dance This Weekend

Thursday October 13

Resident Advisor’s RA in Residence Begins…

 Silent Servant & Daniel Avery @ Goa

Resident Advisor is an online music magazine and community that is devoted to electronic music. This year RA In Residence is a project to showcase the dance floors keep club culture alive and thriving. RA In Residence will be hosting events in 12 of the best clubs around the world. This October, all eyes are on Rome’s very own Goa Club.

Goa has been dedicated to playing avant-garde music that ignores the mainstream club sound repitoir since it’s establishment in 1996.

Silent Servant is an American techno producer, DJ and co-founder of the label Jealous God. Silent Servant prides a rare sound; one deeply influenced by industrial and warehouse techno yet infused with a fearless modern style.

The London native producer and DJ, Daniel Avery stays steadily secured on Resident Advisors “Top DJs” list for now several years. His sound seems naturally construed on his wildly successful debut LP Drone Logic. An ambicious strain of acid infused techno creates a new world on the dance floor. 

Catch the perfectly paired Silent Servant and Daniel Avery at Goa Club this Thursday from 11:30 till sunrise.

Goa Cub

Via G.Libetta 13, 00154 Rome, Italy

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Friday October 14

RA in Residence and more…

Jeff Mills and Neel @ Goa

Headlining the RA in Residence Rome events is Detroit’s Jeff Mills, one of the most distinguished American techno artists. Formerly known as “The Wizard”, Jeff Mills is a founder of the late 1980’s Detroit collective Underground Resistance. Mills went on to pursue a solo career with much success. He worked with various labels around the globe and eventually created his own label, Axis. Jeff Mills transcended the realm of electronic music that he reigns to participate in numerous contemporary art collaborations. Jeff Mills most recent project is combining classical music and his niche of techno with various orchestras around the world creating innovative symphonies that are distinctly his own. Jeff Mills club sets are dark, fast and science fiction inspired.

Opening for Jeff Mills is the Roman Neel, lesser known but uniquely complementary. Neel’s musical creativity is present in all of his discography. He brilliantly combines ambient textures with rhythms to produce an other-worldliness. Simple yet abstract his beats mesmerize.

Goa Cub

Via G.Libetta 13, 00154 Rome, Italy

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Friday October 14

On Friday? Oh there’s more…

Scuba @ Quirinetta 

Originating from the UK, Scuba is a DJ, producer and label owner of Hotflush. Scuba’s most well known for his dubstep days but today, Scuba’s music explores genres. Scuba’s genre-agnostic style has aided his growth within the electronic music scene as his dance floors draw bigger crowds.

Teatro Quirinetta
Via Marco Minghetti, 5, 00186 Roma

 

 

 

Don’t Know Where To Go This Weekend?

Saturday October 8th

A buzz of anticipation fills the air for this Saturday night…

Gesaffelstein @ Warehouse

Warehouse Rome’s opening party of the season will be featuring the French producer  and DJ Gesaffelstein

 Gesaffelstein quickly emerged from the underground after his debut album ALEPH. Now having produced for names like Kanye West and Daft Punk, the French artist quickly caught the center stage. Gesaffelstein’s dark and industrial strain of techno is paired perfectly with the simple and shadowy venue, Warehouse, that is widely known for its events hosted by Rebel Rebel

Closing only when the sun comes up.

Warehouse
Via Sambuca Pistoiese 74, Roma

But for the house music heads…

Marshall Jefferson @ Lanificio 159

The Chicago house and deep house master Marshall Jefferson will be spinning his dance anthems at Lanificio 159 on Saturday. Marshall Jefferson was essential to the creation of the Chicago house sound from the 1980’s to today. His classic “Move Your Body” was the first house music sound to feature piano and the track became widely influential to the genre. The Chicago native is now based in the UK and continues to DJ around the world. 

Earlier in the night catch Marco FIMP. Italian Marco FIMP boosts a similar love for rhythm and groove yet fused with techno influences. 

Lanificio 159 sports a retro yet minimalist rooftop vibe. 

Lanificio 159

Via di Pietralata 159, Roma