Did you hit the grocery for essentials yet? Swing by your local liquor store, and start making your snow day playlist now (suggestions below, you’re welcome), because the incoming nor’easter looks like a doozy. I’m supposed to be heading to Miami Music Week tomorrow, but let’s be real … it ain’t looking great. Thankfully, the roster of local events this weekend is pretty spectacular. If I can’t enjoy sunny skies and beach parties, I’m going to build my own festival schedule a little closer to home.
Fuck it, I’ll wear my bathing suit to Output. I have no shame. But if you do (and you should, believe me, I know this not normal). Strap on your boots and prepare for a wintry night out on the town compliments of this week’s Club Crush picks.
1.) Bondax (DJ Set) @ Elsewhere (Wednesday, March 21st) – Bundle up, because electronic music duo, Bondax is worth battling the blizzard. After collecting nods from BBC Radio 1 hosts and tastemakers like Annie Mac and Nick Grimshaw, these English lads gained a strong reputation for genre-bending and . Catch them stateside in Elsewhere’s Zone 1 before they ignite the UK festival scene this summer. Get tickets HERE.
2.) Mau5trap featuring BlackGummy, Atlas and Rinzen @ Output (Thursday, March 22nd) – Joel Zimmerman aka Deadmau5 has a knack for spotting fresh talent. On Thursday three Mau5trap’s most promising emerging artists join forces to drench 74 Wythe Ave in progressive house, electro and dark techno beats. Don’t miss this rare chance to catch BlackGummy, Atlas and Rinzen under one roof. Get tickets HERE.
2.) Keys N Krates @ Brooklyn Steel (Friday, March 23rd) – Live trio Keys N Krates bring the Cura Tour to East Williamsburg in support their new critically acclaimed EP (of the same name). Often referred to as a “trap band”, the Toronto-based collective (made up of drummer, Adam Tune, synthesizer player/keyboardist David Matisse and turntablist, J. Flo) draws inspiration from a variety of genres, from classic house to hip-hop. A number of all-star openers come in tow including Sweater Beats, Promnite and Jubilee. Get tickets HERE.
4.) Mura Masa (DJ Set) @ Schimanski NYC (Friday, March 23rd) – Electronic music producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Mura Masa hits Schimanski NYC this Friday with a very special DJ set. Known for his #1 viral hit, Lovesick, this Guernsey-born artist is known for his entrancing use of percussion and deep, layered beats. Get tickets HERE.
5.) EDEN with Oliver Koletski @ House of Yes (Saturday, March 24th) – House of Yes welcomes the birth of Spring with EDEN – an evening that’s bound to blossom with beauty. Dress to impress in looks that embody the garden of our beginnings (floral-inspired looks required for entry). Stil Vor Talent label owner and producer Oliver Koletski provides the soundtrack for this tantalizing evening of sensation and temptation. Get tickets HERE.