PIRATES OF THE UNDEGROUND III
Kompakt Boat Cruise
One of the most anticipated events on our calendar, the annual Deep As Funk Pirate Cruise, returns on Saturday 19 December with a headline double bill featuring Kompakt heavyweight MATIAS AGUAYO and French sensation SOLEAD.
Prepare for an afternoon of psychedelic techno mayhem on the high seas, where your (compulsory) pirate costume is only the first step as we forget reality and descend deep into davey jones’ locker…
Expect a crowd as mixed as the music, where pirate wenches bump and grind with giant parrots as we enjoy music from some of the most forward thinking figures in the international dance scene, with support from a selection of our favourite locals.
Capacity is extremely limited and this is traditionally a sell-out, so get in fast. And keep in mind, this is not a party for the feint-hearted…
If you still need to be convinced, check out the below link to last year’s event.
Matias Aguayo is one of the true individuals in the dance world, with his DJ sets as unpredictable as his productions themselves, often featuring strong elements of improvisation and beat-boxing. After releasing his first record as Zimt with Kompakt kingpin Michael Mayer, Aguayo started up his Closer Musik partnership with Dirk Leyers and has since released a string of noteworthy productions, including his Are You Really Lost? EP and the reluctant club anthem, ‘Minimal’, which was memorably reworked by DJ Koze in one of the tracks of last year. With the imminent release of his debut full-length artist album, Ay Ay Ay, Aguayo has announced himself as a rare talent and one of the true innovators in today’s (often predictable) club scene.
...are respected for the great diversity of their music from Techno & House to downtempo music. They have already caught the attention of respected artist in a wide range of style : such as Vitalic and his label Citizen, John Digweed (Giddy Down rmx on Transitions 3 compilation), Jamie Stevens from Infusion, Damian Lazarus, Minilogue, Monoroom, Bloody Mary, Kasey Taylor, Boris Brejcha (who did a remix)...and labels such as Metroline Limited, Vapour, Renaissance, Beef, Chillosophy Music, Subsonic, and of course Tree Hand Music, their own label. With many upcoming releases and major festival gigs at events such as the Roskilde Festival in Denmark, they have performed live sets all around the globe, in Europe, South Africa, North and South America, Asia & Australia- they are no doubt one of the names to watch in 2008 and beyond.
Pirates of the underground (use your imaginations, all variations are accepted)
$60 On the boat (if available)
No costume = $10 surcharge on the door! (or walk the plank)
or contact [email protected]
or contact your nearest DJ
1:30pm pickup Rosebay Wharf
2:00pm pickup Campbell's Cove (Circular Quay near Doyles restaurant & Hyatt hotel)
4:00pm pickup Rosebay Wharf
8:00pm - Rosebay Wharf
8:10pm - Campbell's Cove
10:00pm - Rosebay Wharf
10:10pm - Campbell's Cove
Afterparty featuring MATIAS AGUAYO (Kompakt, Germany) & JOERG BURGE aka THE MODERNIST (Kompakt, Germany)!!! 1/2 Price entry for boat people. Stay tuned!