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Postby tripaddict » Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:58 am

I just got offered a set in Austin TX would love to do that shit but man thats one long haul trip.

Would you go if you got the chance ?

Where's the remotest / weirdest place you've been asked to dj/mc/perform ?

.... ive done some mad free parties in the past ... mcing in forests n on beaches

weirdest place i got asked to go was to a rave in a cave in italy ... tbh i bet they played techno all night :lol:
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Postby upstateface » Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:59 am

Lol rave in a cave.
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Postby tripaddict » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:00 am

i heard it was proper dark lol :)
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Postby Sharmaji » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:12 am

a lot of places. if you're not incurring costs, Austin is worth your while no matter what!
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Postby deadly_habit » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:19 am

Sharmaji wrote:a lot of places. if you're not incurring costs, Austin is worth your while no matter what!

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Postby FSTZ » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:20 am

Sharmaji wrote:a lot of places. if you're not incurring costs, Austin is worth your while no matter what!



I second that

and what's wrong with raves in caves??
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Postby upstateface » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:21 am

It's a fucking cave. :lol:
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Postby deadly_habit » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:22 am

upstateface wrote:It's a fucking cave. :lol:

don't mind the kid from rochester too young to know about the parties in the abandoned subway
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Postby upstateface » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:24 am

It's been filled :(
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Postby FSTZ » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:25 am

I played a cave rave in southern illinois...

it was pretty massive
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Postby upstateface » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:27 am

Baarrrreee caves fam!
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Postby boot » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:47 am

There's a pretty awesome warehouse scene in Sydney, Sook and I have played some crazy places, under motorways, abandoned TV studios, beautiful forests, open construction sites, huge steel fabrication workshops, 3 story carpet showrooms (this one was pretty crazy).
We've had a ton of clashes with the police, I think it's a good 1:2 ratio with the inner city warehouses where the riot cops have showed up. I learnt my lesson though (that lesson is, don't throw beer at riot police or they will tackle you and almost rip your arm off)
Don't get me wrong, clubs are mad fun too, but i'll take a warehouse party anyday anywhere :D
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Postby Assassin » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:50 am

tripaddict wrote:I just got offered a set in Austin TX would love to do that shit but man thats one long haul trip.

Would you go if you got the chance ?

Where's the remotest / weirdest place you've been asked to dj/mc/perform ?

.... ive done some mad free parties in the past ... mcing in forests n on beaches

weirdest place i got asked to go was to a rave in a cave in italy ... tbh i bet they played techno all night :lol:


When I had a band we got offered to play in Greece which was pretty cool.

The weirdest and shittest was easily the club in Rotherham, which mainly did "bassline", had holes in the Walls from gunshots and a doorman who photographed you and scanned ID incase you were a wanted criminal. It didn't go down well and about seven people showed up. Rotherham is shit.
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Postby ketamine » Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:56 am

Why would you complain about getting gigs... Unless they're making you pay for plane tickets and hotel rooms and its going to windup costing YOU and all you'll get out of it are bragging rights, then I get it. Otherwise STFU and go.
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Postby flippo » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:03 am

3 story club-sized tree-house in sub tropical rainforest, complete with as much vintage visual gear your optics could handle. No I'm not making it up!

I'd post pics but they honestly do not do it any justice what-so-ever, was an incredible space.
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Postby Assassin » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:09 am

ketamine wrote:Why would you complain about getting gigs... Unless they're making you pay for plane tickets and hotel rooms and its going to windup costing YOU and all you'll get out of it are bragging rights, then I get it. Otherwise STFU and go.


I got offered a few gigs on the west coast and a big one in las Vegas, all expenses paid. They offered for me to fly allover the world.

But no matter what they offer I won't show off my three penises. No fucking way.
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Postby doubleohno » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:13 am

weirdest place i ever got offered was a gay bar in oregon...a whole state away and they wanted me to pay for travel so i said nah. i was 16 lol
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Postby tripaddict » Wed Apr 14, 2010 5:43 am

lol i doubt they'd pay my travel but it'd be a good one under the belt and i've heard good things about austin :D

some quality stories ... i wish we had more free parties in the uk :( havnt been to one for ages

the last was on a lakeside in wales which was pretty mad 2 rigs 1 old skool n 1 dnb ... love the vibe u get at places like that b/c 99.9% of the people there are purely there for the music the othe 0.01% are too mashed to care lol
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Postby narcissus » Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:46 am

flippo wrote:3 story club-sized tree-house in sub tropical rainforest, complete with as much vintage visual gear your optics could handle. No I'm not making it up!

I'd post pics but they honestly do not do it any justice what-so-ever, was an incredible space.

ooo! sounds incredible
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Postby alphacat » Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:14 am

I played a Vietnamese mob bar once. I'm 6'5" and... um, most Vietnamese folks aren't.

The spotlights "above" the stage? Yeah, well - the stage had about a 6' clearance and the spotlights were eye-level with me (and that was when I was kinda standing with my legs a mile apart.)

PS - GO TO FUCKIN' AUSTIN! Love that place. The rest of Texas can more or less go eat a dick, but Austin is good shit baby.
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