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Deep Chord

Event Date: 
17/02/2011 - 8:24am

After a long long slumber Deep Chord returns to the subterranean techno bunker of the Mercat Cross. With musical guests from near and prodigal players from far to scratch that deep itch.

Toupee vs Phlex
Dan Beck vs James Steer
MidgetFidget (Pat Stormont)

10pm Saturday 26th of Feb @ Mercat Cross 456 Queen st CBD
$5 entry

Mercat X Hotel

New Demo Online - Clown ate my acid mix

Mix Date: 
Mon, 23/08/2010

Finally done a new studio demo. Will have copies of it available on CD so hit me up for one if you see me or download it now via sound cloud.

Mbug Clown ate my acid mix (August 2010 - 320kb) by Mbug Music

Full track list after the break:

Rocking melbourne techno night at loop "Unstable" 31st of July

With the apparent death of many Melbourne warehouse party venues recently in the time of year that should be warehouse party season, its worth checking out some of the quality Melbourne techno club nights around town.

Unstable has been a monthly techno night in Melbourne for over a year and regularly pulls crowds of 200 people or more. As well as techno they play a great cross section of quality dance music such as prog, minimal and psy-trance. With over 40 of melbourne s DJ s on rotation the brainchild of Matt Loki it's well worth checking out if you fancy a quality night of dancing. This months guest DJ s are Melbourne techno stalwarts that have had a massive influence on the techno sound of Melbourne over the last ten years:

Lab warehouse party July 23rd!

The Lab boys are back and putting together a killer warehouse party for the end of July featuring international guest Pablo Chan and some of Melbourne techno s best DJ's.

LAB is very proud to announce Pablo Cahn debut Melbourne show at an underground warehouse on Friday 23rd July. The LAB crew will be dusting of lab coats, sweeping the floors of the warehouse for a night of cutting edge tech house, deep minimal, and techno music. Support comes from Camilo, Uone, Scott Dickson, Alex Anderson and Ryan Beck. As usual the best in audio visuals will be supplied by VJ Netzar.

More Quality Techno In March - Mix In The Stix 24 hour Outdoor Techno Party

Yeah Fuck Yeah - Mix In The Stix It's shpaing up to be an exciting month for techno in Melbourne with Mix In The Styx taking place on the 26th of Feb only 90 minutes drive out of town.  It's been a couple of years since there was an outdoor Techno gig of this caliber with 16k of function one bassy goodnes. Tickest are available now from

  • 16k Funktion-One sound system
  • Fully legal party with permit & no sound restrictions
  • Food & fluid available
  • Plenty of easily accessible camping sites
  • Real toilets - real toilet paper
  • Please take your litter home & respect the bush
  • 8kms of very good gravel roads followed by 500m of dirt track
  • Accurate directions closer to the date
  • Drive carefully
  • $30 using paypal below or $25 from one of the DJ's
  • $40 on the door for the unmastered mega-trolleyers

Friday 11.30pm - Saturday 6.00pm
Gates open Friday afternoon giving plenty of time to set up camp 

Quality Techno Tonight In Melbourne - Lab Party At Miss Libertines

Lab - SephAnyone who is looking for some quality tunes in Melbourne should check out Lab tonight at Miss Libertines featuring international techno artist Seph. Great tunes, great crew!

Hey there LAB peeps! Next week on Friday is our First Club gig for the new decade and we're super happy to be show casing the smooth deep sound of Seph from Argentina (playing LIVE). Alongside lab residents Scott Dickson & Uone. We've also got the Unfettered crew then Raph in the front bar from 9pm and the wicked sounds of the Hope st boys Davide & jose finishing off in the Main room after Seph. Visual immersion with the help of VJ Ninja.... its going to be another great night of deep minimal techno and tech-house music, great people and $15 before midnight is value you cannot pass up with a line up like this.

World Techno Day 9th of December - The Mbug Top Ten

Some of my favourite techno I will be playing today to celbrate world techno day.  It's really quite an arbitary list to many more to mention. WHat are yours? Main thing is turn it up!

Minimal Kidz Records - Techno Label Profile

A very good friend of mine Nick Dombain (Global Warning) has just launched his own record label Minimal Kidz with fellow producer Pablo Decoder.

Based in London and Berlin they have a heap of new releases planned for the next couple of months as well as running events in London and Berlin.

Nice minimal techno mix from expat Melbourne DJ Dom Pang

Dom Pang Excellent mix from Dom Pang who use to play at the messy creations warehouse parties in Melbourne a couple of years ago.

Dom Pang now live in Osaka, Japan and organises monthly techno night CODA as well as guest DJ ing at Osakas best techno nights.

This mix is from his monthly radio show on Oasis Radio. Starts of slow, minimal and atmospheric and steadily builds into twisted electro and dirty techno.

Download CODA (August 2009) - Oasis Radio ( Direct Dowload MP3 link -142mb ) or for older shows visit the Oasis Radio On Demand archive

Mbug's August " Excited about Going Digital" Chart

I'm going to try and start posting charts of what I'm listening to on a monthly or so basis. Starting with a top five and if I find the time will expand to a top ten.

Having recently bought Traktor Scratch Pro I have been going nuts on Beatport so all tracks available there.

  1. On Off (original mix) - Cirez D
  2. You Might Hear Nothing (dataworx remix) - Umek
  3. Work Softer (matador mix) - Perc
  4. Kurzweil (original mix) - Secret Cinema
  5. Timing (original mix) - Guy Greber
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