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PREVIEW: DJ Green Lantern 1/31 & Marcus Schossow 2/1 @ Webster Hall

By Lizzy (@wizzywb) on January 31st 2014

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If you are still trying to iron out your weekend plans, look no further than Webster Hall! This weekend, Webster has an eclectic lineup featuring multiple genres that will resonate with a wide array of fans.

Kicking off the weekend tonight, DJ Green Lantern, supported by opening act Branchez, returns to his hometown to throw down his trappy beats. Initially not intending to become a DJ, Green Lantern found crowds attracting to him like a magnet. Influenced by Nas, Enimnem and Jay-Z, DJ Green Lantern blends hip-hop and EDM effortlessly. Get yo’ trap on!

Headlining Webster’s Saturday Night ‘Bright Nites’ this weekend is our favorite ginger, Marcus Schossow. Known for his progressive melodies, the Swedish-born star will leave you feeling euphoric once he is through. Local-talent Visonaire will warm up the Bright Nites crowd that evening.

Tickets for both nights are still available; make sure to purchase tickets beforehand to avoid long lines at the door!

Friday, 1/31 (DJ Green Lantern): Tickets
Saturday, 2/1 (Marcus Schossow): Tickets

Kap Slap at Webster Hall 11-15-13

By DefSweet (@DefSweet) on November 12th 2013

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Kap Slap is a new breed of DJ, born of the internet, on the internet and he made his bones through download numbers not record sales. He’s not (yet) known for any original productions, but his bootlegs have garnered him a lot of attention including his capitalizing-on-the-moment (of 2012) mashup of SHM’s “Greyhound” and Canadian pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe”. Recently he’s stayed a little more inside the boundaries of the dance music scene releasing a bootleg pack in honor of hitting 100K likes on Facebook throwing together songs by Sander van Doorn, Ellie Goulding and Kaskade. Though he still keeps his irreverent sense of humor and style with a song featuring some of the vocals from one hit wonder Fountains of Wayne and their iconic “Stacy’s Mom”.

Kap Slap, nee Jared Lucas is a young guy fresh out of college and beginning to hit bigger spots as he tours around the country, you can see a picture of him and a friend enjoying some adult beverages before a show at SMU here. Joining him this Friday at Webster Hall is LA-based duo Mako who have one of the more unique origin stories in the scene considering one half of the team is a Juilliard trained trained classical musician. There’s going to be lot of musical influences and helluva lot more talent in the room this Friday as Alex English and friends notch another night in their books of being the best Friday night party in the City. You can cop your tickets here.

P.S. We hear Kap Slap is pretty good at Super Smash Brothers on Nintendo 64 and we want to issue an open challenge to him, his terms, his stakes, his rules. We happen to have a Smash Brothers expert in our corner.

Mt Eden is MTV Iggy’s Artist To Watch

By Steffi (@steffi_mauro) on August 15th 2013

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Photo Credit: MTV Iggy

New Zealand dubstep duo Mt Eden are riding on the recent success of their second EP, ‘Walking On Air’ and adjusting to producing under one of the biggest labels in EDM, Ultra Records. This month, they’ve been selected as MTV Iggy’s Artist To Watch. Past up-and-coming artists who have been featured on the video series include Flux Pavilion and Skream.

MTV Iggy filmed the duo live at Webster Hall performing the single ‘Airwalker’ off their EP. Their performance is captivating and interactive, with Mt Eden choosing to DJ from a raised platform in the center of the main room, rather than on the usual stage. Live string musicians and singer Diva Ice performed their parts from the stage as the crowd gathered around Mt Eden to enjoy a unique lighting spectacle.

Click through to check out the videos!


Weekend Beat 7.24 – 7.30

By Steffi (@steffi_mauro) on July 24th 2013

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This weekend starts early with a special Pacha U18 event with R3hab on Wednesday, for those too young to hit the regular club circuit. Other highlights include Grand & Warren opening for EDX at Pacha on Friday and Luciano at Verboten StageONE on the Williamsburg waterfront on Saturday. Also, Esscala Entertainment is bringing trance favorite Alex M.O.R.P.H. (who performed at A State of Trance with Armin van Buuren back in March) to Santos Party House on Friday, an event not to be missed by true trance fans. Stay cool, and tweet us where you’ll be this weekend!

Wednesday 7.24
Pacha NYC – Pacha U18 presents: R3hab |Event Info|
Sutra Lounge – Alex Pearce |Event Info|
Output – Rustie, Cashmere Cat |Event Info|

Thursday 7.25
Cielo – Miss Jennifer (Vibeology CD Release Party) |Event Info|
Output – James ‘DFA’ Murphy vs. Eric ‘Dunks’ Duncan |Event Info|
The Panther Room – Duke Dumont |Event Info|

Friday 7.26
Pacha NYC – EDX w/ Grand & Warren |Event Info|
Cielo – Marcos Carnaval |Event Info|
Santos Party House – Esscala Nights: Alex M.O.R.P.H. |Event Info|
Webster Hall – Girls & Boys ft. Seven Lions |Event Info|
The Wall – Nick Catchdubs |Event Info|
Output – Alexi & Friends |Event Info|

Saturday 7.27
Cielo – Martinek + Michael Vieira |Event Info|
Pacha NYC – Pacha Loves Brazil |Event Info|
Santos Party House – Electric Beach ft. Lucky Date |Event Info|
Webster Hall – brite nites ft. David Jones |Event Info|
The Wall – Penguin Prison (DJ Set w/ live vocals) |Event Info|
Output – Function / Claude Young / Bryan Kasenic |Event Info|
Lavo – Paris & Simo |Event Info|
Verboten StageONE – Luciano / Carl Craig / Moodymann / Agoria |Event Info|
Le Poisson Rouge – Mannie Fresh with Nadus and Farrington G |Event Info|
Tribeca Grand Hotel – Ben UFO, Different Sleep, Ynfynyt Scroll |Event Info|

Sunday 7.28
The Headliner – Shorelife Sundays ft. Oscar G |Event Info|
Cielo – Tech-Yes! Presents Tony Rohr |Event Info|

Monday 7.29

Tuesday 7.30

Weekend Beat 7.10 – 7.16

By Steffi (@steffi_mauro) on July 10th 2013

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This weekend has a hot line-up of shows, whether you enjoy the underground beats or are looking for something a little more mainstream. We’ve got you covered with all you need to know about everything going on in NYC. We’re covering trance destruction at Sullivan Room and funky house at new venue The Wall. Tweet us where you’re at!

Wednesday 7.10
Sutra Lounge – Chrystal Lotus Wednesdays |Event Info|

Thursday 7.11
Cielo – Nervous Presents: Sandy Rivera + Danny Rampling |Event Info|
Output – Input at Output: French Express Label Night |Event Info|
Marquee – Morgan Page |Event Info|

Friday 7.12
Sullivan Room – Limitless Destruction w/ Indecent Noise, Greg Downey and Static & Bass |Event Info|
Pacha NYC – Bart B More – The M Machine (DJ Set) |Event Info|
Cielo – Soup Presents: Chris Love & AB Logic + Friends |Event Info|
Santos Party House – Esscala Nights: Jerome Isma-Ae / James Gill |Event Info|
Webster Hall – Girls & Boys Presents: Goldie |Event Info|
The Wall – Bad Kitty: The Kat Face Party |Event Info|
Output – Shaun Reeves / Ryan Crosson / Crazy Larry |Event Info|

Saturday 7.13
La Marina – Oscar G & Chris Vargas |Event Info|
Pacha NYC – Infected Mushroom |Event Info|
Cielo – Paradizo Presents: Karizma |Event Info|
Santos Party House – Electric Beach Presents: Jeremy Oleandar |Event Info|
Webster Hall – brite nites presents: Mikael Weermets |Event Info|
The Wall – Funkagenda |Event Info|
Output – The Cityfox Experience: Monkey Business |Event Info|

Sunday 7.14
The Headliner – Shorelife Sundays ft. Norman Doray & Paige |Event Info|
Cielo – Enjoy Presents: Dean K |Event Info|
Output – 718 Sessions w/ Danny Krivit |Event Info|
Governors Beach Club – Laidback Luke’s Super You & Me w/ Adventure Club, Carnage, Gina Turner |Event Info|

Monday 7.15

Tuesday 7.16

EVENT: Funkagenda w/ Alex English @ The Wall 7.13

By Steffi (@steffi_mauro) on July 8th 2013

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The Wall is a brand new venue livening up the often nightlife-dead Midtown area.

Just a block away from Penn Station, The Wall is operated by the same seasoned pros who run Webster Hall and features “three floors of mystery, music, and debauchery.” We’re heading over there on Saturday night for funky tech house master Funkagenda and Girls & Boys resident DJ Alex English to see what all the fuss is about. By the looks of things, it’s going to be a wild night. The Wall encourages us to “experience the other side” and we’re definitely looking forward to it.

Advance Tickets, 21+

EVENT: brite nites ft. Henrix / Dzeko & Torres

By Steffi (@steffi_mauro) on June 28th 2013

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Saturday night at Webster Hall is going to be big, with Henrix plus Dzeko & Torres taking the stage for a wild night of brite nites debauchery. Expect a crowd of colorfully-clad young people filling the expansive rooms of Webster. brite nites is a unique party in New York, featuring dancers, fire spinners, aerial acrobatics and all types of lively entertainment.

Henrix hails from Miami, one of the hottest destinations for electronic music right now and home of Ultra Music Festival. His track ‘Jumangee’ has been featured by Tiesto on his Club Life podcast. His sexy beats and dub drops will be right at home on the Webster stage. Also check out his collaboration with GTA and Digital Lab, ‘Hit It!’ which boasts a reggaeton beat with electro roots.

Young Canadians Dzeko & Torres have remixed the likes of Chuckie and Steve Aoki and gave a heavy shock of electro house to Trey Songz and Lenny Kravitz tracks. The two have already played BPM festival and Ultra, and brought their massive build-ups and high-energy drops to stages worldwide.

Advance Tickets

REVIEW: Paper Diamond, Mt Eden & Candyland @ Webster Hall 6.8

By Steffi (@steffi_mauro) on June 11th 2013

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After a very wet and muddy first day of the Governor’s Ball Music Festival, we were happy to see a sunny and warm Saturday. But what we were really waiting for was the sun to set so we could head over to Webster Hall for the official after party. A line was already outside the club before the doors even opened, and as soon as they did festival-goers and clubbers alike wandered into the cavernous rooms of Webster. The brite nites party had begun.

More after the jump.