Ready for the Weekend #9

Last week, this piece took a vacation as I escaped to New York. In DC for the holiday weekend?

(Photo via FFFFOUND!)

The Plan

  • Friday: It’s a TGIF for dancing. If you’re 22 or younger, head to the 411 Warehouse for the last Wild North of the season. Older than that and you should be at U Hall as the Beautiful Swimmers crew hosts Theo Parrish for Red Friday.
  • Saturday: As mentioned earlier this week, both Menya (with Sherell Rowe and Lemz) and Christoph Andersson (at Bliss with Will Eastman and Mr. Bonkerz) will be performing on U Street. Can’t go wrong with either of these.
  • Sunday: There’s a fully-loaded concert double header. The Kills, Cold Cave, and The Entrance Band play a sold-out crowd at 9:30, and hip-hop saviors Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gibbs take over U Hall.

The Soundtrack

Clockwork’s resident space disco expert Chris Nitti put out an hour-long mix of spring sounds titled simply “April.” Nitti’s profile is rising for a reason: add an encyclopedic knowledge of house music to a talent at seamless mixing and you can’t go wrong.


Coma – Raindrops
Ron Deacon – Untitled B2
Pantha Du Prince – A Nomad’s Retreat (The Sight Below Remix)
Azari & III – Into The Night (Nicolas Jaar Remix)
Dinky – Polvo
Lee Foss – Cabin Party
Todd Terje – Ragysh
Cut Copy – Need You Now (Carl Craig Remix)
Andre Obin – Soft Rain (Patrice Baumel Future Mix)
Lone – Once In A While (Midland Mix)
Bloc Party – Signs (Pantha Du Prince Remix)
Harald Grosskopf – Synthesist (Snoretex Remix)

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