starting with a cheeky bootleg, this one got deep, dark, dirty & weird. pure fresh electronic bass music for the heads (and butts) at this iconic venue in the heart of fitzroy. spooky themed decor and mad visuals from vj chronic sans notched up the vibes.
bit of a fail at strawberry fields festival this year, managed to play the first part of this set, then just as the new objekt joint dropped, the generator went down. first 12 minutes of this one is ‘as was’ on the day, after that is a post-festival mix of what could have happened next…
treats ended up playing for 3 hours at this renegade free bar, tucked between the trees at shine on festival, deep in the australian pyrenees.
this last half hour catches us easing down from a proper chunky rinse up into warm soulfully abstract techiness, as always with a few cheeky classics carefully woven in for good measure (lightly edited for your listening pleasure)
great performances from an eclectic selection of local acts and artistes at this gorgeous venue, including the inimitable rhythmik swallowing fire during his set! an abundance of circus freaks & crazy cic students made this one a night to remember. good vibes all night. beyond genre once again brought the goods.
after a classic sunny street festival on northcote high street, treats played to a packed bar in between local heroes spoonbill & mista savona. showing proper respect to the dearly departed dj mehdi & gil scott heron.
massive local lineup & u.s. dubstep pioneer antiserum in a secret warehouse location. in the messy room, treats played some fresh wonkyness, gearing up to full on quirk-rave. props to motio crew, hallie, rudi, mittons & pat for generally being legends
smashing up the Qi warehouse afterparty for the epic band called ‘[me]‘. beautifully decorated venue with fabulous freaks in abundance. part 1 is around the first hour of the 6 hours of weird party music played that night. part 2 comes in around hour 3, when everything started kicking in, and we got a bit deeper…
(LAST PARTY THIS SATURDAY as the place gets knocked down next week)
chris watson – le crone
atropolis – xingu chief
randy barracuda & mesak – black vaseline (eero johannes remix)
boards of canada – aquarius
scuba – in 2
instra:mental – watching you
mosca – nike
jose james – black magic (joy orbison’s recreation)
sbtrkt – twice bitten
ben last – boy becomes a man
desto – disappearing reappearing ink
mount kimbie – taps
homelife – dosta
serious lineup. cutting edge bass music all night. sponepheaker played out in the garden early in the evening, blending mostly uk hip hop/juke/post-dubstep/tropical-grime/wonky greenhouse/mucky double-garage/wotdoyoucallit? with some unexpected cheeky bits… (listen out for two bonus tracks at the end)