Fri, Dec 30, 2011 - Page 14 News List

The Vinyl Word

By Marcus Aurelius, Olivia Wycech and Queen Bee  /  Contributing Reporters

The 2012 NYE Golden Party with Christian Smith and Dave Seaman takes place tomorrow from 7pm to 5am at ATT Show Box1, 6F, 12 Songshou Rd, Taipei City (台北市松壽路12號6樓). Advance tickets are NT$1,300, available at, 7-Eleven ibon kiosks and Family Mart’s FamiPorts. Admission is NT$1,600 at the door.

Luxy has invited back Justin Michael to kick off the big weekend.

“As far as production and remixes, this year I’ve worked with Kascade and Deadmau5, and collaborated with Bruno Mars. I’ve also produced some tracks for local pop stars like Vanness Wu (吳建豪) and Elva Hsiao (蕭亞軒),” said Micheal.

* Justin Michael plays at Luxy tonight, 5F, 201, Zhongxiao E Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市忠孝東路四段201號5樓). Call 0955-904-600 for reservations (English service available). Admission is NT$300 before 11pm and NT$600 after, which includes two drinks

Skeet Skeet, real name Trevor McFedries, is currently on tour with Katy Perry, but he will be playing alongside Jason Smith tomorrow at Myst Nightclub. If seeing Taipei 101’s fireworks spectacular is important to you, then this could be just the ticket.

“I have to brag about the view — it’s spectacular. We’ll have the best view ever of the fireworks,” said Jonathan Huang (黃振和), supervisor at Myst. “And our new balcony is huge; it wraps around the whole corner of the club. There is even a bar out there.” Tables at Myst are already booked out, but tickets are still available for NT$1,500, which includes three drinks.

* Skeet Skeet and Jason Smith play tomorrow at Myst, 9F, 12 Songshou Rd, Taipei City (台北市松壽路12號9樓). Call (02) 7737-9997 for reservations. For English-language inquiries, send an e-mail to From 10pm to 4am

If one night of partying isn’t enough to ring in the New Year, Dance Rock Taipei is doing something different and throwing a party the day after all the others.

More! 01 takes place Sunday at The Wall (這牆) with Style of Eye (real name Linus Eklow) from Sweden and BeatauCue, a DJ duo signed to the hot French label Kitsune.

The party’s organizer, Spykee Fat, real name Chin Hung-chieh (金弘杰), hopes that people will beat their hangovers and think of Monday as a holiday. “We used to get additional days off for the holidays, but this year it was cut short. So I hope that … people can give themselves an extra day. We deserve it,” said Spykee. “Besides, other countries have a pretty strong Sunday scene. This time it’s our turn.”

Spykee, dINO, MadBrain, SwingChild and Neonkidz are also on the bill.

* More! 01 is at the The Wall, B1, 200, Roosevelt Rd Sec 4, Taipei City (台北市羅斯福路四段200號B1). Tickets are NT$1,000 in advance, available from the venue, and NT$1,200 at the door. The party runs from 11:30pm to 4:30am

If you’re into underground house music and intimate party vibes, then The Soho’s New Year’s Eve party fits the bill. The lineup includes Yoshi, K.J. Stone and Fokker. The dress code is black or gold.

* Yoshi, K.J. Stone and Fokker play tomorrow at The Soho, 149, Dunhua S Rd Sec 1, Taipei City (台北市敦化南路一段149號). On the Net: Admission is NT$800 at the door. From 9pm to 5am

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