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Gigs Picks: DJ Kirk Degiorgio, Secret Cinema and Wobology

DJs Ginette Chittick and Joe Ng. -- FILE PHOTO: THOMAS TAN
DJs Ginette Chittick and Joe Ng. -- FILE PHOTO: THOMAS TAN

THE END - BEAT!

One of Singapore's longest-running indie music nights will spin its swan song on the dance floor at Home Club on April 25, after seven years of giving fans their weekly dose of indie classics. Join local DJs Ginette Chittick and Joe Ng for their final hurrah, singing along to indie anthems from the likes of The Smiths, The Killers and Radiohead.

Where: Home Club, 20 Upper Circular Road, The Riverwalk B1-01/06 MRT: Clarke Quay When: Friday, April 25, 10pm Admission: $15 at the door (includes one standard drink)


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MIDNIGHT SHIFT LABEL SHOWCASE FEATURING KIRK DEGIORGIO

British techno DJ Kirk Degiorgio has developed a reputation for being a “producer’s producer” in the 17 years he has been in the dance music scene. His regular music show Sound Obsession on the Red Bull Music Academy Radio is just one side of his wide-ranging repertoire. His work will be released on the Midnight Shift label later this year. He will be supported by local DJs Syafil and Norman C.

Where: Club Kyo, 133 Cecil Street, B1-02 Keck Seng Tower MRT: Raffles Place When: Saturday, April 26, 9pm Admission: $20 for ladies and $25 for men (includes one standard drink)


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PARA//EL PRESENTS SECRET CINEMA

Techno stalwart Jeroen Verheij aka Secret Cinema, regarded as one of the world’s top techno producers and live acts, has been wowing music fans for the past 20 years. Verheij is responsible for some of the biggest techno anthems of all time, including Timeless Altitude, Sonar System and Mary Go Wild.

Where: Velvet Underground, Zouk, 17 Jiak Kim Street MRT: Orchard When: Friday, April 25, from 10pm Admission: $25 for ladies and $32 for men (includes two standard drinks)


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SATURDAY ORIGINAL SESSIONS

Unwind to world beats and chill bohemian-style to the music of local acts Mantravine and Wobology. Wobology, the brainchild of beatmaker Richard Meade, trombonist Eriko Murakami and poet-performer Deborah Emmanual, create dub-reggae and electronica music inspired by love and good vibes. Chill-out act Mantravine combines music with video art, acro yoga, dancers and visual arts to create “transformative art”.

Where: Hood Bar and Cafe, Bugis+, 05-07, 201 Victoria Street MRT: Bugis When: Saturday, April 26, from 6.30pm Admission: Free