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Last Friday night, DJ Dave P celebrated two years of Making Time RADio on WXPN with a playlist of his trademark futuristic sounds running the gamut from new songs from The xx and Boys Noize to remixes of Hot Chip and Matthew Dear. Check out the website of his label, RVNG Intl., to see the full playlist, and listen to an archive of the show here (via the WXPN media player). The next edition of Making Time RADio airs on 88.5 FM on Friday, September 7, from 7 to 9 p.m.
This Friday’s August edition of Making Time RADio will mark the two year anniversary of DJ Dave P hosting the show and bringing what he loves to refer to as “futuristic sounds” to the airwaves of WXPN. From 7 to 9 p.m., he will be broadcasting live on 88.5 from WXPN studio; during the show there will be a free Making Time RADio listening party at Morgan’s Pier where devotees and listeners can congregate and celebrate. The event is 21+, and you can get the scoop at the Facebook invite page here.For more information, visit Dave P’s website here. Listen to the archive of the July edition of Making Time RADio and view the playlist here. Listen to all the Making Time RADio archives here.
This Saturday night (Oct. 29th) is the Making Time Halloween Warehouse Project with Dam-Funk and Master Blaster and Dawn Of The Dead. The Making Time DJ crew will be spinning with sets from Dave P. (the host of XPN’s Making Time RADio), Sammy Slice, Pink Skull, Adam Sparkle, The Broadzilla DJs and The Spirit of Thomzilla. The Making Time Halloween Project is at 521 Cecil B. Moore (5th & Cecil B. Moore @ Randolph Streets). Tickets to the 21+ event are $15. Below, check out the tribute video the Making Time crew made based on Michael Jackson’s Thriller. It stars all your favorite Making Time DJ’s and has an appearance by Spank Rock.
This weekend the Making Time crew is throwing two events. Tomorrow (Friday) night at Voyeur starting at 9 p.m. the Making Time DJs will host live music from Factory Floor, Anika, and Dirty Beaches. (For more information and tickets on the 21+ event go here.) On Sunday, October 2nd, the age restrictions come down for an under-21 event at The Barbary starting at 8 p.m. with Factory Floor, Making Time resident DJs Dave P (host of WXPN’s Making Time RADio), Sammy Slice and Mike Z. Information and tickets to the Sunday event can be found here. The monthly installment of Making Time RADio with Dave P returns to the WXPN airwaves on Friday, October 7th, from 7-9 p.m. Below, listen to music from the bands who are performing this weekend.
The Drums and WU LYF are booked to play Making Time on Saturday, November 5th at Voyeur. The Drums are releasing their new album Portamento on Frenchkiss Records on September 13th. WU LYF released one of the best albums of the year so far (Pitchfork gave it a “Best New Music” thumbs up) Go Tell Fire To The Mountain. Below, check out the video for “Money” a new song from The Drums’ forthcoming album and “Heavy Pop” by WU LYF. And don’t forget: Making Time is happening tonight w/ Gardens & Villa, DOM and Craft Spells. Information for tonight’s show is here.
Dave P and the folks at Making Time have been going hard all summer, and the next two weekends should prove to be no exception. They’ll serve as the conclusion to their summer of hyper-raging, featuring two extra-special bangers taking place at Voyeur.
The first event goes down this Friday, July 29th from 9 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Performers include pop-rock four-piece Dom, Seattle indie-poppers Craft Spells, and Cali indie-psych newcomers Gardens & Villa. The entire gang of Making Time residents—including Dave P, Sammy Slice, Dave Pak, Mike Z, Joel Flood, Russ Alexander, Steve Vena, Adam Sparkles, Pink Skull (DJ set), and The Broadzilla DJs—will be in attendance as well. Get there early for complimentary PBR, Sparks, and Sailor Jerry rum drinks from 9 p.m.-11 p.m.; if you miss those you can still chow down on free hot dogs all night long. Tickets are $10 and are available in advance here.
The second hyper-rager will take place on Friday, August 5th, from 9 p.m.-3:30 a.m., again at Voyeur. Live guests will include synth-pop project Cold Cave and Canadian new-wave trio Austra. Dave P and the whole Making Time crew will rock the dance floors both on the main floor and in the basement. The same free drink and hot dog deals apply; tickets to this event are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. If you’re looking to rage extra hard and save a few bucks, MT is offering a 2-Day Hyper-Rager Pass for $20, available for purchase online here.