Mighty Mike Saga presents:
- MANTIS PARTY -
"A Bugged Out Event"
Friday June 14th. 2013
@ The Starlight BallRoom Philadelphia PA
Witness as the Starlight Ballroom transforms into a Cyber-BASS-Bug Paradise! The venue will look like nothing you have ever seen before! It’s a MANTIS PARTY! ... Come be colorful with hundreds of your friends!! "BUG-OUT" AND DRESS LIKE YOUR FAVORITE BUG!! Calling ALL Invertebrates, Praying Mantises, Spiders, Lady Bugs, Butterflies, Beetles, Caterpillars, Crickets, Grasshoppers, Moths, Ants! Costumes encouraged but NOT a must!
Rsvp On FaceBook here!
THE BEST OF D&B TOUR with..
BigRiddim Recordings // Planet Of The Drums // Florida - Drum & Bass
The longest running D&B DJ in the USA. Member of the infamous Planet of the Drums crew. Founder of Big Riddim Recordings. Dave, AK1200, has been a driving force within Drum and Bass culture in America since its inception. From his legendary mix CD's to his extensive list of high profile remixes and original tunes, he has maintained a presence within the scene for more than 20 years. For lack of a better term, AK is a "classically" trained DJ, mixing live for each crowd. Every set is unique and completely dependent on what gets the best reaction from the floor that night.
In a time where the EDM scene has completely reinvented itself, AK1200's explosive sets have been spreading the fever to a whole new fan base. These new fans, hungrier than ever for the absolute best in electronic music, are steadily looking not for their house, but for their home. Once they hear "the one" set that changes everything, they will have found it. AK1200 plays those sets, trust! And D&B will become your home, it always does.
THE BEST OF D&B TOUR ...
Breakbeat Science // Planet Of The Drums // New York City - Drum & Bass
A member of the infamous Planet of the Drums crew alongside fellow drum 'n bass pioneers AK1200, Dieselboy, & J Messinian, this Irish transplant has been a dominant figure in the U.S. drum 'n bass scene since his arrival here in 1994. His discography includes 2 critically acclaimed full length artist albums, 8 DJ mix CDs, as well as numerous singles and remixes for artists such as Freq Nasty, Afrika Bambaata and Keoki. Dara co-founded the nation's first & largest drum 'n bass record store, Breakbeat Science, in NYC which doubles as his own imprint, Breakbeat Science Recordings. He has been featured in countless magazine articles and interviews both in the US and worldwide. He previously hosted one of the internet's most popular drum 'n bass broadcasts, Velocity, where he regularly interviewed leading drum 'n bass artists such as Jonny L, Kemistry & Storm, Trace, Ed Rush, Optical, Hype, Andy C, Zinc, and many others. Dara's long standing relationships with the world's drum 'n bass elite gives him access to an astounding amount of new and unreleased material. His brilliant recording endeavors along with his incessant touring markey by consistently awe-inspiring DJ sets have made him one of the most recognized and well respected DJs in the country.
Funky Element Records // NYC - Dubstep // Trap // Electro
The CEO and founder of Funky Element Records, U.S.A. has been hard at work. With countless top 10 charting productions in Electro House he is also a #1 overall best selling producer in Dubstep and Drum n bass. A DJ/ Producer/ Re-mixer/ & Label Owner for the past 12 years, Dank has been at the forefront of the heavy bass culture movement since its early inception years ago. This New York City native considered to be a pioneer of the underground sound currently coming out of the city that never sleeps, represents heavy bass culture from the school of the hard knox and is knee deep in it. It has been said he eats, sleeps, and breathes heavy bass culture. In addition, he is no stranger to demolishing dance floors throughout the United States and abroad. Fused with sexy bass and super funk, Dank has played along side some of the hottest talent on the planet. He has remixed for various labels around the world such as Armada Music, Big Fish, Play Me, Central Station and the list goes on. His own live performances have been considered thunderously captivating, crossing all genres of the heavy bass movement. With his signature style, of bass in your face "Don't Talk About It... Be About It" Dank vows to continue on his path of moving dance floors till the early morning.
WARPATH: 2013 WORLD TOUR
Morlock Music // Hard Dance Nation // Rhode Island - Hard Dance / Hard House
Few DJs put as much energy, intensity and insanity into their performances as DJ VENOM. He continues to relentlessly tour the continent, unleashing his signature sounds to packed dance floors of sweat covered fans. This New England native has been a major figure in the North American rave scene for over two decades, wowing crowds with his flawless mixing, floor-filling beats and crazy turntable tricks. In 1994, Venom started Volume Productions, a rave oriented company dedicated to the advancement of the underground electronic scene. Not only did Volume release over 70 DJ Venom mix tapes, but they also were bent on breeding an army of party-goers by throwing numerous raves and events, including the famous ENERGY night.
ZFG // Horrible Children // PsynesthesiaC Deco // Tampa Florida - Psytrance
Krikett is an alien space bug known throughout the US for keeping the vibe alive of underground sound; with seamless mixes, stimulating track selection, and profound live presence; in the short duration of five years, she has traveled and performed in fourteen states and over fifty cities for numerous events of just about every variety. With a heavy focus on the psychedelic styles of EDM, and moving past the cliches and rather searching for just the right tracks for every vibe and occasion; she is guaranteed to graciously fill the void and the dancefloor - for any occasion in need of something a little extra special.
SPECIAL HOST MC:
Mau5trap // Play Me // Subhuman // Planet Of The Drums - Las Vegas Nevada
Messinian has been setting dancefloors on fire and touring non-stop as a Dubstep DJ/MC. You can see him nationwide at festivals and clubs spinning high energy Dubstep originals & VIP's... simultaneously mixing records and hyping it up on the mic to get crowds screaming with their hands in the air. Messinian took the Dubstep world by storm with a streak of hard hitting vocal collaborations with Dubstep heavyweights like Excision, Datsik, Bare, SPL, Number Ni6e, Triage, J. Rabbit, Camo & Krooked, Antiserum, Downlink, Skism, Sluggo, Mark Instinct, Itchy Robot and many more. Messinian's tracks are getting heavy DJ support from not only North American Dubstep DJ's, but major Dubstep DJ's the world over. Messinian is no stranger to the Top 20 Dubstep Charts on Beatport. His collaborations "All About My Paper", "Heavy Artillery", "Apeshit", "Girls, Girls", and "Burn It Up" have all held spots in the Top 20 or Top 10 in the last several months and he has plenty of Dubstep/Drumstep/DNB anthems with releases scheduled soon. He has been pumping out quality bangers and getting them released on Beatport chart dominating labels such as Rottun Recordings, EX7 Records, Play Me Records, Subhuman, and Hollow Point Recordings. Make sure to look out for Messinian's solo production and beat making collaborations with artists like Bare, The Upbeats, SPL, and Zardonic in the near future.
Local Bugs: ARCHITECT // JAY SHOK // MIGHTY MIKE SAGA // IQ Mc
AMAZING DECO BY:
dj Krikett's PsynesthesiaC Deco
GO GO DANCING:
Chemical Boy & The Chemical Dolls
The Hoop Mistresses
40,000 Watt Sound System // Kitchen Serving Food ALL NIGHT!
Jonny Sorber // Joe Dimarco Photography // www.GotchaBitchez.com
VJ: VISUAL HELL // GIANT MANTIS PROVIDED BY: VJ STATIC - Thank You Gaetan!
TIME: 8pm-4am // 18+ To Enter // 21+ with ID To Drink
ADMISSION: $25 In Advance // $30 @ The Door
RSVP ON FACEBOOK & GET TIX HERE!
INFO: www.MIKESAGA.com // MIGHTYMIKESAGA@YAHOO.COM
@ The STARLIGHT BALLROOM
460 N. 9th St. Philadelphia Pa 19123
(1 BLOCK FROM THE ELECTRIC FACTORY & CLUB SHAMPOO)