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Boston's Queen of Techno, Volvox has been pushing the sound and spirit of Berlin dance culture since 2006. Her sensitive and energetic sets have made her a favorite among party devotees. From her popular residencies at Cambridge's weekly Thursday Make It New and Basstown's monthly Visions to guest sets at all of Boston's best bars, clubs and basements, no matter the situation she captures the crowd like few others can. As a co-organizer and resident DJ of the industrial/techno crossover Back Magic parties in Boston (2007), she developed a series of events that were as much visual experiences as aural. Past guests included fellow design/DJ duo Dethlab from Detroit, electro-maximalists Motor from London, and minimal techno giants Pan-Pot from Berlin. The Black Magic parties were even given a nod by none other than DJ Hell, who commented that the atmosphere of the events were in the same vein as the work he has been doing himself for the past 10 years. As part of the Basstown crew she has helped bring the hottest live electronic acts and groundbreaking young producers from around the country and the world to Boston. Parties headlined by Gui Boratto, Drop the Lime and Diplo broke new ground for electronic music in Boston. Local legends Passion Pit played their breakout show at Basstown's Great Scott Residency as well. Her residency at Cambridge's Make It New is the areas premier party for new House and Techno. In addition to bringing in leading artists such as Marcel Dettmann, Sian, Insideout and Roman Flugel to play the wonderfully intimate Middlesex Lounge, Make It New's strong core of residents keep the party jumping week after week.
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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Onur Ozer, Volvox & David Day

In a city oppressed by both a stifling heat and a musical style equally as stagnant, Onur helped battle to change the old rules and break old habits, breathing fresh life into a dispirited Istanbul club scene. Armed with his … Continue reading

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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. B-Tracks [Record Release Party!]

B-Tracks is the collaboration of Boston based DJ/producers Soren Jahan and John Barera. The two discovered a mutual love of outstanding techno and house, headed into the studio and haven’t looked back.

We are excited to host the release party for their debut EP, ‘Specialize’, being released on their own imprint Supply Records here at Make It New! Continue reading

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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Pictureplane, Teengirl Fantasy & Gatekeeper

As electronic music becomes more a part of the DIY and underground cultures, these three acts have become benchmarks for new original electronic music. That we have them all on the same bill is remarkably dope.
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Claire McGuire - The Last Dance (Teengirl Fantasy Extended Club Mix)Pictureplane - New Metal
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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Elkid & Mzungu

Hailing from far lands across the pond, Elkid and Mzungu gained exposure to music performance at a very young age in their respective countries: Switzerland & Luxembourg. Whether it be playing in a jazz band or recording original hip-hop beats, … Continue reading

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Vision of the Future

VISIONS returns in 2011 for another spectacular Saturday night! Your favorite Basstown residents Volvox, Die Young, Coralcola and David Day keep it hot downstairs with the freshest House and Techno tunes! Upstairs DJs Knife, Brek and 7L and get funky … Continue reading