Wednesday February 18th
Our very own Black Madonna was asked to do the 4th mix in the new Dekmantel series out of Amsterdam.
Catch her live at Smart Bar on Saturday, March 21st for Hugo Ball.
Monday February 9th
OK, so we know it’s technically Tuesday, but it’s like a Monday for those of us who were snowed in, yesterday. Regardless of what day of the week it is, it’s a great day to listen to another fantastic mix from our dependable resident selector, Sassmouth. …read more
Tuesday February 3rd
The Hugo Ball crew have quite a little mix series going on, as they invite Chicago-gone-San Francisco selector Tyrel Williams to the decks. He really nails that Hugo Ball sound that mashes industrial, EBM, techno, and acid into a super hot soup of dance floor bliss.…read more
Monday January 26th
Tonight we celebrate the relighting of Smart Bar with a set from resident DJ/sharp dresser/small dog enthusiast Derrick Carter. Join us for a FREE night of music, dancing, and probably pizza!
To learn more about the club’s recent face lift, check out this piece from 5 Magazine.…read more
Thursday January 15th
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For the next installment of the Hugo Ball Mix series we present veteran turntable technician Norm Talley. Norm will be joining us for his third appearance at Hugo Ball this Saturday, January 17, 2015. We hope you enjoy this taut dance music mix by one of Detroit’s finest selectors and producers.
Wednesday January 14th
The Monday Mix this week is a special one. Our friends at Don’t Trust Humans just posted this recording of Brendon Moeller‘s set live at Oktave here in Smart Bar. It’s a weighty slab of dub acid that is sure to rescramble your brain in all the right ways.…read more