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Saturday 2/25 - Juan Maclean (DJ Set) / Derrick Carter / Steve Mizek // $15 Advance, $20 Doors // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM // 21+ Friday 2/24 - Tiga / Harry Cross // $15 Advance, $20 Doors // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM // 21+ Thursday 2/23 - 3feetdeep Chicago with Robbie Akbal (Get Physical, No. 19, Culprit, Akbal Music | MEX) // $10 Advance, $12 Before Midnight, $15 Doors // Doors: 10PM / Show: 10PM // 21+

Monday Mix - Juan MacLean 'DJ Mix February 2017'

If you’re reading this we have full faith that there is no need to elaborate as to why having DFA’s Juan Maclean and our very own Derrick Carter in the booth together this Saturday is cause for celebration. Top it off with little of Argot’s Steve Mizek and all we can say is: YES PLEASE.

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Monday February 20th


Monday Mix - Leo Leal 'XLR8R Podcast 470'

With releases on imprints like John Digweed’s world famous Bedrock label, Kollektiv Turmstrasse’s Musik Gewinnt Freunde and Unlike Muzik, it’s really no surprise that Leo Leal has been rising through the popularity ranks the way he has. A Mexican native, Leo’s prowess as a both a musician and producer lends itself to his craft in the most natural of ways.…

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Monday February 13th


Monday Mix - Ben Sims 'Run It Red 026'

With over 20 years experience under his belt, Ben Sims has a well-deserved reputation as one of the world’s most in-demand and leading techno DJs – a tight, energetic mixer who skillfully weaves together his own distinctive blend of tough funk and hardgrooves, often using three-deck wizardry and plenty of dexterity.…

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Monday February 6th


Monday Mix - Matthew Dear @ Movement 2016

Matthew Dear, the man with a hand in labels Ghostly International and Spectral Sound, wears many hats. His early work under his given name is considered by many to be house music essential listening, while his various monikers like False, Jabberjaw, and most notably Audion provide a twist into the twisted mind of a techno master.

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Monday January 30th


Monday Mix - Detroit Swindle 'Ray Ban x Boiler Room 021 Madrid'

If you were at smartbar for last year’s blow out Detroit Swindle DJ set, it would be redundant to tell you that having them back for a rare LIVE appearance is nothing short of a special occasion. Join us as we take in a the sounds of Detroit Swindle’s unique brand of house with support from smartbar residents DJ Heather and Philip Stone (who are no strangers to house themselves) for just $15 bucks in advance.

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Monday January 23rd


Tuesday Track - The Black Madonna's "He Is The Voice I Hear"

Let’s be serious, there’s not a ton we can say about our homegrown Lady of Sorrows, The Black Madonna, that hasn’t already been said. Mixmag’s 2016 DJ of the year is also fresh off releasing her first new single in two years, “He is the Voice I Hear” So, it’s safe to say this one’s gonna be hot no matter how cold it is.

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Tuesday January 10th


Monday Mix - Lauren Flax for Self Titled Mag's Needle Exchange

With remixes stretching back as far as 2002 and collaborations with the likes of Sia, Kim Ann Foxman and Nina Sky, it’s no surprise that Lauren Flax’s reputation continues to precede her. Establishing herself as a staple fixture in New York City’s dance music revival, Lauren’s versatility and even-keeled approach to the DJ booth is what makes her such a delight.…

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Monday January 2nd