In advance of Robert Yang’s (aka Beziér) highly anticipated live set this Saturday at Hugo Ball, the Troupe did an excellent interview with the man himself.
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Creating things to look life-like or even better than reality is interesting. Shifting from rigid forms to something more free flowing and fluid in order to dissolve edginess and harshness is neat.
Thursday December 18th
Mark Farina needs no introduction to Chicagoans. So, we’ll just throw up this mix he did under his Mushroom Jazz moniker and let you get excited for his Smart Bar performance on December 27th.…read more
Monday December 15th
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We at Hugo Ball took some time over the holiday to reflect on the 2014 new releases and reissues that resonated most strongly with the Hugo Ball dancers and its “Troupe” of selectors, artists and writers (Sevron, Nathan Drew Larsen, Justin Long, Wesley Groves, and Eireann Mairead O’Deaghaidh).
Tuesday December 9th
A man of many monikers (The Echologist, Beat Pharmacy, Mono Blanco), Brendon Moeller is an artist that has worn many influential hats in techno, dub techno, and deep house. His mixing skills are matched only the depth of his knowledge, and both are on full display in this mix.…read more
Monday December 8th
You know Django Django’s psychedelic sound, but what you may not know is that the bands very own Dave Maclean is a skilled party rocker behind the decks. Check out this mix of classic hip hop cuts and then rock the party with him in person on Thursday, December 11th!…read more
Monday December 1st
Happy Monday! Start your turkey week off right with this heady mix of techno from Dasha Rush. She’ll be playing Oktave at Smart Bar on January 16th!…read more
Monday November 24th
So, many of our patrons are probably familiar with this Saturday’s guest, Sub Club frequent and Numbers co-founder, Jackmaster, who has been tossing around eclectic and skillful sets like it’s his job (coincidentally, it is). However, many may be less familiar with his support for the night, Jasper James.…read more