For five years now Andrei Zhagun, former producer of punk-rock bands Skandal, Moralny Kodeks and Matrosskaya Tishina and former lyrics writer for pop prima donna Alla Pugacheva, has neither produced nor written any lyrics. He has devoted himself entirely to writing music for computers. On July 19 at 8 p.m. he will present his solo electronic project, Piezo, at Mukha.
Having completed a tour of Columbia, Belgian dance-music star DJ Hatrix next touches down at Ministerstvo on July 19 at midnight. Her show will be part of the club's Black & White party, and Hatrix is expected to ignite the crowd with her bass-heavy hits. Hatrix lives in Amsterdam and is a resident DJ at one of Belgium's most popular nightclubs, Industria.
Belgian band Think of One and Jamaican legends The Skatalites will be performing in Moscow again as part of the international Na Ulitse (On the Street) festival - at Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da on July 20-21 at 9 p.m., respectively. The festival's second part - which will be free - will take place on Bolotnaya Ploshchad in front of the Udarnik theater from July 23-25 from 6-11 p.m., featuring Romania's Fanfare Ciocarlia, Finland's Robin Dewan and Materia Prima from France.
New Zealand sax
New Zealand saxophonist Nathan Haines is better known as a member of New York-based acid-jazz band Groove Collective, but at Territoriya on July 20, at midnight, he'll be DJing a set of nu jazz and funk jazz. Haines has said he feels as confident on the turntables as with his saxophone.
Indefatigable Stuart Patterson
London DJ Stuart Patterson is a uniquely intense person. He manages to combine overseeing the Soulsonic and Faith dance parties in London, working as a producer for his own label, Transfusion, and DJing all over the world. On July 25 at midnight, he'll be spinning a set with Moscow's DJ Sanches at Propaganda.
4 Bolshoi Kislovsky Per., Bldg. 2
24 Malaya Nikitskaya Ul.
Kitaisky Lyotchik Dzhao Da (Chinese Pilot)
25 Lubyansky Proyezd, Bldg. 3
5/6 Tverskaya Ul.
Metro: Okhotny Ryad
7 Bol. Zlatoustinsky Per.
Stop by or call club Territoriya for more information, or check out www.kazantip.ru.
Ethno Zhizn 2002
Go from Savyolovsky Vokzal to Yakhroma station, then take a bus to Ilyinskoye Village and then walk another 3 km on foot. More info at www.newage2000.ru