Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh, Sat 21 Mar
Musika step it up a notch this month as they spread their love over Ocean Terminal. Usually found in the Liquid Room until the recent fire ousted them (and currently making a home at Faith on a monthly basis), once in a while Musika ups sticks and heads down to Leith for a big ol’ house party.
With a guest of Eric Prydz’s calibre you’re going to need that extra space. ‘Eric Prydz is about as hot as you can get at the moment,’ explains promoter/DJ Derek Martin. ‘He played Musika two years ago, which was a pretty special night, and his profile and reputation as a DJ/producer has just continued to grow.’ He’s probably best known for ‘Call on Me’ and its cheeky aerobics-themed vid, but he’s stepped back to concentrate on his own labels Mouseville and Pryda for more techno influenced and melodic house respectively. There’s far more depth to his productions than just chart successes like ‘Pjanoo’ and the Pink Floyd remix/cover ‘Positive Education’.
Musika are presenting three rooms of dance beats. ‘The main room features Eric Prydz and Sebastien Leger,’ adds Martin, ‘the second room is on a electronica kinda vibe with Doorly from Ibiza Rocks headlining, while the Terrace plays host to a deep/minimal vibe.’ Understandably Martin is suitably excited: ‘People can expect one hell of a party and most definitely something a bit different from the usual club experience Edinburgh has to offer. Our last event there was outstanding and this one is set to sell-out, so should be quite a night.’