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Designer Drugs are coming to Cape Town – Tickets time!

Michael, from the more dominant electro duo Designer Drugs, is making his way to the Mother City this weekend.

Who wants to experience the action for FREE?

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Ask the DJ/production duo DESIGNER DRUGS how many air miles they’ve logged over the past year and the answer requires more than a bit of calculating. “Over 300,000,” Michael Vincent Patrick referencing numerous spots around the world where the group has performed. “I have a really nice apartment in New York City, but I’ve only been there three days this month.”

It’s a testament both to the duo’s popularity and work ethic that that number may become the annual norm. After nearly 50 remixes for everyone from Mariah Carey to Annie to Thieves Like Us, the diverse electronic group, comprised of Patrick and Theodore Paul Nelson, is fresh of the release of their debut album HARDCORE/SOFTCORE on Ultra Records, just a few weeks ago in March 2011.

Hardcore conjures up a darker, edgier vibe – think the throbbing, industrial-heavy opening club scene in “The Doom Generation” – yet still retains a melodic center on many of the tracks. “I think we’re making music for the apocalypse,” says Michael, only half-joking. “The state of society is at a place where people just don’t give a fuck and that’s what inspires our music.”

You might recognize this 🙂

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Michael won’t be playing alone though, as The Assembly backed up with local legends Kennedy, Bteam, Tommy Gun & Lapse . Oh shit.

COMPETITION TIME! has TWO sets of DOUBLE tickets (set valued at R180) to award two lucky winners 🙂

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2. Click attending on the Discotheque’s event page

3. Comment here (We will not accept 5-year old ‘GIVE ME TICKETS’ or ‘I WANT WIN‘ comments – get a little creative)

Winners announced Friday 1st April.


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  1. Jarryd Lottering

    Cant wait for this electro weekend!! Dropping it dowm DD style ..

  2. Ayden Thompson

    I really WANT WIN.
    like poes badly.
    there is no way else for me to say this.
    if this was a festival i would sneak in, alas assembly has solid walls and big bouncers so all my hope lies with the homies at No Bucks.

  3. Can’t wait for Designer Drugs as these guys are true pioneers of the new age electro scene!!!! would love to see them as they are a personal favorite and drop their tracks all the time!!!! Bring on Discotheque and let the madness begin!!!!

  4. This is the shit i have been waiting for. Cold, hard hitting, unforgiving, sexy, thumping and relentless electro beats, this duo makes Haezer sound like soft gospel-esque electro! And i love Haezer, but i love Designer Drugs like bitches love shoes! Im ready to get down “Drop Down” style on the dance floor, my ears are ready for the assault and attack that is this explosive sound! Im ready to drop trowsers and rape the synth monster that is Designer Drugs!
    I hope Assembly is ready for these cats. I hope Assembly is ready for this cat 😉

  5. This weekend is going to be monstrous. I thank you THE ASSEMBLY and NoBucks for hosting such talent like Designer Drugs. I am such a huge fan of their music. PURE TALENT. The music will be pumping, the booze will be flaring, oakes bouncing to the sickest beat in Cape Town on Friday night! I cannot wait till Friday and I thank you nobucks for taking me every step of the way to the sickest weekend of my life!

  6. DJ Yoda melted half my face off; I need Designer Drugs to finish off the job.

    Oh… and my family hates me

  7. lets go harder been clean for ages now all i need myself is some DESIGNER DRUGS to get me buzzing TRIPPIN,to the bass pumping spine chillin senses enhancin mind meltin beats ona friday night get my mind body and soul feeling ALRIIIGHT!!NObucks my dealer of choice..hook me up brothers!peace

  8. Lloyd Newkirk and Chris – you’re on the list tonight with a plus 1 to your name 🙂

    Thank you for all entering!

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