GET LOADED IN THE DARK
O2 ACADEMY. STOCKWELL RD, SOUTH LONDON
The folk behind Get Loaded in the Park curate the best-named New Years party of 2009 with Simian Mobile Disco, Chase and Status, Annie Mac, Herve, Golden Silvers, Sub Focus and MC Jakes, Switch, Kissy Sell Out and more.
T BAR, HOUNDSDITCH, EAST CENTRAL LONDON
Richie Hawtin’s M-nus duo Heatthrob and Magda headline, with support from Ben ‘Fat Trucker’ Rymer, Damon Martin, Channel 83, Riotus Rockers and more. 10pm-6am.
PLASTIC PEOPLE, CURTAIN RD, EAST LONDON
High grade dubstep, funky and more with Geeneus, Marcus Nasty, Chef, Spyro, Oneman, Slimzee, Pangaea and Darkstar.
SECRET LOCATION, LONDON
Secret Location again, but this should be very good, with mulletover, Bloc and Man Make Music curating individual rooms. Mulletover host Steve Bug, Shonky, Geddes and Simon Morell, while BLOC keep it, well, BLOC-y with Kode9, MJ Cole, Plastician and Appleblim. Man Make Music meanwhile have Dirtybird’s Justin Martin, Riva Starr, George Fitzgerald and more. 9pm-7am.
THE VICTORIA, GROVE RD, EAST LONDON
Records played by Feeding Time + No Pain In Pop + Sexbeat DJs + Lovvers DJs + This is Music + Sex is Disgusting + Holy Roar + This is Music + more = good times. 8pm-3am.
THE KING WILLIAM IV, HARROW RD, WEST LONDON
BBC 1Xtra and Deviation’s Benji B playing all night – special guests to boot.
PLAN B, BRIXTON RD, SOUTH LONDON
Tayo, Rinse FM’s brilliant Oneman, Wild Geese (Frank Tope & Dan Foat), Feeding Time DJs and Deadly Rhythm Soundsystem. 10pm-10am.
CAMINO, REGENT QUARTER, KINGS CROSS, NORTH LONDON
Richard Norris, one half of Beyond the Wizard’s Sleeve [above] with Erol Alkan, plus Cosmo and the Latin Dub Soundsystem live. 8pm-4am.
LASERMAGNETIC & VOICES
SOSHO MATCH, TABERNACLE ST, EAST LONDON
Cosmic Club legend Danielle Baldelli, Casco (Italo dude, made ‘Cybernetic Love’), Black Cock’s Gerry Rooney, Quiet Village’s Joel Martin and more. 9pm-6am.
DFA vs HORSE MEAT DISCO
CARGO, RIVINGTON ST, EAST LONDON
DFA’s Holy Ghost! and Jacques Renault versus Jim Stanton, James Hillard, Ali Tillett and Rob Summerhayes from South London’s ever-superb Horse Meat Disco. 9pm-6am.
THE CAMP, CITY ROAD, EAST LONDON
See in the next decade with one of London’s best house nights, with sets from Delano Smith, Wbeeza [above] and residents Giles Smith and James Priestley.
LIVIN’ PROOF / PAUSE / EGLO
PENTONVILLE RD, KINGS CROSS, NORTH LONDON
Livin’ Proof take over Room 1 of the Big Chill House with DJ Snips, Rags, Magdi, Harmony, Budgie and Khali, but most of interest will be Room 2, where Rinse FM’s Alexander Nut showcases his Eglo label with Floating Points, Funkineven, Hits, Eric Lau, Juven and Fatimah. 9pm-5am.
LOCK TAVERN, CHALK FARM RD, NORTH LONDON
Bloggers’ family in Casper C, Skull Juice and Miss Odd Kidd, plus Stopmakingme vs Tosh Ohta and more. B-Movie Fancy Dress is the theme, so come prepared to dress all Lair of the White Worm.