Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


A Futuristic Christmas Show!!

Smalltime Records Presents.

A Futuristic Christmas Show!!

With Minuit, Alex the Kid and Little Pictures & Vjing from Burnt Pixel.
San Francisco Bathhouse (Wellington), Thursday 20th December, from 8pm
Tickets $20 at Real Groovy or $25 on the door.
First 100 through the door get free 3D glasses!!!

Inspired by a recent trip to the year 2099, an upcoming show at the San Francisco Bathhouse should see Christmas parties change for the better.

The Futuristic Christmas Show put on by Smalltime Records is going to be the Xmas party of 2007, topping all that we have seen on our whirlwind ride to 2099.

On this trip it was discovered that the only way to throw a party is with a healthy assortment of laser guns, futuristic xmas trees, life sized robots, future drinks, optical 3D viewing devices, Santa Clause piñatas, retro futuristic Vjing and high tech gadgetry all enclosed in a special dome, safe from future woes or next day hangovers.

Aside from special effects and future aesthetics, we also need the most futuristic sounds 2007 can provide, which is why we have roped in three of the best bands in their fields - all masters of the synthesizers.

Kicking off the night will be local darlings Little Pictures an uber cute electro pop trio who have received a raving 5 star review for their new EP You + Me+ My Amplifier from Groove Guide, where it was said they are "As cute as the Brunettes and as danceable as Kylie Minogue."

Claiming to have quantum leaped to the San Fran from the future, Wellington based 'future pop' band   Alex The Kid are second on this futuretastic line-up. The band was named one of the best finds of 2007 in Victoria University student magazine Salient, and have been likened to Flight of the Conchords, or the "Pet Shop Boys on steroids." Their lively combination of electronica, indie and techno, animated in-between song banter (via vocoders) and Star Trek suits will surely win over a few hearts at this Xmas show.

The stars of the evening are electronic/breakbeat heavyweights  Minuit, back for a quick dalliance from a secret location, where they are recording their new album in the most futuristic environment possible this side of the 2000's. Expect xmas to come early with new Minuit songs as this three piece will make you wish no matter what your future holds, they will be in it- "Music that's intentionally modern has never made the future sound so alluring as this group." - BIG DAY OUT '07  


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi.

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>


New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>


CDF Tim Keating: NZ Somme Centenary

"Our generals also knew what to expect, and they built that knowledge into their planning. Each of the four set-piece attacks was fought with a single brigade, with the expectation that the brigade would be used up. A fresh brigade would then be brought up to conduct the next set-piece..." More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news