The Rump Shaker: January 17–23
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The Rump Shaker: January 17–23

Photo by Jeff Croft.
Since The Beastie Boys dropped an album last year, their resident DJ Mix Master Mike has had some time to fill. The turntablism legend and three-time winner of the DMC World DJ Championships will be spinning a set at This is London on Wednesday night. Undoubtedly, he will bust out a crazy scratching display like this one from his appearance at Republik last September.
Indie-electro dance nights are a dime a dozen in the city, but the No Guff! DJ collective has developed a reputation for packing the dance floors. After filling Clintons for their past two events, No Guff! will be hitting up Levack Block this Saturday. If it’s half as good as their flyer, then this party will be a doozy.
For fans of MTV’s The Hills, Saturday night brings an opportunity to see the couple we all love to hate. Spencer Pratt (aka Malibu’s Least Wanted) and his aspiring pop star fiancee, Heidi Montag, will be hosting The Hills Rock Rockwood party at Rockwood nightclub. The night will be fun unless the two decide to perform Heidi’s “pop song” that features Spencer rapping. Shudder.
Full listings below.

This Week

Thursday, January 17
Rockit @ Andy Poolhall with Circle Research. No cover.
Friday, January 18
A Curb Crawlers Party @ Levack Block with Nacho Lovers, Egyptrixx, Sek One, and Alias. $5.
Hip Hop Karaoke @ The Boat. $5.
Rehab @ Footwork with Deko-ze, Vinyl Junkies, Jay Force, and Danny Nagels. $5 with guestlist.
De La Soul @ Sound Academy. $20.
DMoney @ Drake Underground with DJ Fase. $5.
Not Guilty #4 @ Teranga with Shaniqua and West Eyes. Free before 11 p.m., $5 after.
The Clap @ The Beaver with Alex Wolfson, Vanessa Fischer, and Colin Bergh. No cover.
Randomland @ CiRCA with AC Slater, Vaneska, and more. $10 before 11 p.m., $15 after.
Saturday, January 19
base war 02 @ club Z with Kids on TV, Vivi Diamond, Fawn B.C., DVSN, and Errol. $5-7.
Josh Wink @ Footwork with Greg Gow and Noah Pred. $20 before 1 a.m.
Do Right! Saturdays @ Super Market with John Kong, Circle Research, and Abdominal. $5 before 11 p.m.
Skazi and Yahel @ The Guvernment with Mark Oliver and Mark S1.
Return to the Temple of Boom @ Sound Academy with Mampi Swift, MC Shabba, Capital J, Mystical Influence, Frankie Gunns, and more. $20-25 adv.
Shake a Tail @ Clintons. $5.
Steppin’ Uptown @ China Doll with DJ Caff and JC. No cover.
Drake All-Access House Party @ The Drake Lounge with Rory Them Finest and DJ Pammm. $5.
Cherry Bomb @ Andy Poolhall with Denise Benson and Cozmic Cat. $6.
The Hills Rock Rockwood @ Rockwood with hosts Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag. $20.
Boom @ Teranga with Bonjay, Pho, and T-wrecks. $5 after 11 p.m.
Chronologic Dance Party @ The Boat with Goin’ Steady and Wes Allen. $5.
Traffic @ CiRCA with Doman and Pettigrew, DJ Addy, Neno, DJ Jedi, Red Circle DJs, and Jason Myles. $20.
No Guff! @ Levack Block. $5.
Sunday, January 20
Edge 102.1 Live to Air @ Velvet Underground with Martin Streek.
Go Loco Sundays @ Funhaus with DJ Rudee, Paranoid Jack, Flipside, El Duran, Mute & Laki, and more. 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Death Hug @ Chelsea Room with Craig Daniels. No cover.
Monday, January 21
Manic Mondays! @ Dance Cave with DJ Shannon. No cover.
Make it Mondays @ Raq n’ Waq with Viper Crew. No cover.
Tuesday, January 22
Footwork Tuesdays @ Andy Poolhall with DJ Fase. No cover.
Totally Wired Tuesdays @ Embassy with DJ Richie Volume.
Wednesday, January 23
Raw Wednesdays @ This is London with Mix Master Mike and Andy Alias.
Remix This! @ Andy Poolhall with Splattermonkey. No cover.
Hump Day Bump @ Gladstone Melody Bar with Club Invited. No cover.
Flop House Wednesdays @ TOI Bar with Alicia Hush,Noah Pred, and Peko. No cover.