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Looking Back On 2013: Eamon Harkin

‘Never Grow Old’ from Floorplan’s Paradise LP on M-Plant
In many ways this track epitomizes the musical character I try to bring to our parties – at once deep, dark and soulful. This is Robert Hood at his best, sampling Aretha Franklin under a high energy techno pulse. In the hands of any other producer it would sound pastiche.

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The Last Mister Sunday at Gowanus Grove
I wrote about the summer Mister Sunday season this time last year, so I didn’t really want to cover old ground; but when I look back on 2013, the final party we did at Gowanus Grove sticks out significantly. In fact it was so special, I have no doubt I’ll cherish the memory to my dying days.

Justin and I always pack records that we feel are worthy of the last moment of the party, but we never plan which one we’ll play or, for that matter, who will play it. I’d packed quite a few records I thought would work before I left for an out-of-town wedding the Friday before the party. Rok One, my old DJ partner at Studio B, was DJing the wedding, and at the end of the night he played ‘All My Friends’ by LCD Soundsystem. When I came home to Brooklyn the next morning, I grabbed the record before heading to the Grove. If you were there on the day, you know what happened. . . . Read on

Unidentified Flying Mister


Ben UFO lands at 12-turn-13 to join Eamon and me for the next edition of The Mister. We love Ben. He runs the great Hessle Audio label alongside Pearson Sound and Pangaea; he is a stellar DJ; and he is a really nice guy. (Also, he has special bonus points for hosting us on his Rinse FM show back in May.)

Beer’s on the house from ten to eleven, and the late-night bagel bar gets rolled out at about four (the bagels are on the house, too). We think this one’s gonna be busy. (Surprise!) Buying tickets is a good idea.

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    Mister Saturday Night or Mister Sunday parties are in bold. Non-bold listings are for Justin Carter & Eamon Harkin DJ sets.

    September 21st / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    September 28th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 5th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 12th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 19th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 26th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn / all ages / 3p - 9p / tickets and more info

    October 31st / Mister Halloween Night and the Masonic Temple of Doom / 21+ / 10p - 4a / more info and tickets sooner or later

    November 6th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Chalet, Berlin / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 7th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Wire, Leeds / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 8th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter with Krystal Klear at Soup Kitchen, Manchester / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 9th / Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter at Oval Space, London / all ages / 4p - midnight / more info and tickets

    November 12th / Justin Carter at Art School, Glasgow / more info and tickets coming soon

    November 14th / Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter with Jay Daniel at Concrete, Paris / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 17th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at the Shadow Electric, Melbourne / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 18th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at Venue Capulet, Brisbane / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 23rd / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at The Bakery, Perth / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 24th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at Sugar, Adelaide / more info and tickets coming soon

    January 25th / Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at the National Art School, Sydney / more info and tickets coming soon