Efdemin

Efdemin On The Way To Chicago and a Giveaway

This weekend we get back into the swing of things after our trip to London, hosting a Mister Saturday Night Loft Party in a secret space in Brooklyn.

Our special guest is a Berliner named Phillip Sollmann, who releases records on the Dial imprint under the name Efdemin. His most recent album is called Chicago, and it just so happens that he sent us the answers to the questions below in the Berlin airport, waiting to board a plane to the Windy City for the very first time.

Before we get to that, though, it’s time for a freebie. We’re giving away a pair of tickets for this weekend’s MSN Loft Party! All you have to do to get them is drop a line with the subject ‘Loft Party Giveaway’ to ask -at- mistersaturdaynight -dot- com. You’ll be signed up for our email list and entered into the drawing. We’ll randomly choose someone tomorrow morning, so you’ve got time to hip your friends to it – just make sure they bring you if they win.

Now on with the interview.

Mister Saturday Night: Based on some mixes we’ve heard, and from other interviews we’ve read with you, it’s clear that you are interested in music that spans much farther than house and techno. You even have a history with the cello and have worked in live bands where you’re singing, but what you are known for is dance music. It’s a predicament that a lot of creative people find themselves in: their interests and outputs are vast, but they’re known for one subset of those things. How do you feel about how you’re defined? How does it affect what you do? . . . Read on

Other Nights of the Week: The Mister’s Back

Mister Saturday Night returns from London with a stash of new vinyl and the hometown itch. Catch the Misters supporting our friends Escort on Friday night at the Highline Ballroom and then head to Brooklyn on Saturday for a loft party with Efdemin. Still on your feet? Then drop by Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park on Sunday to catch the end of the DUMBO Arts Festival – or a hard-earned afternoon nap.

Tue, Sept 21: Laurie Anderson – Delusion
BAM Harvey Theater (651 Fulton St, Brooklyn) / 7:30p / $20 / more info / directions . . . Read on

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    Official Mister Saturday Night and Mister Sunday parties are in bold below. Other dates are tour dates for Eamon and/or Justin.

    Saturday, April 27th // Eamon Harkin at the Deep Gold 5th Anniversary // 10pm – 4am // at Velvet Underground in Toronto // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, May 12th // Mister Sunday: Outdoor Opening Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter all day // 3pm – 9pm // Moms Free Accompanied by Their Kid(s) // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, May 19th // Mister Sunday: Optimo All Day // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, May 26th // Mister Sunday Memorial Day Special with Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Monday, May 27th // Justin and Eamon at Where Are My Keys? at Marble Bar in Detroit // advance tickets and more info

    Friday, May 31st // Justin Carter with Tasker and Gene Tellum // 10pm – 4am // Indoors at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Avenue, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, June 2nd // Mister Sunday: Eamon Harkin and Beta Librae // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, June 9th // Mister Sunday: Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, June 16th // Mister Sunday: Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, June 23rd // Mister Sunday: Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, June 30th // Mister Sunday Pride: FNV and Lex Rodriguez // 3pm – 9pm // at Nowadays // 56-06 Cooper Ave, Ridgewood // advance tickets and more info