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Area 51 alternatives?

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by depraved, Feb 28, 2002.

  1. depraved

    depraved TRIBE Member

    I heard Area51 is no more.
    If that's true...

    Can anybody recommend where to go for hard dark/evil techno/darkstep/trance beats?

    - Greg (in Ottawa)
  2. Loopster

    Loopster TRIBE Member

    R31570R parties .... (or the DarkRaves every month at the Reverb ...)

    See discussion in the Party Reviews section.

    I was at the last one & it was a blast!


  3. OTIS

    OTIS TRIBE Member

    Saturdays at Skool nightclub.. just above Aria.
  4. graham

    graham Well-Known TRIBEr

  5. depraved

    depraved TRIBE Member

    teh funny! :D

    - Greg
  6. R4V4G3D_SKU11S

    R4V4G3D_SKU11S TRIBE Member

    Theres a new bi-weekly thing happening out by Donlands station - I don't have the info though, and the thread on Tribe seems to have dissapeared...
  7. Moez

    Moez TRIBE Member

  8. graham

    graham Well-Known TRIBEr

    your edit button cannot save you now, Jo
  9. Adam Duke

    Adam Duke TRIBE Member

    there will never be a true 'alternative' to Area 51.

    @m. <--weepingly nostalgic.
  10. Moez

    Moez TRIBE Member

  11. Cydome

    Cydome TRIBE Member

    Where'd Area 51 go?

  12. Aphrodite

    Aphrodite TRIBE Member

    there weren't enough people coming out... so Jason made it a monthly thing.

    sometimes by 5am it'd be me and three other people dancing (dancing mind you) and sometimes it would be more crowded.. but they couldn't keep it runnin.

    oh memories...
  13. depraved

    depraved TRIBE Member

    My info is that new tenants above Area51 complained about the volume (what exactly did they expect?). The club turned the volume down. The pattern repeated. Turn-out suffered accordingly.

    That's what I heard anyway; who knows what the truth really is.

    - Greg
  14. Aphrodite

    Aphrodite TRIBE Member

    I do. My g/f dj'd there @ Devotion Fridays... it's run by Purple Heaven promotor Jason Marshal.

    The crowd wasn't turning out, so it had to be made a monthly thing in a bigger venue. you just missed one last weekend. IT WAS DOPE!

    if you like that type of music and vibe check out purple-heaven.com for upcoming events!
  15. HappyJR

    HappyJR TRIBE Member

    Money wasn't the issue that closed it.

    as far as I know, it was a number of factors dealing with the cops. Noise complaints being a major factor.

    I guess it's cause the buisness district is expanding, and they wanted to "clean up" the area.

    Then again... Id've thought the big stip club beside Area would be the first target... but... It must be making too much money...

    But no worries.

    [shameless plug]

    Datura will satify all your goa/psy techno needs. And there will be some dark, as well as some not so dark stuff played

    And starting April, it'll be weekly, not bi-weekly.

    [shameless plug]
  16. Bumbaclat

    Bumbaclat TRIBE Member

    very true, I've had some good times at that place.

  17. acheron

    acheron TRIBE Member

    oh yes, you certainly have, sir!

    ...as have I...
  18. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member

    Area had been going for 5 years. Thats a long time when you consider it, its alot of work and energy I can't imagine the time and life cost it must have been for the owners.

    Hats off Sandro, John, Matt, Dan, Greg, Tim five years of great partying and an excelent vibe. Good timing on the close as well boys!
  19. HappyJR

    HappyJR TRIBE Member

    Good timing?

  20. poker face

    poker face TRIBE Member

    To be honest I never liked the place!

    Bad decor, and not so good of a crowd!

    sorry but I am just being honest!
  21. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member

    And thats why it was good timing. Its hard to be a small market club and not become very stale and old. They did very well but things were starting too head in a direction that wasn't necessarily what the place seemed to be about. Things were getting a little to played out and to familiar the ones who loved the place were bored and it was no longer the hidden away little spot.

    Everything has its prime time, 5 years is a long time.

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