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Sat 2.22
IN THE BAR

Start time: 5pm

shelter 004: timmy regisford + francis harris

Crossing generations of fans in New York, Timmy Regisford joins Public Records music director and partner Francis Harris for a monthly affair in the Sound Room with one question in mind: How deep is your love for House?

Start time: 11pm

oren ambarchi + crys cole

Canadian sound artist crys cole and Australian polymath Oren Ambarchi carve out an intimate and human sonic space across a diverse array of compositional approaches, sound sources, fidelities, and textures. Partners both creatively and romantically, this unique duo reimagines electroacoustic music, not simply as “abstract” sound, but as a diary, a love poem, a dream all in the intimacy of the Sound Room. Opening up is Brooklyn based sound artist, Christina Giannone.

Start time: 7pm

Sat 2.22
IN THE BAR

Start time: 10pm

Sun 2.23
IN THE BAR

Born out of a misty morning on New Year’s Day in the PR bar room, Easy Disco Sunday is a new monthly jam starting in the late afternoon and rolling into the early evening with cool people, warm sunshine and hot records from 2 to 8.
The gathering is a celebration of the slower, stranger, sleazier side of disco – the kind of downtempo tunes that graced New York’s most iconic 70s and 80s clubs in the early morning hours and have become staples of the Balearic and cosmic sound. It may be February, but through slinky music, strong cocktails, and a killer skylight, we’re sneaking off to the beach.
It’s fitting that our first guest is a master of the Balearic sound and one of New York’s most essential DJs: Justin Strauss. Justin is an early innovator of the dancefloor remix and has continued to feed the ears of hungry dancers every month at his Love Tempo party and around the globe. Justin’s selections, even at their most eclectic and leftfield, are always firmly rooted in rhythms to make you move. We cannot wait to have him share his records with us. Easy Disco Sunday is a FREE party and everybody’s invited.

Start time: 2pm

deep space residency launch w/ francois k + subatomic sound system

Deep Space returns to earth to launch their residency in the Public Records Sound Room. The lauded, multi-award winning party which was at home at Cielo and Output (RIP) for 15 years, brought trippy vibes and dub-drenched mixes to open-minded dance floor fanatics. Known for its creatively inspired and open-minded inclusion of all music forms that were distantly or directly inspired by dub, the party saw a veritable who’s who’s in guests ranging from disco icons, bass music founders, dub developers and post-modern instigators. Techno, house and Afrobeat had as much of a place on the dancefloor as jazz, Brazilian and the words of great poets. The guests of the party often opted to perform crate-digging, signature “Deep Space” sets that often allowed artists to explore a side of their artistry they typically didn’t get to share.

“I am so excited to share the news that we’ve decided to start a new Deep Space monthly residency at Public Records in Brooklyn. Ever since Deep Space started in 2003, the party has always felt like the most natural vehicle for me to be able to express my deep love of the dub aesthetic in music, new and old, no matter what form it took. This can only be accomplished in a proper setting, with the right sound system and requires a comfortable and immersive atmosphere which allows our guests to fully become one with the music. We believe that Public Records will be the perfect new home for the continuation of our exploration of the ever-expanding musical cosmos as Deep Space takes place in their Sound Room on Sunday evenings. Hope you can join us!” – DJ François K.

Start time: 7pm

tygapaw

Tygapaw brings her self-described “sultry club” stylings to the Sound Room as she celebrates her birthday with a few special guest DJs. She describes her standout 2019 EP “Handle With Care”, self-released on her Fake Accent label, as “coming to terms with unsettling truths about the emotional abusive nature of her Jamaican upbringing and the normalization of domestic violence as it transfers generation to generation without being challenged”. Tygapaw is always pushing boundaries in her music and you can expect this night to be no different as she continues her residency at Public Records.

Free before midnight with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

bushwacka!

Unsung UK hero Bushwacka! Makes his way across the pond for another night in the Sound Room. His breaks releases are staples of the genre as well as his forays into the tech-house sound of the 90’s. With a suitcase full of records, expect his set to cover all bases with cuts ranging from deep, flowing house to off-the-wall breaks as he keeps the floor shaking and room moving from open to close.

Free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

ccl + adab

CCL brings an array of otherworldly dubby beats, breaks and weirdo jams from outer space for their residency in the Public Records Sound Room. Promoting transcendental dancing + learning through Tuf, a collective of trans, non-binary people and cis-women based in Seattle, their sets are weaved with “distinct narratives that open rhythmic wormholes”. Opening the night is Cleveland-based DJ ADAB, whose Heaven Is in You party paints their musical canvas with anything + everything from electro to hip-hop or experimental electronic cuts.

Start time: 10pm

gamelan dharma swara + tigue + daria faïn

We are proud to welcome Dharma Swara, one of the leading Balinese gamelan and dance groups in the United States, for their 30th anniversary celebration in the Sound Room. Steeped in aural traditions, the intricate patterns of Balinese music and dance require an incredible amount of dedication to master. In addition to their traditional repertoire, Dharma Swara have also performed recent compositions such as Joel Mellin’s “Synesthesia”, Andrew McGraw’s “Sikut Sanga”, and Putu Saptanyana’s “Lingga Tangan” among others. Opening the evening is percussion trio Tigue and dance choreographer + director Daria Faïn.

Start time: 4pm

ivan smagghe + justin miller

Public Records proudly welcomes the debut appearance of Ivan Smagghe to the Sound Room as he brings his genre defying skills to Gowanus. Getting his start in music production with Black Strobe and It’s A Fine Line, Smagghe continues to sharpen his skills with releases on his labels Kill The DJ and Les Disques de la Mort which he describes as “the house of no style” with “randomness as attitude”. Opening the night is PR regular and resident, Justin Miller who always brings the rarest of rare off the wall beats from the shelves to our hearts and minds.

Free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

marcellus pittman + zernell

Famed Detroit DJ and producer Marcellus Pittman takes to the Sound Room for his debut performance. Though many know him for his role in the legendary group Three Chairs with Theo Parrish, Moodymann, and Rick Wilhite, Pittman’s solo productions deserve just as much praise. He’s been making waves in Detroit club music scene since the 90’s and continues to bring his upbeat + eclectic style to parties around the world. Expect only the essential selections from Pittman as he is joined by long time friend and fellow selector, Zernell. Time to get Grimy!

Start time: 10pm

daniel bell

Detroit legend and one of the leading figures in the minimal techno sound, Daniel Bell touches down at Public Records for his debut performance in the Sound Room. After starting his label Accelerate in 1991, Bell went on to record numerous influential releases under his DBX moniker. He has since lived in Berlin where he recorded for labels including the likes of Logistic, ~scape, Perlon and Tresor before returning home to the US. Expect Bell’s no-frills style to keep the Sound Room going all night long.

Start time: 10pm

crossover w/ rustam ospanoff + dj scribe + elbin reyes

CROSSOVER presents a far-reaching exploration of voices in music through live performance and DJ sets across a diverse spectrum of musical styles. The series exposes local veterans to a new audience using music and dance to bridge our differences and dissolve the superficial boundaries of the mind. Based in New York City, CROSSOVER mines the rich musical heritage of its hometown, while also inviting artists and labels from around the world to interact with local legends and up and coming talent. CROSSOVER will recontextualize the cultural history of New York City and relocate it with relevance for a new generation in the present time and space.

Start time: 5pm

leif + day cart & wig-wam

UK-based DJ + producer Leif crosses the Atlantic for a debut gig in the Sound Room co-hosted by the Goon Room duo Day Cart and Wig-Wam. In addition to his own label UntilMyHeartStops, Leif has released his meticulously detailed + atmospheric projects on labels such as Livity Sound, Idle Hands, and Whities, who put out his critically acclaimed album “Loom Dream” last year. As he takes influences from a myriad of genres including dub, techno, broken beat, and ambient, he’ll be sure to keep the crowd moving with eclectic + floor-focused picks.

Free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

ciel

Through her musical work as well as her community outreach, Cindy Li aka Ciel has created a name for herself on both a local and international scale. What started as an online radio show, her event + mix series Work In Progress is entirely run by women of color and prioritize the work of female-identifying producers. In addition to her work as a promoter of marginalized voices, her own songs shine as she has crafted an expert blend of New Age + house in her own tracks that lends itself perfectly to a carefree night out. When it comes to her DJ sets, expect a mix of everything and anything as Ciel brings breaks, jungle, electro, techno + whatever else may fit the moment to the Public Records Sound Room.

Start time: 10pm

the bunker ltd w/ mike servito

As The Bunker heads into it’s 17th year, we are absolutely thrilled that Public Records has asked us to host The Bunker LTD in their beautiful new venue. We have been stunned by the attention to detail in every aspect of the operation, and their unbeatable music curation. The intimate Sound Room is the main performance space, and has a world class sound system. Here we will present our resident DJs, label artists and close collaborators playing all night sets that take you to the deepest corners of their collections.

It’s been eight years since Mike Servito officially joined The Bunker as a resident, and it’s been incredible to watch his ascent from Detroit’s best-kept secret to reluctant Brooklyn underground hero to the massive recognition and popularity across worldwide dancefloors that has followed. With no studio productions released until 2016 (his first was a brilliant remix of Justin Cudmore for HNYTRX that topped many year end charts), his rise was based purely on his exceptional talents as a DJ – no easy feat in today’s scene. While Servito has headlined nearly every relevant house and techno party in New York City, it’s rare to see him stretch out for an extended set. In fact, he hasn’t done it since his last appearance at The Bunker LTD in 2018, when he played 99% vinyl, filled the dancefloor to capacity, and blew the roof off the club.

Start time: 10pm

axel boman

Getting his start in Stockholm, Axel Boman’s DJ career took off with the release of his much-talked about “Purple Drank” single released on DJ Koze’s Pampa Records Imprint. Since then, Boman has put out numerous releases and remixes on labels such as Permanent Vacation, Moodmusic, Hypercolour + many more. In addition to his own musical output, Boman also runs his label Studio Barnhus, which he founded with Kornél Kovács + Petter Nordkvist. His gritty + playful style is the perfect way to keep the Public Records Sound Room going all night long.

Start time: 10pm

the secret art of science

The deepest party in Drum & Bass ‘THE SECRET ART OF SCIENCE’ curated by the legendary DB, returns with a DnB legend. Hospital Records recording artist and NYC favorite LOGISTICS debuts on the incredible PUBLIC RECORDS sound-system on Saturday March 21st! As always, a founder of DnB in America, NYC icon DB reaches deep into his record collection and discography for another classic set. Making her Secret Art debut is Driven AM family and NYC fav DJ STRIFE opening the night alongside resident DAVE SHICHMAN!

Start time: 6pm

bradley zero

Founder of Rhythm Section International, our international resident Bradley Zero returns to the Sound Room for the first official date of his residency. Whether it’s his NTS radio show or one of his many London parties, Zero has a passion for sharing his eclectic choices both old and new. His sets are instilled with a deep sense of community and we’re looking forward to his return trip so he can bring the house down yet again.

Start time: 10pm

sarah davachi + nadia khan

As an artist who is known to explore the psychoacoustics of intimate aural spaces through the harmonics of multiple instruments, Public Records is proud to present an inimitable performance by Sarah Davachi in the Sound Room . With albums on labels such as Student of Decay, Recital, Ba Da Bing!, and most recently W. 25th for her 2019 release “Pale Bloom”, expect to be overtaken by Davachi’s passion for droney sonic explorations. Opening the room will be Scissor & Thread artist Nadia Khan, whose own take on ambient feels plucked out of a cosmic tree.

Start time: 7pm

kingdoms: sophia saze [live] + anthony linell + francis harris

We present a special fifth edition of Francis Harris’s Kingdoms series as we celebrate the debut NYC live performance of Sophia Saze. Her two part debut album “Self” released on Kingdoms this year tells the story of “the many different places [Saze has] lived during her journey” as the daughter of political refugees, incorporating samples of sounds from her childhood into an extremely intimate record. She will be joined by minimalist techno craftsman Anthony Linell and Kingdoms owner + Public Records partner Francis Harris for a night to remember.

Start: 11pm

half waif

Co-presented by AdHoc

Start time: 7pm

charotte dos santos + melanie charles

Co-presented by AdHoc

Whilst Dos Santos spent her life in four different countries over three years, her debut project ‘Cleo’ EP took shape ending up functioning as a diary for the Brazilian-Norwegian composer, producer and vocalist. The metamorphosis of womanhood, falling in and out of love, betrayal, self realization and the passion for uplifting female musicians of color are all ideologies behind the restless musician’s 10 track EP.

She’s received recognition from Outkast’s Big Boi, Gilles Peterson, Pitchfork and Bandcamp. NyMag and The Cut, and was a nominee of the Norwegian Grammy Awards “Spellemannsprisen” in 2018.

Based between London and Oslo, Dos Santos is releasing her debut LP in 2020.

Start time: 7pm

kampire + tygapaw

Getting her start in Kampala throwing parties and working with label Nyege Nyege, Kampire’s rich + vibrant DJ style took form as she molded herself into the rising, international star that she is today. Whether it’s afro-house and gqom or soukous and baile funk, Kampire is known to incorporate countless genres into her floor-pounding sets. Joining her for this earth-shattering occasion is one of our beloved residents, Tygapaw.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

keith worthy + jovonn

Releasing a steady stream of unusual + spirited records on his label Aesthetic Audio, Keith Worthy brings the same qualities into his own deep house/techno productions. A Detroit native, Worthy has been establishing his knack for creativity and originality since the release of his debut album “The Price of Non-Conformance” in 2014. He’ll be joined for the night by Jovonn, owner + founder of Goldtone + Next Moov and recently Body N’Deep Records.

Start time: 10pm

safe w/ c.k + central

SAFE Recordings brings two incredible Danish producers C.K + Central to the Sound Room for a night of the deepest rhythms + grooves. Co-founder of Help Recordings with DJ Sports, Central released his entrancing debut album “Om Dans” in March of last year. Joining him for the night is fellow Help Recordings artist and one half of the duo 2 Bit Crew, C.K, who has appeared on numerous releases with Central, DJ Sports, Manmade Deejay + others as part of their Regelbau crew. Their collective has put Århus, popularly known as the “City of Smiles” on the map for house music and we’re looking forward to the positive energy that will be coursing through the Sound Room all night long.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

zaltan + yu su + tal

When he’s not scouring Parisian record stores for rarities + yet to be discovered gems from yesteryear, Antinote label boss Zaltan is traveling the world sharing his finds through his eccentric mixes that pack the dancefloor. Prepare yourself as you can find yourself hearing anything from Caribbean bangers to French proto-house tracks while Zaltan is behind the decks. Kicking the night off with a bang is international resident + left-field dance specialist Yu Su along with our Store Manager and one half of Bvrly Soundsystem, Tal.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

sonic messengers: savile + acemo

Back again for another floor-shaking night in the Sound Room is the dynamic duo of residents Savile + AceMo. With Savile coming off the release of his latest record “Bliss” and AceMo recently partnering with fellow rising star MoMa Ready on their joint album “A New Dawn”, expect them to turn the place upside down and keep your feet moving all night long.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

damo suzuki's network + hilary woods

Best known as the lead singer for the pioneering German group CAN, Damo Suzuki is a vocalist and improvisational musician whose creative wanderlust has taken him around the world, performing with a dizzying variety of collaborators. Suzuki joined CAN in 1970, and his bold, theatrical style and abstract lyrical sensibility put its stamp on three of the group’s most memorable albums (1971’s Tago Mago, 1972’s Ege Bamyasi, and 1973’s Future Days) before he left the group in 1973. He has since released numerous albums under his solo moniker and with Damo Suzuki’s Network. Opening the night is Sacred Bones artist Hilary Woods. Her spellbinding + dreamy 2018 debut album “Colt” was met with critical acclaim and her followup album “Birthmarks” is scheduled for release on March 13th.

Co-presented by Outer Ear Projects + AdHoc

Start time: 7pm

rroxymore

With an intriguing blend of contrasting textures, the music of rRoxymore is laced with the stylings of an assortment of genres. From her explosive start with her debut single “Wheel of Fortune” to her bucolic + entrancing “Face to Phase” LP released in September of last year, rRoxymore refuses to be put into a box as she’s also played in hard rock groups and soundtracked art installations in addition to her electronic releases. Rooted in psychedelia, her tracks enhance the mind + body while keeping the party going all night long.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

daymé arocena

Daymé Arocena is simply one of the finest singers of the new generation of Cuban music. With her captivating charisma and radiant spirit, Daymé Arocena effortlessly blends traditional Santerían chant, jazz stylings, contemporary R&B influences, and Afro-Cuban rhythmic complexity for audiences worldwide. Her passion for the musical traditions of her homeland is boundless. At every performance, Daymé coaxes her audiences into lively call-and-response chants with an irrepressible smile on her face, enamoring the whole audience in her charm. Daymé was introduced to the world stage through Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Mix project, which brought producers from around the world to Cuba to record with local musicians and she has since become an artist whose impact on the history of Cuban music is undeniable.

Co-presented by Outer Ear Projects

Start time: 7pm

maribou state [dj set]

UK electronic duo Maribou State hit the Sound Room for an all night long DJ set. Known for their mellow + lush productions, the duo composed of Chris Davids and Liam Ivory have made a name for themselves with their debut album “Portraits” and their 2018 release “Kingdoms in Colour” which features guest artists Holly Walker and Khruangbin. Having done remixes for artists such as Kelis, Lana Del Ray, and Fatboy Slim, expect everything and anything to be in play as they keep feet moving and the floor shaking into the early morning.

Start time: 10pm

pender street steppers

Hailing from Vancouver, Jack Jutson + Liam Butler make up the breezy, funky duo known as Pender Street Steppers. Hailed for their work in the Mood Hut collective with fellow house aficionados such as Neo Image, Local Artist, and Jack J, their releases have an ethereal quality that has the ability to mesmerize the body + mind. Coming off the release of their “Our Time” double single, anticipate their tropical energy to permeate through the Sound Room.

Start time: 10pm

Sat 2.22
IN THE BAR

Start time: 5pm

shelter 004: timmy regisford + francis harris

Crossing generations of fans in New York, Timmy Regisford joins Public Records music director and partner Francis Harris for a monthly affair in the Sound Room with one question in mind: How deep is your love for House?

Start time: 11pm

oren ambarchi + crys cole

Canadian sound artist crys cole and Australian polymath Oren Ambarchi carve out an intimate and human sonic space across a diverse array of compositional approaches, sound sources, fidelities, and textures. Partners both creatively and romantically, this unique duo reimagines electroacoustic music, not simply as “abstract” sound, but as a diary, a love poem, a dream all in the intimacy of the Sound Room. Opening up is Brooklyn based sound artist, Christina Giannone.

Start time: 7pm

Sat 2.22
IN THE BAR

Start time: 10pm

Sun 2.23
IN THE BAR

Born out of a misty morning on New Year’s Day in the PR bar room, Easy Disco Sunday is a new monthly jam starting in the late afternoon and rolling into the early evening with cool people, warm sunshine and hot records from 2 to 8.
The gathering is a celebration of the slower, stranger, sleazier side of disco – the kind of downtempo tunes that graced New York’s most iconic 70s and 80s clubs in the early morning hours and have become staples of the Balearic and cosmic sound. It may be February, but through slinky music, strong cocktails, and a killer skylight, we’re sneaking off to the beach.
It’s fitting that our first guest is a master of the Balearic sound and one of New York’s most essential DJs: Justin Strauss. Justin is an early innovator of the dancefloor remix and has continued to feed the ears of hungry dancers every month at his Love Tempo party and around the globe. Justin’s selections, even at their most eclectic and leftfield, are always firmly rooted in rhythms to make you move. We cannot wait to have him share his records with us. Easy Disco Sunday is a FREE party and everybody’s invited.

Start time: 2pm

deep space residency launch w/ francois k + subatomic sound system

Deep Space returns to earth to launch their residency in the Public Records Sound Room. The lauded, multi-award winning party which was at home at Cielo and Output (RIP) for 15 years, brought trippy vibes and dub-drenched mixes to open-minded dance floor fanatics. Known for its creatively inspired and open-minded inclusion of all music forms that were distantly or directly inspired by dub, the party saw a veritable who’s who’s in guests ranging from disco icons, bass music founders, dub developers and post-modern instigators. Techno, house and Afrobeat had as much of a place on the dancefloor as jazz, Brazilian and the words of great poets. The guests of the party often opted to perform crate-digging, signature “Deep Space” sets that often allowed artists to explore a side of their artistry they typically didn’t get to share.

“I am so excited to share the news that we’ve decided to start a new Deep Space monthly residency at Public Records in Brooklyn. Ever since Deep Space started in 2003, the party has always felt like the most natural vehicle for me to be able to express my deep love of the dub aesthetic in music, new and old, no matter what form it took. This can only be accomplished in a proper setting, with the right sound system and requires a comfortable and immersive atmosphere which allows our guests to fully become one with the music. We believe that Public Records will be the perfect new home for the continuation of our exploration of the ever-expanding musical cosmos as Deep Space takes place in their Sound Room on Sunday evenings. Hope you can join us!” – DJ François K.

Start time: 7pm

tygapaw

Tygapaw brings her self-described “sultry club” stylings to the Sound Room as she celebrates her birthday with a few special guest DJs. She describes her standout 2019 EP “Handle With Care”, self-released on her Fake Accent label, as “coming to terms with unsettling truths about the emotional abusive nature of her Jamaican upbringing and the normalization of domestic violence as it transfers generation to generation without being challenged”. Tygapaw is always pushing boundaries in her music and you can expect this night to be no different as she continues her residency at Public Records.

Free before midnight with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

bushwacka!

Unsung UK hero Bushwacka! Makes his way across the pond for another night in the Sound Room. His breaks releases are staples of the genre as well as his forays into the tech-house sound of the 90’s. With a suitcase full of records, expect his set to cover all bases with cuts ranging from deep, flowing house to off-the-wall breaks as he keeps the floor shaking and room moving from open to close.

Free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

ccl + adab

CCL brings an array of otherworldly dubby beats, breaks and weirdo jams from outer space for their residency in the Public Records Sound Room. Promoting transcendental dancing + learning through Tuf, a collective of trans, non-binary people and cis-women based in Seattle, their sets are weaved with “distinct narratives that open rhythmic wormholes”. Opening the night is Cleveland-based DJ ADAB, whose Heaven Is in You party paints their musical canvas with anything + everything from electro to hip-hop or experimental electronic cuts.

Start time: 10pm

gamelan dharma swara + tigue + daria faïn

We are proud to welcome Dharma Swara, one of the leading Balinese gamelan and dance groups in the United States, for their 30th anniversary celebration in the Sound Room. Steeped in aural traditions, the intricate patterns of Balinese music and dance require an incredible amount of dedication to master. In addition to their traditional repertoire, Dharma Swara have also performed recent compositions such as Joel Mellin’s “Synesthesia”, Andrew McGraw’s “Sikut Sanga”, and Putu Saptanyana’s “Lingga Tangan” among others. Opening the evening is percussion trio Tigue and dance choreographer + director Daria Faïn.

Start time: 4pm

ivan smagghe + justin miller

Public Records proudly welcomes the debut appearance of Ivan Smagghe to the Sound Room as he brings his genre defying skills to Gowanus. Getting his start in music production with Black Strobe and It’s A Fine Line, Smagghe continues to sharpen his skills with releases on his labels Kill The DJ and Les Disques de la Mort which he describes as “the house of no style” with “randomness as attitude”. Opening the night is PR regular and resident, Justin Miller who always brings the rarest of rare off the wall beats from the shelves to our hearts and minds.

Free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

marcellus pittman + zernell

Famed Detroit DJ and producer Marcellus Pittman takes to the Sound Room for his debut performance. Though many know him for his role in the legendary group Three Chairs with Theo Parrish, Moodymann, and Rick Wilhite, Pittman’s solo productions deserve just as much praise. He’s been making waves in Detroit club music scene since the 90’s and continues to bring his upbeat + eclectic style to parties around the world. Expect only the essential selections from Pittman as he is joined by long time friend and fellow selector, Zernell. Time to get Grimy!

Start time: 10pm

daniel bell

Detroit legend and one of the leading figures in the minimal techno sound, Daniel Bell touches down at Public Records for his debut performance in the Sound Room. After starting his label Accelerate in 1991, Bell went on to record numerous influential releases under his DBX moniker. He has since lived in Berlin where he recorded for labels including the likes of Logistic, ~scape, Perlon and Tresor before returning home to the US. Expect Bell’s no-frills style to keep the Sound Room going all night long.

Start time: 10pm

crossover w/ rustam ospanoff + dj scribe + elbin reyes

CROSSOVER presents a far-reaching exploration of voices in music through live performance and DJ sets across a diverse spectrum of musical styles. The series exposes local veterans to a new audience using music and dance to bridge our differences and dissolve the superficial boundaries of the mind. Based in New York City, CROSSOVER mines the rich musical heritage of its hometown, while also inviting artists and labels from around the world to interact with local legends and up and coming talent. CROSSOVER will recontextualize the cultural history of New York City and relocate it with relevance for a new generation in the present time and space.

Start time: 5pm

leif + day cart & wig-wam

UK-based DJ + producer Leif crosses the Atlantic for a debut gig in the Sound Room co-hosted by the Goon Room duo Day Cart and Wig-Wam. In addition to his own label UntilMyHeartStops, Leif has released his meticulously detailed + atmospheric projects on labels such as Livity Sound, Idle Hands, and Whities, who put out his critically acclaimed album “Loom Dream” last year. As he takes influences from a myriad of genres including dub, techno, broken beat, and ambient, he’ll be sure to keep the crowd moving with eclectic + floor-focused picks.

Free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

ciel

Through her musical work as well as her community outreach, Cindy Li aka Ciel has created a name for herself on both a local and international scale. What started as an online radio show, her event + mix series Work In Progress is entirely run by women of color and prioritize the work of female-identifying producers. In addition to her work as a promoter of marginalized voices, her own songs shine as she has crafted an expert blend of New Age + house in her own tracks that lends itself perfectly to a carefree night out. When it comes to her DJ sets, expect a mix of everything and anything as Ciel brings breaks, jungle, electro, techno + whatever else may fit the moment to the Public Records Sound Room.

Start time: 10pm

the bunker ltd w/ mike servito

As The Bunker heads into it’s 17th year, we are absolutely thrilled that Public Records has asked us to host The Bunker LTD in their beautiful new venue. We have been stunned by the attention to detail in every aspect of the operation, and their unbeatable music curation. The intimate Sound Room is the main performance space, and has a world class sound system. Here we will present our resident DJs, label artists and close collaborators playing all night sets that take you to the deepest corners of their collections.

It’s been eight years since Mike Servito officially joined The Bunker as a resident, and it’s been incredible to watch his ascent from Detroit’s best-kept secret to reluctant Brooklyn underground hero to the massive recognition and popularity across worldwide dancefloors that has followed. With no studio productions released until 2016 (his first was a brilliant remix of Justin Cudmore for HNYTRX that topped many year end charts), his rise was based purely on his exceptional talents as a DJ – no easy feat in today’s scene. While Servito has headlined nearly every relevant house and techno party in New York City, it’s rare to see him stretch out for an extended set. In fact, he hasn’t done it since his last appearance at The Bunker LTD in 2018, when he played 99% vinyl, filled the dancefloor to capacity, and blew the roof off the club.

Start time: 10pm

axel boman

Getting his start in Stockholm, Axel Boman’s DJ career took off with the release of his much-talked about “Purple Drank” single released on DJ Koze’s Pampa Records Imprint. Since then, Boman has put out numerous releases and remixes on labels such as Permanent Vacation, Moodmusic, Hypercolour + many more. In addition to his own musical output, Boman also runs his label Studio Barnhus, which he founded with Kornél Kovács + Petter Nordkvist. His gritty + playful style is the perfect way to keep the Public Records Sound Room going all night long.

Start time: 10pm

the secret art of science

The deepest party in Drum & Bass ‘THE SECRET ART OF SCIENCE’ curated by the legendary DB, returns with a DnB legend. Hospital Records recording artist and NYC favorite LOGISTICS debuts on the incredible PUBLIC RECORDS sound-system on Saturday March 21st! As always, a founder of DnB in America, NYC icon DB reaches deep into his record collection and discography for another classic set. Making her Secret Art debut is Driven AM family and NYC fav DJ STRIFE opening the night alongside resident DAVE SHICHMAN!

Start time: 6pm

bradley zero

Founder of Rhythm Section International, our international resident Bradley Zero returns to the Sound Room for the first official date of his residency. Whether it’s his NTS radio show or one of his many London parties, Zero has a passion for sharing his eclectic choices both old and new. His sets are instilled with a deep sense of community and we’re looking forward to his return trip so he can bring the house down yet again.

Start time: 10pm

sarah davachi + nadia khan

As an artist who is known to explore the psychoacoustics of intimate aural spaces through the harmonics of multiple instruments, Public Records is proud to present an inimitable performance by Sarah Davachi in the Sound Room . With albums on labels such as Student of Decay, Recital, Ba Da Bing!, and most recently W. 25th for her 2019 release “Pale Bloom”, expect to be overtaken by Davachi’s passion for droney sonic explorations. Opening the room will be Scissor & Thread artist Nadia Khan, whose own take on ambient feels plucked out of a cosmic tree.

Start time: 7pm

kingdoms: sophia saze [live] + anthony linell + francis harris

We present a special fifth edition of Francis Harris’s Kingdoms series as we celebrate the debut NYC live performance of Sophia Saze. Her two part debut album “Self” released on Kingdoms this year tells the story of “the many different places [Saze has] lived during her journey” as the daughter of political refugees, incorporating samples of sounds from her childhood into an extremely intimate record. She will be joined by minimalist techno craftsman Anthony Linell and Kingdoms owner + Public Records partner Francis Harris for a night to remember.

Start: 11pm

half waif

Co-presented by AdHoc

Start time: 7pm

charotte dos santos + melanie charles

Co-presented by AdHoc

Whilst Dos Santos spent her life in four different countries over three years, her debut project ‘Cleo’ EP took shape ending up functioning as a diary for the Brazilian-Norwegian composer, producer and vocalist. The metamorphosis of womanhood, falling in and out of love, betrayal, self realization and the passion for uplifting female musicians of color are all ideologies behind the restless musician’s 10 track EP.

She’s received recognition from Outkast’s Big Boi, Gilles Peterson, Pitchfork and Bandcamp. NyMag and The Cut, and was a nominee of the Norwegian Grammy Awards “Spellemannsprisen” in 2018.

Based between London and Oslo, Dos Santos is releasing her debut LP in 2020.

Start time: 7pm

kampire + tygapaw

Getting her start in Kampala throwing parties and working with label Nyege Nyege, Kampire’s rich + vibrant DJ style took form as she molded herself into the rising, international star that she is today. Whether it’s afro-house and gqom or soukous and baile funk, Kampire is known to incorporate countless genres into her floor-pounding sets. Joining her for this earth-shattering occasion is one of our beloved residents, Tygapaw.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

keith worthy + jovonn

Releasing a steady stream of unusual + spirited records on his label Aesthetic Audio, Keith Worthy brings the same qualities into his own deep house/techno productions. A Detroit native, Worthy has been establishing his knack for creativity and originality since the release of his debut album “The Price of Non-Conformance” in 2014. He’ll be joined for the night by Jovonn, owner + founder of Goldtone + Next Moov and recently Body N’Deep Records.

Start time: 10pm

safe w/ c.k + central

SAFE Recordings brings two incredible Danish producers C.K + Central to the Sound Room for a night of the deepest rhythms + grooves. Co-founder of Help Recordings with DJ Sports, Central released his entrancing debut album “Om Dans” in March of last year. Joining him for the night is fellow Help Recordings artist and one half of the duo 2 Bit Crew, C.K, who has appeared on numerous releases with Central, DJ Sports, Manmade Deejay + others as part of their Regelbau crew. Their collective has put Århus, popularly known as the “City of Smiles” on the map for house music and we’re looking forward to the positive energy that will be coursing through the Sound Room all night long.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

zaltan + yu su + tal

When he’s not scouring Parisian record stores for rarities + yet to be discovered gems from yesteryear, Antinote label boss Zaltan is traveling the world sharing his finds through his eccentric mixes that pack the dancefloor. Prepare yourself as you can find yourself hearing anything from Caribbean bangers to French proto-house tracks while Zaltan is behind the decks. Kicking the night off with a bang is international resident + left-field dance specialist Yu Su along with our Store Manager and one half of Bvrly Soundsystem, Tal.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

sonic messengers: savile + acemo

Back again for another floor-shaking night in the Sound Room is the dynamic duo of residents Savile + AceMo. With Savile coming off the release of his latest record “Bliss” and AceMo recently partnering with fellow rising star MoMa Ready on their joint album “A New Dawn”, expect them to turn the place upside down and keep your feet moving all night long.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

damo suzuki's network + hilary woods

Best known as the lead singer for the pioneering German group CAN, Damo Suzuki is a vocalist and improvisational musician whose creative wanderlust has taken him around the world, performing with a dizzying variety of collaborators. Suzuki joined CAN in 1970, and his bold, theatrical style and abstract lyrical sensibility put its stamp on three of the group’s most memorable albums (1971’s Tago Mago, 1972’s Ege Bamyasi, and 1973’s Future Days) before he left the group in 1973. He has since released numerous albums under his solo moniker and with Damo Suzuki’s Network. Opening the night is Sacred Bones artist Hilary Woods. Her spellbinding + dreamy 2018 debut album “Colt” was met with critical acclaim and her followup album “Birthmarks” is scheduled for release on March 13th.

Co-presented by Outer Ear Projects + AdHoc

Start time: 7pm

rroxymore

With an intriguing blend of contrasting textures, the music of rRoxymore is laced with the stylings of an assortment of genres. From her explosive start with her debut single “Wheel of Fortune” to her bucolic + entrancing “Face to Phase” LP released in September of last year, rRoxymore refuses to be put into a box as she’s also played in hard rock groups and soundtracked art installations in addition to her electronic releases. Rooted in psychedelia, her tracks enhance the mind + body while keeping the party going all night long.

This event is free before 11 with RSVP. RSVP does not guarantee entry.

Start time: 10pm

daymé arocena

Daymé Arocena is simply one of the finest singers of the new generation of Cuban music. With her captivating charisma and radiant spirit, Daymé Arocena effortlessly blends traditional Santerían chant, jazz stylings, contemporary R&B influences, and Afro-Cuban rhythmic complexity for audiences worldwide. Her passion for the musical traditions of her homeland is boundless. At every performance, Daymé coaxes her audiences into lively call-and-response chants with an irrepressible smile on her face, enamoring the whole audience in her charm. Daymé was introduced to the world stage through Gilles Peterson’s Havana Cultura Mix project, which brought producers from around the world to Cuba to record with local musicians and she has since become an artist whose impact on the history of Cuban music is undeniable.

Co-presented by Outer Ear Projects

Start time: 7pm

maribou state [dj set]

UK electronic duo Maribou State hit the Sound Room for an all night long DJ set. Known for their mellow + lush productions, the duo composed of Chris Davids and Liam Ivory have made a name for themselves with their debut album “Portraits” and their 2018 release “Kingdoms in Colour” which features guest artists Holly Walker and Khruangbin. Having done remixes for artists such as Kelis, Lana Del Ray, and Fatboy Slim, expect everything and anything to be in play as they keep feet moving and the floor shaking into the early morning.

Start time: 10pm

pender street steppers

Hailing from Vancouver, Jack Jutson + Liam Butler make up the breezy, funky duo known as Pender Street Steppers. Hailed for their work in the Mood Hut collective with fellow house aficionados such as Neo Image, Local Artist, and Jack J, their releases have an ethereal quality that has the ability to mesmerize the body + mind. Coming off the release of their “Our Time” double single, anticipate their tropical energy to permeate through the Sound Room.

Start time: 10pm

archive

umfang
telefon tel aviv + steve hauschildt + james friedman + max pask
omar s + savile
kingdoms: gigi masin + lights fluorescent
temptation 003: shakedown street
music from memory w/ jamie tiller + jex opolis
bakongo + zebrablood
3ma: ballaké sissoko + driss el maloumi + rajery
young marco
saariselka + lea bertucci
a benefit for the australian bushfires
pacific rhythm w/ unknown mobile [live] + cfcf
intergalactic gary + christine renée
kingdoms: pan-american + benoit pioulard
nico + amelia holt
coloring lessons w/ musclecars + ash lauryn
francis inferno orchestra + bvrly soundsystem
rick wade + byron the aquarius
shelter 003: frank & tony + jenifa mayanja
the selectors pres: taimur's birthday bash w/ luca lozano
international anthem @ public records
zephyr ann bday w/ paul nickerson + ivan monegro + mo yasin
d.dan + mary yuzovskaya
suzanne kraft
new years at public records
bill brewster + tom noble
ge-ology
yoruba soul orchestra [live] + osunlade
darwin + moma ready
tama sumo + lakuti
ex-terrestrial + priori [live]
deep space reunion w/ françois k
christine reneé's birthday w/ dewey chan
reade truth + walrus + taylor shockley
rub-n-tug
hidden spheres + florist
throne of blood + lovefingers
voice of voice 16th anniversary + melting pot reunion
blazej malinowski [live] + mary yuzovskaya
evan baggs + taylor shockley
temptation 002: famsgiving
mood hut w/ local artist + cz wang + mela melania + dj'j
dj spinna + carlos mena pres: dialog
bufiman + justin strauss
savile + ace mo
the selectors present: craig richards + taimur + navbox
dj lag + blazer sound system
jane fitz
cooper saver + nina bc
christine renee pres: juan nunez [wax records]
skatebård + beta librae
ron trent + trinidadian deep
silent servant
optimo + christine reneé
theo parrish
funkanova + christine renee pres: budino [cocktail d'amore]
darker than wax presents: kai alcé + lefto
razor-n-tape pres: ltd
route 8 + day cart + wig-wam + christine renée
public records + shelter present: back to the deep
jovonn + karizma
dj spinna + carlos mena present: dialog
kingdoms 001: earthen sea + gregg kowalsky + james friedman
queen! nyc affair
kornél kovács + justin miller
janeret + apt-9 records
young marco [all night long]
pacific rhythm w/ project pablo
dj spinna + carlos mena present: dialog
bushwacka! [all night long]
bradley zero [all night long]
dog rescue fundraiser w/ heathered pearls + guests
ge-ology [all night long]
sassmouth + punisher + day cart + wig-wam
punch drunk love with frank + grant + jacques bon
yu su [all night long]
maayan nidam [all night long]
ramzi & friends: dj fati / ramzi [live] + nap + stephen [total stasis]
jason kendig [of honey soundsystem]
djrum + blazer soundsystem
ccl + flora fm
hieroglyphic being [live pa] + kalawila
huerco s [all night long]
sen.si.tive with tygapaw + false witness + gooddroid
leo leal + amelia holt
mystic bill [ all night long ]
octo octa presents love hypnosis
dj seinfeld
scissor and thread [all day/all night]
let's play house + tropical hangover
jackie house [of honey soundsystem]
savile + acemo
norm talley + james duncan
ryan elliott
patrice scott
jenifa mayanja + nikki [ shaker mountain ]
king britt
david morales [red zone session]
iron curtis + map.ache
fokus presents: skulptor + dee diggs + heidi sabertooth
seb wildblood
rick wilhite + nathaniel jay
augusto olivani + renata do valle
ge-ology
ash lauryn + stefan ringer
ex-terrestrial
ron trent & friends
brawther
mark ernestus [ rhythm + sound ] + rb of dk records
juju and jordash + francis harris
dj qu + joey anderson
amir abdullah + trus'me
call super + ccl
jlin [ live set ]
fett burger
kyle hall + jitwam
shawn dub + monchan + butter
lawrence + carsten jost [ dial residency ]
love injection + cedric woo
tropical hangover pres: hugo capablanca
queen majesty presents: edan & akalepse
prince language + ivan berko
hidden spheres
rich medina + zernell
martin rev + vj divine enfant + nick klein + plastic ivy
jovonn + kai alce + michael scott
mood hut with liam butler + neo image + c.z.wang
tom of england pres: away day
music from memory's jamie tiller + jonny nash
semi-frontiers pres: blazer sound system
fit siegel + frank + aakmael
tropical hangover pres: skyrager with justin miller
rafael anton irissari
Pacific Rhythm with DJ D.Dee
Ge-ology
Mechanical + Heathered Pearls
Maayan Nidam
Optimo
Dave Grubbs + Oren Ambarchi