Substance 2nd Bday Photos

by J-Slyde

Finally got around to sorting out all the photos from the 2nd Birthday event. Below is a small slideshow of some taken by Christian Lagasca. The full album can be viewed via our Facebook Fan Page – theres over 100 snaps from throughout the day. They do well in capturing what an awesome time everyone had – no doubt those that went will agree that the vibe was electric. For those that didn’t make it, take a look!

Our next Rooftop event is set for October 16th. There will be more info to follow shortly – if you’d like to keep updated sign up to our email list.

2nd Bday SET TIMES!

by J-Slyde

12-1 Alex DB
1-2 Julian Reynolds (Fresh Blood)
2-3 JFX
3-4 Loki (Unstable Sounds)
4-5 Simon Murphy
5-6 Danny Bonici (NuBreed / Old-school Breaks Set)
6-7 Rich OK
7-8 Taran M
8-9 Mouka
9-10 J-Slyde
10-11 Blinky (Beat Geek Recordings / Interview)

3.30-5 TEECEE
5-6.30 Darko
6.30-8 Ms Stylz (Croft Institute)
8-9.30 Panty Snort


2nd Bday Winners Announced!

by J-Slyde

And without further ado, here are the winners to the 2nd Birthday Comp! Each lucky winner will receive a double pass to our 2nd Bday – THIS SATURDAY – APRIL 24TH!


I think a nice intimate show with all of my favourite singers/artists, i believe the list would be something like this:
John Farnham
Elton John
4 african kids hitting drums with sticks
boy george
Some homeless guy playing a pvc pipe didgeridoo
id add some more but my fav enya song just came on so gotta run ๐Ÿ™‚


No money restrictions you say?
I would start out by buying a beautiful tropical island and build the ultimate partying facility in advance, including permanent bar staff that know how to make any concoction of drink, massive sound systems in the facility and along the beach โ€“ which would obviously be crystal clear blue water, only the best kind! DJโ€™s and live music would be varied and different styles of music played on different parts of the island.
There would be plentiful amounts of alcohol, food (world class chefs), entertainment, and anything else one would want. How would we get there? On a private 2 day boat cruise, listening to ultimate summer beats in the impeccable weather, lazing around on lounges and having the time of our lives. Everyone would be welcome, and 2 cruisers would be bought if necessary.
Fuck yeah.

Dave Juricevich

perfect bday?
Brown Alley Restaurant
9-11 Dave Juric
11- 1 Digweed
1-2.30 Nubreed (old school set)
2.30 – 5.30 James Zabiela
5.30 – cl Phil K
Open Bar all night
Steve Sunny to deck the place out ala Sunny circa 2004
No plasma’s
throw in a few lazors
kick on in the garden bar from 9am with Phil, Zabs and Me doin vs till midday ๐Ÿ˜€


3 things all at once…
1- friends
2- trip to the moon
3- aceid.
nuff said!

Felix Tyler

I would start the day off with a MASSIVE pancake breakfast for everyone attending. Which would be followed by a whole day of all my favourite punk and rock bands(BDO styles) which would then be followed by all my favorite DJ’s(Rave Styles). Double festival for a full 24 hours. And everyone would be welcome.

2nd Birthday Hyped Up Audio Goodness!

by J-Slyde

To tire you over in the lead up to the 2nd Birthday we’ve sourced out some really tasty mixes from some of our guests and residents. All are free to download and will give you a great idea of what to expect from their sets on the night. Read on for track listings and links!

Danny Bonnici

We’ve been lucky enough to source out an oldschool NuBreed set that Danny mixed way back in 2006. It’s a classic compilation of a whole heap of NuBreed tracks that your no doubt bound to hear during his set!

Track list:
01. Humate – 3.2 (Jase’s Ambient Breaks mix)
02. Nubreed – Dzire
03. Hamish โ€“ Forever & Never / Duke โ€“ So In Love (Nubreed Mashup)
04. Nubreed โ€“ Ionosphere (C.I.T.C vox mix)
05. Double 99 โ€“ 7th High (Nubreed unreleased electro mix)
06. Dirty Fours vs Austin Leeds โ€“ Submarine (Breaks End mix)
07. Tiesto / Junkie XL โ€“ Obsession (Nubreed remix)
08. Nubreed โ€“ Nufunk
09. Free Radicals – Summerbreeze (Nubreed remix)
10. Nubreed – Neptune Beach
11. Nubreed – Xenomorph
12. Nubreed – Midi Killa
13. Nubreed – Suckerpunch
14. Nubreed – Beatsโ€™nโ€™Rhymes



This is a completely live set recorded @ the Kiss My Grass festival earlier this year. It’s a great introduction into the sound Blinky and his label Beat Geek Recordings are pushing.

1. Alva Noto – Xerrox Monophaser 2 & Tommy Four Seven – Surma (T47 Tool) (Hawtin Tsugi100 Intro)
2. Jamie White & Kyle Bourke – Native Origin (Blinky Remix) | BEATGEEK RECORDS
3. Fiord – Keen String (Blinky Remix) | OPEN RECORDS
4. Blinky – Dance Like Deaf People | EPSILON TRAX
5. Blinky vs Def Digital – deFUNK | BEATGEEK RECORDS
6. Blinky – Kant | BAROQUE RECORDS
7. Metadeko – Dxpression (Saucy’s Kid To The Rebound Mix) | BELLARINE RECORDINGS
8. Blinky – Loopy | BAROQUE RECORDS
9. Blinky – Kiss Not A Kiss | EPSILON TRAX

Simon Murphy

One of our resident DJs, Simon has offered up his technical groove-skills at every Substance event to date. A highly talented DJ, his enthusiasm for the music he plays is contagious. This mix was recorded for an upcoming Interview event which he played at.


In this mix Loki fuses a combination of Minimal and Tech to create a cohesive and well thought out set. Bound to get you rocking!



Win tickets to our 2nd Birthday!

by J-Slyde

We’ve got 5 FREE double passes to our upcoming 2nd Birthday to give away and we thought we’d test out the new website and run an online competition!

All you need to do to go into the running to win yourself a FREE double pass to our upcoming 2nd Birthday is answer the below question in 100 words or less:

If there were no restrictions, money or otherwise, how would your ultimate birthday celebrations play out?

It can be anything from flying to the moon for an intimate gig with Sasha, to having dinner with the queen on the back of an elephant! The 5 replies that we find the most inventive and out of this world will win a FREE double pass to the 2nd Birthday!

The competition winners will be drawn Monday April 19th and notified by email and via a blog post.

To submit your entry, simply reply to this blog post using the fields below. Please ensure that you include a valid email address as we’ll use it to notify the winners.

Full information about our upcoming 2nd Birthday event can be found HERE.

Good luck!!

2nd Birthday tickets ONLINE!

by J-Slyde

Tickets for our 2nd Birthday event are now online and available for purchase via QJUMP and Festival Tix
And available from the following outlets:

DJ Warehouse
431 Victoria Street, Abbotsford VIC

DMC Records
211 Commercial Rd, South Yarra, VIC 3141

Alley Tunes
660 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn 3122

They are available for $15 + a booking fee. If you would prefer not to pay the BF you can contact us or any of our DJs to secure yourself an industry ticket.

We’ll also be running an online competition in the coming weeks, so if your strapped for cash make sure you check back!