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Montreal Hit List: Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Friction, The Kills, Euripides & more!

WEDNESDAY FEB 1, MONDAY FEB 6, TUESDAY FEB 7

7pm. Euripides’ Hippolytos @ Sala Rossa, 4848 St-Laurent. This year’s annual McGill Classics Play is a new English version of Euripides’ Hippolytos. Directed by Carina de Klerk, translated by McGill Classics students, with original electronic music by Virek. DJ set to follow each performance by Jason oS (Modern Urban Jazz, Absys Records, Subtle Audio Recordings, Counter Intelligence Recordings) and Joey Mnemonic (Subtle Audio Recordings).

Performances on Feb 1st, 6th and 7th. Performances 8 pm/ doors 7 pm. Tickets $12/$8 students. To reserve tickets, please email lynn.kozakat@mcgill.ca.

WEDNESDAY FEB 1

10pm. Bass Drive Wednesdays @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. Join Vilify for urban electronic, dubstep, grime, ragga jungle and more. Free cover before 11pm, $5 after.

THURSDAY FEB 2

10pm. Jeudi On the Rocks @ Salon Officiel, 351 Roy Est. DJ Amyl Nitrate (aka Lorraine Carpenter) joins resident DJ Pat Dynamite and host Mikey B for another edition of Jeudi On the Rocks. No cover.

FRIDAY FEB 3

10pm. Friction + Vilify + Crimewave + Master Faders @ Le Belmont, 4483 St-Laurent. Didn’t get your fill of Vilify on Wednesday night? He joins UK drum and bass DJ Friction and Montreal’s own Crimewave and Master Faders for what’s sure to be a booty shakin’ throwdown at Le Belmont. $10 advance, more at the door.

SATURDAY FEB 4

8pm. The Asteroids Galaxy Tour @ Il Motore, 179 Jean Talon Ouest. Danish pop band The Asteroids Galaxy Tour brings their high energy performance to Il Motore, where they’ll play in support of their new album, “Out of Frequency,” released January 31, 2012. With openers Vacationer. Tickets $15.

9pm. Yamantaka // Sonic Titan + Uncle Bad Touch @ Jackie & Judy/ Rococo Bar Spectacle, 6512 Avenue du Parc. After a whiz-bang sell-out show in Toronto, MTL/TO’s Yamantaka // Sonic Titan join local acts Uncle Bad Touch, Bernardino Femminielli and CFCF at Jackie & Judy. Tickets $10, available at Cheap Thrills, 2044 Metcalfe, 2nd floor.

SUNDAY FEB 5

8pm. The Kills @ L’Olympia, 1004 St-Catherine Est. The Kills join Brooklyn’s Hunters and Tennessee duo Jeff the Brotherhood for an evening of indie rock at L’Olympia. Tickets $25, available here.

~ Heidi Craig

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