Dark Mofo
Dark Mofo
Pope Alice garbed in an extravagant outfit stands with arms outstretched.
Pope Alice garbed in an extravagant outfit stands with arms outstretched.
program | night-mass

NIGHT MASS :Transcendence


‘The urge to escape, the longing to transcend — if only for a few moments, is and has always been one of the principal appetites of the soul.’
— Aldous Huxley

The saga continues. Enter the portal through the fringes of our physical realm and into Planet-X for a celestial rave. Our Patron Saint, Her Divine Holiness Pope Alice initiates a cosmic cast of after-dark DJs and interstellar artists.

Warning

Smoke + lasers


fri 17 (10 — LATE)
Sold out


sat 18 (10 — LATE)
SOLD OUT


Planet X
112 Murray St. Hobart

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‘The urge to escape, the longing to transcend — if only for a few moments, is and has always been one of the principal appetites of the soul.’
— Aldous Huxley

The saga continues. Enter the portal through the fringes of our physical realm and into Planet-X for a celestial rave. Our Patron Saint, Her Divine Holiness Pope Alice initiates a cosmic cast of after-dark DJs and interstellar artists.

Warning

Smoke + lasers

Venue accessibility

This venue is accessible. Assisted wheelchair access is available via a separate entry. It is important that if you have accessibility requirements, contact Bookings & Enquiries on +61 (3) 6277 9978  or tickets@mona.net.au to book an accessible seat and facilitate your attendance at the event.

Pope Alice wearing her famed white head gear.
Pope Alice (FRI + SAT)

Her Divine Holiness Pope Alice activates Planet-X for a rapturous night of divine possession and outrageous ritual. Transcend en masse.

Nathan Fake stands in-front of a spiked metal fence, behind that is electrical infrastructure.
Nathan Fake (FRI + SAT)

Evocative analogue recordings range from atmospheric tech-house to vivid shoe-gaze-influenced downtempo.

COBRAH wears a leather outfit and holds a whip.
COBRAH (FRI + SAT)

Throbbing electropop minimalism from the Stockholm fetish underworld. Church anthems, if you will.

Tygapaw poses with arms stretched above their head.
Tygapaw (SAT)

Polymath producer, DJ and artist injects their Jamaican heritage into techno landscapes.

Cakes Da Killa poses wearing a large grass-like garment.
Cakes Da Killa (SAT)

Iconic figure of the queer hip hop boom weaves a nuanced tapestry of electronic dance arrangements and brazen wordplay.

Lotic poses shrouded by waving materials.
Lotic (FRI + SAT)

Fierce, pop scorched sonic offerings exploring the lineage of Black club cultures.

Ninajirachi poses sitting on the floor with heavy boots front and center.
Ninajirachi (FRI + SAT)

For fans of left-field club, hyperpop and future-facing sonic excursions. Lace up your treads.

Elsy Wameyo poses in traditional garments.
Elsy Wameyo (FRI)

Kenyan Australian Elsy Wameyo intertwines soulful rhythms with her love of Gospel music, hip hop and RnB.

Schacke poses with hands in pockets.
Schacke (FRI)

Agile, noisy, unruly. One of the primary figures of the Danish fast techno scene.

yeule poses in a steampunk-goth-esque outfit.
yeule (SAT)

Video game scores, experimental shoegaze sounds, and alien-like pitched vocals form a complex underworld of post-pop.

Kucka poses wearing a baseball hat.
Kučka (FRI)

Eclecticism of electropop, from the introspective experimentalist.

Rebel Yell poses in a formal dress and baseball cap.
Rebel Yell (FRI + SAT)

Rebel Yell's dark, industrial and hazy musical output takes the receiver to a fervent dance floor where everyone is sweating, possessed by heavy basslines and mechanical spells.

SOVBLKPSSY poses wearing a neck pillow.
SOVBLKPSSY (FRI + SAT)

Hailing from Wurundjeri country, SOVBLKPSSY selects queer electronica and club heaters.

Jesswar poses against a barrier wearing a trench-coat and dark sunglasses.
Jesswar (SAT)

Deeply inspired by her Fijian roots and chosen community, Jesswar's futuristic hip hop is full of heavy, thick beats.

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Lupa J (FRI + SAT)

Hardcore bops from Imogen Jones aka Lupa J, whose urgent synths and turbulent beats add drama to dancefloor anthems.

Headshot of Juno Mamba with shadows across their face.
Juno Mamba (SAT)

Uplifting and hypnotic, Juno Mamba’s electronica shimmers against the night.

Blurred and warped image of Skeleten.
Skeleten (FRI)

Producer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Skeleten creates timeless electronica, drenched in sincerity and uncomplicated openness.

Y-DRA performs with his DJ setup, hands in the air.
Y-DRA (FRI)

Musician, DJ and digital artist Y-DRA explores the shifting values and experiences expressed in Dangdut Koplo through his personal adaption of this music popular in the Javanese working class.

Jazmine Nikitta performs with their DJ equipment.
Jazmine Nikitta (FRI + SAT)

DJ, music presenter, producer and artist Jazmine Nikitta pours her soul into all creative outlets. With a burning passion for afrobeats, hip hop, r&b & house, Jazmine is a staple selector in the Australian music scene.

Members of 1300 inside a store.
1300 (SAT)

Genre bending hip hop from breakthrough noisemakers. Blending Korean and Australian language into a seamless whole.

Arunya Lee Olive poses with hands on hips.
Arunya Lee Olive (FRI + SAT)

Deep and hypnotic sounds of the underground. Electronic music from nipaluna/Hobart.

Mama de Leche poses with hand on glasses.
Mama de Leche (FRI + SAT)

Tech-house party bangers, unashamed of a good commercial shtick— as long as it gets you bouncing.

Dunny Minogue wears headphones and a baseball cap.
Dunny Minogue (SAT)

Darug mob and spinner, host, and heartbreaker. Dunny Minogue sprang, fully formed from a divine discothèque bathroom to sprinkle a little Chicago house, disco, drama, and camp classics.

Estee Louder wears a black rabbit-like mask.
Estee Louder (FRI)

The light and shade dwelling DJ brings us underground techno from the industrial abyss.

Black Dahlia wears a leather full face mask.
Black Dahlia (FRI)

Dark electro breaks and cathartic EBM grooves with a brutalist industrial quality.

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