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Cheap Thrills Becomes A Weekly...Again

The motto for Jared Alan and Sean Watson's much-ballyhooed indie dance night Cheap Thrills is ostensibly "dancing and debauchery." But for all intents and purposes, it might as well be "Rinse. Lather. Repeat."

That's so slight against them or their mixing skills (as they're some of our favorite record-spinners in this town), but is simply indicative of the many schedule change the night has gone through over the last two years.

First it was a monthly, then it became a weekly, only to revert back to one-off status after the pair lost their longtime home at defunct restaurant Black Forrest Mills. Luckily, it became a monthly once again after they landed at downtown Phoenix pizzeria Brick, and is now back to weekly status. Whew.

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Cheap Thrills' latest schedule change means indie dance fans can once again get a dose of the aforementioned dancing and debauchery each and every Saturday via both Alan and Watson, as well as from their reserve of such residents as Prince$$ and Don Ricardo.

This weekend's edition will also features the long-awaited return of Benjamin Ko (a.k.a. DJ Benko) to the record decks, but he's not the only groovy Cheap Thrills guest on the horizon. Denver-based indie/electronica artist Pictureplane (a.k.a. Travis Egedy) will be appearing at the night on January 15.

As always, the music starts at 9 p.m. with a $5 cover. Click here for more info.

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