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Here at Club Crawl headquarters we don’t want you to pay out the nose for New Year’s Eve, so we’ve picked some parties that will be as easy on your pockets as your ears. For only $10, you get the most fantastic, sarcastic performer on the Lower East Side, Scotty the Blue Bunny, hosting a non-celebrity lineup of burlesque babes, go-go girls, a hula-hooper, and the club’s co-owners Camille and James as Mr. and Ms. Mel and Fanny Frye. Music by rock junkie DJ Epic. Wednesday @ 8, Slipper Room, 167 Orchard, 212.253.7246


For some good house and techno head to the double whammy jammy at Lion’s Den and the Sullivan Room, ALL FOUR ONE AND ONE FOR 2004. Hosted by Mat- ter:/Form’s DJ Code and Top Gear, the party has two venues with 22 DJs, including sexy tech house from Alexi Delano, Francis Harris, and David Hollands; plus appearances by Jaesun & Hiro (of Con-fu-sion), Thomas D, and Coco Machete (Sean Holland and Mike Davis). For $40 there’s a two-hour champagne open bar and a 24-hour liquor license for all you alkies. Wednesday @ 10, Sullivan Room/Lion’s Den, 214-218 Sullivan, 212.252.2151


Drum’n’bass heads should head directly to DIRECT DRIVE’S BIG BALLER’S NEW YEAR’S BASH for the live show by Prohibited Beatz, plus DJ sets from Seoul and Blue Water. That’s only $25 dollahs, holla! If you don’t get there till after 2 a.m., you’ll be partying at the 6TH ANNUAL AFTERHOURS with the Burner Brothers, Doomer, Still, Odi, and Artur L. Also only 25 buckaroos. Part 1: Wednesday @ 9; part 2: Thursday @ 2 a.m., Rare, 416 W 14th, 212.613.0900, directdrive.net


Also, MOTHERFUCKER has a big after-party. No explanation necessary. Thursday @ 1:30 a.m., Downtime, 251 W 30th, 212.695.2747 ($25-15)


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