July 2008 saw the epic return to Ireland of Carl Cox, deservedly one of the world's most recognized DJs. The sheer bloody mastery that ensued meant a quick return to Dublin was inevitable and Pod is proud to present just that. A musical ambassador since he was in short trousers, a professional DJ since his early teens, a veteran of acid house and a champion of techno; Carl Cox emits a love of his work that is dangerously infectious. Check him when he's behind the turntables and you can't mistake his ecstatic visage, dripping with sweat as his head bobs up and down to the beat, his hands pumping the air whenever they're not manipulating the turntables, his body swaying back and forth, frequently taking to the mike to share word on the latest underground tune he's about to break. You name it, Carl's been there and done it, but he's never lost sight of the point of it: playing music, breaking tunes, spreading love, celebrating life. His upcoming Tripod appearance on May 1st, part of his Ireland & U.K. tour 2009, coincides with the release of his forthcoming DVD, Carl Cox 24/7, and promises to deliver more of why he's continually voted the world's best live DJ. Tickets are priced €25.05. Doors 11pm