L-VIS 1990 is a boss. Night Slugs is the label he operates alongside fellow
Brit, Bok Bok, and even if you're unsure that you've heard any of their
output, trust me when I tell you that you have. Probably most notable
for Girl Unit's massive "Wut" (that one song that goes "wut, wut, wut"),
they've also netted bangers from Jacques Greene, Mosca, Kingdom, and a
grip of other upstart producers who ply that colourful area between
digitized dubstep, Three 6-indebted crunk, and the best sounds that your
SNES used to make back in the day.
a new month is upon us (and because I'm leaving for SXSW in five days,
and I can't do much other than pace and ponder where it was that I
packed up my shorts last October), I'm going to piggyback a bit off my first post from two weeks ago.
A rundown of shit-hot shows worth your precious time and effort during
what is shaping up to be a piss-cold month.
DESIGNER DRUGS @ Middle East
NYC duo Designer Drugs have long ruled the remix circuit, crushing dance floors with reboots of everyone from Little Boots to Mariah Carey. Now the electro-dustrial production team darken the clubs to their own lethal beat: Hardcore/Softcore is a relentless Ultra Records debut featuring brash post-banger electronix and guest drops by Annie and Cerebral Vortex.
THURSDAY 05.06 | THROWED
FEAT. ALL LEATHER @ Middle
This very special installment of Central Square's
biggest, baddest 18+ dance frenzy features Dim Mak terrors All Leather - with ex-members of the Locust and
Some Girls - as well as local
beat force Herra Terra. All that plus the regular damages from DJs E-Marce and
THURSDAY 04.01 | JOHN B @
Elements | The Phoenix Landing's long-running sanctuary showcase of
today's finest drum 'n' bass welcomes architecturally coiffed UK superstar
John B. Despite the date, this shit is no joke.
512 Mass Ave,
Cambridge | 10 pm | 19+ | $10 |
617.576.6260 or myspace.com/elementsdrumnbass
THURSDAY 03.25 | UNTITLED @ Good
Life | Join the folks from Allston's beloved Rescue boutique
for the second installment of UNTITLED -
a heaping serving of new-wave and post-punk classics plus a pop-up mall
featuring Rescue, Orchard skate shop, and Creep Street. Throw in some $3 'Gansett
tallboys and you've got the makings of the dirtiest retail binge ever.
One reason I love EDM (electronic dance music) clubs/nights is because of the eclectic group of people that attend -- and last night at the Phoenix Landing was no exception.