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SPANKROCK DJS – DEVLIN & DARKO

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SPANKROCK DJS – DEVLIN & DARKO
PLUS KUDU LIVE!!
IT’S THE BPM ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!!!
Thursday July 26 at Hiro Ballroom

Uh-oh – it’s gonna be another one of those crazy ones…
BPM Magazine are joining us for a night of mayhem, featuring Spankrock DJs Devlin & Darko, plus a live show by Kudu and a DJ set by New York favorite Kimyon

Drinks Specials:
Two-4-One Vodka drinks 10pm-11pm.
$8 Tiger-Beer-and-Whisky-Chaser-Combo, and $4

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GBH: The Rub DJs on Rotation-Elhaam Guest DJs

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GBH – Friday July 20 at Lotus
GBH: The Rub DJs on Rotation – Upstairs

Come and hear some of the finest music in the city, drink, dance and soak up the opulence of your surroundings at the lovely Lotus this Friday night.

In the main room, We’ll be bringing in some special guest DJs for the upstairs room this week, keeping you on your toes with the usual mix of hip-hop, disco, funk and …

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J.D of LE TIGRE-MOBIUS BAND LIVE-Sune of THE RAVEONETTES

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J.D of LE TIGRE… MOBIUS BAND LIVE… Sune of THE RAVEONETTES
special performance by Pilobolus. Hosted by L Magazine
Hiro Ballroom – Thursday July 19 – NO COVER WITH RSVP!!

L Magazine are joining us this week for a party featuring a live show from the excellent Mobius Band, who according to Flavorpill are “the latest proof point of the symbiotic relationship between electronic music and rock.” (we agree).

J.D. of Le Tigre will be …

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Trashion

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Trashion – Wednesday July 18 – Upstairs at Marquee
with DJ Michael Cavadias (a.k.a. Lily of the Valley) & Alex English.

Free on the Guest List!!!

Come and join us for our weekly Trashion party, upstairs at Marquee – where downtown kids meet the uptown fashionistas for some drinking, dancing and, possibly, and exchange of wardrobe tips.

DJs Alex English, Lily of the Valley and guests spin rock’n’roll, electro, new wave and classics.

Your delectable …

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the norm in modern dance music

Remixes have become the norm in modern dance music, allowing one song the ability to appeal across many different musical genres or dancefloors. Such remixes often include “featured” artists, adding new vocalists or musicians to the original mix. The remix is also widely used in hip-hop and rap music. An R&B remix usually has the same music as the original song but has added or altered verses that are rapped or sung by the featured …

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Remixing has become very Very !

Remixing has become very prevalent in heavily synthesized electronic and experimental music circles. Many of the people who create cutting edge music in such genres as synthpop, futurepop, and aggrotech are solo artists or pairs. They will often use remixers to help them with skills or equipment that they do not have. Artists such as Delobbo and DJ Ram are sought out for their remixing skill and have impressive lists of collaborations, yet no solo …

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the rise of dance music

After the rise of dance music in the late 1980s, a new form of remix was popularised, where the vocals would be kept and the instruments would be replaced, often with matching backing in the house music idiom. A clear example of this approach is Roberta Flack’s 1989 ballad “Uh Oh Look Out”, which Chicago House great Steve “Silk” Hurley dramatically reworked into a boisterous floor-filler by stripping away all the instrumental tracks and substituting …

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extended mixes

Early pop remixes were fairly simple; in the 1980s, “extended mixes” of songs were released to clubs and commercial outlets on vinyl 12-inch singles. These typically had a duration of six to seven minutes, and often consisted of the original song with 8 or 16 bars of instruments inserted, often after the second chorus; some were as simplistic as two copies of the song stitched end to end. As the cost and availability of new …

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