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Purple Crush Live, The Glass Live & Stretch Armstrong DJs

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Purple Crush Live, The Glass Live & Stretch Armstrong DJs
Brainwasher – Saturday August 25th at 200 Orchard.

Catch our friends The Glass playing live at 200 Orchard. Purple Crush will also be playing, and the excellent Stretch Armstrong will be on DJ duties. There is no cover – so dust off your dancing shoes and get yourself ready for a night of great electro…

200 Orchard : 200 Orchard Street between …

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Just Jack Live (US Debut)

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Just Jack Live (US Debut)
Hiro Ballroom – Tuesday July 31

We are teaming up with Giant Step to bring you a really cool show
The UK’s highly talented MC, Just Jack will be performing
Plus there will be a DJ Set by Chicken George.
We’re looking forward to this one

It’s pretty hard to pigeonhole Just Jack… Check out his myspace page here and get yourself edjamacated!

NO COVER ON GUEST

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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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rise of powerful home computers

In the 1990s, with the rise of powerful home computers with audio capabilities came the mash-up, an unsolicited, unofficial (and often legally dubious) remix created by “underground remixers” who edit two or more recordings (often of wildly different songs) together. Underground mixing is more difficult than the typical official remix, because clean copies of separated tracks such as vocals or individual instruments are usually not available to the public. Some artists (such as Björk and …

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Art of Noise took the remix styles to an extreme

Art of Noise took the remix styles to an extreme — creating new music entirely using samples. They were among the first popular groups to truly harness the potential that had been unleashed by Kraftwerk and Giorgio Moroder (as well as composer Jean Michel Jarre) with their synthesizer-based compositions. Contemporaneous to Art of Noise was the seminal body of work by Yello (composed, arranged and mixed by Boris Blank). Primarily because they featured sampled and …

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