It's a sign the South Florida bass scene has finally arrived (again!) that a once-fringe dubstep act now promises to fill Revolution on December 30 -- and with only local supporting acts to boot. Frequent attendees of parties like Get Low in Miami will recognize recurring favorite Borgore.
But this gig (presented in part by the Overthrow, of courseThe Good Thing) marks the biggest stage yet in the three counties to be graced with the Tel Aviv-based producer's particular take on the genre.
This means a slightly less dark but no less twisted take on the low end, relying more on dubby atmospherics and hip-hop flavor than excessive bass.
The locals who warm it up for him too represent a similarly wide genre spread. Hometown hero Juan Basshead's encyclopedic musical knowledge likely means a set that will draw from booty to drum 'n' bass, while Somejerk picks up the d'n'b thread and draws it back into atmospheric and ragga-kissed dubstep.
Watch out particularly for new up-and-comers Caligula, a duo composed of DJs known around town as Damaged Goods and Grand Larceny. So far, they've specialized in remixes, making Swedish House Mafia and Tinie Tempah actually sound menacing and adding extra fangs to Rick Ross' "B.M.F." Below, check out these tracks and their latest original, "Inception," which, yes, cribs samples from the movie of the same name.
Borgore. With Juan Basshead, Somejerk, and Caligula. 9 p.m. Thursday, December 30, at