Pornograph Presents Touane Live at Blue on Saturday
Here's something for minimal techno lovers (perhaps it'll cool down enough this weekend for a scarf?). This Saturday at everybody's favorite micro-dance-club, Blue, Pornograph Events presents a live P.A. by the Berlin-based producer Touane. Born Marco Tonni in Rimini, Italy, he escaped his commercial-house-ridden home country for the techno promised land of Germany in 2004. There, he befriended Stewart Walker of Persona Records, who became a mentor and guide of sorts through the Berlin scene.
Since then, Touane has developed a unique sound mining his broad musical past -- as a youngster, he played in rock bands, and a sense of musicality definitely shines through his original productions. On the other hand, he also cites as influences such experimental boundary-pushers as Squarepusher, Tortoise, and Boards of Canada. Trace Touane's clicky, textural, dubby vibe back to that. Dont worry though -- this is grade-A dancefloor material.
Warming up the crowd are Detroit native Punisher (yay for female DJs), and Pornograph resident and Miami native Nova.
Saturday, December 20. Blue, 222 Espanola Way,
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Miami Beach. Doors open at 10 p.m.; admission is $10. Ages 21+ with ID.
Here's a video for Touane's track "Eiertanz" (Lan Music).
(Touane photo via Resident Advisor.)
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