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Borgore's Dubstep Brilliance Leads Revolution Lineup

It's a sign the South Florida bass scene has finally arrived (again!) that a once-fringe dubstep act now promises to fill Revolution — 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 course) 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."

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