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Switch Coming to Heathrow December 13

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Chromeo, Crookers, and now Switch? Whoever is responsible for the string of bookings at Heathrow Lounge deserves a gold star because it's getting ridiculous. It almost seems like Heathrow is quickly becoming the Studio A replacement we hoped for -- except it's ill equipped to handle any kind of live performance. Save the date, because Saturday, December 13, Switch takes over the decks at the South Beach nightclub.

Switch, also known as Dave Taylor, is the man responsible for producing dancefloor staples for artists like M.I.A. ("Boyz," "Jimmy," and "20 Dollar") and Santogold ("You'll Find A Way" and "Creator"), and has remixed tracks for Nine Inch Nails, Kelis, Basement Jaxx, P. Diddy, The Chemical Brothers, Lily Allen -- I think you catch my drift.

Last time Switch was here it was for his Dubsided label party at Studio A with Jesse Rose, Annie Mac, Sinden, Drop the Lime and Duke Dumont. While the party was an all-out riot music-wise, it was poorly attended, so I'm hoping Miami really shows Switch some love this time around.

After the jump, Switch's biggest dancefloor hit to date "A Bit Patchy."

-- Jose D. Duran

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as MiamiNights.com and OnBeat.com. He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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