Too Future's Anniversary Party Honors the Bass

One year ago, we parked our car along a side street off Himmarshee in downtown Fort Lauderdale and followed the sound.

It led us to Original Fat Cat's where, on a cool Monday night, deep, slow-wobbling vibrations oozed like molasses over an otherwise motionless city block. By midnight, the dark interior of the bar had filled with a crowd who swayed their bodies and moved their arms in undulating waves to the bass music.

It was the inaugural night of Too Future, a party that over the next several months would bring some of the world's most coveted and respected underground dubstep DJs to the devout bassheads of South Florida. It aimed to offer an answer to the rampant club scene of overblown, oversaturated, commercialized EDM. It aimed to be "anti-pop."

"Our vision is a unified tri-county bass music scene that will help the push to educate people about music that is not served to them on a commercial platter," says Gaurav Khanna, one of the original Too Future founders, who also DJs and helms booking and internet marketing duties.

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Falyn Freyman is a freelance multimedia journalist based in Miami. She previously produced videos for Univision and edited music content for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. Her work has been featured in Vice, Bustle, Broadly, Time Out, and other publications. She has a master's degree from the Columbia School of Journalism.
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