House heavyweight Dave Aude's credentials read like an impressive who's who of both pop and electronic music. He's produced tracks for Barenaked Ladies, Korn, Britney Spears, the Pussycat Dolls, Faith No More and Madonna, and back in the '90s, he formed Lunatic Fringe with Steve Levy, a partnership that eventually led to the creation of the illustrious Moonshine Music record label (Aude also has his own label, cleverly titled Audacious Records). His rousing, rollicking house tracks are a clear product of his environment; people just don't make uplifting, dance-worthy house like they used to, and Aude keeps the dream alive on a regular basis as he tours the country and packs rooms with bodies and beats. Aude's set at Beta is bound to be an anomaly, an intimate soundscape heard by hundreds in a club rather than thousands at a big-room massive.
Thu., Jan. 2, 2014