Landing smack in the middle of the week, Soma's Swell Wednesdays series makes hump day easier to get over. Jimmy Van M, who's often linked with Sasha and John Digweed, shows up to help out on February 19. Inspired by Florida DJ legend Dave Cannalte, Van M dug the acid-house vibe in the early '90s and built his own reputation with gigs up and down the East Coast, including spots at Orlando's Beacham Theater. After Beacham closed in 1994, Van M hooked up with studio partner Sean Cusick and birthed the powerhouse production company Eros Euphony, as well as the Northern Exposure DJ Tour series. But Van M shines more as a live act than as a studio head, and his mixes are routinely rhythmic, flawless and, yes, swell.
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