The best EDM in Denver this weekend
Marc Houle has attracted attention from some of techno's finest players, from Richie Hawtin to Miss Kittin to Troy Pierce. Houle's studio tracks get snatched up and spun by everyone who's anyone in dance music, spanning genres and lighting up clubs and underground warehouses alike. But his live sets represent a whole new level of amazing: He uses those synthesizers for a truly live experience -- not just mixing one track into another, but tailoring each and every soundscape to the venue and audience at hand. See what he does for you this Saturday, November 30, at NORAD, with Josh Manke and Drew Bull.
It was only a matter of time before someone brought Dirty South beats into the world of EDM, and Flosstradamus has certainly set the precedent for what a good trap show is supposed to be like. It's like Flosstradamus slipped drum and bass tracks in a potent cup of lean. Trap music has been around for awhile, but in this new era acts like Flosstradamus are bringing chopped beats and bangin' kicks to the dance floor.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Just Blaze is due at Beta with Shank Aaron and Lotus Drops, plus P.U.N.C.H.I.S. in the lounge (9 p.m., 18+, $10)
Lazaro Casanova throws down some house at HOME Fridays at NORAD. (9 p.m., 21+, $10-$12)
Hector Moralez keeps things moving at Bar Standard with Steve Synfull and Uriah West. (9 p.m., 21+, $5)
Black Friday Blackout at City Hall features Night Crime, Vinnie Maniscalco, Toer and Tree. (8:30 p.m., 18+, $11-$15)
Black Out Friday at the Church hosts Buzzy, Brothers in Arms, Social Legacy, Illien and Tex. (9 p.m., 18+, $5-$20)
Viernes De Reventon features DJ Cesar, DJ Tatiana, DJ Raul and Kachondo at Vinyl. (9 p.m., 18+, $5-20)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Lazerdisk, Space Race and Chando are at Fox Theatre in Boulder (9 p.m., all ages, $13-15)
Michael Woods holds things down at Beta with Dragon & Wallace and Rupert. (9 p.m., 18+, $10)
Strictly House at Vinyl features Marshall Monica, Nate Ramirez, E.B., Will Hamm and Nathan Brown. (9 p.m., 18+, $5-$20)
Roksonix, Brown & Gammon with Jantsen and Midnight Tyrannosaurus & Tyro are at Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom. (8 p.m., 16+, $20-$25)
Noches En La Catedral features Star DJ Gonzo, DJ Javi and DJ Ricky at the Church. (9 p.m., 18+, $5-$20)
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