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Mochipet spins on December 10 at City Hall

Mochipet's ramshackle rambling through the world of music highlights just what can be done with a little technology and a lot of imagination. The experimental/hip-hop DJ (also known to the world at large as David Wang) is all over the place, remixing everyone from Kraddy to Michael Jackson, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony to R Kelly and Fliami Vice. You might hear searing, anthemic guitar lines paired with wobbly bass and gabber-style vocals, or pop-heavy hip-hop lyrics layered over deep, distorted bass and computer-generated beeps. Mochipet, however, is at his best when reworking pop-heavy R&B singles into a sound that's exponentially more intense. The raucous, stylish result is catchy and easy to dance to — but it also makes for interesting, engaging listening; it's hip-hop (and electronica) at its best, incorporating a vast range of samples and transforming the inspired mish-mash into something much greater than the sum of its parts. Catch him on Friday, December 10, when he plays City Hall, 1144 Broadway.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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