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Over the Weekend: Beat Swap Meet and DJ Battle in Chinatown

Flocks of vinyl junkies filled the Grand Star Jazz Club in Chinatown on Sunday and transformed the indoor/outdoor space into the Beat Swap Meet, a treasure-trove for record collectors. Sunday marked two years since the start of the 12-inch and 7-inch record celebration and featured its first DJ battle as......
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Weekend Roundup: Backyard Boogie at House M

It was a cozy night last Friday at House M. The squared bar, mirrored walls and old fashioned  décor could made you feel nostalgic for home. DJ Rudebwoy spun an opening set of clean jungle to the few arriving and winding down, while DJ D-Dub followed with an all ragga......
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Latin Rock Takes Center Stage at Fais Do-Do

In Los Angeles, a city filled with immigrant experiences and multiculturalism, Latino-influenced rock took center stage at Fais Do-Do last Saturday night, showcasing bands from Southern California and Mexico. The Mardi Gras-themed club was well lit; its mirrored disco ball showered the high stage with random bursts of light while......
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