Local dance-music label Culprit celebrates its fifth anniversary with the return of the popular Culprit Sessions on the Downtown Standard rooftop, still the sexiest place in the city to sip a cocktail and savor some deep house grooves. This weekend's guest headliner is rising U.K. star Maya Jane Coles, a 25-year-old wunderkind whose original tracks and remixes brim with dark melodies and funky echoes of Chicago and Detroit. Her acclaimed debut album, Comfort, released last year, found her branching out into slower tempos and dubbier textures, with guest support from Tricky and Miss Kittin. Already a contributor to the esteemed DJ Kicks series and a Beatport Artist of the Year, Coles probably won't play another L.A. venue this intimate anytime soon, let alone one with skyline views this killer.
Sun., April 27, 1-8 p.m., 2014
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