BY CHRIS GRAY AND CORY GARCIA
Of the dozens of electronic-music artists from all over the world playing Saturday's Something Wicked Festival at Sam Houston Race Park, the ones at "The Experiment" area bear should not be overlooked for one simple reason: They live here.
Hip-hop, Grime, BassKey Cuts:
"I Pled the Filth" (Filthpusha), "Intellectual Property" (Buda), "Pissin' In Dey But" (Buda)Interesting Fact:
Members of the Purple Gang, a far cry from the one in Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock."Links:
), Soundcloud (Filthpusha
Houston Genre: Trance, Progressive, HardstyleKey Cuts:
See aboveInteresting Fact:
Affilliated with Houston's LOTUS crew (Ladies of the Underground Sound) withDJ Lullaby
TAGER N FUNKTime:
Monthly "Amplified Sessions" on their Soundcloud page.Interesting Fact:
Natives of Israel and Pakistan, duo incorporates electronic drums and MIDI controllers into their sets.Links:Soundcloud
Time: 6:15 pmProvenance:
Progressive House, Tech House, MinimalKey Cuts:
"The Chant," "Underworld Dreams," remix of Apr0nz's "Fly High" Interesting Fact: Made his first mixtape and played his first gig way back in 2002.Links:Facebook
JEFF CHEN/DJ KID STYLEZ
House, Electro, MashupInteresting Fact:
Started DJing at age 15, hence the "Kid" in his name. Links:Facebook
House, Tech House, TechnoKey Cut:
"Escalofrio"Recent Release:Earotic Sessions 098
Interesting Fact: Got his start filling in for an absent DJ; before his promotion he was manning the club's lights.Links:Facebook
GRRRL PARTS Time: 9:30 pm Provenance: Houston Genre: Indie, Electro, Disco Interesting Fact: Nominated for multiple Houston Press Music Awards, and have taken home Best Club DJ twice. Links: Facebook, Twitter
House, Progressive, ElectroKey Cuts:
"Timeless," "Poolside"Interesting Fact:
Lawrence spent some time in the mid-'00s holding down a residency and packing clubs in Daegu, South Korea.Links:Facebook
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Something Wicked begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. W. See somethingwickedfestival.com for everything else.