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Rocks Off's Something Wicked Mini-Guide: The Experiment

Rocks Off's Something Wicked Mini-Guide: The Experiment

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.

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Rocks Off's Something Wicked Mini-Guide: Shadow Field

Rocks Off's Something Wicked Mini-Guide: Bass Massacre

FILTHPUSHA/BUDA LOVE

Time:

3 p.m.

Provenance:

Houston

Genre:

Hip-hop, Grime, Bass

Key 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:

Facebook (

Filthpusha

,

Buda Love

), Soundcloud (

Filthpusha

,

Buda Love

)

JASMINE ROSE

Time:

4 p.m.

Provenance:

Houston Genre: Trance, Progressive, Hardstyle

Key Cuts:

See above

Interesting Fact:

Affilliated with Houston's LOTUS crew (Ladies of the Underground Sound) with

DJ Lullaby

and others.

Links:Twitter

,

Facebook

,

Soundcloud

  TAGER N FUNK

Time:

4:30 p.m.

Provenance:

Houston

Genre:

House

Key Cuts:

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

,

Facebook

,

Mixcloud

SURAIN Time: 5:15 p.m. Provenance: Houston Interesting Fact: Partner in Nightculture, one of the promoters throwing this little wingding. Resident at Nightculture-owned Stereo Live. Links: Twitter

ANDREW PARSONS

Time: 6:15 pm

Provenance:

Austin

Genre:

Progressive House, Tech House, Minimal

Key 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

,

Twitter

,

Soundcloud

JEFF CHEN/DJ KID STYLEZ

Time:

7:15 pm

Provenance:

Houston

Genre:

House, Electro, Mashup

Interesting Fact:

Started DJing at age 15, hence the "Kid" in his name. Links:

Facebook

,

Twitter

  ALEX C

Time:

8:15 pm

Provenance:

Houston

Genre:

House, Tech House, Techno

Key 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

,

Soundcloud

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

VANCE LAWRENCE

Time:

10:45 p.m.

Provenance:

Houston

Genre:

House, Progressive, Electro

Key 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

,

Soundcloud

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.


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Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park

7575 Sam Houston Parkway W.
Houston, TX 77085

281-807

www.shrp.com


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