Poplife & Grand Central present
Alex Metric, Destructo
697 N Miami Ave.
Miami, FL, 33136
Doors 11:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
Alex Metric is a British musician, DJ and producer. He has released numerous EPs, remixed artists such as Depeche Mode, La Roux, NERD, Phoenix, and Bloc Party as well as working as a producer for acts such as The Infadels, Charli Xcx and Adam Freeland.
With modern electronic music, there's sometimes a tendency to take things, shall we say, 'a little too seriously'. All too often producers and deejays get caught up so heavily in the idea of being elitist and 'underground' that they forget the idea of music altogether – that it should be built to be enjoyed by as many people as possible. This is not a criticism anyone could consider leveling at British wunderkind Alex Metric, however. As the man himself says, 'I want my music to reach far and wide. i want to take on the overground without compromising what i do and what i love." something which, had you attended any one of countless Metric deejay sets last year, or been in a dark, sweaty club where someone was playing one of his myriad tracks or remixes, you would have witnessed first hand in truly emphatic style.
Destructo (Gary Richards) began DJing and producing undergrounds in the early 90s in Los Angeles, most notably creating RaveAmerica at Knotts Berry Farm. Rick Rubin subsequently handpicked Gary for A&R in electronic music at Def American Recordings, launching a noteworthy career with such acts as Lords of Acid, Messiah, David Holmes, Basement Jaxx, Dub Pistols, God Lives Underwater and founding 1500 Records and Nitrus Records. After carrying his success to the metal world with No Name Mgmt, Destructo returned to his roots in 2007 by creating HARD. HARD events such as the HARD Haunted Mansion have become synonymous with cutting edge electronic music and unforgettable experiences, where the talent rosters reflect Destructo's own impeccable DJ sets.
$15.00 - $20.00
Grand Central - Miami
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