N-Type

Black Sheep as we know it may be extinct, but its erstwhile proprietor, Juan Basshead, is still dedicated to the low frequencies. As such, he's got a hand in a number of wall-rattling events around town, and this Thursday, he and the (((Shake))) crew will reunite for Get Low, a monthly dubstep night at the Vagabond. While (((Shake)))'s usual kitchen-sink hip-hop goodness goes on in the bar room, the club's main room gets turned over to everything dark, dirty, and deep.

Anglophilic dance music trainspotters should get extra-hyped for this edition, headlined by DJ/producer N-Type, from all the way across the pond. His sound is stark and full of those processed bass lines, but it's not just one warping sound after another. Rather, N-Type's sound is relatively broad, mixing in liberal doses of cut-and-paste hip-hop samples, old-school jungle-style breaks, and the occasional ragga vocal. Those tired of the happy-all-the-time disco cheese of much electro-come-lately will find an antidote in N-Type's set, which promises to take the vibe back to that of a real apocalyptic rave.

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The Vagabond

30 NE 14th St.
Miami, FL 33132

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Downtown/Overtown

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With Juan Basshead, Ashworth, Goodroid, and Dub. With MCs Jumanji and the Gnome. Plus (((Shake))) residents A-Train, Alex Caso, DS, and Johnny Strokes. Thursday, August 6. The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami. Doors open at 10 p.m. Admission costs $10 at the door, $5 with RSVP to shake305@gmail.com. Ages 21+ with ID. 305-379-0508; thevagabondmiami.com

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By the way, the doctor recommends dubstep for aches and pains. Show up at the Vagabond and simply lean against the bar, or for those persistent knots, against the bass cabinet.

 
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