Dirty South at Mansion May 21

Building a DJ rep on the back of remixes isn't a new career strategy. But Dragan Roganovic has had a particularly prosperous go at it.

Born in Serbia, raised in Australia, and now based in California, the electro-house head known as Dirty South has been banging around the scene since the mid-'00s. And Roganovic has rewired work by loads of artists, including the Doors, Diddy, Miike Snow, Evermore, and Depeche Mode. His greatest coup, though, was scoring a 2010 Grammy nomination alongside Axwell for Best Remixed Recording (Non-Classical) for the Temper Trap's "Sweet Disposition."

Recently, Dirty has hinted he'll devote more time to making originals versus remixes — a decision likely connected to the creation of his own label, Phazing Records. The company is named after "Phazing," a Dirty South original that cribs from Harry Nilsson's cover of "Everybody's Talkin'" to make a wonderfully tripped-out number with some space-gazing lyrics: "Walking at the speed of light/Phazing a million miles away/We are not going home/We're phazing a million miles away."

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Mansion

1235 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33119

Category: Dance Clubs

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As part of Mansion's Seventh-Anniversary Party. 10 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Mansion, 1235 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-532-1525; mansionmiami.com. Tickets cost $20 via wantickets.com.

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In keeping with the theme, Roganovic stopped at Mansion in March as part of the "Starphazing Nights" tour. When he visits this Saturday, it'll be part of the venue's seventh-anniversary bash.

 
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