When Luca Venezia began his career as a musician, he dabbled mostly in experimental breakcore and drum 'n' bass, releasing music under Kid 606's label Tigerbeat6. But later, under the moniker Drop the Lime, his fame grew as he embraced more popular styles such as electro-house and dubstep. But don't accuse him of being yet another bass-head-DJ-turned-electro-house phenomenon. Venezia has somehow dived into the new sound without ever completely abandoning the experimental flare that launched his career.
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Last year, during Winter Music Conference, the DJ/producer seemed to be on every bill, including Studio A's Downtown Riot party and Scion's event at the Raleigh. He must have left quite an impression, because the Magic City hasn't been able to get enough of him since. Drop the Lime returns to Miami, along with local beatmaster DJ Craze, to show The Vagabond's Thursday-night party, Shake, how to really get the bass thumping.