Hey Miami, we hope you've been working on your booty clap routine, because Justin Martin is coming to vibe your ass out at the Electric Pickle on Friday, June 22.
This Dirtybird DJ-producer has been beat-blasting since 2003. But Martin just released his debut full-length album, Ghettos and Gardens, on the San Francisco label in April.
As Dirtybird and Martin fans have come to expect, it's full of dank beats, hood leans, sick samples, and ass-shaking bass, all of which will be in full abundance at the Pickle.
The whole Dirtybird crew, headed by ghettofunk mastermind Claude VonStroke, embodies a sound that is equal parts hip-hop swagger and dark all-night techno vibes. Add a dedication to blending the weird and edgy with the nostalgic and familiar, and you've got one hell of a dance floor.
Martin visited Miami a few months ago, headlining the Dirtybird BBQ at Villa 221 during Winter Music Conference.
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It was an all-day, summer-style affair, and definitely one of the funkiest parties of the week. Martin kept his mix chill, dark, and groovy as the evening fell. But we're betting he does late-night club sets with even more ghetto fabulousity when he hits the Pickle.
Justin Martin. Friday June 22. Electric Pickle, 2826 N. Miami Ave., Miami. The show starts at 10 p.m. and tickets cost $15 plus fees via residentadvisor.net. Ages 21 and up. Call 305-456-5613 or visit electricpicklemiami.com