For a town so obsessed with dance music, Miami has very few nights devoted to straight-up house. Not electro-, not tech-, just house. And so, besides Aquabooty's epic events, Backdoor Bamby at the Vagabond has become a required stop for hungry house heads. Titans like Louie Vega and Jellybean Benitez have all become Saturday-night regulars there, and this weekend, Miguel Migs makes a stop at the club, not too long after his last one.
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For the last five years, Migs' real baby has been the label he founded, Salted, which pushes soulful dance music of all tempos, free of nitpicking genre constraints. The DJ/producer's current tour supports his latest mix for the imprint, Get Salted Volume 2. It's funky, deep, gushy, all that stuff, and features tracks from Migs himself, as well as like-minded artists like Fred Everything and the inimitable vocalist Lisa Shaw. It's a sound that bangs particularly well through the Vagabond's main-floor sound system, and the gig will provide an intimate taste of Migs' flavor before the WMC madness begins.
As a preview, you can stream the whole mix online here. You can also get a free MP3 of that Lisa Shaw track, as well as all the party info, after the jump.