Top to bottom: Bajofondo Tango Club, Carlos D, 
    Osunlade, Peanut Butter Wolf, Andrea Parker, 
Top to bottom: Bajofondo Tango Club, Carlos D, Osunlade, Peanut Butter Wolf, Andrea Parker, Marques Wyatt

Set List


Marlin Bar, March 4

Bajofondo Tango Club co-producer Juan Campodónico, a.k.a. Campo, has an altrock past in his native Uruguay, where he recorded two albums with the band Peyote Asesino in the mid-Nineties. But in the last four years he has completely devoted himself to electronic music, lending a hand to praiseworthy albums by fellow Uruguayan singer/songwriter Jorge Drexler (Frontera) and the Bajofondo collective (Bajofondo Tango Club). -- Javier Andrade

1. Orquesta del Plata, “Los Tangueros” (Marcelo Castelli tribal dub) (Vibra)

2. Kosheen, “All In My Head” (Planet Funk mix) (BMG)

3. Monkey Island, “Feels Strange” (Chus & Ceballos mix) (EQ [Grey])

4. Orquesta del Plata, “Montserrat” (Vibra)

5. Luciano Supervielle, “Perfume” (Vibra)

6. Gotan Project, “Santa Maria” (TM’s Cosmos mix) (XL)

7. Mala Rodriguez, “Tengo un Trato” (Campo club mix) (white label)

8. Junior Jack, “Da Hype” (Defected)

9. Campo and Verónica Loza, “Naranjo en Flor” (Vibra)

10. Benny Benassi, “Satisfaction” (Greece Dub) (Data)


SoHo Lounge, March 5

Carlos Dengler is the guitarist for the New York-based quartet Interpol, one of the biggest indie-rock bands and a leader in the postpunk revival. But Miamians may know him best as Carlos D, a frequent guest DJ at Soho Lounge's Revolver party who likes to throw down anything that'll get the party rockin', from dance and New Wave to metal and industrial, making his sets sound like a great, pregrunge alternative rock station. -- Mosi Reeves

1. Nitzer Ebb, “Join in the Chant” (Mute) 2. Exposé, “Point of No Return” (Arista) 3. The Cure, “A Forest” (Elektra) 4. Adult., Anxiety Always (Ersatz Audio) 5. Gang of Four, “To Hell With Poverty!” (Warner Brothers) 6. Bauhaus, “Bela Lugosi’s Dead” (Beggars Banquet) 7. The Modern Lovers, “Roadrunner” (Beserkley) 8. Black Sabbath, Paranoid (Warner Brothers) 9. Link Wray and his Raymen, “Rumble” (Epic) 10. Trans X, “Living On Video” (Unidisc)


Goddess, March 5, Tantra, March 6

Deep house and garage DJ/producer Osunlade is known for mixing his soul/R&B sound with jazz grooves, African beats, and Latin rhythms. From kicking off his career as a music producer at seventeen for Sesame Street to working with Musiq and India.Arie, as well as making his own two stellar albums, Paradigm and Offering, it seems everything this ordained priest in the African Ifa religion does has an uplifting vibe. -- John Anderson

1. Sin Palabras, “Yemeya” (Yoruba) 2. Roy Ayers, “Searching” (Yoruba Soul mix) (BBE) 3. Osunlade, “The Year of the Monkey” (Yoruba) 4. Immo, Million Toes EP (Patchworks) 5. Lotus, “Grand Masterplan” (Yoruba) 6. Jesse Outlaw, “Self Satisfaction” (GotSoul) 7. Djinji Brown, “Las Siete Potencias” (Yoruba) 8. John Beltran, “Your Colors” (Ubiquity) 9. Santos, “Love Made For Two” (Yoruba) 10. Salif Keita, “Moussoldu” (Yoruba Soul mix) (Universal Music Jazz)


Opium Garden, March 7

Chris Manak is a towering figure in modern hip-hop, a producer of classic Nineties albums (Peanut Butter Breaks) and the founder of Stones Throw Records, home to the ever-prolific Madlib and other indie rap stars. To the never-ending chagrin of his fans, however, he has eschewed the studio in favor of DJing, trekking across the globe, and blessing beat junkies with his inimitable blend of rare grooves and melodic soul. -- Mosi Reeves

1. The Grandmaster Lover, “The Legend Of O’Mar” (Chrome) 2. The Cure, “The Blood” (Elektra) 3. Four Tet, “As Serious As Your Life” (Jay Dilla remix) (Domino) 4. Little Brother, “Make Me Hot” (Yam Who re-edit) (white label) 5. Schoolly D, “Gangster Boogie” (Jive) 6. Brian Auger, “Beginning Again” (RCA) 7. Labtekwon, “Thing Thing” (Ankh Ba/Morphius) 8. Jackson 5, “Can I See You in the Morning” (Electric Sheep remix) (Motown Polydor) 9. Johnny Osbourne, “Can’t Buy Love” (Studio One) 10. Robert Palmer, “Looking For Clues” (Island)


SoHo Lounge, March 8

U.K. electro diva Andrea Parker exploded on the scene in 1999 with Kiss My Arp, an elegantly funky record that smashed electronica's subgenres. These days, she's busy running her own label, Touchin' Bass, and making dance floors worldwide shake with Miami-influenced boombastics. -- Tom Bowker

1. Egg Foo Young, Breakdance and Motivate EP (Touchin’ Bass) 2. Phoenecia, “Oddjob” (Schematic) 3. Ben Milstein, “006” (Outside) 4. Dopamine Records white label 5. Manasyt, “No 13th Floor” (Touchin’ Bass) 6. Double Horizontal, “Crevist Park” (Touchin’ Bass) 7. Wreck, Hoe Magnet EP (Insomniac) 8. Andrea Parker featuring DJ Godfather and DJ Assault, “Freaky Bitches” (Touchin’ Bass) 9. Drexciya, Drexciya 4: The Unknown Aquazone (Submerge) 10. Ectomorph, Subsonic Vibrations EP (Interdimensional Transmissions)


Opium Garden, March 9; Clevelander Hotel, March 10

Unquestionably the pioneer of house music on the West Coast, Marques Wyatt has championed the sound by spinning at numerous club nights, bringing its originators from all over the globe to play in Los Angeles, and releasing superior mix CDs. His upcoming compilation, Horizons, showcases not only his flawless mixing skills, but his innate understanding of everything from Latin vibes to soulful infusions of pumping beats. -- Lily Moayeri

1. Dennis F, “Carnival” (CD-R) 2. E-Man, “A Lot Like You” (Marques’ DEEP Like You remix) (Jellybean Recordings Inc.) 3. Alan Smithee in Blue Blackness, “Sounds Like Ultra” (white label) 4. Pushim, “Like a Sunshine, My Memory” (EOL remix) (Ki-oon) 5. Frankie Knuckles, “Matter of Time” (Groove Junkies classic vox) (Definity) 6. Antonio Ocasio, “Echu Aye” (Tribal Winds) 7. Walter Jones, “GC’s Groove” (Westbound) 8. Roy Ayers, “Sugar” (Joey Negro remix) (BBE) 9. Michael McDonald, “Yah Mo B There” (Grant Nelson remix) (white label) 10. Intense & Voices of 6th Avenue, “You Gotta Believe/Call Him Up” (Ace Beat)


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