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Amtrac and Brass Knuckles Ask, "Who's Got the Funk?," at Grand Central Miami on March 8

Who's got the funk?

On Thursday, March 8, you'll get a chance to find out as Poplife,

Super Music Group, and Gotta Dance Dirty bring a two-room, eight-act electronic

extravaganza to Grand Central in search of the perfect beat. Think of it as a

little Winter Music Conference warm-up party.

Headlining the main room are Amtrac and Brass Knuckles, two

Miami artists with some serious funk stashed away.

There's a solid chance of nu-disco when Brass Knuckles takes

the stage. This trio incorporates DJing, live production, and instrumentation

into its sets -- even bringing a sexy sax man. And no doubt, everyone loves

a shirtless saxophone virtuoso.

After all that amped-up DJ craziness, Amtrac will close

out the night with his unique blend of post-punk meets electro. Like Brass

Knuckles, Amtrac doesn't just stand there and mix records. He actually sings

and produces his music on the spot. Think of him as a one-man EDM band.

The headliners will get support early in the night from Super

Music Group's Derek Walin and Nick Daniels while Indonesian rockers Little Rok, Miami's Los De La Vega, storm trooper duo Lazerdisk Party Sex, and comparatively normal-looking Troy Kurtz invade Grand Central's upstairs party room, The Garret.

Be there and don't leave the funk at home.

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.