Slap & Tickle Afterhours Takes Over E11even

Miami's underground house scene has a new home, though it may not be what you'd expect.

Imagine sipping cocktails while grooving to a three-hour DJ set on a ritzy rooftop, looking out over the heart of downtown Miami while catching the sunrise on a Sunday morning.

Of course, we're talking about Slap & Tickle Afterhours at E11even.

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"We wanna get people comfortable with the place, and we think it's worth it, because it really is unique up there and it sounds really good," says Slap & Tickle's Pirate Stereo, AKA Eyal Agai.

He and partner Santiago Caballero are stoked to run the 24-hour, $40-million joint's new Saturday party.

"It allows the craziness to go a little crazier, and it allows us to keep pushing the musical boundary around downtown into these really crazy hours of Sunday morning," Agai adds. "That calls for a switch up, musically."

This is where Caballero's signature marathon style comes in handy. He serves as the perfect musical anchor for the night, having just what it takes to curate a vibe that fits the mood, whether it's 4, 6, or even 8 in the morning.

"The thing that I really enjoy is that it gives us that extra time, that limitless quality to it," Caballero says. "Normally, you have to show everyone what you're about in an hour, but now you've got three hours to build a proper set."

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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.

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