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Uchi's Cyborgs Party at Electric Pickle: "Bring Your Own Laser Beams"

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Had you ever tuned in to Uchi's Dead Air program on the University of Miami's WVUM 90.5 FM, then you'd know she digs the kind of dance music that sounds a lot like what you'd hear in deep space, if humans could actually hear in deep space.

"I was doing the radio at WVUM for three years, but then I graduated," says Uchi, AKA Isabella Douzoglou. "Cyborgs is an extension of that project. The music is basically the same music that I picked to go on the radio.

"I've always been enthusiastic about synthesizers and sort of '80s-sounding music," she adds. "Cyborgs was just a matter of finding a name for a group of people who like electronic music that's futuristic and scientific and different, while still keeping it within the range of deep house and techno."

See also: Miami's 25 Best Electronic Music Acts



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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.