Skrillex at Beta, 3.31.11

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SKRILLEX
With Nate Ishe and Trajikk
3.31.11 | Beta

Last night, the number-one DJ in the world gave a piece of himself to one of the top clubs in the world. With little standing room, hardly a line at the bar and sweat dripping from the everyone standing on the upstairs balcony, Beta reminded everyone just why they've earned that designation. A long line at the opening didn't stop the sold-out club from reaching capacity quickly, which allowed the openers to perform in front of a full house.

With the recent upgrades at Beta and recent notoriety as the number one club in the country, selling this show out was pretty much a given. Skrillex is riding huge waves right now, from a chart-topping, bass-dropping cut with vocals by none other than America's favorite pop star to ridicule, Britney Spears to his recent stint on the MTV Woodies to the whopper of a set he dropped in Las Vegas just before coming to town.

Those who didn't sleep on the early opening -- 8 p.m., to be precise, roughly four hours before the headliner would even think of dropping a beat -- managed to find and maintain the choicest spots in the middle of the dance floor. It wasn't even 9:30 when the room became so flooded with eager groups of people that getting from the entrance to the DJ booth proved nearly impossible. Make that completely impossible.

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Photo Britt Chester

Denver local and Whomp Truck regular Nate Ishe opened his set with what is becoming his signature statement: "Where all my dubsteppers at?" This sent said dubsteppers into a completely seized-out frenzy of sweat and sway. Ishe's short set set the place on fire before Trajikk -- a familiar face to anyone who has ever heard of Triad Dragons -- took to the decks and wound through some heavy house beats for a few minutes leading up to the headliner.

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1909 Blake St., Denver, CO

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SDK
SDK

one, he's never worked with Britney Spears. Two, he's not the number one DJ in the world, look at the rankings by DJ magazine. A little research helps when writing articles.

IsheRocks
IsheRocks

Too bad Skrillex had Ishe taken off the decks because he "didn't want dubstep" played before him.

WHACK..

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