Weekend's best dance music: Skylab, the Crystal Method, Stenchman, Matt Tolfrey and more
Britt Chester Catch Porter Robinson, Gareth Emery and more at Skylab 2012: Mission Blackout this Saturday at the Denver Coliseum.
Greetings, weekend warriors! Ready to get your groove on? Good. The Dance Card is stacked again this weekend with Skylab 2012: Mission Blackout at the Denver Coliseum with Gareth Emery, Porter Robinson and more, the Crystal Method hits Beta, Sammy Bananas drops by TheHundred party at Beauty Bar, the mysterious Stenchman hits NORAD Dance Bar and tons more. Keep reading for a full rundown on the weekend's best dance bets.
Stenchman, featured in this week's Scratching the Surface, hits NORAD Dance Bar tomorrow night with Lt. Dan
STENCHMAN @ NORAD DANCE BAR | SAT, 9/22/12
Stenchman is one of several monikers that producer, DJ and sometimes MC Jack Carter uses; you might also know him as Henchman, or as half of Suspicious Stench, alongside Suspect. He's dabbled in dub-style sounds since his early days of production, which involved a lot of drum-and-bass, and his musical expression is particularly focused on dubstep. For all that, though, there's a lot of variety in the tracks that Carter puts out under the Stenchman brand: He fuses elements of garage and house in with deep, sinister bass lines and eerie melodies for a sound that balances organic and synthetic effects to utterly danceable ends. And the weird mask that Stenchman wears gives his sets a touch of superhero (or supervillain?) flair.
Keep reading for a full rundown of this weekend's best dance bets
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