Prepare to be locked into a hard groove because Roque Ybarra has provided PITS with two dance-floor ready jack tunes in the form of his Lock Down EP. ‘Workin’ and ‘Clink Clink’ both bear a heavy bassline that is complemented with plenty of slapping percussion. Roque has been active in the Detroit dance music scene for the past 5 years, and is currently running two monthly parties at The Whiskey Disco and Temple Bar as part of the much beloved local DJ duo So Vague with co-conspirator Beatloaf. He keeps his approach to dance music light and easy-going with a knack for pulling out the deep tech burners at peak hour.
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Known by her Techno Teacher alias, Kels has been a great supporter of the dance scene in Detroit and is also an educator in city schools. In recent times, she has turned DJ due to her compulsion of sharing music and she has provided PITS with a mix that focuses on the power of the female voice through sporadic vocals and genres. She recently signed on to a residency with Sexual Tension at Temple Bar Detroit. Let this mix be a taste of what you might expect every third Saturday of the month.
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Bale Defoe has provided three tracks of dusty lo-fi goodness that can truly transport your mind to Detroit in the dead of winter. Bale has plenty of groove laden sample heavy cuts ready to be unleashed, the most recent with Ele Records of Manchester, UK. These tracks will keep your feet moving and head nodding as he puts the finishing touches on his first LP expected in late spring.
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Jorissen has a knack for finding the deep grooves that make your body want to move even into the wee hours of the morning. The mix he has provided for our seventh featured podcast certainly reinforces this with smooth selections of minimal tech and house. He has been keeping busy recently between playing with our previously featured group, House Coffee Detroit, as well as a newer collaboration Lobos with Loren, Andrew Barren, and Mathias.
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Hearkening back to raves of old, Dretraxx (aka Andrew Schireson) has provided three burning tracks of acid that reminisce upon dark warehouses in Detroit. These sounds take listeners on a journey to a techno filled underworld with a groove that will keep even the people there dancing.
Dre has been a steadfast pillar of the local dance music scene for the past few years, hosting his events Body Worx at the esteemed Temple Bar in Detroit. His love for acid can be seen in the traditional smiley face incorporated into the series logo.
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