WMC Preview: Andy Butler of Hercules and Love Affair
Straddling a funky line buoyed by trumpet and ecstatic panting, it encapsulates Butler's ambitious dance music MO. Take a look at his ResidentAdvisor.net chart from last year, and hear not simply the music's easily mimicked nuts and bolts, but of a man breathing the emotional air dance music can truly hold. Also after the jump, get all the info about his WMC appearances.
1. Ferrara, "Love Attack"
2. Bam Bam, "Where Is Your Child"
3. J.M. Silk, "All in Vain"
4. Bostro Pesopeo, "Falls (Hercules & Love Affair remix)"
5. Chilly Title, "For Your Love (Idjuts Edit)"
6. Amant, "New York Nights (Paris International Records)"
7. Thompson & Lenoir, "Can't Stop The House"
8. Madleen Kane, "Cherchez Pas"
9. Jorge Ben Jor, "Oe Oee"
10. YMO, "1000 Knives"
Thursday, March 26, at Scion Presents at the Gansevoort, 2399 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Others on the bill include Erol Alkan, Fan Death (DJ set), and Rory Phillips. Party goes from 2 to 8 p.m. For admission policy, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 27, at the Erol Alkan and Friends party at The Vagabond, 30 NE 14th St., Miami. Others on the bill include Erol Alkan and Late of the Pier. Doors open at 10 p.m. Tickets cost $10 in advance from wantickets.com. Ages 21+ with ID. Call 305-379-0508, or visit thevagabondmiami.com.
-- Chris Toenes