Gaslamp Killer Feeds on Fan Energy: "Like a F#$%ing Drug in a Needle, Straight to My Vein"
Miami, beware. A killer is on the loose.
He's been known to murder decks, waste lames, and strangle wannabes. When he executes a mix, he'll destroy your idols and obliterate the competition. Behind the decks, he's a dancing maniac with a wild head of hair.
Yes, the crazed Gaslamp Killer of California is coming to Bardot for a special Memorial Day performance, annihilating every hater that stands in his path. Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 26, and prepare your body for one wild night.
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Seriously, though, if you've never seen this guy perform, we suggest you check out his Boiler Room video from late 2012. When the Killer's really feeling a show, he jumps around like a dude in a padded cell. But he always maintains the presence of mind to deliver an energetic and forward-thinking set for the ages. It's quite unlike anything we've ever seen.
"I'm basically channeling all the energy from all the people that are around me, whether it's positive, negative, pain, pleasure, whatever they're experiencing," he tells Crossfade. "I can feel their energy. And I don't know exactly what it is, but it's pumped into me directly like a fucking drug in a needle, straight to my vein."
Like most authentic mix masters, the Gaslamp Killer is looking for a mutually intense experience. He feeds off the crowd and sends back an equal amount of energy.
"If the crowd is good, then I'm just super pumped-up, and I feel like I can just Hadouken my way through the fuckin' Earth," he says. "Like I could just shoot a fucking rocket out of my brain into the whole crowd and blow everyone up."
Damn son. Brain rockets? Hadoukens? That's how you leave a dance floor bloody. Personally, we can't wait to see it for ourselves.
Gaslamp Killer. As part of Memorial Day Bash. With N/P (Nuri & Po$hstronaut, Denzel Curry and friends, JBZ and Niko Sacks. Sunday, May 26. Bardot, 3456 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Doors open at 10 p.m. and tickets cost $19 to $25 plus fees via showclix.com. Call 305-576-5570 or visit bardotmiami.com.