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Preview Tue Feb 28 2012

You Are Now Listening to AraabMuzik.

Do you like that new stuff from Cam'ron? It's not too bad, right? Well, one guy behind the return is Providence's AraabMuzik, who's also produced for Lloyd Banks and Jim Jones, among others. On his debut album, Electronic Dream, he rolls through samples and shows off that he won't be pigeonholed into hip hop. Trance dominates, but the record glides through all sorts of electronic music and features out of left field timing, sharp cuts on samples and frequent reminders that "you are now listening to AraabMuzik," just in case you might forget 'cause it's all over the map. When AraabMuzik is on a stage, the biggest pull is his tremendous skill with an MPC sampler. The drag on that is it he can get so wrapped up in putting on a performance with his fingers that dancing (for the crowd) becomes a secondary issue, but everyone needs a breather sometimes.


AraabMuzik performs at the Congress on Friday, March 2. Zeds Dead headlines. Dillon Francis and Chicago's Midnight Conspiracy also play. The show's $20, 17+ and starts at 8pm. The Congress is at 2135 N Milwaukee.

 
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