Three Nights at The Electric Pickle

When we heard about the celestial lineup that The Electric Pickle had in store for Miami the last weekend of January we knew right away that we'd be ending every night of the weekend there, or beginning every morning. What we did not realize was that we were in for a early and heavy dose of Winter Music Conference. One thing that was definitely confirmed Monday afternoon by just about everyone we interacted with, was that we looked like we had a lost weekend!

JESSE ROSE :: Friday, Jan 27th

The London native Jesse Rose is attributed with having kick started the ‘fidget house’ movement, which is a form of house music that relies upon heavy sample manipulation. He is truly a sage when it comes to playing intuitively, and his set at The Electric Pickle proved to be nothing short of perfection. We believe that this mostly comes from his "I am just going to play some of my favorite records" attitude, which we could not approve of more.

 BENOIT & SERGIO :: Saturday, Jan 28th

Benoit & Sergio grew up thousands of miles apart, in Paris and Iowa respectively. They met in 2008 at a party in Washington DC. The duo draws from influences mostly uncommon to the house-and-techno zeitgeist bands like Talking Heads and Pavement as well as electronic-music contemporaries like Isolée. Their live Saturday set consisted of both of them on vocals as well as a keyboard, playing predominantly new material though not leaving out more renowned hits like 'Everbody'.

MAYA JANE COLES :: Sunday, Jan 29th

Twenty-four-year-old London house producer Maya Jane Coles came thundering on to the charts with her 2010 single, 'What They Say' attracting worldwide critical and public adoration. We did not make it to her American debut performance at The Electric Pickle last April, just after Winter Music Conference WMC.  Ever since then we've been held down and forced to hear all the raving reviews about her ensemble.  Sunday night the moment we turned the corner onto North Miami Ave. and started walking towards The Electric Pickle's front entrance we knew we were in for a treat. Turning the next corner at the top of the stairs we realized that WMC had come early this year. Coles, who is known for playing notoriously long periods of time kept the room completely packed and everyone going crazy for 4 hours or more (we left in the third hour), because we unlike mostly everyone else there had to wake up Monday!

Upcoming events at The Electric Pickle ::

WAIFS & STRAYS :: Thursday, Feb 2
SLOW HANDS Live + SOUL CLAP vs. WOLF+LAMB :: Saturday, Feb 4
CARL CRAIG :: Friday, Feb 10
GET LOST MIAMI 7th Session (WMC closing event) :: Sunday, March 25
lineup includes Amirali (Live), Art Department, Craig Richards, Danny Daze, Damian Lazarus, Eats Everything, Fur Coat, Guti, Luca Bacchetti, Maceo Plex, Miguel Campbell, Mr. C , Russ Yallop, Shaun Reeves and Subb An

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