When it was released in 2009, DJ Sprinkles' Midtown 120 Blues was a sharp-tongued rebuke of house music tropes from one of the genre's most politically outspoken and creative producers. Amidst the emergence of sexless, watered-down down deep house in 2013, Sprinkles' commitment to subtlety, simplicity, and the communal possibilities of what she calls a "hyperspecific" house music is more relevant than ever. Catch a master who is only recently renewing their DJing presence in New York.
Sat., Dec. 7, 10 p.m., 2013
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