On his earliest records, Photek meticulously pieced together an unusually deep drum & bass, and his subsequent forays into house and dubstep have been equally contemplative, making these divergent genres feel like natural extensions of each other. Shlomo is among the L.A. beatsmiths pushing hip-hop into heady new territory. On his own and as half of Metro Area, Morgan Geist has been keeping disco and synth pop fresh; now, with Storm Queen, he’s revitalizing vintage house. With Tri Angle’s Howse and electronic soul from Autre Ne Veut.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2 p.m., 2012
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