Derrick Carter’s mom once described house as just a lot of “boompty boompty.” Much as we like the “boompty boompty,” she needs to take another listen to her son’s sound. The Chicago master’s productions are the culmination of an American musical tradition that runs from jazz through classic soul and the best of disco; his sets mix old-school influences and the new underground into a healing brew. With Down Deep, Prawns & Baja and residents Sleep & Boo.
Sat., July 11, 9 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 1, 2009