Italian hipsta-house duo Crookers are best known for making that Kid Cudi song even more annoying. To be fair, most of their other stuff has a little more bite and funk—a more groovalicious, neon-friendly, Jaxx-tweaking version of French electro headbangers. Major Lazor is a blogger-endorsed cartoon that does interviews in a ridiculous Jamaican accent, but is really two white dudes who can’t make beats as good as the Bug. With Rusko, Jack Beats, Destructo, and—no shit—$135 open bar VIP tickets.
Sat., Oct. 10, 9 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 6, 2009