Sometimes unexpected creativity can sprout even in a company town: Washington, D.C.’s Future Times is proving this by releasing some of our nation’s most vibrant new house. The label’s flagship act, Beautiful Swimmers, borrows from Detroit techno soul, imports some British quirks, and drafts a sound that’s winsome but never ingratiating. It’s a bubbling, wriggling soundtrack perfect for this courtyard’s summer night. With Discovery residents Free Magic and Faso.
Sat., June 9, 10 p.m., 2012
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on May 23, 2012