Brooklyn positioned themselves as jokesters from the outset, with a venue name that comments directly on independent electronic promoters’ tendency to withhold venue information until the day of show. TBA, meanwhile, remains on an burgeoning stretch of Wythe Avenue, and despite the confusion the name might cause, they’ve been booking top-tier talent. Montreal’s Akufen is no different. A pioneer of the short-lived blog boon “microhouse,” Marc Leclair has a knack for recycling, slicing and welding an inordinate amount of disparate sample sources to form a surprisingly danceable whole.

Sat., May 4, 10 p.m., 2013

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 24, 2013

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