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Jack Beats 

Wednesday, Aug 5 2009
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Once upon a time, eclectic and hard-edged DJs were relegated to side rooms at dance venues while main stages were dominated by monotonous trance and crappy house music. Current headlining acts like U.K. duo Jack Beats represent a revenge of the funky. Together, champion turntablists and producers Plus One and Beni G have crafted bombastic remixes for the likes of legendary fellow beathead Diplo, electronic rockers Does It Offend You, Yeah?, and superstar grime MC Lady Sovereign. They're finally bringing their gritty, hip-hop-and-rave–injected mix of electro, breakbeats, and bassline thump to San Francisco.

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