D.I.M.

Electronic producer D.I.M. (born Andreas Meid) came up during the "blog-house" boom of the mid-'00s—so-called because the mass proliferation online of music production software and blogs dedicated to disseminating the newest mp3s opened the floodgates for a new class of aspiring DJs and musicians. That the music that came out of this boom tended to be a dirty, red-lined mix of hard-hitting techno and electro-house reflects a certain populist bent—towards adrenaline, towards electronic music that plays like rock 'n' roll—that has lately found its expression in the bro-ier side of dubstep. D.I.M. has kept at it since first making a name with 2007's "Is You" and "Sysiphos," turning out peak-hour rave tracks full of heavy kicking drums and squealing, taffy-pulled synthesizers. Tonight, he hits Chop Suey with Boys Noize label-mates Housemeister, DJEDJOTRONIC, and Strip Steve. ERIC GRANDY

Fri., March 23, 7:30 p.m., 2012

 
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