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Rhythm Lab Concert PIcks | Om Unit, THEESatisfaction, Amon Tobin, Sleigh Bells, and More

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Here at Rhythm Lab Radio, we are really excited for next couple of months.  There are some Rhythm Lab favorites performing shows in Milwaukee.  From electronic music to hip hop to jazz, there is something for everyone.

MELT Presents Om Unit, Lorn, Sleetwalker, The Demix,  The Cemetery Improvement Society, 18andCounting visuals by: VJ Brye
Thursday, August 23 @ 9pm 

Tonight, August 23 at the Miramar Theater London producer Om Unit will be gracing the stage the monthly electronic music extravganza known as MELT.  Jim Coles aka Om Unit is producer and DJ, who is also competitive turntablist. Om Unit has worked with artists such as Georgia Anne Muldrow and Declaime aka Dudley Perkins,  Machinedrum and Milwaukee's Lorn.  He recently released and EP called Aeolian.  Check out the video below for the song "Dark Sunrise."  Also performing tonight is Milwaukee's Lorn, who released his first album Ask The Dust on Ninja Tune Records. Doors are at 9pm.

THEEsatisfaction (Sub Pop)  + EdenAbby + DJ Tarik (88.9) @ The Cactus Club
Friday, August 24 @ 9pm 

On Friday, August 24, Seattle's THEESatisfaction will be at The Cactus Club.  These talented ladies are on Sub Pop, the same label as Milwaukee's Jaill. They will be bringing their brand of future hip hop & soul.  You can here influences of artists such as Erykah Badu and Shabazz Palaces.

Amon Tobin's ISAM at The Rave
Friday, September 7 @9pm

Eclectic electronic producer Amon Tobin will be bringing his amazing audio/visual spectacle known as ISAM to The Rave.  It is a show definitely not to be missed.  This show has sold out all over the world. 

For the Autumn run of dates throughout America, ISAM Live 2.0 will launch: introducing the new ISAM construction, enhanced with new audio and visual elements. Part of the new content in the ISAM Live show will be composed of forthcoming Two Fingers material. Tobin will be revealing new music from his beat-oriented alias, in celebration of the highly anticipated sophomore album due this Fall on Big Dada.

 

Kendrick Lamar at The Rave
September 22 @ 8pm

One of the most exciting MCs right now is Kendrick Lamar out of Compton California. Recently inking a deal with Dr Dre's Aftermath label, and performing at Pitchfork Music Festival, this is a hip hop show not to be missed. Check out the video for his song Swimming Pools (Drank)

 

Sleigh Bells + Araabmuzik at Turner Hall Ballroom
Wednesday, October 24 

This show will be crazy good. Combining the intense sound of the Sleigh Bells with the precision beats of Araabmuzik makes for deadly sonic show.  

 

Robert Glasper Experiment at South Milwaukee PAC
September 26 @ 7:30pm 

On the jazz tip, Robert Glasper is bring his unique take on jazz to the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center. Robert Glasper has long kept one foot planted firmly in jazz and the other in hip-hop and R&B. He's worked extensively with Q-Tip, playing keyboards on the rapper's 2008 album The Renaissance and co-writing the album single "Life Is Better" which featured his label mate Norah Jones.

 

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