To create his electronic dance music, the multi-genre, Pittsburg-based producer Buku uses everything in his audio arsenal. As well he should. Given the limitless opportunities afforded by modern technology for sound manipulators, his trap-spiced, dub-step envelopments are the productions of a man making full use of the tools at hand. His winning dance-floor trick is in the simplification by which he imparts his block-rocking beats. Unlike most party starters, there’s a distinct melodic element in his tribal styles. If trap innovators Flosstradamus, Baauer, Carnage and UZ mean anything to you, Buku could be your new favorite speaker mover if he isn’t already. Buku unleashes his multilayered hip-hopped party at the Canal Club on Saturday, March 7, with opening sets by Korin Complex and Tre Justice. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $15-$15. thecanalclub.com.
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