It'll be interesting to see if dubstep's newest hero, the L.A. Englishman Christopher Mercer - better known as Rusko - will be able to get a Monday-night crowd sweating and shaking at the Midland. That is, those who aren't over at the Riot Room, sweating and shaking with Big Freedia who's also in town tonight. (Check out our interview with the Queen of Bounce here
Rusko is touring in support of his recent EP, Lift Me Up, a collection of songs that plants him at the forefront of the D&B (drum and bass) movement. That might have something to do with Skrillex, the undisputed king of dubstep, signing Rusko to his OWSLA label earlier this summer. Either way, expect strobe lights and glow bracelets.
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