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Profligate, Colin Gorman Weiland, Ilana Bryne, Jared Perez, DJ Goldy D

  • Art In 1444 East Washington Avenue Madison, WI, 53703 United States (map)
Photo by Ryan Phillip.

Photo by Ryan Phillip.

Philadelphia producer Profligate has racked up a discography of considerable weight and variety, boasting releases from labels including Not Not Fun and DKA records. While operating mostly in an industrial-influenced techno vein, Profligate pulls from a number of styles, creating music that's both bleak and expressive. His 2015 release We're All Waiting, while definitely a dance record in a broad sense, is a composite sculpted from a relatively small sample of sounds. The track "TRIL (Version One)" arranges snippets of harsh noise into a rhythmic linearity that extends in some form throughout the record. Only after a considerable amount of patience and stasis does a contorted yet simple synth line introduce itself. The synth melody twists and turns atop the rest of the track, as if to signal a surrounding disparity of characters who then join in, pushing and pulling or melting within the remainder of the record. Minneapolis' Collin Gorman Weiland plays here as well, making convulsive dance music that churns deep within and lends a more personal element. Local deep techno producer Ilana Bryne opens the night, with DJs Jared Perez and Joel Shanahan spinning throughout the night. —Emili Earhart

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