DJ mix: m50

Catch this great set of m50's underground electronics, then hear him in person at Deep Space



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Chicago's m50, also known as Area, is returning to Deep Space on Monday, August 12, filling in for resident François K with an all-night stint in the booth. The producer, a regular on the Windy City's WNUR radio station, is a great spinner and and producer of fascinating, immersive electronc rhythms and sounds, much of it coming out on Mr. K's Wave label. This new, exclusive DJ mix is a fine showcase of his sound: It's deep, engrossing and just a little weird. You've got to hand it to a guy who can fit Matthew Herbert, some sweet-ass soul music, a bit of IDM-ish material and a great version of Jay-Z's "Dirt Off You Shoulder" in a single hour-long set—which makes us wonder what he'll get up to when he has five hours to himself, as he will on Monday.

Deep Space: m50 is at Cielo Monday, August 12.

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