In conjunction with Diplo’s Mad Decent label and its recent release of “Blow Your Head Vol. 2: Dave Nada Presents Moombahton,” local DJ/producer and Moombahton godfather Dave Nada will be hosting Moombahton Massive IV on 6/16/11 at U Street Music Hall.
Featuring DJ sets from:
◊ Jen Lasher (Moombahcore set)
◊ Billy the Gent & Cam Jus (Tropixxx)
◊ Thomas Blondet
Dave Nada’s latest Moombahton mix, Blow Your Head Vol. 2 has already seen rave reviews from the Washington Post, Washington City Paper, and Los Angeles’ Tilt Magazine. It has gained over 25,000 plays on Soundcloud since its debut in late April.
DC nightlife is not only the birthplace of Moombahton, but also the practice ground for Jazz icon Duke Ellington, legendary march composer John Philip Sousa and funk/soul singer Roberta Flack. It’s also where the straightedge movement was started by Minor Threat front man Ian MacKaye. Nightlife group Panorama Productions was sponsored current #1 DJ in the world Armin van Buuren’s first United States Work Visa.