Known for his beat-juggling skills with his '90s New York DJ crew the X-Men (who would later become the X-ecutioners, so as not to get sued), Rob Swift blew minds back then by incorporating rival West Coast crew the Invisibl Skratch Piklz's manic, extraterrestrial scratching with East Coast beat juggle stylistics. Nowadays, even mall rats with backward baseball caps and teenybopper MTV-heads know Swift and his cohorts from their collaboration with Linkin Park, "It's Goin' Down," which spawned a video featuring Swift and the team busting out their routine while the nü-metalers do whatever nü-metalers do. On the tail of his most recent solo effort, War Games, Swift is hitting up town to amaze and seduce you with his turntablism skills on Wednesday, December 14, at the Big Fish Pub (1954 East University Drive in Tempe) with DJ Gizmo. The cover is $10, and doors open at 10 p.m.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.
More Music News
- 9 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend
Fri., Dec. 4, 8:00pm
Sat., Dec. 5, 8:00pm
Sun., Dec. 6, 3:00pm
Sun., Dec. 6, 7:30pm
- Cave Creek's Legendary Buffalo Chip Saloon Destroyed by "Suspicious" Fire
- 16 Places to Drink on Thanksgiving in Phoenix