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Fatboy Slim and Five More 4th of July DJ Events in Metro Phoenix

Long before the "Harlem Shake," there was "The Rockafeller Skank." Doesn't ring a bell, huh? It should considering the 1998 plunderphonics-heavy groove was one of the more epic big beat hits from the enormous arsenal of British-born musician Norman Cook. Still clueless, bro? Perhaps you know the Englishman by his more famous handle, Fatboy Slim, or maybe you caught his shizzle in heavy rotation on MTV back in the day.

And, ironically enough (as we noted earlier this week) the esteemed Englishman and superstar DJ/producer will stage a spin gig in Scottsdale on the most quintessentially American of holidays, signifying our countries separation from his homeland. It's one of several noteworthy EDM or DJ-oriented events transpiring in metro Phoenix during the Fourth of July. Here are five more worth checking out:

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.