Have we reached the point when the bass drop is no longer a passing fad and must be acknowledged as a semi-permanent part of the music landscape, the heir apparent to guitar solos?
That’s bad news for Slash, perhaps, but great for Jake Stanczak, who has been building beats under the names Ewun and Kill the Noise for more than a decade and just keeps rising. His psychedelic, skull-faced electro and dubstep slides, skitters and screeches with both power and finesse. It’s the platonic ideal of “dance music” in 2013.
His jam-packed show Wednesday at Skully’s will also feature Style of Eye, Brillz, Attak/Carma and Magua.