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Life on Long Island

Underground EDM on Valentine’s Day

DJ Frank Clementi, of Mastic Beach, in an

(Credit: Sam Froond)

When it comes to electronic dance music (EDM), sometimes the big hits aren't always a draw for all of its enthusiasts.

For fans of conventional electronic dance (pop music remixes, contemporary house; think current Grammy winners Daft Punk), most clubs on Long Island offer nights featuring DJs that spin the sort of tracks heard on radio mixshows and other popular music outlets -- but there...

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International star DJ to spin on Thanksgiving

The view from the DJ booth of LOVE

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

According to this year’s AAA “Thanksgiving Travel Forecast” (aaa.com), 43.4 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the days that constitute the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

DJ Danny Avila, although not an American, will also be making such a trip -- and in doing so surpassing that 50 mile data point by about 3,500 miles -- by appearing at LOVE in Carle Place on Thanksgiving.

Born...

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Techno spins at 'Electro Movement'

The crowd dances to alternative sounds at Revolution

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

Although Long Island’s nightlife circuit remains a mostly mainstream experience, alternative events continue to pop up regularly -- with a potentially dynamic example of the Island’s underground scene taking place this weekend.

Anyone interested in cutting loose to techno, deep house and other sorts of offbeat beats -- versus the usual pop, hip-hop and other familiar party music playing elsewhere...

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