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Underground EDM finds a spot in Nassau County

Dancing to EDM Saturday, March 1, 2014, at

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

Although the big pubs and nightclubs still count on standard stuff, underground sounds can be found on Long Island.

For the most part, LI venues that feature DJs still tend to stick to mainstream styles of music, (hip-hop, pop remixes, mash-ups and classic beats) but nights where the more unusual sorts of EDM spin (techno, dubstep, deep house and hard trance) exist as well – albeit with less...

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Bye-bye Broadway, here comes Amityville Music Hall & Tavern

A light shines from inside the now-defunct Broadway

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

As many of LI’s devotees of underground clubs and music will tell you, the Broadway Bar in Amityville is an important stop . . . or was.

Since it arrived in 2010, the venue has hosted some unique events. New wave parties, punk rock shows, metal concerts, hip-hop battles and EDM bashes are only some of what had transpired within the walls over at 198 Route 110 — but despite its frequent use,...

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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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'Voodoo' reunion party at Revolution

Revolution Bar & Music Hall in Amityville (June

(Credit: Ian J. Stark)

In 2013, the Long Island nightlife scene can be exciting, dressy, music-driven and fun, with most events powered by DJs spinning dance, hip-hop and pop. There are also plenty of pubs and bars where rock music plays, either live or on the jukebox. (Not to mention the growing amount of country music nights as well.)

However, flash back to 1993, a time that — while hosting parties that offered...

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