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SKULLCANDY PRESENTS: ▴ TOKiMONSTA ▴ | FRI.JAN.30TH | ▴ URBAN LOUNGE SLC

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Tickets $15 ◈TOKiMONSTA◈ ▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔ SKULLCANDY PRESENTS: Los Angeles native, TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) is known for her unique take on electronic/hip hop/dance music. Her classical upbringing and eclectic music taste has allows her to create vast textural soundscapes—a reverberation that fuses vintage sensibilities with progressive inclinations. Her music has been recognized and praised by the very best in tastemaker and mainstream media. TOKiMONSTA has been featured on various large-scale radio programs such as: BBC Radio1 (UK), NPR (USA), BBC World Service (UK), J Wave (JP), Studio Brussels (BE), Radio Nova (FR), KCRW (LA) to name a few. Subsequently, DJ Mag, Pitchfork, The Guardian, XLR8R, Paper, LA Times, Dazed and Confused, SPIN, Wax Poetics, MTV, VIBE, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Sound and Recording and more have covered her. LA Weekly ranked her as 2010’s #1 female DJ in Los Angeles. Additionally, Resident Adviser did a full feature on her for their “Breaking Through,” and RA series, which focuses on the next big artist. Not only has she caught ears of many as a different dimension of Los Angeles-based music, TOKiMONSTA is notably the first female to join Flying Lotus’ crew/label BRAINFEEDER, which is on the forefront of LA music scene. TOKiMONSTA tours the world regularly as a live performer. Her performance is engaging as well as intricate—using technology with other pieces of musical and multimedia gear. She participated in the prestigious Red Bull Music Academy in London in 2010. In the summer of 2012, she was apart of the Full Flex Express tour, the first electronic music themed train tour that traveled across Canada with Skrillex, Diplo, Pretty Lights, and Grimes. In December of 2012, she will be performing aboard the SS Coachella, which will be Golden Voices’ first ocean cruise festival. Some notable past performances were at Coachella, Sonar Barcelona, DEMF, WMC, Electric Zoo, SxSW, Camp Bisco, Decibel Festival, with more scheduled in the future. She is currently signed to Ultra Records with a full length album to be released soon. ▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔ TIX AVAILABLE BY: http://www.24tix.com/venuequicklist.html?venue_id=T9318E3271063007891-5811 ▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔ LOCAL SUPPORT BY: TYPEFUNK & DEVAREAUX