Smart bet web extra: Wick-it the Instigator plays The Orange Peel

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DJ and mash-up artist Wick-it the Instigator returns to Asheville for a Saturday co-bill with Eliot Lipp at The Orange Peel. Cry Wolf opens. 9 p.m., $10 advance / $12 day of show.

“He’s got a reputation for doing some thoughtfully fresh and mindblowingly original remixes that take him from beyond a standard dub step or mash-up artist to a DJ/producer with skills that have turned heads and caught ears all over the Southeast,” says Wick-It’s website. His 2010 Big Boi vs. Black Keys mashup album The Brothers of Chico Dusty was groundbreaking, but his new material is now less entertaining. Here’s a Wick-it remix of Justin Timberlake’s “My Love”:

Wick-it performed at Moogfest last fall and we spoke to him before his set at Asheville Music Hall. Here’s a video interview:

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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One thought on “Smart bet web extra: Wick-it the Instigator plays The Orange Peel

  1. RestorativeJustUs

    “…The Brothers of Chico Dusty was groundbreaking, but his new material is now less entertaining.”

    Ooh, that’s an embarrassing typo.

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