No one does more with the words and clips and phrases of R&B songs than Jacques Greene. Since the beginning of the decade, the Montreal DJ and producer has spun musical fragments by the likes of Brandy, Ashanti, and Ciara into house and techno gold, recasting song scraps into dance floor anthems. And after years of singles, EPs, and remixes, Greene has finally released his long-awaited debut album Feel Infinite. Greene still wields a scalpel on the album, giving new life to samples both familiar and mysterious as he lays down lush landscapes with warm synthesizers and percolating drum machines. Read more >>> Jacques Greene performs at 10 p.m. at Flash, 645 Florida Ave. NW. $8. (202) 827-8791. flashdc.com. (Chris Kelly)
The Passenger is hosting a Craft Brewers Conference after party tonight starting at 11 p.m. The main event will feature brewery owners and other brewery representatives reading their worst or funniest beer reviews. Right Proper, DC Brau, RAR, Union, Oxbow, Ballast Point, and other breweries plan to participate and pour beers at special prices. The Passenger, 1539 7th St. NW. (202) 853-3588. passengerdc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Why?, the indie rap group that turned into an indie rock group, performs at the Black Cat mainstage with Eskimeaux, a New York-based songwriting project led by Gabrielle Smith. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $16–$18.
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