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As I was cruising the Jersey shore recently, a song kicked on the radio that sounded like the Fall remixed by the Chemical Brothers. The concise lyrics, “Right about now/The funk soul brother/Check it out now/The funk soul brother,” were chanted Mark E. Smith style, as the drums splashed and kicked like a drowning man. The twangy guitar line surfed like a Craig Scanlon lick, and I was sure it was the Fall finally nailing down the best bits of electronica after years of futilely hammering synths. Soon the song’s big beats overcame me and I was standing in our convertible, halter-top in hand, doing the Cabbage Patch for all the beachcombers to see. God, I felt free! But the incredibly slamming track, “The Rockafeller Skank” (from MTV’s amp2 compilation), was not by the Fall but Fatboy Slim. Electronic rock ‘n’ roll has never sounded so alive. Check it out now, you funk soul brothers, when the Fatboy kicks it at 9 p.m. at the Capital Ballroom, 1015 Half St. SE. $12. (202) 828-1984. (Christopher Porter)