What to do after you head to Blowout on Saturday April 25 and still want to either shake your tail feather or do the mashed potato? Drop by the UFO Factory to witness soul DJ Jonathan Toubin, of course. There's a reason the guy is a world famous party starter in the garage and soul scenes. Heck, Jay-Z is even a fan.
Jonathan Toubin has great taste, can really read a crowd, and gets people dancing to just the coolest records that you can't believe anyone would dance to.
As the above video explains, three and a half years ago, Toubin suffered a near death experience when a cab driver lost control of their vehicle and barreled through the ground level hotel room he was staying in, pinning him and causing a lot of damage. Thankfully, he's recovered and is bringing seriously joyous times
Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...