Acclaimed New York City based spinner and mixer DJ Logic will hit the Pour House on Fri. May 8 with a set of jazzy-funky tracks. The genre-crossing turntablist’s Southern spring tour brings him back to Charleston for the first time since his two-night stint at the Coliseum with Widespread Panic last October.
DJ Logic (a.k.a Jason Kibler) came up in the hip-hop scene of the Bronx during the 1980s and ’90s. He initially garnered attention for lending elements of vintage soul, funk, and jazz into hip-hop with his group Project Logic. Over the years, he collaborated in the studios and on the road with a wide variety of funky acts, including Panic, Medeski Martin & Wood, Vernon Reid, moe., the John Popper Project, the Roots, John Mayer, Bob Belden, Jack Johnson, and many others. His latest solo album is titled Zen of Logic (Ropeadope Records).