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Show Preview: Pretty Lights, TOKiMONSTA, Paul Basic Compuware Arena, Sat Nov. 17

Pretty Lights aka Derek Vincent Smith is coming back to town this Saturday and if you've seen him perform you know what to expect - big sound, grand lights and good times. However, this time around, Pretty Lights is sporting it out at Plymouth's Compuware Arena. So I'm going to go out on a small limb here and say you can expect all the same but amplified 10x. Compuware Arena holds 3,000 people, picture a lot more raging fans in a huge open space where the lights will beam nearly a football field's length.

Sure everyone electronic act is doing the "brilliant lights, electronic stage show thing" but it was Pretty Lights that pretty much pioneered it more than a few years ago. Also, if you haven't heard PL before, you can download his music for free at his prettylightsmusic website.

He's been playing out this tour since Mid-July, which is nearly 50 shows.  The show has been described as a massive art installation set to a blazing soundtrack. This show will be the last before PL takes a break until his end of year shows. Expect PL to be pulling out all the stops, making sure everyone leaves with sore ears, dazed eyes and spinning heads.

This post is by Mikel O.D. of