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New York native and Brooklyn newcomer Scott Hardkiss has been starting parties the world over as a DJ over the last two decades.

On February 20, the Fort Greene resident lays it down at home for a special engagement at Knitting Factory in Williamsburg.

The late-night event – called “The Underwater Ball,” borrowed from the title of a track of his debut album, 2009’s “Technicolor Dreamer” – is made even more special, as it marks the reunion of Hardkiss and Robbie behind the tables. Back in the early 1990s, the two, along with Gavin, comprised the producing team Hardkiss, playing the underground San Francisco club scene.

Still going strong, these days, Scott Hardkiss,who has made several remixes for everyone from Elton John to the Flaming Lip, and has scored films for the likes of Wes Anderson and Spike Jones, is further reinventing himself with his Technicolor Dreamer Band, blending electronic dance grooves with live vocal and instrumental hooks.

The ball will include a live set from Hardkiss’s band, with help from friends Britta Philips (of the bands Dean & Britta and Luna), Lisa Shaw (Naked Music), Stevvi Alexander, Bobby Harden, J Bowman, A Guy Called Guy, and the drummer Guy Licata (Santigold, Hercules & Love Affair).

Kicking things off will be sets by DJ Phunkae & The Prophetz. And in keeping with the theme of the night, Brooklyn artists Glenn Friedel and Chris Herbeck will be behind the visuals, props and set design.

Tickets are $10 in advance (available through ticketfly.com, or $15 at the door. It all kicks off at 11 p.m. at Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave.).

For more information, go to www.bk.knittingfactory.com or call 347-529-6696

For more on the artist, go to www.scotthardkiss.com.

–Meredith Deliso

Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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