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Courtesy PhotoHouse bounce: Canadian quartet Azari & III perform with rebel electroheads Die Antwoord Friday at the Fox Theater in…

Sensual, inviting dance band Azari & III aims to make more fans in the Bay Area this week as part of its “Sonar on Tour” trek with Die Antwoord, which pulls into Oakland’s Fox Theater on Friday.

The 4-year-old Toronto four-piece offers a retro, revivalist house counter-point to the bombastic Skrillexes and Deadmau5es of the world. Using synths, drum machines, bass machines and live vocals, “I think we’re making R&B and techno,” says Alixander III, co-founding member of the group.

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