Not many artists can say they worked with the likes of OG Ron C, Soulja Boy, and Diplo before getting signed. Riff Raff, real name Horst Christian Simco, has numerous mixtapes and collaborations under his belt already.
Since their official formation in 2000 by old school friends Alexis Taylor (vocals/keyboard) and Joe Goddard (beat master/vocals), Hot Chip has been creating sounds that constantly challenge what pop music can be. Comparable to bands like LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip began making dance music that was both experimental and accessible, incredibly danceable and at times it included some very intimate lyrics.
Kygo, played to packed house at Mezzanine October 8th & 9th. Fans came out in full effect both nights and filled the thousand capacity venue to the brim.
Kygo delievered a set that was both visually and sonically stimulating.
Musically landing somewhere between the deep beats and vocals of Disclosure and the feel-good vibes of Goldroom or Poolside, Rüfüs has carved a niche of their own. The three-piece band bring more upbeat-pop elements to their music than fellow Aussie’s Flume and Chet Faker, but their live act is what truly sets them apart. Their lineup of drums, synths, guitar, and vocals breathes life into their shows, which mixes the sounds of future-garage, Balearic house, and nu disco at times.