[Listen to Looky Looky’s recent album, Part Flamingo] Part Flamingo by LOOKY LOOKY Many of the best decisions are spontaneous. While plans are invaluable, ingenuity is often impromptu — my Saturday night of this year’s Movement in Detroit is a perfect example of this adage. My original plan for the Saturday night of Movement was to stay at the Discwoman Detroit III party until close. My friends and I arrived at the Discwoman party shortly after
With Roosevelt’s latest tour stopping at some well-established destinations, including The Governors Ball Music Festival 2017, I was excited to see Roosevelt perform a sold out show at U Street Music Hall this weekend. Roosevelt’s performance was a cross between popular modern chillwave artists, such as Cut Copy or Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and what I imagine it was like in the disco dance halls of the 1970s (based on
With a busy DJ scehdule (including stops at HYTE, Hï Ibiza, and Dekmantel this summer) and head turning 12″‘s for Rekids and Technicolour, Berlin-based producer Peggy Gou has been having a hell of a year. Her hot streak continues with a remix of Shy Luv‘s “Time” for Black Butter Records. Gou takes the 80s boogie-informed feel good vocals and flute melodies of the original mix and adds a foot-stomping lo-fi
On Resident Advisor’s yearly top DJ poll, Mike Servito jumped from #90 in 2015 to #75 in 2016. For anyone who has seen Servito play, this jump will not come as a surprise: the Detroit bred Bunker resident’s storming techno sets breathe fire. With a full international DJ schedule, one could forgive Servito’s slim production output to date. Most recently, Servito teamed with Justin Cudmore to remix Gunnar Haslam‘s “Scale
On a wonderful, muted cut from his latest album, Devout, Mr. Mitch links with Mixpak artist Palmistry on “VPN”. The heart-broken technological dread of Palmistry’s vocals meets Mr. Mitch’s hazy, half-erased digi-dancehall riddim. Your late summer nights in a time zone away from home just got soundtracked. Catch Mr. Mitch on May 19th at the DC Eagle, an event presented by L.E.N.G. and the Forward Festival.