Wednesday, May 1, 2013

DJ Destructo to release EP and tour

Los Angeles producer and DJ DESTRUCTO is set to storm the festival season this year with the release of his forthcoming HIGHER EP. Out June 10 on Boysnoize Records, the HIGHER EPfeatures two new, unreleased tracks—“Higher” and “2112,” both co-produced with U-Tern—along with remixes of the title track from French house producer Brodinski and Australian house/electro producer Tommy Trash. 

On the HIGHER EP, DESTRUCTO solidifies his decades-long career in electronic music. “Higher”sees DESTRUCTO melding dreamlike melodies with an unmatched funky groove, while “2112”perfectly depicts DESTRUCTO’s obsession with technology and futuristic sounds as the bouncing bass ebbs and flows from beginning to end. Also included on the HIGHER EP are remixes of “Higher” fromDESTRUCTO allies Brodinski, who brings the original track to a slow techno burn, and Tommy Trash.

In support of the HIGHER EP, DESTRUCTO will launch his North American “Higher” Summer Tour, where he will headline a select number of clubs and venues across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to his solo headlining dates, DESTRUCTO will also perform at some of this year’s most anticipated music festivals, including Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, Electric Daisy Carnival Chicago, Paradiso Festival in Seattle, Kanrocksas in Kansas City, Toronto’s Digital Dreams Music Festival andCamp Bisco in New York. Additionally, DESTRUCTO will perform at several international venues and festivals, including two shows in Paris, France with a set at the legendary Paris Social Club, and the inaugural Electric Daisy Carnival London. DESTRUCTO then heads to Denver for the launch ofHard Red Rocks at the renowned Red Rocks Amphitheatre before making his hometown return with a performance at this year’s HARD SUMMER festival in downtown Los Angeles. The recently released HARD SUMMER 2013 official trailer features a snippet of “Higher.”  

In addition to the HIGHER EP, DESTRUCTO will also release an official remix of “Soothe My Soul,”the upcoming single from the globally celebrated electronic music icons Depeche Mode off their recently released album Delta Machine. Out worldwide June 10 and June 11 in North America, the“Soothe My Soul” (Destructo Remix) is part of a larger remix package for the single which pairsDESTRUCTO with various producers, including Steve Angello, Gesaffelstein, Jacques Lu Cont,Gregor Tresher and many more.

DESTRUCTO’s North American “Higher” Summer Tour dates are as follows:
Thu5/2Paris, FRParis Social Club
Fri5/3Paris, FRWanderlust
Sat5/11Las Vegas, NVHard Rock Hotel and Casino
Wed5/22Phoenix, AZRoxy Lounge
Fri5/24Chicago, ILElectric Daisy Carnival Chicago at Chicagoland Speedway
Fri5/24Chicago, ILSound-Bar
Sat5/25Austin, TXKingdom
Sun5/26San Diego, CAMy Life Everyday at San Diego Sports Arena
Thu5/30Washington, D.C.U Street Music Hall
Fri5/31Boston, MARise
Sat6/8San Diego, CAVoyeur
Sun6/9Albuquerque, NMPool Party at Effix Night Club
Sat6/22Las Vegas, NVElectric Daisy Carnival 
Fri6/28Seattle, WAParadiso Festival at The Gorge Amphitheatre
Sat6/29Kansas City, KSKanrocksas at Kansas Speedway 
Sun6/30Toronto, ONDigital Dreams Music Festival at The Flats at Molson 

Canadian Amphitheatre
Thu7/11Mariaville, NYCamp Bisco
Additional tour dates:
Sat7/20London, UKElectric Daisy Carnival London at Queen Elizabeth 

Olympic Park
Thu8/1Denver, COHard Red Rocks at Red Rocks Amphitheatre 
Sat 8/3— Sun 8/4Los Angeles, CAHard Summer @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
Sun8/4Los Angeles, CAHard Summer @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
Thu1/9Various Holy Ship!!!

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