Wed, 04 Sep 2013 / Post a commentElectronic music producer Pretty Lights spins records he found at Amoeba Hollywood, discovering samples & hooks in this one-of-a-kind episode.
Wed, 02 May 2012 / Post a commentPretty lights rocks Poland with his unique blend of hip hop flavored dubstep & electronica, chopped up & mish-mashed live at the Audioriver festival.
|Real name / ||Derek Vincent Smith|
|Aliases / ||Pretty Lights|
|On July 2, 2013, not one but two new Pretty Lights albums will be released: A Color Map of the Sun and its essential companion, Live Studio Sessions From A Color Map of the Sun. The first PL efforts to be sold commercially after a series of acclaimed free-download albums and EPs, the Color Map project represents a turning point in Pretty Lights mastermind Derek Vincent Smith’s artistic growth. A self-professed “sample collage” artist, Smith decided it was time to create his own. “Before, I’d combine 25 samples into one song,” he explains. “This time, I was going to create my own original sources, retaining the timbre that spans the great musical era of the last century – from modern classical and jazz, to ‘60s soul and beyond.”|
This idea sent Smith into an intensely laborious, obsessive..
|On the internet|
|RA DJ Page / ||residentadvisor.net/dj/prettylights|
|Website / ||www.prettylightsmusic.com|
|Twitter / ||twitter.com/prettylights|
|Soundcloud / ||soundcloud.com/prettylights|
|Discogs / ||discogs.com/artist/pretty+lights|
|Facebook / ||facebook.com/PrettyLights|