This week at Feast we are very happy to welcome Louie Fresco (No19/Nervous NYC) to the party. This will be an extended party running from 4pm-4am as well :-)
If we can define Louie Fresco in one word it would probably be "Versatile".
This multifaceted DJ and Producer from Mexico has single handedly put his hometown Mexicali B.C. on the map with his many original tracks and remixes. Artists like Art Department, Jamie Jones, Seth Troxler, Maceo Plex, MK DJ, Maya Jane Coles, Deniz Kurtel, DJ T, Damian Lazarus, Mark Knight, Noir, Heidi, Solomun, Visionquest, Miguel Campbell, Alex Niggemann, Russ Yallop, Siopis, Clive Henry, James Teej, Richy Ahmed, Larse, Flight Facilities, Tale Of Us, Clockwork, DJ Three, Ida Engberg, J Phlip, Kolombo, Alexis Raphael, Adriatique, WildKats, Ghosts of Venice, The Crystal Method, Felix Da Housecat, Tommie Sunshine, Brodinski, Dirty Vegas, Avatism, Deepgroove, Oliver Klein, NASA, John Roman, Blond:ish, Lazaro Casanova, Bag Raiders, Larry Tee, Junior Sanchez, etc. have played Louie's music all across the globe and on many well respected events and known podcasts.
His DJing skills have earned him invites to share the stage or headline events all over the world with the almost every DJ out there, while touring all over Mexico, USA, Canada, Spain, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Poland, Germany, Italy, France, Netherlands, Ireland, England, Norway, and Africa. All of these in less than 2 years.
But DJing is just his "weak side". What really makes heads turn it's his production skills. Louie started making music at the age of seventeen. 11 years and hundreds of tracks later we find that he has done (and is doing) remixes for, originals, and song collaborations with artists such as Etienne De Crecy, Tommie Sunshine, Peaches, Felix Da Housecat, Little Boots, Kolombo, Ali Love, Lady Gaga, Young Buck (G-Unit), Lee Foss, Wildkats, Miguel Puente, Human Life, Russ Yallop, Body Language, Hot Pink Delorean, etc. And a small release on the worldwide known Ministry of Sound in 2008.
If that is not enough to call him a versatile person, Louie sets 2012 as the year that will definitely make his hometown (and of course himself) stand out. With his newly released label MEXA Records which has been topping the Beatport charts and top 10's, while setting up showcases all over the globe and in festivals such as Sonar and next year's BPM.
Recently Louie's music was discovered by Jonny White from Art Department, who signed him for his first ever album release on Nitin Kalyan and Jonny's label No.19 and a remix for Modern Amusement (aka Lee Foss) which did amazingly well on Beatport's "Indie Dance/Nu Disco" chart sitting on the #1 spot and #35 overall for almost a month on Beatport's Top 100. Furthermore, this year he released (and is about to release) a slew of remixes and singles on many well respected labels such as Defected, OM Records, Nurvous, Neim, and a recent remix he did for Ali Love on Dim Mak Records, which will be the last remix he takes until he finishes his album for No.19.
Louie's first solo EP from his upcoming album on No.19 just got released (vinyl & digital), with amazing reviews from well respected websites such as Ibiza Voice where they gave it a big 7.5, while MixMag gave it the "Tune Of The Month" title and it was the only EP that got the amazing 5 out of 5 headphones.
Still not versatile enough? Did I forget to mention that Louie has some amazing cooking skills? If you ever spend some time with him ask him to cook some "Loaded Potatoes" or his famous "Louie Fres-Canellonis".