Lapalux

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In a world in which upstart DIY talent is flooding the gates of electronic music, a few recent voices have been so strong as to be startling. Lapalux - aka 25-year-old Stuart Howard - is certainly one such. As singular as a brilliant artist always should be, his instinctive understanding of the atmospheric power of texture grips the ear immediately on listening. Nostalchic is his debut album, mission statement, and the climax of many years of studying his craft. 

The amalgam of words that make the title is aptly, and perhaps knowingly chosen. The album evokes nostalgia without ever sounding nostalgic, and Howard may have had his tongue in his chic when he added the second half of the title. The album is his most focused document to date, adding his beloved R&B and soul into elements of house and hip hop, all with the trademark Lapalux finish; infectious, lopsided swing and achingly deep texture.

“Like the R&B of another time and place, transmitted from an unknown planet in a distant galaxy into the mind of a wildly creative sound designer.” – XLR8R 

“Fans of the Kimbies, James Blake’s ‘CMYK’, Four Tet, Bibio, FlyLo, Matthewdavid, Onra, Debruit and all those guys – meet your new favourite producer.“ – Boomkat 

“Lapalux is probably one of the finest producers out there at the moment” – Oli Marlow, Sonic Router 

“The Barry White of electronica.” – Errol Anderson, The Independent

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The Gaslamp Killer and Lapalux at Oval Space // 4 October

We're pleased to bring you Gaslamp Killer and Lapalux representing Brainfeeder at London's Oval Space this autumn, joined by LA's Free The Robots and Brighton-hailing Ambassadeurs. Earlybird tickets on sale now from Soundcrash.

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Lapalux Announces North American Spring Tour

The Brainfeeder artist unveils a series of north American dates kicking off at the end of April, including LA's Low End Theory, Montreal's SAT and 1015 Folsom in San Francisco. Full dates & tickets info here.

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Machinedrum "aeolia" Featured on Bleep10 Compilation

Celebrating a decade of Bleep, Travis Stewart offers up a previously unreleased track "aeolia" as part of a 14-track compilation, it's available on 2LP, CD and digitally here.

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Letherette and Lapalux - Boiler Room x House of Vans this Wednesday

This Wednesday Letherette and Lapalux will be in the German capital for an extended Boiler Room and House of Vans hookup, streaming live from 8pm-3am (GMT) - get locked here.

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  • "Glassin' http://t.co/jM4nNLnrOb"

    Wed Jul 30 21:20:15 2014
  • "Making music for a film that doesn't exist"

    Wed Jul 30 11:31:42 2014
  • "Just had my body squeezed, pulled, prodded, and smacked #thaimassage"

    Tue Jul 29 20:29:42 2014
  • "Man trying to fuck a mannequin"

    Tue Jul 29 17:55:18 2014
  • "Women's make up...."

    Tue Jul 29 17:29:01 2014

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