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So how is your tour going to pan out for you and the band? Will you be Djing and playing originals?
Actually, it’s all fully live. It’s a mix of the original material and remixes. When I started thinking about the tour– the goal was to eventually play more original stuff. Most people know the remixes though so it just makes sense to play some of that stuff as well. It’s a fully live set with a four piece rock band. We have a light show, a visual show…Continue
Remix wiz and purveyor of “post-pop", RAC, aka Portuguese-born, Portland-based Andre Allen Anjos, is on the rise. He's topped Hype Machine 22 times and has reworked tracks by everyone from Radiohead and Yeah Yeah Yeahs to Lana Del Rey and Kings of Leon… even Bob Marley. He’s now a music-maker, too, with a debut EP to his name. Don't Talk To features originals written with…Continue
RAC stormed on stage with an unseen grace, powerfully demanding our attention while maintaining a casual, “We-are-about-to-blow-your-mind” type of awareness; they commanded the stage. As the music began, and the thumos started flowing, my pupils dilated in a pure lucidity that had me shook. Hands waved, hearts skipped beats, and larynxes were…Continue
We’ve previously heard “Let Go,” the Kele- and MNDR-assisted disco-pop delight from RAC and seen its video. It’s a wonderful single, and now we’re getting even more of it — RACs on RACs on RACs, if you will. Today RAC releases an EP of five “Let Go” remixes by the Krystal Klear, Holy Ghost!, Cherry Cherry Boom Boom, Robert DeLong, and Sir Sly. Hear Holy Ghost!’s typically suave and synthy take on the track -…Continue