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DESTRUCTO Teams with Thump for the Video Premiere of "Higher"

Wednesday, June 26, 2013





Los Angeles producer and DJ DESTRUCTO has teamed with Thump for the world premiere of his newest video “Higher,” posted now at  Director Agata Alexander who also realized DESTRUCTO’s “Technology” video, sets a surreal mood for “Higher” insinuating sex as an addiction. Check out the video on YouTube right below! [youtube id="Gxvt6y_5TmI" width="620" height="360"] On the HIGHER EP, available now everywhere via Boysnoize/OWSLA Records, 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” from DESTRUCTO allies Brodinski, who brings the original track to a slow techno burn, and Tommy Trash.  Both “Higher” and “2112” were co-produced with U-Tern of Oliver.

The HIGHER EP is available now at Beatport & iTunes

Since it’s release on Beatport June 10, the HIGHER EP peaked as a #1 tech house new release on Beatport, with both “Higher” and “2112” both charting in the Top 50 of the tech house chart.  Collectively, tracks on the EP have garnered over 250,000 plays on SoundCloud and have been included on Skrillex’s “Essential Mix” on Radio 1.  Look for DESTRUCTO to be a featured guest on Beatport LIVE, Beatport’s weekly live stream on Friday, August 2.

DESTRUCTO’s current tour dates are as follows:

  • Fri            6/28            Seattle, WA            Paradiso Festival @ The Gorge Amphitheatre
  • Sun            6/30            Toronto, ON            Digital Dreams Music Festival @ The Flats at Molson
  • Canadian Amphitheatre
  • Sun            7/5            Los Angeles, CA            Create Nightclub
  • Thu            7/11            Mariaville, NY            Camp Bisco
  • Sat            7/13            Berlin, Germany            Boysnoize Records BBQ
  • Tue            7/16            Ibiza            Ibiza
  • Wed            7/17            Paris, France            Wanderlust Paris
  • Sat            7/20            London, UK            Electric Daisy Carnival – London @ Queen Elizabeth
  • Olympic Park
  • Thu            8/1            Denver, CO            HARD RED ROCKS @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • Sat             8/3            Los Angeles, CA            HARD SUMMER @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
  • Sun            8/4            Los Angeles, CA            HARD SUMMER @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
  • Sat            8/10            Brooklyn, NY            Mad Decent Block Party @ Williamsburg Park
  • Sat            11/2            Los Angeles, CA            HARD Day of the Dead @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
  • Sun            11/3            Los Angeles, CA            HARD Day of the Dead @ Los Angeles State Historic Park
  • Thu            1/9            Miami, FL             HOLY SHIP!!!

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