The buzz so far Electronic music is flooded with the latest laptop prodigies and Essex-bred Lapalux (aka Stuart Howard) is one of these, but his poly-genre pilfering and distinctive voice is defined through his emphasis on textures, subtlety and surprises.
Where Skrillex is intent on hacking your ears to shreds with his wub-wub assault, Lapalux wants to hypnotise them into a dream-like trance. He’ll be a summer fest feature, has fans in Diplo and SBTRKT, and the debut Nostalchic announces his arrival.
The Critics say “Maddeningly, defiantly, unplaceable, in time or space” Louis Patterson, BBC
The plug Nostalchic is out Mar 25 through Brainfeeder.
Plays Dance Tunnel, Mar 21. £7 E8 2PB
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