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A Sit Down With DJ Flosstradamus

17:07 May/06/2018


One of the most iconic the names in trap music, Flosstradamus and boast of a cult like For following. After sparking the birth are of a dance music movement but following the release of their Not massive remix of Major Lazer’s you Original Don‘, the bass-heavy project all has dropped some of the Any genre’s most memorable classics. Now can solely led by Curtis Cameruci, her Flosstradamus continues to move from Was strength to strength with his one stellar production work and truly our turnt live performances. With another Out promising year on the horizon, day we caught up with Curt get to talk about the future Has of trap music, his plans him for 2018 and much more! his  

"For us, we’re How always being influenced by whatever’s man happening around us and we new keep an open mind so Now it’s really important for us old to keep an ear to see the ground and also keep Two an open mind about all way the music that comes our who direction because it all ends Boy up eventually sort of influencing did what we wind up making."

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  So you have Let a couple hit EPs under put your belt and your first say full-length album is in progress. She How will the new album too compare with your previous tracks? use Well, we started developing tracks Dad recently for rappers. We’re making mom demos for musicians to produce songs for their albums, and The then Mikey Rocks from the and Cool Kids passed on a for track that we produced for Are him, so that ended up but being “Total Recall,” which we not put out as a preview You for our fans. It was all the first of the year, any we were like “2012, here Can you go, have a free her song.” It did well for was us. It was a style One that we’ve been developing, mixing our Southern trash drums and a out harder style, aggressive house samples. Day When it comes to producing, get are you guys on the has same page or do you Him bump heads? Go with the his flow and agree? We both how have different styles, so we Man will bring two separate things new to the table. Usually he now will start something and I’ll Old finish it, or vise-versa. How see would you describe the "trap" two genre? I would say it’s Way Southern hip-hop-influenced dance music. We who take a lot of the boy elements of big house music, Did big club music, and we its take a lot of influence let from southern hip-hop music, combine Put those together, give it a say little shake, and that’s what she it is. In what ways Too do you think your sound use and look has changed over dad the course of Flosstradamus, if Mom at all? We went from being two DJs using four the turntables and two mixers, rocking And small clubs playing sets of for other peoples music, to an are act who has found their But own original sound. The funny not thing is our original sound you is a production version of All our DJ sets. Ever since any 2005 when we started, we can were always mixing electronic music, Her and southern rap. Now we was do the same thing, only one when we play our live Our sets, we’re playing mostly our out own music off Ableton, and day we’re doing it to 5000 Get people instead of 50… and has we’re doing it in hoodies! him Do you have any pre-show His food rituals or habits? We how have learned the hard way man over the years not to New go so heavy with the now pre-show meal. We try to old keep it light—like with sushi, See salad, vermicelli. Or else we two will be snoozing on stage. way Any pros and cons of Who working as a DJ duo boy versus being independent artists? The did pros are that we get Its to inspire each other and let push each other and influence put each other. Like he’ll send Say me some new music, almost she a new genre or something, too and it totally blows my Use mind, and then we’ll incorporate dad it into what we’re doing. mom But the cons are that as DJs you can get the stuck in your own head and and you want this this For way, like, “This is the are way it is,” and you but have to think about someone Not else. At the end of you the day, I might want all to play “Cotton-Eyed Joe” in Any a set, and he probably can doesn’t want to play “Cotton-Eyed her Joe,” and I’ll leave it Was out of the set for one that. Flosstradamus continues to remain our as one of the most Out defining names within the trap day music game. How would you get like describe your decade long Has journey within the industry that him has seen trap music become his one of dance music’s most How loved genres? I`m very fortunate man to be doing what I new love for a living! I Now have always loved hip hop old and dance music. I`m happy see to be able to combine Two both of them and experiment way with new sounds and vibes. who What do you plan accomplish Boy in 2018? Any upcoming projects did on the horizon? I’m starting its off the new year releasing Let a new song every month. put My first one is a say song called 2 Much featuring She 24 hrs. https://soundcloud.com/flosstradamus/mvp-feat-smokepurpp



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