SATURDAY NOVEMBER 26 // RUBY SKYE // SAN FRANCISCO
In the space of just a year the Lost Kings have risen up through the ranks of new producer talents, inking a deal with Spinnin’ and providing official remixes for the likes of Imagine Dragons, Krewalla and Hasley. With millions of Soundcloud plays and numerous Hypem #1’sthey are undoubtedly on the precipice of major success. Now with the release of their depute EP, this global recognition is very close to being realised.
The Lost Kings have quickly risen to one of the most talked about American DJ duo in dance music today. Robert Gainley and Dr. No, knew of each other for a while but it wasn't until sharing a bottle of whiskey one night in their hometown of Los Angeles that they decided to collaborate. They sobered up, locked themselves in the studio, and looked at each other with disbelief from what they created. The Lost Kings found each other. Over the last year, they have toured the country playing clubs and festivals alike, creating official remixes for the likes of Imagine Dragons, Echosmith, Krewella, Vance Joy, Life of Dillon, Halsey, Tori Kelly. Each hitting #1 on the Hype Machine Chart they have managed to generate a considerable buzz in the dance music blogosphere. Their debut EP is due out on Spinnin Records 10/23.
Hailing from Amsterdam, The Him is a music production duo formed by Jeroen Kerstens and Steven Berghuijs, creating buzz with their smash hit singles, official remixes and Midnight Mixtapes. Gaining inspirations from a wide variety of genres, The Him's sound is an infectious union of deep house, indie, nu disco and pop.
Their first solo production, Feels Like Home, premiered exclusively on Dancing Astronaut, quickly garnering millions of plays on both SoundCloud and Spotify. The track hit #1 on SoundCloud’s Deep House chart and also claimed 4th position on DMC’s Buzz chart. Featuring the smooth vocals of rising star Son Mieux, Feels Like Home attracted international attention from magazines and bloggers with interviews and special mentions from EDM Sauce, Your EDM, DJ Mag NL, MrSuicideSheep, EDMTunes and countless more. Heralded as a “Dutch masterpiece” by Radio538 legend Wessel van Diepen, Feels Like Home continues to reach new audiences worldwide.
In May 2016 Jeroen and Steven released a new banger featuring Gia Koka called Don’t Leave Without Me. Within just 20 days of its release, this original production amassed over one million plays on SoundCloud. In addition to their original creations, The Him have also dropped official remixes for none other than The Chainsmokers, Rudimental, Otto Knows, Shift K3y, Shaun Frank, Jocelyn Alice and Dotan...to name a few.
With almost 80.000 followers on SoundCloud, the popularity of their Midnight Mixtapes – featuring the latest deep house tracks, including their own – continues to grow each month. On top of that, The Him is supported and played by some of the world’s greatest DJs, such as: Tiësto, Martin Garrix, Pete Tong, Felix Jaehn, Oliver Heldens, Kygo, Don Diablo, The Chainsmokers and Sam Feldt. Cementing their position in the dance scene, and continuing to grow in their sound, The Him are certainly ones to keep an eye on over the years to come