The Hidden Shades is a limited edition Record Store Day 2014 release compiled of four b-sides from the Grammy nominated A Color Map of the Sun plus four remixes of those tracks. Download the set here.
“Lost and Found” is an unreleased b-side from Pretty Lights’ Grammy nominated album, A Color Map of the Sun. More details on unreleased b-sides from the sonic exploration that was A Color Map of the Sun are coming soon.
They say “Talent borrows, geniuses steal”. But the truly great ones find a way to carve their own niche, masking their influences so well that only the highly acute ear can pick them out. In the realm of instrumental hip-hop, DJ Shadow paved the way for RJD2, RJD2 laid down the road for Blockhead, and [cont.]
Pretty Lights’ A Color Map Of The Sun, has been released to great fan and critical acclaim, and it’s lead single, “Around The Block” with Talib Kweli, gets a new remix by dubstep pioneer, Datsik. Look for the WeAllHitPlay.Com review of the album, coming later today. You can grab both the album and the remix [cont.]
Pretty Lights discusses Flo-Rida jacking his beat, his hip-hop roots & his new album, with Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg of Hot 97 NYC.
Pretty Lights writes: This is the first time I am releasing an album as a physical product at the same time as a digital version. The second disc of the double CD set contains 13 additional tracks straight off the vinyl acetates that I composed and created in order to make legit sounding samples for [cont.]
The documentary follows Pretty Lights over two+ years as he lovingly crafted his new album A Color Map of the Sun. Go behind-the-scenes and in the studio with the “electro-hip-hop-soul” producer in this exclusive THUMP documentary.
Pretty Lights detailed potential collaborations with Nas & Skrillex while at the Fuse Vevo House at Coachella.
“Around The Block” is a feel-good, summertime hip-hop jam and the first single from Pretty Lights new album, A Color Map of the Sun, which will be released July 2, 2013. It’s all about slowing down and enjoying the best moments in life. The track features the talented BKMC Talib Kweli. True to the Pretty [cont.]
Baltimore, MD should get ready for Steez Promo’s Moonrise Festival, which will begin it’s Phase One on June 8 and 9, held in downtown B-More. Pretty Lights will headline the event, alongside 40+ other artists, including Flux Pavilion, The Crystal Method, Porter Robinson, GTA, Paul Van Dyk, Chuckie, Flosstradamus, and more. As an added bonus, [cont.]
The 2013 Bonnaroo Festival line-up has been announced, which will happen June 13-16 in Manchester, TN. Among the dance/DJ acts scheduled to perform are Wolfgang Gartner, Araab Muzik, A-Trak, Pretty Lights, Boys Noize, Porter Robinson, Clockwork, among the 125 scheduled acts slated to perform at the festival. Check out the entire line-up below, and log [cont.]
Pretty Lights tells us: “I performed this track on NYE from 2011 to 2012 then did nothing with it. But NOW, it is posted to download or stream and rock to on the day that signifies the end of the Mayan calendar. I love life. I wanna keep it going! I hope you enjoy this [cont.]
1 Pretty Lights – If I Could Feel Again – Pretty Lights Music 2 Pretty Lights – So Bright – Pretty Lights Music 3 Michal Menert – Drift By (Co-prod by Outlet) – Pretty Lights Music 4 Hermitude – Flood – Elefant Traks 5 SuperVision – Yes Indeedy – Pretty Lights Music 6 Gramatik – [cont.]
Pretty Lights has refreaked the Halloween theme into a “funtime REMIXMONSTRousMASHup”, giving it his own flare. Sounds like he got loose on the MPC…..
Latest episode of Pretty Lights “Tha Hot Shit” podcast of downtempo beats and instrumental hip-hop.
Pretty Lights has a sound similar to some instrumental hip-hop producers we’ve championed over the years at our sister site, HipHopSite.com, such as RJD2 or Blockhead. Here’s the latest episode of his Sirius XM show, The Hot Sh*t. 1 Pretty Lights – How We Do – Pretty Lights Music 2 Opiuo – Butternut Slap – [cont.]
Pretty Lights definitely delivered one of the most talked about performances at this year’s EDC festival here in Las Vegas, offering one of the most unique sets of the show. The music of Pretty Lights reflects this, and “So Bright”, with it’s heavy, brooding, chill out vibes reflects this. Free download, as usual.
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