Five Things You Should Know About Lapalux

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To understand Lapalux is to understand the Brainfeeder imprint on which he is signed. Brainfeeder Label head/producer/beatsmith extraordinaire Flying Lotus allows his signees to create swirling sounds with bizarre twists and you can get hip to that ethos with British producer Lapalux’s debut album, Nostalchic. It’s a mellow blend of warped synths and cosmic loops that feel surreal to the ear. Here’s five other things you should know about the producer and his excellent debut.

1. Diplo Is a Fan

He probably said it best: “lapalux sounds like james blake if he went to a strip club.” While there is a subtle sleaziness to this music, it’s probably a bit too wonky for a Rick Ross verse. Still, this is high praise.

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