Brite Nites will be goin’ up once again on their usual Saturday night slot at Webster Hall late into Sunday morning. This week features an artist that drops some of the most eclectic beats in the trap game, BRILLZ.
With tracks on both OWSLA and MAD DECENT, as well as multiple features on the iTunes dance charts, BRILLZ has been regarded as one of the newest tastemakers on the Bass scene.
Directly from his Facebook page:
Turning heads with his trapped-out blend of hip-hop and EDM, Brillz’s interest in music stems from his history in the dance music scene. Introduced through the dance itself, Brillz was a founding member of a dance crew called Liquid Pop Collective before producing and DJing. The group would hold events on the East Coast, merging the dance styles of funk and hip-hop with the rave culture dance “Liquid”. As he progressed into production, these themes would carry through as a foundation of Brillz’s aesthetic.
After releasing a handful of tracks, it was a KILL THE NOISE’s “Roots” remix on SLOW ROAST RECORDS that really established him in the producer world. From there things took off. His next release was a two- track collaboration with DIPLO on MAD DECENT RECORDS. The EP featured the track “Swoop,” which was supported by a number of impactful DJs including SKRILLEX, KTN, 12th PLANET, A-TRAK, ZEDS DEAD, BASSNECTAR, FLOSSTRADAMUS, DILLON FRANCIS and many more.
A remix of ZEDD’s “Clarity” was his next hit. The track premiered with BBC RADIO 1XTRA – one of the UK’s most popular and cutting edge stations. Following the release, requests started piling up.
BRILLZ has also released a handful of remixes recently, including a remix of JAY-Z’s “Dirt Off Your Shoulders,” which was featured on JAY-Z’s blog Life and Times; a remix of JACK BEATS’ “About To Get Fresh,” which was released on OWSLA; and a remix of KILL THE NOIZE’s “Talk To Me.” While constantly working on new material, BRILLZ is on the road with dates all across Europe, confirmations at Ultra Music Festival, Sunset Festival and a bunch of US dates. 2014 will also see the launch of the TWONK clothing line.
If it’s not obvious by now, this is a show you don’t want to miss if you consider yourself a fan of hip-hop and trap. Brillz is a trendsetter and a fan of the ostentatious presentation/production. Tomorrow night will be anything but boring, be prepared for the madness and grab your tickets here.