It is hardly any surprise that every launch bearing the “Louis The Child” moniker embodies a youthful spirit that may by no means age, given each members’ eager ear for whimsical and timeless productions. A credit score to ceaseless experimentation ever since their step onto the dance music enjoying subject, Louis The Child constantly tee up productions outlined by anecdotal lyrics that envision widespread expertise by way of a playful lens, idiosyncratic preparations, and among the punchiest synth work to flow into within the present digital context. It is Louis The Child’s sonically unpredictable persona that instills pleasure in listeners of the Chicago primarily based DJ duo with every successive launch. Hot on the heels of Louis The Child’s new EP, Kids At Play, Dancing Astronaut throws it again to 5 of Louis The Child’s most novel cuts, in homage to their ongoing North American tour.
“The City” sees the producers convene with Quinn XCII for a wonky, beat pushed single off of the then unreleased Kids At Play. The futuristic sounding, mid tempo shaker marries Quinn XCII’s vocal to glitchy digital components to create a carefree ambiance well-suited for strolls in a metropolis of the streamer’s selecting.
“Right To It (with Ashe)”
Louis The Child seize the spirit of ‘Sunday Funday’ in a neat close to three-minutes of playtime on “Right To It.” An early instantiation of Louis The Child’s manipulation of basic pop sound into consideration grabbing reconstructions, the monitor lays Ashe‘s flirtatious vocal atop steely synths that undulate. “Right To It” tells a lyrical narrative of kickin’ it into oblivion, with “some vodka with some OJ,” after all.
“Phone Died (feat. blaise railey)
Louis The Child take a satirical sonic stab at modern-day mobile phone saturation in “Phone Died,” an digital/hip-hop amalgamation that pairs refrain sang background elements with a stuttering background beat evocative of hip hop model. Blaise railey comes by way of with a raspy vocal overlay, proving to be the music’s key “no cost celebrity.”
Louis The Child chop up “Go’s” vocal, and concurrently play with sonic impact on the one, by fading the music’s vocal out and in at sure junctures. The indie-electronically tinged monitor is the host of what's maybe one in all Louis The Child’s most experimental drops.
“Shake Something (feat. Joey Purp)”
It’s a Chicago artistic affair on “Shake Something,” a gritty, hip-hop inflected quantity that joins Windy City rapper, Joey Purp, with Louis The Child. While Louis The Child continuously invoke traces of hip-hop beat preparations of their productions, “Shake Something” is grounded firmly in hip-hop affect, reasonably than in fragmentations. Purp’s laidback circulate contrasts with the comparatively extra forceful physique of the music’s metallic drops.
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Louis The Child are presently within the midst of their North American fall 2018 tour. Listeners can discover a full listing of tour stops, and tickets to every date, right here.