Get to Know the Mad Decent Block Party Artists

Posted at February 16th, 2016 | by Shivani Goel | in

The Mad Decent Block Party is just a few days away and the full lineup is also out. 4 Major International artists, and 5 kickass homegrown ones are slated to play. Here is a little bit of info and music of the artists so you’re well prepared for the awesomeness that is about to take place.

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Major Lazer

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Major Lazer is an electronic music group which was founded by record producers Switch and Diplo. In 2011, Switch left and eventually Jillionaire and Walshy Fire joined. They have previously released 3 albums and experiment with a lot of music; mixing EDM with dancehall, reggae, house, electronic, and reggaeton.

 

Gorgon City

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Engligh Garage duo from North London, Gorgon City consists of producers Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon. They formed in 2012, and dabble in electronic, house, and garage music. They’ve released a few singles, and 2 albums; Real and Sirens in 2013 and 2014.

 

Big Gigantic

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Big Gigantic is producer and saxophone player Dominic Lalli and drummer Jeremy Salken. They are an instrumental livetronica, jazz, and hip-hop musical group from Colorado. They combine their sax and drum instrumentation with crazy, electronic beats. They’ve played at a lot of large-scale festivals including Ultra Music Festival, Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo.

 

Giraffage

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Better known as Giraffage, Charlie Yin is an electronic music producer of Taiwanese descent who grew up in California. He performs regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has played with artists across the world. He’s made various remixes of various pop and R&B tracks, and has released two EP’s and Albums.

 

Nucleya

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The king of bass Udyan Sagar, is a currently an absolute phenomenon in India. He mixes electronic music with crazy Indian beats and creates truly unique fusion music. Nucleya has released 3 albums previously, the last being Bass Rani in 2015. He’s touring a lot in India currently, and is slated to release another album this year.

 

Reggae Rajahs

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Reggae Rajahs are the first reggae and bass music soundsystem of India. They’re based out of Delhi and dabble in Jamaican and Carribean music. The current members include DJ MoCity, Diggy Dang, General Zooz, BeLights, and Ziggy B. They were formed in 2009 and have performed at various venues throughout the country.

https://soundcloud.com/reggaerajahs/delhi-sultanate-run-delhi

 

Su Real

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DJ Su Real has changed the face of bass music in India, one drop at a time. He was nominated for a VH1 Sound Nation award in the “Best Hip Hop Act” category. His latest, his first full-length album, Trapistan, released in November 2014 has already received critical acclaim from trend-setting international music website Generation Bass.

 

Naezy X Divine

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Naved Sheikh aka Naezy is an Urdu rapper who quietly released his debut track Aafat by uploading it onto YouTube. Over the past few months, he has become a rising star in the Indian hip-hop scene on the strength of his impressive flow and slang-inflected Urdu lyricism.

Vivian Fernandes aka DIVINE is an award-winning rapper & hip-hop artist from Mumbai, India. He was titled BEST NEW ARTIST 2015 by iTunes and Apple Music in India and as one of the top ARTISTS TO WATCH-OUT FOR IN 2016 by the BBC Asian Network.

https://soundcloud.com/suspendednotes/mere-gully-mein-divine-feat-naezy-suspendednotes-remix

 

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