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Trancid

Chicago, United States

Electronica, Indie Dance / Nu Disco

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Trancid has been spinning for over 25 years now. Throughout his career he has played a variety of musical styles from what is now considered classic house, alternative dance/new wave, techno and industrial/ebm. Exposure to the various genres of electronic music has carved out his current eclectic sound which is more indie dance and space synth / nu disco.

He has played along side world renowned electronic and rock acts such as Primal Scream, Ladytron, Cut Copy, The Faint, VHS or Beta, Moving Units, Front 242, Die Warzau, Kill Hannah, IAMX, Shiny Toy Guns, Red Flag, Anything Box.

He’s also played alongside djs and producers such as Justice, Digitalism, Tiga, MSTRKRFT, Tommie Sunshine, Junior Sanchez, Steve Aoki, LA Riots, The Magician, RAC, Cut Copy and Felix Da Housecat amongst dozens of other headliners.

On top of doing guest spots at almost every major venue in the city of Chicago, he has traveled to Iceland to play at Club Nasa in Reykjavik, Mexico City @ Pasaje America and spun at the world renowned music festival, Lollapalooza in 2009 as part of the DJ collective and party promoters, Dark Wave Disco. In early 2012 he was signed to Chicago’s Hot Dog Records for his music project with Frank De La Mora called EchoDroides. Their debut EP, Telescopic, was released on March 7, 2012 on all of the major online music sites. 2 releases followed as well, Vortex and Umbra.