Ever since Louis Futon won me over at Coachella earlier this year, I’ve been keeping an eye on him. In the midst of several Gallant remixes, he surfaced with his own take on “Weight In Gold,” and he executed his rendition to perfection. On his remix, Louis Futon uses creative interplay between the song’s main elements and Gallant’s soulful vocals for a unique, R&B-tinged number that’s still getting love after hundreds of thousands of plays. Enjoy above and stay tuned for more outstanding tunes from Louis Futon.
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The buzz behind Philadelphia based producer Louis Futon is extremely high right now as he is coming off the massive release of his latest official remix of G-Eazy’s “Let’s Get Lost,” which has just broke 3 million plays on Soundcloud alone in under 6 weeks. This follows up his self titled Louis Futon EP he released in January as a free download.
Today he brings us his latest, and easily one of his most impressive songs to date, another out of this world remix. This time he has taken on rising Brooklyn hip-hop band Phony People and their smoothly sensual single “End Of The Night.” Highlighting the vocals and instruments brightly while layering in some new beefed up drums paves way for an exciting bassline that you will have a hard time stopping yourself from bobbing your head.
If you’re out at Coachella this weekend, don’t miss Louis Futon playing Sunday (3:15-4:15) in the DoLab!
Coming strong out of Philidelphia, Louis Futon has had quite an eventful 2015 only a couple months in. Having already released two official remixes that were both very special in their own ways taking on both Just A Gent’s “Limelight”, and ODESZA’s “Say My Name”, both receive kngs but that wasn’t it. He is also still riding the buzz of his very successful self-titled Louis Futon EP that was given away as a free download. It has collected over 2 million collective plays on his soundcloud upload of it alone and has already amassed over 40,000 free downloads through his website, and these landmarks have been achieved in just under 1 month.
His next target to remix is rapper G-Eazy who’s coming off a #1 debut studio album which is close to breaking 200k copies sold already. He’s been officially enlisted to remix his song “Lets Get Lost (Ft. Devon Baldwin)”, where Louis completely reimagines the song. Louis pushes the boundaries blending hip-hop and his signature electronic style for a combination you will be moving to. He highlights G-Eazy rapping and the smooth vocals of artist Devon Baldwin who’s been growing into her own buzzing artist to be on the look for. With all these artists on the same track, the result is unbeatable. The artists have graciously passed this out as a free download as well.
I swear I still haven’t gotten over the Louis Futon remix of “Break It Down,” but he — formerly they — is back again with a huge project. The Philly-based producer has released his self-titled EP for absolutely free. If the original tunes weren’t enough, he’s included remix support from Kill Paris, TJANI, and Kasbo to sweeten the deal. Huge bass vibes run rampant through this whole EP, so make sure to stream it below and grab it for free on Louis Futon’s website.
Philadelphia based producer Louis Futon has had quite an explosive 2014, but it looks like that won’t come anywhere close to what 2015 has in store. From a series of viral remixes and originals, alongside the announcement of becoming a solo artist, the New Year is shaping up quite nice.
To celebrate his first headlining tour kicking off in Australia this month – Louis Futon has reached out to aussie artist Just A Gent to remix his new single “Limelight” featuring H A Z E S. LF turns in one of his most impressive productions to date. He takes his future-bass-meets-trap stylings and takes things up a notch, with not a single dull moment from start to finish. The buildups are pleasant only to be met with unreal drops and breaks for a roller coaster of a ride. To honor the tour we have been allowed to launch this song with a limited FREE download for 72 hours. Then it will be stream only until it is officially released as part of a larger remix package set for an official release very soon.
Louis is also a gifting this track to his fans due to delay’s on the release of his much anticipated self-titled Louis Futon EP, which is now set for a January 28th release and will also be available as a FREE download. This will feature DRNUK, Sir Rock, Silk and More.
It’s been solid 2014 for the Philly-based phenom Louis Futon – he’s championed remixes for the likes of Mos Def, Wiz Khalifa, and Future, along with chart-topping originals ‘Mojito‘, ‘Sir Rock‘ and the recent ‘Cold Love‘ with Jay Alexzander. Our boy isn’t leaving the year without giving you a taste of whats to come for 2015… his forthcoming ‘DRNUK’ just dropped on soundcloud and has passed 60k plays in only 48 hours.
The vibes ride high in this ambient downtempo journey through what feels like an intoxicated trip of melody, percussion and a distant Drake vocal sample from P. Reigns original ‘DNF’. Listen below and get lost down the bottle, then wake up next year when it drops for free download…
“2 Philly kids who like to bump” is the only quote necessary to describe the collaborative project known as Louis Futon. In less than a year the Philadelphia based duo have take soundcloud by storm, targeting chart-topping hip hop tracks and flipping them into down tempo house, or “Future Lean” as they categorize it. Their remix of Mos Def’s “Ms. Fat Booty” passed a million plays, and their recent original “Mojito” has already racked up close to 100,000 downloads. Fans of Flume, Cashmere Cat and Sweater Beats will be all over this new flip on Future’s single “I Won” – listen and grab it below for FREE!
Philadelphia duo, Louis Futon, have been nearly breaking the internet with their recent string of remixes, racking up hundreds of thousands of plays for their freshly revamped takes on topical hip hop jawns. Their most recent endeavor is a summery rework of Logic’s “Break It Down,” juxtaposing shimmering synth leads with a deep, bulbous bassline for a laid-back, feel-good anthem. The guys have made it available for free via Facebook before they announce details on their new EP, so grab the DL and keep an eye on Soundcloud for more info! √+
Laura D and Three Wise team up yet again to bring this weeks top picks for the Dirt! Check out some chill vibes from Patchrik, King Thing, Marvin Gaye and Duncan Murray a lil bit of hip-hop from Childish Gambino, Nosaj Thing x Chance The Rapper and uplifting deep cuts from Kill Them With Colour, Kenny Gray and Autograf.