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Slaptop’s New Song “Distraction”

Photo Credit: Valeria Podoynitsyn

Photo Credit: Valeria Podoynitsyn

12/31 – South Lake Tahoe, CA @ Snow Globe Festival

San Francisco’s Slaptop released his highly anticipated second single “Distraction”, following up his debut “Sunrise”.

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Listen: Slaptop – “Distraction”

Earlier Slaptop released an official remix for for Maroon 5’s hit single “Maps” (listen below). This remix followed ZHU “Faded” (Slaptop Remix) and Jaymes Young “Habits Of My Heart” (Slaptop Remix), which went to #1 on the Hype Machine charts.

Listen/download: Maroon 5- Maps (Slaptop Remix)

Listen/download: Zhu – Faded (Slaptop Remix)

Listen: Jaymes Young – Habits Of My Heart (Slaptop Remix)

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Thump ON DECK: Slaptop mixtape HERE

Slaptop’s debut track “Sunrise” immediately shot to the top 5 of iTunes’ electronic charts and top 3 of the Hype Machine charts. It was featured in the FIFA 2015 video game and entered the UK Shazam Charts and even featured in the “15 billion total Shazams” promo video. The music video, which captures an all night adventure until sunrise, can be seen below if you haven’t checked it out. Buzzfeed called it one of the best songs of summer.

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Video: Slaptop – “Sunrise”

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SLAPTOP DJ:
7/26: Los Angeles, CA @ The Standard Downtown (stage 1-2pm)
8/2: San Francisco, @ The Independent (w/ Viceroy, Autograf)

“From ethereal bells to organic percussion, vocoded vocals to glitched out hi-hats, and even a trumpet that shreds (YES. A TRUMPET. THAT SHREDS.), it’s hard to believe this is Slaptop‘s first release.” – Kick Kick Snare

“Don’t mistake the carefree sounds for something overly simple, though, because his ability to blend together jazz, house, and pop into a well-balanced song is second to none.” – Hilly Dilly

Only three weeks ago, Slaptop’s debut track “Sunrise” came out and immediately shot to the top 5 of iTunes’ electronic charts and top 3 of the Hype Machine charts. Now, the track’s video premiered via SPIN, which called it “…influence of the electronic-funk of Daft Punk, Slaptop decorates the “Sunrise” with twinkly xylophone and super auto-tuned vocals that suggest we all “go out in the darkness and look for the sun.” 

The single was revealed via This Song Is Sick, which gathered over 100,000 streams in the first 2 days.

Also listen: Zhu – “Faded” (Slaptop Remix)

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Newest Love: Slaptop

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Listen: Slaptop – “Sunrise”

Slaptop was born in the abandoned buildings and forgotten beaches of the Northern California Coast. His music evokes feelings of wandering through sun-soaked adventures and chasing a wild youthful spirit. His debut single, “Sunrise,” is about a group of friends embarking on an all-night adventure that culminates in watching the sunrise together. They call it a “Sunsquad.” The single was fittingly written and produced over the course of one night in Slaptop’s college dorm room.

“Filled to the brim with a cluster of melodic elements such as subtle drum and xylophone patterns, sexy saxophone solo’s, and lyrics that bring chill vibes to the production…will have you hitting the replay button repetitively” – This Song Is Sick

Slaptop DJ Set:

6/27: San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge (w/ STRFKR) (tix stage 10pm / all ages)
7/26: Los Angeles, CA @ The Standard Downtown (stage 1-2pm)

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