In support of his recently released Past, Present, Felix EP, out now on Dim Mak Records, Canadian electro house golden boy FELIX CARTAL is hitting the road with the launch of his After Dark North American Tour. Named for "After Dark," a highlight track on the Past, Present, Felix EP featuring vocalist Koko LaRoo, the trek will take FELIX across major clubs and venues throughout the U.S. and his nativeCanada. The After Dark Tour launches September 5 in Victoria, BC, following a major performance on the Dim Mak Up All Night Stage at this year's Electric Zoo.FELIX CARTAL is teaming up with Dim Mak to give away a pair of tickets to each show on the After Dark Tour. Visit the Dim Mak social networks for more information.
Prior to launching the After Dark Tour, FELIX CARTAL will release the Young Love (Remixes) EP August 20 via Dim Mak Records. The EP will feature the original track with remixed versions of "Young Love" from producers/DJs BURNS, Valentino Khan, Sleepy Tom, and The Reef. Additionally, Dim Mak Records and FELIX CARTAL will release the winning entry of the recent Beatport Play remix contest for his single "The Fire" with Los Angeles-born, New York City-based producer/DJand Dim Mak label mate Clockwork featuring Madame Buttons on vocals. ProducerLovehigh took home the grand prize, which includes an official release of the remix viaDim Mak Records August 20. Look for more singles and remix packages from Past, Present, Felix to be released via Dim Mak this summer and fall.
Past, Present, Felix highlights a new creative direction for FELIX CARTAL with a heavier focus on vocal-based songwriting. The 4-track EP showcases the new, musically matured FELIX CARTAL, whose sound boasts the perfect contrast of ethereal vocals, enchanting melodies, and punchy bass lines, and takes the young producer on an unprecedented sonic journey. Driving the spirit of Past, Present, Felix,lead single "Young Love" is the quintessential representation of FELIX CARTAL's current sound. "Young Love" features the sassy vocal stylings of Los Angeles recording artist/songwriter Koko LaRoo and takes listeners on a wild, euphoric hunt for love on the dance floor. The EP also features the instrumental dance floor burner"Katsu." Koko LaRoo later rejoins FELIX on the heartfelt "After Dark," a mature composition that will undoubtedly remind listeners of warm summer nights. The sentimentally driven "New Scene" featuring vocalist Ofelia closes out the release with a dreamlike melody driven by a sensitive tone with gorgeous vocal overlays. Never content to reproduce the same sound, FELIX CARTAL shows an intensity never before seen on Past, Present, Felix and underlines a new era for the Canadian prodigy.
FELIX CARTAL's After Dark North American Tour dates are as follows:
DATE CITY VENUE
Headlining Solo Tour Dates
Fri 8/23 Eugene, OR Kaleidoscope Music Festival at Emerald Meadows
Sat 8/24 Denver, CO Beta
Thu 8/29 Mexico City, Mexico DC310
Fri 8/30 Montreal, QC New City Gas
Sun 9/1 New York, NY Electric Zoo at Randall's Island Park
After Dark North American Tour Dates
Thu 9/5 Victoria, BC 9one9
Fri 9/6 Vancouver, BC UBC
Sat 9/7 Calgary, AB West Bar
Wed 9/11 Portland, OR Whiskey Bar
Thu 9/12 Scottsdale, AZ Smashboxx
Fri 9/13 San Diego, CA Bang Bang
Sat 9/14 San Francisco, CA Summersalt
Sun 9/15 Los Angeles, CA Create
Wed 9/18 Boston, MA Royale
Sat 9/21 Tampa Bay, FL Ampitheater
Fri 9/27 Seattle, WA Foundation
Sat 9/28 Las Vegas, NV Rehab at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Sat 9/28 Orange County, CA Posch Lounge
Thu 10/3 Edmonton, AB Studio 107
Fri 10/4 Albuquerque, NM Effex
Sat 10/5 El Paso, TX Buchanans
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