DreamHack is a gaming party and we’ll be damned if there isn’t good music to party to! We offer up a selection of music acts that we think you’ll go nuts for.
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Putting sheer technical production prowess to work in soulful, deep, hybridized creations all distinctly his own, the multi-talented musician is single-handedly changing the sonic landscape for future generations to come by bridging the gap between the soaring, ethereal vibe of trance and intensely adrenalizing bass music.
Since debuting in October 2015, KUURO has been streamed over 7.25M times on Spotify, and has reached 60 countries and over 2.13M fans. KUURO’s debut track “Aamon” hypnotized fans with a bass-heavy sound tinged with Asian influence and trap textures. With official remixes for Galantis and Dillon Francis behind it, KUURO is confident enough in its musical identity to put its faces in the game.
The evolution of Grant has stemmed from a shift in artistic and personal characteristics. It’s a coming of age story that’s told through music, art and an approachable personality. Being able to identify as yourself and not hide behind the facade that a brand can sometimes hold, allows Grant to truly embrace himself as inspiration.
John Paul Louden, or better known by his stage name Squalzz, is a 19 year old producer hailing from Arlington, Texas. Squalzz began producing music at just the young age of 14, with bootlegs of artists such as Diplo and Calvin Harris. Squalzz would continue to see success with his remixes and bootlegs, which now hold nearly 2,500,000 streams across all platforms.
Moments of malevolent melodicism give way to taut technical thrash, black metal expanse, punk spirit, and heavy heart tightly threaded together by the musical union of the quartet—Matt Heafy [vocals, guitar], Corey Beaulieu [guitar], Paolo Gregoletto [bass], and Alex Bent [drums].
The Louisiana quartet—Elijah Witt [vocals], James Barnett [guitar], Ryan Henriquez [bass], and Devin Clark [drums] push the limits of consciousness: physically, emotionally, and spiritually, coming back from the precipice with unforgettable stories masquerading as hook-heavy metallic swamp grunge.
Like a b-boy mad scientist smashing the windows of the mainstream with a Molotov cocktail of passion and inspiration, Hyro The Hero takes the fusion of rap and rock and resurrects it. His combustible concoction is one part The Clash, one part Bad Brains, and several doses of reverence for hip-hop relevance.
As Above / So Below was formed in late 2012 by ex members of the Dallas bands Faint The Fiction and The Suicide Hook and Wichita Falls bands Down-Stares and Roselawn. They are also joined by Drowning Pool guitarist Cj Pierce…This all star line up is currently Locked down in a Dallas studio with Cj Pierce at the helm producing/engineering their first full length album as a follow up to their EP “Year One” released last Christmas.