Mind Against & Lauren Lane at Opium Rooms 1st Birthday Weekender

  • // MIND AGAINST // Etching a musical partnership that draws from the combined roots of IDM, house and techno, Mind Against are the Italian native but Berlin based project of Alessandro and Federico Fognini. They carved a path for themselves with a series of three EP’s on Life and Death. Their debut “Atlant”, the follow up “Avalon” and the latter “Strange Days” were let loose to critical acclaim. 2015 came with a celebratory occasion marked by a collaborative EP with Belgian producer Locked Groove, released on Scuba’s Hotflush Recordings. The biggest cliché of a “sound that’s hard to pin down”, is realer than gravity when it comes to Mind Against. They coax on psychedelic hooks of the 1980s and dance floor anthems bound traditionally to european soil. This backdrop makes for releases and performances that do well against any canvas. // LAUREN LANE // Lauren Lane is the LA based artist who cut her teeth as a DJ on the New York house scene and is now a resident at Sound Nightclub in Hollywood. Since Sound opened in January 2013 she's played regularly with some of the most talented and distinguished artists in the industry. 

 Along with her residency, this year Lauren played at numerous first-class events and festivals such as Coachella, Wavefront and BPM. She also recently released her debut EP ‘Cool Kids’ on Nic Fanciuilli’s Saved Records. Both tracks on the EP, ‘Cool Kids’ and ‘Magic Flight display a solid deep house foundation overlapped with tech house elements that ooze a dance floor-friendly sexy feel.  Last year, Visionquest presented the blossoming talent's debut release, ‘Lazer Eyez' featuring Jaw (from dOP) and she also remixed 'Wild' for Nic Fanciulli, both of which received support from international DJs like Seth Troxler, Carl Cox, Jamie Jones, Martinez Brothers, TEED, and many more.
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