Who’s ready for a little–or a f@#k of–a lot of Vegas inspired DJ heat down at the Jersey Shore this weekend?
If you answered hells yes to that question, then you’re sick and tired of Celine Dion singing the Titanic theme in your head because icebergs everywhere right now and you’re more than ready to get your funkdafied freak on and stuff as we kick off February.
Or, you’re more than ready to dive into whatever electrified shenanigans Las Vegas based music producer and DJ 3LAU has planned for his takeover of Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s Daer Nightclub this upcoming Saturday night.
Yeah, that’s definitely it.
Known for his eclectic mix of electro, dubstep and house music influences, 3LAU(real name…Justin Blau) was born in Syossett, New York in 1991 and eventually moved to Las Vegas with his family in 2004. However, this seemed like a destined place for Blau to be as he was born into a creative household and began singing and playing guitar right as he arrived in the city of sin.
But it wasn’t until traveling in Sweden in his early ’20s that Blau dove into the wonderfully weird and inspiring world of house music. By the end of 2011, his moniker 3LAU was officially born and the soon-to-be red-hot DJ uploaded a mix of his mash-ups to YouTube. It wasn’t long before his collection caught the headphones’ attention of superstar beat maestros Porter Robinson and Bob Sinclair, both of whom collaborated with 3LAU on his debut (and currently ongoing) series, Dance Floor Filth.
From that dirty ditty moment, he would not just go on to serve out a handful of hits along the way including “We Came to Bang” (w/Luciana), “Is It Love”(w/Yeah Boy), “Game Time”(w/Ninja), and “Touch,” a sexually somber electro jam co-starring the soul piercing vocals of Ms. Carly Paige…pure beat bliss.
But that’s certainly not all when it comes to 3LAU’s massively shimmering catalog as he’s also rewired some of the biggest names in the biz along with their hits including Zedd’s “Spectrum,” Katy Perry’s “Bon Appetit,” Adele’s “Set Fire to the Rain,” and his most deeply delicious (and most well-known) rewerk to date, a bubbly retelling of Ari Grande’s “Into You.”
It’s all of this and more that we hope the globe trotting and dance chart owning DJ will dish out at Daer Nightclub this weekend. There’s really only one way to find out…get those tickets and pump up the volume until we smash into spring.
Right, Ms. Dion? Yes. Go…as those 3LAU beats will certainly be going on and on until we just can’t take it anymore. Lucky for us, we can.
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