In the meanwhile, expect some of their legit remix work to surface before the album's release on Ninja Tune. "I played this remix so many times that I eventually listed it as my favorite song of 2007." - Sasha Frere Jones (The New Yorker) talking about Megasoid's "No More Blood" remix for Ghislain Poirier. Moving from street/loft parties where they cut their gold-fronts to large capacity clubs (which they've occasionally been known to get kicked out of), Megasoid's Turbo Crunk parties in Toronto and Montreal have quickly become one of the livest and most notorious franchises in North America. In turn, Montreal has become one of the few cities with a legit scene for street-bass music. The list of people who have appeared alongside Megasoid is starting to read like a "Who's Who" of top-shelf producers and DJs: Lucky Me (Hudmo, Rustie, Mike Slott and Dom Sum), Ed Banger (Medhi, Busy P), Lighta! (Max Ulis, Clmlka), GlitchMob (edIT and Boreta), Dj Assault, DJ Funk, Holy Fuck, South Rakkas Crew, Machinedrum, Deadbeat, Lorn, Mofomatronix, Lunice, Blingmod, Daedelus, Nosaj Thing, Big Toe's HiFi, 215, Mouse on Mars, Thunderheist, The Cool Kids, Jokers of the Scene, Bonjay, PeerPressue, Kid Koala, KnifeHandChop and Modeselektor. Just to name a few. Megasoid are currently working on a full length LP which will be ready for consumption next summer. It is more or less a rap record.
In the meanwhile you can check out the two mixtapes they have released this year "Remix Runners" and "Tank Thong" with remix material compiled from live sets. The next 6 months are getting booked up quick. If you would like to have them come rock your spot, please holler at Mike DeFreitas / SofaKingRaw to book Megasoid or to throw a full Turbo Crunk party. Start child-proofing the furniture. The dudes like to do it big.
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