The King Babies EP from The Death Set is available now on Dim Mak Records:
About The Death Set:
New York City-based The Death Set originally hails from The Gold Coast, Australia. It is there where Johnny Siera, Dan Walker, and Beau Velasco met, drawn together by the local experimental music scene. With stints in Baltimore and Philadelphia prior to relocating to NYC, the band has released numerous EPs and three full-length albums:Worldwide (Counter/Ninja Tune, 2008), Rad Warehouses to Bad Neighborhoods(Counter/Ninja Tune, 2009), and Michel Poiccard (Counter/Ninja Tune, 2011). The Death Set are notorious for their out-of-control live shows and were touted the “#1 Biggest Hope of the Future” by NME. In 2011 and 2012, The Death Set propelled into the mainstream, earning them the success they had worked and toured so hard for. The Death Set songs have been featured in Google Chrome’s commercial including plays during the 2012 Super Bowl; on HBO’s 24/7 and How To Make It In America as well as Degrassi Junior High; in films V/H/S and V/HS II; video gamesNBA 2K12, Sunset Overdrive, and Gran Turismo 6; Red Bull’s mountain biking video “Red Bull Rampage”; and a remix in a Ministry of Sound compilation. The music video for “They Come to Get Us” won Best Alternative Video at the 2012 U.K. Music Awards. All the while, The Death Set continued to tour hard, playing everything from tiny DIY Parisian art galleries to packed Berlin arenas.
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