FaltyDL

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FaltyDL
April 5, 2012 on Together Festival, Boston
April 5, 2012 on Together Festival, Boston
Background information
Birth nameAndrew "Drew" Lustman
OriginNew Haven, Connecticut, United States
GenresHouse, UK garage, electronica, experimental, techno
Occupation(s)Record producer, DJ
InstrumentsKeyboard, Samples
Years active2007-present
LabelsNinja Tune, Planet Mu, Hypercolour
Associated actsFloating Points, Jamie xx
Websitehttp://faltydl.tumblr.com/

Drew Lustman, also known as FaltyDL, is an American, New York-based record producer[1] and American electronic musician originally from New Haven, Connecticut.[2]

In November 2008, he signed with electronic music label Planet Mu, who released his first two full-length albums, Love Is A Liability (2009) and You Stand Uncertain (2011).[3] In January 2011, he signed with London-based label Ninja Tune, who released Atlantis (2011) and the single Straight & Arrow (2012), which features a remix by Four Tet. His third album, Hardcourage, was co-released on January 21, 2013 through Ninja Tune and his own record label, Blueberry Records. The label was named after the blueberry hill his grandmother owned.[4] His fourth album In the Wild (2014) was also released by Ninja Tune[5]. In 2015 he released The Crystal Cowboy under his own name for Planet Mu Records[6]. In Fall 2016 he released his latest full-album Heaven Is for Quitters exclusively through Blueberry Records[7]. His current newest release is If All the People Took Acid - EP, released January 2019.[8]

FaltyDL has remixed tracks for notable acts, including Seun Kuti, Mount Kimbie, The xx, Scuba, Photek, Anthony Shake Shakir,[2] and opened for Radiohead's show at Roseland Ballroom in September 2011.[9]

FaltyDL has been interviewed for notable podcasts including RA Exchange[10], Eclectic Soul[11], Darker than Wax[12], Ninja Tune Podcast[13] & No Effects on topics ranging of his process, upbringing, inspiration, early life and current artists that inspire him.[14]

Discography[edit]

Albums
Singles & EPs
  • "If All the People Took Acid EP" (Blueberry Records, 2019)
  • "Taste of Acid EP" (Hypercolour, 2018)
  • "Three Rooms EP" (Hypercolour, 2018)
  • "Wondering Mind" (Aus Music, 2017)
  • "Mean Streets Part Three" (Swamp 81, 2016)
  • "River Girl / Do You Box?" (Blueberry Records, 2015)
  • "Visceral" (Ninja Tune, 2015)
  • "Rich Prick Poor Dick" (Ninja Tune, 2015)
  • "Danger" (Ninja Tune, 2014)
  • "She Sleeps (Part 1)" (Ninja Tune, 2013)
  • Straight & Arrow (Ninja Tune, 2012)
  • Hardcourage (Ninja Tune, 2012)
  • Mean Streets Part Two (Swamp 81, 2012)
  • Atlantis (Ninja Tune, 2011)
  • Make It Difficult (All City Records, 2011)
  • Hip Love (Ramp Recordings, 2011)
  • Mean Streets Part One (Swamp 81, 2011)
  • Endeavour (Planet Mu, 2010)
  • All In The Place (Rush Hour Current Direct, 2010)
  • Phreqaflex (Planet Mu, 2010)
  • To London (Ramp Recordings, 2009)
  • Bravery EP (Planet Mu, 2009)
  • Party (Ramp Recordings, 2009)
  • Rapidly Harvested Asparagus EP (Napalm Enema Records, 2007)
  • Beat Lumber (Unfun Records, 2007)
  • Callipygian Female Flattery (fizx-recordings, 2007)

Remixes

Films & Animations[edit]

  • Drugs (feat. Rosie Lowe) (2016)[17]
  • Wolves (2015)[18]
  • Watch a Man Die (2015)[19]
  • New Haven (2014)[20]
  • Dionysos Short Film (2014)[21]
  • Straight & Arrow (2012)[22]
  • My Light, My Love (2011)[23]
  • Dionysos Visualization (2011)[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gaerig, Andrew. "Album Review: FaltyDL - You Stand Uncertain". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Artist Bio: FaltyDL". Record company website. Ninja Tune Online Record Store. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Artist Profile: FaltyDL". Record company website. Planet Mu Online Record Store. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  4. ^ Sherburne, Philip. "Ninja Tune's FaltyDL Talks Love, Balance, Blueberry Hill". Online magazine publication. SPIN. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  5. ^ In the Wild by FaltyDL, retrieved 2019-04-04
  6. ^ The Crystal Cowboy by Drew Lustman, retrieved 2019-04-04
  7. ^ Heaven Is For Quitters by FaltyDL, retrieved 2019-04-04
  8. ^ "Falty on Instagram: "🤤 this is the best record I've made in years. Took my time. Held them till they were ready. "If All The People Took Acid" BBR016 12"/digi…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  9. ^ Sacher, Andrew. "Thom Yorke DJ set on iTunes +++ FaltyDL on Ninja Tune, a Holy Ghost! single, Zed Bias LP & in Brooklyn tonight". Online music publication. Brooklyn Vegan. Retrieved 11 January 2013.
  10. ^ ""EX.421 FaltyDL - 2018.08.30" from RA Exchange by Resident Advisor on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  11. ^ ""Eclectic Soul 31 w/ Apollo Brown, milo, Larry Gus, FaltyDL, Christian Scott and more" from Eclectic Soul by Gelivan on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  12. ^ ""Darker Than Wax FM #116 ft. FaltyDL • 31st March 2018" from Darker Than Wax FM by Darker Than Wax FM on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  13. ^ ""Ninja Tune Podcast - FaltyDL" from Ninja Tune Podcast by Ninja Tune on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  14. ^ ""71 - FaltyDL" from No Effects with Jesse Cohen by Jesse Cohen on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  15. ^ SCOTT WILSON (September 14, 2016). "FaltyDL announces new album, Heaven is for Quitters". Fact (UK magazine). Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  16. ^ "Seabed Remixed". Indie Shuffle. 2014-03-22. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
  17. ^ Blueberry Records (2016-09-13), FaltyDL - 'Drugs feat Rosie Lowe', retrieved 2019-04-04
  18. ^ Planet Mu (2015-04-29), Drew Lustman - Wolves, retrieved 2019-04-04
  19. ^ Planet Mu (2015-03-18), Drew Lustman - Watch A Man Die, retrieved 2019-04-04
  20. ^ Ninja Tune (2014-09-02), FaltyDL - 'New Haven', retrieved 2019-04-04
  21. ^ JordyC1993 (2014-02-09), Dionysos - FaltyDL (Motion Graphics Video), retrieved 2019-04-04
  22. ^ Ninja Tune (2012-11-12), FaltyDL - 'Straight & Arrow', retrieved 2019-04-04
  23. ^ Ninja Tune (2011-11-30), FaltyDL - 'My Light, My Love' (Official Video), retrieved 2019-04-04
  24. ^ Timothy Simon (2011-08-04), Falty DL - Dionysos Visualization, retrieved 2019-04-04

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