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Purple – “Let Me Stay”

Luis Dourado is the Portugal-via-Berlin producer and songwriter Purple, and hence the sole European member of Shlohmo’s WEDIDIT crew. Perhaps coming from a background steeped in electronic music is where he got the impetus to push beats and synths until they splinter into darkness. His songs are much more nuanced and fractured than most that […]

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Purple – “The Deepest Night”

Purple is a member of WEDIDIT, Shlohmo’s crew that I affectionately dubbed an electronic gloom collective when we premiered “Never Come Back.” Like his contemporaries Shlohmo, RL Grime, or even OVO’s the Weeknd, Purple’s strength lies in his ability to turn devastation into a plush, velvety thing. On his latest song, “The Deepest Night,” Luis […]

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Purple – “Never Come Back” (First Listen)

Purple is Luis Dourado, a Berlin by way of Portugal songwriter and producer. He released his initial Salvation EP (along with a remixed version) in 2013 and has been an integral part of the electronic gloom collective WEDIDIT (Shlohmo, RL Grime). Today we’re announcing that his debut album Silence & Remorse will be out this […]