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Featured Freak: Flying Lotus
Posted on August 27, 2015

Since he released his 2006 debut, 1983, FLYING LOTUS has demonstrated an uncanny ability to meld musical abstraction with hard percussion, veering from mellow to face-meltingly psychedelic in a heartbeat. Back then, he was still interning at Stones Throw Records, the legendary California label home to Madlib and J Dilla. But ever since the tastemaking BBC DJ Mary Anne Hobbs crowned him the “electronic […]

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Trance Arena Announced!
Posted on August 26, 2015

Freaky Deaky is thrilled to announce Friday’s lineup for the TRANCE ARENA STAGE, which will be headlined by Coldharbour Recordings label boss MARKUS SCHULZ.  Between his weekly global broadcast radio show, and annual compilation album series, regular headlining slots at the most famous clubs, arenas and festivals around the world — not to mention his occasional 12 hour marathon […]

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Featured Freak: A-Trak
Posted on August 24, 2015

This week’s first Featured Freak is a world-renowned musical tastemaker and cultural curator who goes by the name of A-TRAK.  The Montreal-born and New York-based DJ was once known as a 90’s turntable prodigy. As a teenager, he brought home every DJ title known to man, starting with the 1997 DMC World Championships and holding a record-breaking 5 […]

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Featured Freak: Vic Mensa
Posted on August 19, 2015

One of the founders of the SAVEMONEY collective, after the breakup of his band Kids These days, VIC MENSA went solo in 2013 on Chance the Rapper’s high-profile mixtape Acid Rap, which lead to the release of his own mixtape, Innanetape — a mixing of the words “Internet” and “mixtape.”  Like Chance’s before, Mensa’s mixtape was both a critical and download-counting […]

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Just Announced! Underground Stage
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Freaky Deaky is thrilled to announce Sunday’s lineup for the UNDERGROUND STAGE, which will be headlined by Canada’s most innovative electronic music ambassador, RICHIE HAWTIN.  With over fifteen years of DJ experience, Hawtin has headlined some of the most prestigious festivals and events in club culture to date, and continues to define rather than follow musical trends. […]

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Featured Freak: Benny Benassi
Posted on August 18, 2015

Grammy Award Winning DJ/producer BENNY BENASSI has been a critical piece of the dance music equation ever since the 2003 release of his international hit single “Satisfaction.”  Some of his most popular releases include his collaboration with R&B megastar CHRIS BROWN, on “Beautiful People,” which resulted in one of the biggest crossover records of the […]

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Featured Freak: Action Bronson
Posted on August 11, 2015

Queens rapper and gourmet food aficionado ACTION BRONSON is finally receiving the mainstream respect he deserves, blowing up on radio stations this year after the drop of “Baby Blue,” his Marc Ronson-produced jam featuring Chicago’s very own Chance the Rapper. The song was the lead single from Bronson’s second studio album, Mr. Wonderful, which released on March 23 of this year.  It […]

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Featured Freak: Tchami
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Hailing from Paris, France, Martin Bresso, better known by his stage name Tchami, is no stranger to the dance music industry.  Named by VIBE as one of the “30 DJs to Watch in 2014,” Tchami invaded the scene with his remix of Janet Jackson’s “Go Deep”. With much critical acclaim, he soon followed up with his first original production “Promesses” with Kaleem Taylor […]

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Lineup Announced!
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FREAKY DEAKY 2015 LINEUP ANNOUNCED Massive New Location Now 3 Days of Music 75+ Artists FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 5, 2015 — For the seventh annual FREAKY DEAKY, React Presents is thrilled to announce the expansion into a three-day festival! The event also has a brand-new home, the massive Toyota Park, about 12 miles away […]

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