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Meet the DJs of The Do Lab's Coachella Stage

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Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 9:56 AM

The Do Lab's seventh annual combined stage and art installation dowses Coachella attendees with revitalizing water and movement inspiring electronic music. Known for Los Angeles based music showcases, and next month's upcoming annual Lightning in a Bottle festival, The Do Lab is developing a strong reputation for music curation alongside their large scale art installation development. Previous featured artists, including The Glitch Mob and Bassnecter, have subsequently highlighted Coachella's dance music focused Sahara tent, making the Do Lab stage a place to watch for new musical talent.

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Check out samples from some of the artists who appeared on the Do Lab stage here and see more photos in "CuriousJosh at Coachella: The Do Lab and Lucent Dossier."

Freq Nasty

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Freq Nasty's legendary low frequency live sets are known vibrational experiences aggressively drawing on elements of drum and bass, dubstep, and breakbeats. His recent Monsters of Bass tour headlining with Opiou and Marty Party is only one highlight in a long, celebrated career delivering undulating walls of sound .

To best simulate the Freq Nasty live set experience, hook your computer to a subwoofer equipped sound system, turn the volume up all the way, hold the subwoofer caringly to your chest, and prepare to dance.

Latest tracks by FreQ Nasty

Kraddy

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Glitch Mob founding member turned solo artist, Kraddy continues evolving his bass heavy hybrid sound melding hip-hop, dubstep and dancehall. Wielding rock and punk sensibilities, his current tour features a live drummer, with a sound Kraddy describes as "Led Zeppelin 3000." There's little doubt of Kraddy's candidacy for future festival tents.

Here's Kraddy's 2008 breakout single "Android Porn," and 2011's "No Comply" single from the Labyrinth EP.

Android Porn by KRADDY

Kraddy - No Comply (FREE DOWNLOAD) by KRADDY

Nit Grit

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San Jose based Danny Beall's musical versatility undoubtedly fuels his increasingly popular melodic dubstep. With previous IDM and glitch projects Lay Awake and Sloth Logic still available on Soundcloud, Nit Grit's dulcet assault assures continuation of his meteoric rise in popularity.

Nuclear Sky (clip) by NiT GriT

R/D

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R/D describes his current work as a rock based electronic sound. After a decade in DJ performance, R/D continues an evolving of sound continually striving towards a new genres. With his current sound over a year in the making, the recent Liquid Heart Keeper release offers a strong indication of his newest direction.

R/D - 'Relation Ships' FREE DOWNLOAD & Album Release Announcement by R/D

Stephan Jacobs

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No stranger to success, Los Angeles based electronic musician Stephan Jacobs played 2010's Electric Daisy Carnival as one half of the duo Kether before stepping out to explore his individual sound.

Stephan's uptempo dubstep shows his past live music influence with tracks incorporating original vocals, and original synthesized composition. With elements played live during some Coachella songs this year, Stephan plans to continue incorporating live musical elements for this year's Lighting in a Bottle festival.

Ellie Goulding - Under the Sheets (Stephan Jacobs Remix) by Stephan Jacobs

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