Infected Mushroom on Christmas Day: Israeli DJ and production duo Infected Mushroom perform at Exchange LA on Christmas Day, with both a live and DJ set.

Back in June, they told us that: “Erez has been DJing since he was in the womb haha… just kidding. We were both young. Erez was around 14 years old when a German DJ named Jörg kidnapped him and brought him to Europe. I (Duvdev) was about 15 years old when I started DJing punk and rock music. A mutual friend introduced us and we made a few songs under the name Duvdev and Shidapu.”

The two men find themselves working all over the place, but they still have friends and family in Israel so they make time for annual shows and parties.

“We have always been proud of the electronic music scene in Israel,” they say. “It has given rise to some of the greatest trance, deep house and techno artists. Also, the clubs and festivals are second to none. It’s a hectic place, so people there like to let loose. The perfect recipe for great parties.”

The new EP (and NFT) drop is Shroomeez, a body of work with the craziest of themes.

“When we were presented with the art for this EP, it reflected a hybrid of humans and mushrooms,” they say. “So we imagined a society of creatures that evolved from mushrooms, and the music is what we envisioned these Shroomeez listen to — hard Psy-Trance.”

Should be a great night.

Infected Mushroom on Christmas Day: The event takes place at 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 25 at Exchange LA.

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