Madeon performs London debut with Launchpads

Fri, 2011-08-26 00:00

A lively crowd gathered at The Nest in Dalston to witness the London debut of 17-year old producer/DJ, Madeon. His intricately-worked production style has captivated audiences of several million on YouTube and has won him the admiration of the likes of Deadmau5, Skrillex and Pendulum front-man Rob Swire.
He took to the stage armed with two Novation Launchpads, an indication that his set would include a demonstration of the Ableton mastery that he's become renowned for. As previously reported on the Novation site, his latest video, 'Pop Culture (live mashup)' has racked up over 3.5 million views, and shows him expertly performing the track using a single Launchpad and Zero SL MkII to trigger FL Studio & Ableton Live. He proceeded to deliver a set that combined a healthy dose of on-the-fly editing/manipulation, and dynamic mixes between a number of crowd favourites. If the audience reaction is anything to go by, the young frenchman has a very bright future ahead of him.
Madeon's UK debut was in London at the Vulture Music party, which also featured the amazing Alan Braxe, Jacques Lu Cont and Starsmith.