‘I want people to remember it,’ EDM up-and-comer tells MTV News of just-released album.
Though Miami Music Week is over, the spirit of Dim Mak’s presence is still standing. With Felix fresh off the beach and straight into his 2+ month “Different Faces Tour”, there isn’t much that can stop him from taking this industry hostage. MTV met up with Cartal during Dim Mak’s WMC kick-off party at Mansion (with Steve Aoki, Joachim Garraud, and others) to see what really went into the making of his 2nd full-length album:
“It’s been the last year of my life kind of putting this thing together,” Cartal said. “The record’s basically all that’s going on in my life. I want people to remember it, and hopefully it means something to them.”
MTV News was able to catch some of Cartal’s set at the National Hotel during Miami Music Week, and it was obvious that “Don’t Turn on the Lights,” featuring Polina, has become a certifiable breakthrough hit. But what was most surprising was how many of Cartal’s fans could be seen singing so many of his songs throughout the set.
“I play all the singles every set, and everyone was singing along today,” Cartal said. “I don’t think you can ever get tired of that feeling.”
He may not have to, because his new album is loaded with potential smashes, already finding tracks trickling into some sets of the biggest DJs in the world…
Read more on MTV.com here.