The duo was formed in 2011 by Lars Dales & Maarten Smeets. It all started after Lars – who was programming a few nightclubs in Amsterdam – had to fire Maarten for playing too much underground music. The later founder Heist Recordings which has released exciting EPs from Obas Nenor, Andy Hart, Brame & Hamo, and of course Detroit Swindle themselves.
Apart from Heist Recordings, Detroit Swindle have released music on renowned labels like Freerange, Future Classics, Dirt Crew (where they released their well-received debut album ‘Boxed Out’), Tsuba, Classic Music Company, Kaoz Theory and many more. This includes notable remixes for Hercules and Love Affair, Chet Faker, Seven Davis Jr. and Romanthony’s track ‘Too Long’ produced by Daft Punk.
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