The Pretty Lights 2012 Fall Tour has begun. The tour dates include stops from the East Coast to West Coast!
Derek Vincent Smith, AKA Pretty Lights, is an electronic music artist who also owns a label for the electronic genre, called Pretty Lights Music. Pretty Lights was originally comprised of two people, Smith and Cory Eberhard who began playing with large acts, such as Disco Biscuts, in 2007. In 2010, drummer Adam Deitch replaced Eberhard, and now Smith is working solo. His self-described “Electro Hip Hop Soul” includes, as named, a cutting-edge mix of organic electronic and hip-hop beats with samples of soul music. His songs are synthesized using digital controllers, such as the Novation X-Station, and the music production software, Ableton Live 8.
The high-energy, emotion-filled sound of Pretty Lights really gets dance floors and music venues going. Pretty Lights has had a multi-city tour of the U.S. and has played at several major music festivals, such as Bonnaroo and Electric Forest. Nine full-length albums and three EPs have been released under the name Pretty Lights, which are all available for free download by Pretty Lights Music.