[EVENT REVIEW] Loud Luxury Ignites Tao Chicago With Their Infectious Energy
As the vibrant energy of Lollapalooza's thrilling weekend still lingered in the Chicago air, electronic dance music fans found themselves gathering once again, this time for a sensational performance by none other than Loud Luxury. The dynamic DJ duo took the stage at Tao Chicago on Friday, August 11, creating an unforgettable experience that seamlessly fused music and visuals into one electrifying night.
Originating from Canada, Andrew Fedyk and Joe Depace have solidified their status as a powerhouse in the electronic music scene. With top-chart hits and a growing fanbase, their unique blend of dance and pop-infused EDM has earned them recognition and admiration worldwide.
Tao Chicago is a venue far from your average music space. Its allure lies in its incorporation of Asian-inspired decor, creating an ambiance that feels both intimate and grandiose. The melting pot of cultural aesthetics with vivacious beats sets the stage for a truly unequaled performance. Loud Luxury’s upbeat music combined with the special backdrop and captivating visual display gifted the audience with a sensory experience.
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The duo took the stage at 12:30, exuding charisma and an infectious aura that swept through the crowd. Their stage presence was like no other; they spent most of their set taking turns dancing on top of the DJ stand and igniting the crowd. The beat drops were accompanied by an abundance of smoke and sparklers that created moments of pure enchantment.
Loud Luxury's performance took attendees on a mesmerizing journey through the realms of pop-infused EDM. One of their defining characteristics is their ability to merge danceable beats with popular lyrics, which has been a crucial part of their rapid rise to fame. The set included a large selection of mixes that enamoured the audience from start to finish. Remixes to songs like Adele's “Set Fire to the Rain,” Miley Cyrus' “Flowers,” and “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper had the crowd singing along in unison.
The duo showcased their versatility by infusing the set with unexpected twists, including country remixes such as “Tequila” by Dan + Shay. However, it was their rendition of timeless classics like “Mr. Brightside” and “Don't Stop Believin'” that truly made the crowd go wild. The synergy between the audience and the artists was undeniable, creating an atmosphere that pulsed with excitement.
Amidst the euphoria, Loud Luxury introduced their newer hits “If Only I” featuring Bebe Rexha and their remix of “Sunroof,” before playing their most iconic track, “Body.” This hit single is arguably the breakout hit that skyrocketed them to fame and left a mark on the EDM scene.
In the end, it was clear that Loud Luxury possessed an unparalleled ability to light up the crowd and sustain their excitement. As their final beats reverberated through Tao, the crowd was left awestruck and enchanted, a testimony to the spellbinding power of their music. The night solidified the artistry of Loud Luxury and acted as a reminder that even after the echoes of Lollapalooza had faded, Chicago's love for electronic dance music continued to burn bright in the heart of summertime chi.
Photos courtesy of Tao Chicago and Loud Luxury
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