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Holy Ghost!

Friends since going to elementary school in the Top West Aspect of Manhattan, Alex Frankel and Nick Millhiser were associates of Automato, a rap group whose last produces, including a self-titled record released in 2003, were made by the DFA’s Adam Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy. After Automato dissolved, Murphy and Goldsworthy prompted Frankel and Millhiser to keep pressing toward dance music. Force they do; Frankel and Millhiser co-produced the warm and melodic “Keep On” using the DFA — buying the Bar-Kays-referencing Holy Ghost! before the vinyl fabric pressing stage — and released it in the DFA label in Oct 2007. “I’LL KEEP COMING BACK,” their second one, didn’t turn out until 2009 but produced an impact using its video — a remake from the indelible clip for New Order’s “Dilemma,” a snapshot of New York’s clubbing picture (with manufacturer Arthur Baker reprising his function). The four-track Static in the Wire EP implemented this year 2010, carrying on the duo’s uncanny capability to evoke the multi-colored, split sound of early- to middle-‘80s membership music. In 2011, Holy Ghost! released a self-titled record that included a few of their previously released music, and a visitor appearance in the Michael McDonald in the shutting “Some Kids.” By that time, Holy Ghost! acquired also become one of the most prolific remix groups; that they had re-worked (in some instances technically covering) monitors by MGMT, Moby, Cut Duplicate, Phoenix, the Juan MacLean, and Murphy’s LCD Soundsystem. Their second record, Dynamics, premiered on DFA in 2013.

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