Chicago based duo Elektro Riot is the product of two drummers joining forces over a shared musical vision.
The result of two drummers manipulating waveforms into energy driven electronic music.
With more than 15 years of experience as musicians, Joe and Robby decided to come together for an organic project known as Elektro Riot. The name says it all.
The duo is quickly becoming touted as one of the can’t miss performances to come out of the same city that gave way to Kaskade, Krewella, and Flosstradamus. Robby’s background as an independent drummer working with various EDM artists coupled with Joe’s experience as a percussionist and sound engineer under Atlantic Records led to the perfect marriage; one that is sending waves throughout the electronic dance music community. Their hometown peers have taken notice. In addition to track support from Krewella and Flosstradamus, Elektro Riot has shared the stage with Morgan Page, John Martin, and Brian Dawe.
Refreshing and original, Elektro Riot brings high energy to every track without conforming to stereotypical genre influences.
The percussional influence shines through every track that Joe and Robby release. Their melodies are rooted in their understanding of rhythm which creates an unparalleled experience for listeners.
If it wasn’t already official, Elektro Riot’s remix of “Resistance” by Knife Party has solidified their arrival.
It is hard to take a Knife Party track and make it better but that is exactly what has happened in this instance.
The explosive remix leads in with an authentic snare pattern and euphoric build that vocally transitions into a colossal drop. The fusion of electro-house, dubstep and authentic percussion is a unique synthesis of sounds that will leave your ears begging for more.