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DESTRUCTO Live Set ‘The Sermon’ Recorded at Sunrise January 9 Aboard FriendShip 2020 – Listen Now

GRiZ performs “Ride Like The Wind” with DESTRUCTO at sunrise January 9, 2020 during ‘The Sermon’ set aboard FriendShip 2020.  Credit: Oh Dag Yo

IN THE MIX:
DESTRUCTO LIVE SET ‘THE SERMON’ 
WITH PERFORMANCE AND B2B MOMENTS BY GRiZ, BOYS NOIZE,
 JIMMY VALANCE OF BOB MOSES AND DANNY DAZE
RECORDED AT SUNRISE JANUARY 9 ABOARD FRIENDSHIP 2020 
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As the sun rose in the Caribbean on the morning of Thursday, January 9, over 3,000 cruisers aboard FRIENDSHIP (www.thefriendship.com) on Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas gathered for a unique musical experience — DESTRUCTO’s dawn at sea party set ‘The Sermon.’ Joining the DJ & producer during the set which clocked in at just under 4 hours and 20 minutes was GRiZ for a live sax performance to Christopher Cross yacht rock classic “Ride Like the Wind” and b2b moments with Boys Noize, Bob Moses’ Jimmy Valance and Danny Daze, among others.  It was stacked with unreleased and new material as well as catalogue favorites from all. 
‘The Sermon’ captured and is now available to hear: 
 
The Sermon is a fan favorite of DESTRUCTO’s repertoire.  From underground parties in Los Angeles to Shambhala, DESTRUCTO’s DJ sets have provided a spiritual experience for electronic music enthusiasts making dancing through sunrise a one-of-a-kind moment.
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Main deck during ‘The Sermon’ at sunrise aboard the FriendShip music cruise aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas on January 9, 2020.  Credit: Oh Dag Yo
Curated and produced by DESTRUCTO (aka Gary Richards, AMFAMFAMF event founder and President of LiveStyle North America), world-class music cruise experience FRIENDSHIP completed its second run this past January 6-10, 2020.  Over 50 artists including DJs and producers, hitmakers and vocalists in electronic music, along with comedians, magicians and burlesque performers entertained 3000+ cruisers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas for an unforgettable roundtrip voyage from Miami to the Bahamas.  
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Look for FRIENDSHIP to return aboard Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas and to Coco Cay January 11-15, 2021.  Further details to be announced soon.
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About DESTRUCTO:
Since 2011, DESTRUCTO (Gary Richards) has dominated the dance floor on his own terms. He went from the acclaimed Technology EP (2012) and Higher EP (2013) to high profile remixes for artists as diverse as Depeche Mode, Giorgio Moroder, Major Lazer, Rob Zombie, Digitalism and more. 2014 saw the precision-guided producer in the realm of g-house (where rap melds with house music) introduce his singular solo style with the West Coast EP, boasting collaborations with YG, Ty Dolla $ign, Problem, Too $hort, Warren G and Kurupt.  Along the way, he’s touched down for shows everywhere from Australia and Fiji to Tokyo and Ibiza in addition to crisscrossing the country on alongside the likes of D.R.A.M., E-40, iLoveMakonnen, Anna Lunoe, Wax Motif, REZZ, Felix Da Housecat and more.  Released in early 2017, the RENEGADE EP featured collaborations with E-40 and Too $hort, Ty Dolla $ign & iLoveMakonnen, Pusha T & Starrah, Problem and Freddie Gibbs.  Latest releases “F*cking ShIt Up” featuring Busta Rhymes, “Boom” featuring Problem, “Bassface” (with new remixes by DJ Koos, Golf Clap and Dillon Nathaniel), “Loaded” featuring Yo Gotti and “Shots To the Dome” with Gerry Gonza are out now, with Chris Lake x DESTRUCTO’s “Y.O.D.O.” out on Lake’s Black Book label.  Look for DESTRUCTO to set off on his ‘Twisted’ club tour happening February and March 2020. 
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