EP Premiere: Krewella, 'Play Hard'

Hear the Chicago EDM act's debut

Krewella Music LLC
June 15, 2012 8:00 AM ET

Click to listen to Krewella's 'Play Hard'

Fresh out of Chicago's West Loop neighborhood, emerging EDM outfit Krewella are prepping for the release of their debut EP, the aptly titled Play Hard, on June 18th. The EP will feature breakout hit "Killin' It," plus five other aspiring club anthems highlighting the trio's trademark female vocals and dubstep-styled beats. As beatmaker Kris Trindl puts it, "If it's between 100BPM to 170 BPM, we'll figure out a way to make it work and have a good time with it."

Play Hard will be available on June 18th through Beatport and on June 26th on iTunes. In the meantime, you can stream the full EP here and check out the group's upcoming tour dates below.

6/17 Chicago, IL - Spring Awakening
7/19 Minneapolis, MN - Global Dance Festival
7/20 Red Rocks, CO - Global Dance Festival
7/21 Kansas City, MO - Global Dance Festival
8/4 Toronto, ON - Veld Festival
8/11 Cincinnati, OH - Fountain Square
9/2 New York, NY - Electric Zoo

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