Millionyoung

Millionyoung

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Biography

Millionyoung is the moniker for South Floridian Mike Diaz’s recently blooming hypnagogic pop project.
Having written and released the digital Sunndreamm EP only a couple months back (10/06/09), he has been gaining a fervent following on numerous blogs and internet radiostations such as Pitchfork, Big Stereo, Transparent, and Future Sounds.

Millionyoung’s sound is often associated with fellow “chillwave” acts including Washed Out, Memory Tapes, and Small Black, however, Diaz seems more inclined to speeding things up in favor of sound that is much more kinetic than what the genre is known for.

On January 19th, Millionyoung will release the long awaited Be So True EP via Arcade Sound Ltd. The 5 track cassette (limited to 200 copies) will come coupled with a digital download and will include tracks “Cynthia” and “Mien”, both of which have been receiving generous acclaim across several blogs. In addition, March of 2010 will also see the release of Millionyoung’s first full length release which he is currently recording at home in Coral Springs, FL; where the project originated.

Eager to make “feel good” music, Mike Diaz began writing, recording, and performing as Millionyoung in early fall of 2009, and armed only with a laptop, keyboard, guitar, and vocals, he has managed to turn his live shows into energetic dance parties complete with driving bass and strobing lights. "Diaz uses the movement's familiar elements-- the gauzy synth lines and faraway vocals-- but ratchets up the BPM to underscore a more hedonistic mindset.” – Jonathan Garret (Pitchfork)

2010 looks to be extremely promising for this rising artist, with tour dates across the U.S., a full length album to be released, all tied together with an appearance at Austin’s SXSW, Millionyoung is definitely an act to keep a watchful eye on.

Discography

Sunndreamm EP (Self Released Digital EP)
ASL-005 Be So True EP
Beko07- Sunndreamm b/w Mien

Set List

Average Set (45 Minutes)
1.Chlorophyl
2.Mien
3.Pilfer
4.Spoken
5.Easy Now
6.Weak Ends
7.Camino
8.Never Said
9.Youthless
10.Cynthia

Plus/Encore (15 Minutes Time Permiting)
11.Friend
12.Hammock
13.Sunndreamm