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Bad
Royale

ABOUT

Maor Levi, Kevin Wild and Bruce Karlsson are recognizable names in the land of euphoric progressions and uplifting vocals. With multiple individual releases on labels like Anjunabeats, Spinnin’ and Armada, the Diplo-helmed Mad Decent is likely the last place that their respective fans would think to look for future records. But what began as a half-serious side project cooked up with fellow housemate Elias Ghosn one year ago, has become something quite real: Bad Royale have over 30 tracks set to be released by the end of 2015 between Mad Decent and Buygore, and they’ll join the latter’s label boss Borgore on his fall tour. We caught up with Bad Royale at their San Diego home just before they dropped their debut, the ‘Move Like’ EP, on Mad Decent to find out how a few friends went from trance to trap under the guise of four kings.