The Secret Handshake Debut
One Full Year is a diverse pop album that sees The Secret Handshake experimenting with beats ranging from electro to house to hip hop to r&b. Luis is a product of his influences, if you asked him who he looks up to artistically he'd tell you Mouse on Mars, Justice, Kanye West, John Legend, Kenna and Death Cab. Ever heard something that sounds like all of those artists put together before? Didn't think so...
U-MYX, an interactive music format that lets users make personalized mixes of major artists recordings without requiring any special knowledge or equipment, ran a promotion/contest with The Secret Handshake around the EP and was absolutely floored by the fans' reactions. Their 'Summer Of '98' remix contest outperformed almost all of the other artists they've run these things with like Lily Allen, Imogen Heap and Hard-Fi. Here's a link to it - PR's full article
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