Scottish producer Nom De Strip makes his triumphant return to Dim Mak with the sexy, percussion-fueled “Bad Things.” The rhythm-driven tune fluently twists in tribal and jungle terror elements while showcasing the producer’s signature hard-hitting style. “Slip into some real bad things” with the track’s vocal sample of Spank Rock’s raunchy classic “Backyard Betty.”
Not one to shy away from breaching genre barriers, Nom De Strip is already collecting support for “Bad Things” from DJs as diverse as Oliver Heldens, Valentino Khan, R3hab and Hardwell, who debuted the track on his renowned radio podcast.
Chris Elliot’s recent rise to dance music stardom is no fluke. Since departing from his previous moniker Stupid Fresh, he has steadily compiled a staggering list of releases on some of the most prolific labels in the world, including Spinnin’ Records, mau5trap and Rising Music. In January, he achieved his first Beatport #1 single on Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings imprint with “The Night,” in collaboration with 3LAU. Most recently, he was tapped by Dada Life to remix their single “One Last Night On Earth.” Hailed as one to watch by industry heavyweights Deadmau5 and Wolfgang Gartner, Nom De Strip affirms the hype with his latest “Bad Things.”