• RAC

    Q&A: RAC Keeps Indie Rock Up All Night

    André Allen Anjos is known as RAC, but only because the name Dr. Feelgood was taken. The Portland-based producer (by way of Portugal and Illinois) is a master of sunny summer jams, the kind of warm-synthed, handclap-happy indie-dance numbers that make the babes at the pool party throw their hands in the air. His career kicked off with impeccably-timed remixes of Lana Del Rey, Foster the People, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros—whose folky "Home" he re-imagined as a cinematic Wild West fantasy. By 2012, if it was an indie pop hit, chances are there was a RAC version.Rather than just chopping choruses and slapping big, paint-by-numbers EDM beats underneath them, RAC became renowned for building entirely new landscapes for your favorite vocalists to cruise around in. But like a reclusive movie director, Anjos was reluctant to take center stage.

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Young Buffalo — No Idea " 03:59
  • 2 Vaadat Charigim — Ein Li Makom " 03:46
  • 3 Lindstrøm — Home Tonight " 09:13
  • 4 Will Butler — You Must Be Kidding " 03:54
  • 5 Clarence Clarity — 1-800-WORSHIP " 04:30
  • 6 The Knocks — Dancing With Myself " 00:00
  • 7 Lady Gaga — Till It Happens to You " 03:24

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA