You've heard of Yale in America right? The Ivy League university that guarantee's you a shot at a presidential election. Well a young, drug addled Drew Lustman grew up there, living between the stars of Yale and the gutters of the rest of New Haven. It wasn't until he went to rehab,aged 16, that he found music as an outlet and by 19 he had been in jazz and rock bands. But he sacked all that off, named himself FaltyDL and moved to New York.
That's where his musical career took off, in The Big Apple. And since then he's released on Planet Mu, 50 Weapons, Rush Hour, Ninja Tune and Swamp81 to name a few. That's not bad at all. His Straight & Arrow EP is a personal favourite, with Gold Panda and Four Tet remixing the track to perfection and his All In Forms remix for Bonobo's Black Sands Remixed album is sublime.
Have a listen, read this interview with Dunkel Radio and watch out for FaltyDL coming to a town near you.