Video: Destructo – ‘Dare You 2 Move ft. Problem’


“Hop in the whip, we’re about to go for a joy ride with the top down!” Destructo said to buzzing rapper Problem as he held an oversized fork like a bazooka. Little did Problem know that this innocent joy ride would turn into an odyssey that’ll lead the duo through grocery store aisles, the streets […]

Destructo feat. YG – “Party Up” Official Video

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The music video for what has now become a Destructo anthem, “Party Up,” the G-House banger featuring rapper YG, has officially been released. The video comes complete with a ratchet party bus, special guest appearances by Claude VonStroke, Wax Motif, Glenjamn, and a lot of booty, truly captures the essence of the song. Check out […]

Destructo feat.YG – “Party Up” Preview

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After signing a deal with Insomniac Records/Interscope, Destructo has dropped the preview of his forthcoming G-House collaboration with rapper YG, “Party Up.” This is sure to be one of the hottest releases of the summer, combining key players from both the electronic and hip-hop worlds, and hints at what more exciting G-House collaborations Destructo has […]

Destructo & Wax Motif team up on the “My N***a” remix

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YG’s “My N***a” is one of the biggest tracks out in the hip-hop world. Now, HARD leader Destructo has teamed up with Wax Motif to give the track a dose of dance music, transforming it into a “G-House” club weapon. Check out the track and download it for free above. Follow @TheJamesHampton

Destructo premieres his remix of Henry Fong’s “Stand Up”

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Check out our recent interview with Gary Richards, as he gives us the low down on the future of Destructo & HARD events! We’re just 4 days from the release of Henry Fong’s much anticipated “Stand Up EP,” which features Fong’s original mix, as well as remixes from Milo & Otis, DallasK, and HARD flag […]

Exclusive Interview with Gary Richards: elektro gets the scoop on what’s next for Destructo and HARD

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Gary Richards is one of the busiest people in the dance music scene. Aside from performing under his stage name, Destructo, who has become one of the most beloved artists in the techno scene, he also fronts the events heavyweight, HARD, which produces such popular events as Holy Ship!!!, HARD Day of the Dead, and […]

And we’ll all float on OK! The party continues at sea for day 2 of Holy Ship!!!


After last night’s opening on-board party, featuring performances from Sholohmo, RL Grime, Ryan Hemsworth, Jerome LOL, and Samo Sound Boy, the party continues with another stacked party. Tonight, Boys Noize Records takes over to keep the party going. Tonight, the ship sees performances from HARD flag-bearer, Destructo, Djedjotronic, Strip Steve, and of course, BNR frontman, […]

#elektroAwards Best Music Video: Destructo “Higher”


Destructo is known for producing driving electro-house, and his dark electro track “Higher” has a heart-pounding beat that builds toward an intensely satisfying drop. The video, directed by Agata Alexander, plays on the fascination we feel for Destructo’s pulse-quickening production. What is so striking about the music video is how it manages to capture the […]

HARD Day Of The Dead 2013 Official Trailer

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Notice any of your favorite DJs missing lately? This is no coincidence with Hard Day Of The Dead just around the corner. The official trailer suggests that Skrillex has been abducted, and Destructo finds a dead mau5 in his pool. With the infamous Gaslamp Killer still on the loose, Day Of The Dead will be […]

Destructo “Chasing Pharaohs (Giorgio Moroder vs. SBTRKT)”


As a special thank you to his fans for reaching 10,000 followers on his Soundcloud page, Destructo has released a free download of his Giorgio Moroder vs. SBTRKT bootleg titled “Chasing Pharoahs.” Destructo is a world renown producer and DJ but is also known as Gary Richards is a world renown producer and DJ but […]

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