There's no getting around it. No matter how awesome DJ Star Slinger may have been before getting shouted out by Donald Glover, AKA Childish Gambino, AKA Troy on one of TV's best shows, Community, he was immeasurably cooler afterward.
The cred boost wasn't entirely necessary. Slinger, known as Darren Williams to his friends and family in the UK, has quickly established himself as prodigious mixer, bringing his retro soul shine to indie jams from Washed Out and Broken Social Scene, and hip-hop like Glover's Childish Gambino, Drake, Tyler, the Creator and more.
He's bringing his live show to the Rhythm Room on Sunday, October 9. We have a pair of passes to give away courtesy of Green Label Sound, who just released Star Slinger's first official single, "Dumbin' (ft. Reggie B)."
You can enter to win two tickets simply by following the directions after the break.
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2. Leave a comment below with your favorite DJ Starslinger remix (I like his take on Deerhunter's "Helicopter," personally. Be sure to use a working email address when you comment, as this is how we will contact our winners. Your email address will not be displayed and we will not use it for any other purpose.)
Only those who complete both steps are eligible to win the pair of tickets. We will draw a winner at 9 p.m. on Friday, October 7, and the winner will be notified that day with the event details.