Earlier this year, EDM cool kid duo Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett graced the stage at the Winter X Games in Aspen. Performing since high school under their Louis the Child moniker, the pair have become representative of a generation of producers coming up in the post-Flume future bass world.
Now, they've made history as the first dance artist to pen an official theme song for the X Games. The track, titled "Big Time," was released just weeks before the traveling extreme sports event graces Minneapolis in August.
“Louis The Child’s concert in Aspen brought a fun, high-energy performance that was a great match for X Games fans,” said the company's president, Tim Reed. “We’re excited to be able to connect that same energy to our events, content and brand through the new X Games anthem.”
The track is characteristic of duo, featuring the group's classic dance-driven production style and future bass sound. Samples from iconic X Games moments are layered against funky synths for a high-energy feel.
Monstercat Teams Up With Westwood Recordings for Celebratory 8-Track Compilation
The expansive compilation celebrates the return of Monstercat's annual Vancouver-based Compound event.
Steve Aoki and Armin van Buuren Join Forces for First-Ever Collab, "Music Means Love Forever"
Aoki and van Buuren's anthemic new single arrives via the former's Dim Mak imprint.
AREA21 Announce Debut Album Release Date, Tease First-Ever Performance at Life Is Beautiful
We might see the live show debut of Martin Garrix and Maejor sooner than we thought.
The pair are heading home to Chicago later this year for a Lollapalooza performance and after show. This summer has brought a number of worldwide festival appearances for the artists, along with a summer residency at KAOS in Las Vegas. Earlier this year, Louis the Child held a headlining slot at Ultra Music Festival and received a Gold Record certification for "Better Not," a hit single from the group's 2018 Kids at Play EP.