If you’ve spent any time hanging out in boutique hotels, high-end salons or groovy lounges in the past two decades, odds are you’ve been exposed to Thievery Corporation, the Washington DC duo whose name is synonymous with hip downtempo music that’s perfect for wining, dining and shopping. But while most “chill” music disappears into aural wallpaper, Eric Hilton and Rob Garza have establish a a fan base that can fill festivals.
Lately, the later of the two has been stretching out on his own, traveling the globe to DJ and delivering a slew of remixes for artists as diverse as Gogol Bordello, Tycho and Miguel Migs. And he’s collected 14 of them onto a new CD entitled Remixes, which he released on May 28. URB got a few moments with Garza for an update. …MORE