Gaslamp Killer is one of those artists who knows he’s gonna get huge, he’s just waiting for the rest of the world to catch on. William Bensussen has released a couple of EPs over the past few years, including an album last year, called Breakthrough. Now that’s belief! Pitchfork says he’s “an artist who’s as important for who he’s hung out with and given opportunities to as he is for what he’s done on his own” – that list of who he’s hung out and worked with includes Flying Lotus and Gonjasufi. “I always felt drawn to party time ever since I was little. Any kind of opportunity; a wedding, bar mitzvah, holiday. Whatever kind of event that was going on in my little community in San Diego, if there was music, I was dancing. It’s just the way it was. I’ve always been into the energy and the happiness that it brings,” he says. You can see what energy and happiness Gaslamp Killer brings when he plays the Pavilion in Cork next Friday, July 12. Tickets are €10 or €12 if you buy on the night. It all kicks off at 10pm and it’s gonna be a pretty deadly party. I have a pair of tickets to give away for the show. To be in with a chance to win them just email with the subject line ‘Gaslamp killer tickets’. It couldn’t be simpler! Check out Gaslamp’s Boiler Room mix which you won’t want to end.