L D R U Hailing from Sydney’s sunny Northern Beaches, L D R U – AKA Drew Carmody – turned to music production after suffering a debilitating back injury during his late teens. In his recovery, L D R U spent enough time finely tuning his compositions and ultimately engineered his distinct sound that would eventually go on to captivate his city, his country, and fans from all corners. This distinct sound, what L D R U describes as “trapical,” bounced through his debut 2013 single The Tropics, released via Sydney’s Future Classic label. It was this breakthrough single that made waves and caught the attention of artists including Skrillex, A-Track, Diplo and What So Not. The past few years have seen L D R U tear up stages across major Australian festivals including Splendour In The Grass and Stereosonic as well as a string of Aussie tastemaker boutique festivals and numerous headline tours across the Australian continent.