Stateside Presents


Stateside Presents / Sticky Fingers



Fri, January 20, 2012

Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm

Bar Smith

Phoenix, AZ


This event is 21 and over

Tom Holroyd also known as Comic Strips is an Electro House producer hailing from Pittsburgh, PA. He debuted a short time ago, at the age of 19, and is making a mark on the dance music community quickly. Known for his distinct, edgy, and complex sound, he has the tendency to combine elements of heavy Electro House with anything from delicate chord progressions, to intense build-ups that ensue crushing anticipation. Such a sound has caught the eyes of blogs, labels, DJ’s and fans from around the country. Comic Strips' tunes have been supported by the likes of Cold Blank, The S, Far Too Loud, Mr. Skeleton, Kelevra, The Oddworld & The Boomzers. His first EP, “That's My Sh!!” release by Rot10 Musik received instant attention internationally; claimed Comic Strips to be their “Breakout artist of the year.” Following “That's My Sh!!” artists from all over the world have sought Comic Strips out for his unique ways to remix tunes. These artists include, Vengeance, Sazon Booya, Mr. Skeleton, Subvader, & Microprophet. In a short time, Comic Strips has been featured on over ten releases on Beatport in just five months. ­Recently, his Remix of Skrillex’s “Ruffneck Bass” Jumped into the Top 10 Hypem Chart in just three days after being posted by, neck & neck with the likes of Avicii, David Guetta, & Diplo.

Comic Strips recently released his lastest EP, Party Zone, via Bazooka Records (Spencer & Hill, Porter Robinson, Zedd & Far Too Loud). He currently is awaiting the release of another EP, coming on LA Electro Duo, Cold Blank’s Label: Burn The Fire Records. Comic Strips has recently confirmed an Australian tour through Vamp Music in November. In the mean time, he has been popping up on some massive shows, sharing the stage with legendary names like MSTRKRFT, Wolfgang Gartner, Pretty Lights, Excision, Designer Drugs, Lucky Date & others. Comic Strips has been sought out quite aggressively due to his unparalleled energy & his captivating ability to interact with the crowd.

Holroyd’s deep passion & dedication for music will continue to drive him to the forefront of the Electronic Dance Music Scene. Expect only great things to come.
Venue Information:
Bar Smith
130 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ, 85004