Pretty Lights continued to surprise keen-eared fans with musical easter eggs at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans on Saturday with a sample of “Tweezer” by Phish.

The enigmatic electronic producer/DJ and his live band comprised of Michal MenertBorahm LeeAlvin Ford Jr., and Chris Karns have arrived at the tail-end of the highly anticipated Soundship Spacesystem Tour, which marked Pretty Lights’, a.k.a. Derek Vincent Smith‘s first live performances in five years.

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The tour previously saw Smith incorporate a number of jam band samples, including the Grateful Dead‘s “Shakedown Street”, “Althea”, “Touch of Grey”,  and “Lost Sailor” and Phish‘s “Free”. He even sang an ethereal rendition of the Dead’s “Dark Star”, putting a distinctive, lo-fi hip-hop stamp on the celestial free-form jam vehicle.

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Check out fan-shot clips of Pretty Lights sampling “Tweezer” by Phish in New Orleans below.

Pretty Lights concludes the Soundship Spacesystem Tour tonight, Sunday, December 3rd with one more night at Mardi Gras World. Click here for a recap and reflections on his monumental comeback.

[Video: Mike’s New Scarf]


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