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New York-based vocalist, Alison Valentine, will be releasing her anticipated debut EP, Swimming Pool Sounds, this spring after garnering some substantial buzz over the past year with support incoming from all directions including play on BBC Radio 1 and nice words from The Fader and Nylon Magazine. In advance of the EP release, Valentine has teased the first single, “Curious,” along with this remix below from longtime GDD™ favorite, Shinichi Osawa.

While you might remember past remixes and originals from Shinichi shaking your walls with his brand of Electro-meets-Rock madness, the remix he’s put together for Valentine’s “Curious” is all vibes, with shimmering Nu Disco synths and a thick bassline that rolls on throughout while Valentine’s vocals sit neatly atop. Keep an eye out for Valentine’s EP out this spring as well as more Disco-influenced productions from Osawa!

The summer heat has been in full force here in Los Angeles, and what better than a new remix to either help you simmer down or keep things groovin’. Moon Boots has given Alison Valentine‘s “Peanut Butter” his signature tropical treatment that refreshingly ventures away from the usual four-on-the-floor house beat. Have a listen and download the track after the jump, but before that, here’s an interesting story on how this remix came about:

“Back in June when Perseus and Jonas Rathsman and I played Wanderlust in Paris, we met Alison Valentine, a singer and flowergirl from NYC. I’ll never forget that she brought flowers to the show. She brought me flowers, I made her a remix… ” – Moon Boots

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