It would appear Random Access Memories and Settle are vying for which album can get remixed the most times after both their respective debut’s. Amongst all the chaos, though, you find remixes like that of SLDGHMR that are different enough to hold your attention. Known for their edgy disco sound, they break away a little to create a sensual techno breakdown during Disclosure’s “F is For You.” After the release of their latest EP Reset it would appear SLDGHMR is hitting the production front hard, and if pieces like this become the product, who can complain!
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Following up on his first solo original release, Illusions, out on Big Beat Records, the budding producer/DJ out of the UK, Special Features, comes through with his progressive house remix of Ellie Goulding‘s “Only You.” With this latest offering, he flexes his expert remixing skills while applying his signature, melody-driven sound that melds perfectly with Ellie’s distinctive vocals. Check out the remix below and keep an eye out for more Special Features to come.
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There are some birds chirping overhead as kids run wild in the lively green field and playground, teenagers are walking hand in hand as adults rest up and take in the refreshing summer breeze on the park benches, and you are taking a stroll on the reflective concrete path with your earbuds in and arms gently swaying to the beat. Maybe it’s to clear your head, maybe it’s just to relax, either way, if you’re not playing this Jerome LOL remix to D33J’s, “Park,” the next time this scenario becomes available, you’re doing it wrong. Continue Reading
Watch out Madeon, the most recent prodigy to rise through the ranks from across the pond has been making huge waves at the innocent age of 15. Kyogi, a self-described bedroom producer, along with Applebottom and Carling Ruse, took on the task of remixing DE$iGNATED‘s most recent single, “Valentine,” for Shifting Peaks Records. The Kyogi remix features a bouncing indie dance beat while he chops up the illuminating vocals from Kyiki. When the chorus kicks in, a new drum kit pattern ensues with a hip-hop flair that gets your head bobbing in no time. No word yet on release date.
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At the ripe age of 38, Parov Stelar‘s wisdom and experience have guided him to create some of the best sounds in the music industry. Electro swing is one of the more intoxicating genre’s in the electronic spectrum as the four on the floor beat intermixes with heavy syncopation and live instrumentation. As the industry progresses it’s almost inevitable for it to head in the electro swing direction. This Nico Pusch bootleg features pumping piano chords that preface the trumpet fanfare being belted out in the chorus as Nico Pusch puts his own original flair into the song.
Cashmere Cat has made a name for himself in the DJ world at the DMC championships, but has recently started to acquire a following for his production abilities. His single, “Mirror Maru” did so well, in fact, that a remix EP is due out soon on Pelican Fly records. As an Easter goody, though, he has chosen to release a remix that Brodinski and Guillaume (of The Shoes) put together for him on Cashmere Cat‘s soundcloud. The comment, “This took the original and flipped it completely on its head,” from ohWut said it best, because very little of the original is left to be recognized. The dramatic strings put you on edge as the piano comes in to iron out any tension the climactic builds may have caused, as a completely new track rises to the surface.
The artists over at Wedidit always know how to blend the perfect amount of Pop with some of the underground sounds that the scene is clamoring about. Although Groundislava might be a little late to the game with this whole Katy Perry remix game, he wastes no time jumping straight into a future pop rendition to shatter any predecessor. There is really no limit to what sounds Groundislava will play around with, as congo drums come in for some triplet accents, and arpeggio synths create a brilliant pop atmosphere.
Earlier this fall Jerome LOL set out on a West Coast tour with Classixx, Cosmic Kids, and RAC for some of the most infectious summer time music when everyone was having summer withdrawals. Classixx were a crowd favorite, and then “Holding On” surfaced late last month and the internet was abuzz with this summertime sensation. It would appear Jerome couldn’t get the song out of his head, along with everyone else who heard these endorphin packed vibes, as he set out to create this remix for them. It does a great job of building and resolving into the original chords as his minimalistic percussion patterns create a comfortable dance environment for you to get down to. Out digitally and 12″ on April 2nd on Leisure Recordings, be sure to make sure your spring playlists are as forward as they can be with this summer time anthem.
Aluna Francis and George Reid struck a chord when they released their heavily anticipated original production, “Attracting Flies,” under their moniker Aluna George. Lurking in the background of all the instantaneous hype for this new track was a remix from the Harlem Shake sensation, Bauuer. Looking to shed the stigma behind his internet craze, Baauer steps up to the plate with a huge edit to the English electronic groups new single.
My biggest worry when I saw Baauer‘s name on the remix bill was that the vocals were going to get drowned out with his signature trap sound. He dispels my preconceived notions, though, with a more sophisticated bass sound that still maintains the Bauuer bounce we all know and love. Also set to take on “Attracting Flies” with their own renditions are Jamie Jones and S-Type. You can purchase this Bauuer remix at midnight tonight on Beatport, but Aluna George‘s debut album isn’t expected to hit stores until July 1st.