To say that Amtrac has found his footing would be a drastic understatement. He’s been on a rapidly uphill climb, and rightfully so. His remix of Depeche Mode‘s Should Be Higher is nothing short of brilliant. The tight musicality in the synth work paired with the legendary vocals of David Gahan make this another belter of a tune.
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It’s practically fact that you can’t have a bad Monday if you kick it off with a little trip to funky town. Miami’s Panic Bomber has reworked The Godfather of Funk and churned out 10 minutes of thigh burning heat. The tasteful ode to one of music’s all-time greats makes it difficult to listen to this one and not have the urge to start dancing.
The Dutch producer/DJ, Oliver Heldens, gives us yet another ear-catching track that reinforces his signature sound. First it was “Gecko,” then it was his “Animals” remix, and now it’s this Robin Thicke remix that is bound for success. Oliver Heldens has taken Thicke’s vocals and some melodic elements from the original, and worked in his distinctive style of groovy house music for a club-ready rendition. This remix will be released on Beatport on Monday, March 31st.
It’s undeniable that “I Got U” is rapidly establishing itself as the anthem of the soon to be sunny days, and with that title comes a jam packed remix package featuring the likes of French Express magician, Jonas Rathsman. The original track’s pumping back beat is toned down by the sultry ethereal house vibes of Rathsman, transforming it into more of a day dream than its pulsing predecessor. Check the whole package, out soon on iTunes, featuring remixes by MK, Tensnake, Bondax, and High Contrast.
Another day, another dollar. Unless you’re out there with high hopes to make this Monday extraordinary, like Vienna producer, Filous, who seemingly clears away the cobwebs to reveal a much more magical rendition of the mundane day. Fluffy for all the right reasons, this deep pop is precisely what the doctor ordered. To make matters more sublime, a free download has been offered up to keep the party going until the end of time in your iTunes library. Pour it up, pour it up, that’s how we ball out.
Coldplay released a new single this past Tuesday and it seems like the internet could not get over how much it sounded like Bon Iver. Regardless of their new sound, it was only a matter of time before everyone jumped on the bootleg remix train. The first one that caught my eye was this subtle, yet dancey take by NYC resident and Parisian transplant LEVI. Available for free download via his facebook page it’s chill in all the best ways.
Today, the Melbourne-based producer/DJ, DCUP, releases his new single, “Someone Told Me,” alongside remixes from La Felix, Flexcop, Space Jump Salute and Backstroke. In celebration of this release, we’ve been given the green light to give you a first listen on a stand-out rendition of the slow-burning disco groover. The newcomer, La Felix, brings a fresh arrangement and a funkier edge to “Someone Told Me,” while channeling a bit of Daft Punk/Chromeo with vocoder work. Listen below and purchase the release on iTunes.
As we get ready to slide into the weekend, rising Miami talent Artec dishes out a nostalgic touch-up of Calvin Harris‘ hit track Bounce. Instead of hitting you over the head with overly anthemic synth patches or obnoxious amounts of white noise, he delivers a solid club track that tugs on your guilty pleasures while Kelis‘ familiar vocals do some work to get stuck in your head for the first time since 2011. Grab the free download below and be on the lookout for more Artec material in the near future.
Dark and driving, this Les Professionnels remix of Kenna “Love Is Still Alive” is the perfect start to our Valentines’s Day. Kenna’s haunting lyrics cry out with a deep underlying beat urging us to celebrate today in the best way, by dancing. Grab the download and get hyped for some intimate moments with this one!
The emerging RVCA-affiliated producer/DJ, Rankin, brings new dimensions to TC’s firing drum ‘n’ bass track, “Get Down Low.” After releasing his eclectic EP, The Stagger, last year and a new jungle remix of Disclosure (bonus!) in December, the Southern California native returns with his first foray into deep house – and he nails it. With his on-point production transforming “Get Down Low” with big grooves and strong vibes, Rankin has won the attention of TC himself. The dnb icon enjoyed the remix so much that he will be releasing it as a free download through his channels, and OWSLA is to follow suit. Listen/Download the remix below and check out Rankin‘s remix of Disclosure’s “What’s In Your Head” after the jump.