In February, Conor O’Brien aka Villagers surprised everyone by releasing a very banging remix of Participant’s song ‘You Better’. Now he’s at it again, taking White Kite’s ‘Swan’ for a tough techno spin. “What a joy to dance around the room and make this remix,” O’Brien says, “It was easy to create because the stems… Read more »

Posted on March 24th, 2017

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New Dublin edit label Orange Tree Edits released their first 12″ in January and it sold out within a day because the two edits on the release from Jimmy Rouge were high-quality Afrobeat dancefloor weapons. Volume 2 just came out this week and the quality hasn’t dropped with Cove and R.Kitt delivering another brace of… Read more »

Posted on March 24th, 2017

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Elaine Mai follows up her recent ‘Enniscrone’ single with a new song that is a remix of a song first premiered here. Liza Flume’s ‘Sheets’ is a sparse song that the now London-based Aussie released in late 2015. That minimal song is used as a foundation for Mai’s remix, and via a video by Bob… Read more »

Posted on March 20th, 2017

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EMBRZ, Maynooth electronic producer Jack Casey has recently released a remix of the 1975 and so continuing the theme before a new EP of original music since ‘Breath’ arrives shortly, Casey has turned his attention to a favourite song of his – Bring Me The Horizon’s ‘Drown’. For his version of the song, he sample… Read more »

Posted on March 16th, 2017

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Ruairi Lynch aka Bantum’s Move album is nominated for a Choice Music Prize this week and to mark the occasion, here are two top-quality remixes from Irish artists Mix & Fairbanks and Phare (both from Newbridge, Kildare). M&F’s version of ‘Move’ takes the original’s metallic percussive loop and reworks it as a funky dancefloor stomper…. Read more »

Posted on March 7th, 2017

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The Newbridge, Kildare duo of Rob Smyth and Gary O’Reilly aka Mix & Fairbanks have been playing and making some of the best edits and remixes around of late and their latest free download EP, offers further proof of their abilities. Premiered via Four Four, Made & Played features three soulful disco and house dancefloor… Read more »

Posted on March 3rd, 2017

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A few weeks ago, Jealous Of The Birds singer-songwriter Naomi Hamilton teamed up with Derry electronic composer Ryan Vail on the square-waved ‘Love Is A Crow’. As part of the EP package out Friday, The Cyclist alongside Die Hexen has remixed the track. Here’s the first listen of The Cyclist textured beat and bass-focused remix… Read more »

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

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Yesterday, NAO was announced for Dublin’s Forbidden Fruit Festival and today, the singer has dropped a remix companion EP to last year’s debut album For All We Know. Featuring 5 reworks of songs from the album, it includes a dancehall, Autotuned version of ‘In The Morning’ from Mura Masa, A Stormzy feature on the Loxe… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Conor O’Brien’s first Villagers remix is not what you’d expect from the man known for his folk and singer-songwriter style. Marked as a “club edit”, his remix of Stephen Tiernan’s Participant song ‘You Better’ guts the original and takes it on a trip to the minimal room at a Berlin club. Watch the excellent video… Read more »

Posted on February 7th, 2017

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James Vincent McMorrow’s ‘Get Low’ is a highlight of his recent album We Move. Today, Beats1’s Zane Lowe premiere a remix from Dutch producer Sander Kleinenberg that gives an already low-end heavy song, an extra kick in those frequencies. Listen here: See ‘Get Low’ performed on Jimmy Kimmel.

Posted on January 24th, 2017

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Mixhell are a Brazilian electro duo Iggor Cavalera and Laima Leyton, who recently teamed up with Mutado Pintado (Paranoid London) and Joe Goddard on the Crocodile Boots EP after some jam sessions post-DJing in 2015. Now Soulwax have remixed the track which was recently trailed in their Beats 1 2×2 show, and comes on a… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2017

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Last week the 202s gave us a listen to the lead track from their EP Up In The Air, “a slice of harmonica-assisted lilting indie pop music.” Today, the band release that EP which features a retro-electro remix of ‘Who Cares About Sunshine’ by Lights 106 and a remix of the title track by Jape,… Read more »

Posted on January 17th, 2017

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The trend of remixing songs in an ’80s style continues. After this week’s Rihanna/Calvin Harris ’80s ballad, the originator of the idea Tronicbox, who memorably reworked Justin Bieber in a drippy ’80s decade style, has tackled the popular song from a few years back: Gotye & Kimbra’s ‘Somebody I Used To Know’ an ’80s sheen,… Read more »

Posted on January 12th, 2017

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