There’s been a renaissance of late in the quality of Soulwax’s remix work perhaps buoyed by their involvement in the club night of the year – Despacio. Most recently, their Tame Impala and Jungle remixes have perfectly pitched a familiar tune to a new club context that makes rooms go off. And now, we have… Read more »
If you spent Saturday night /early Sunday morning at Electric Picnic dancing at the Despacio tent hosted by James Murphy and Soulwax, you will have heard this groove at about 3am before it closed up. A nine minute Soulwax rework of Tame Impala’s ‘Let It Happen’ with a low-slung groove and lots of psychedelic space.
Four Tet has turned his remix brain to Chvrches‘ recent single from second album Every Open Eye,, out on September 25th. Hebden’s 7-minute remix of the track has some of his signature unfurling melodic and effects to it. The first three minutes is spent building the track before the vocals are heard for the first… Read more »
The remixes you’ve heard on radio and mixes over the last while of Loud Places are about to be released by Young Turks digitally Friday including those previously heard John Talabot and Barnt remixes, as well as ones from Tessela, Herbert and Special Request. Get it here it digitally with the vinyl version coming in… Read more »
In July, Nialler9 in conjunction with the label Quiet Arch and Sea Legs (Ryan Vail and Ciaran Lavery) ran a remix competition. There were 34 entries to the competition and we’ve now listened to them all and picked the top three which are: Winner: Rachael Boyd – Belfast Runner-up: Geno Yanez Runner-up: Extitude – Belgium… Read more »
As much as I like Ghostpoet’s style, sometimes his style of vocals and music combined can be a slightly dour listen, if you need a pick me up. This Ghost Culture remix of the Lucy Rose-featuring track ‘Sorry My Love, It’s You Not Me’ from recent album Shedding Skin reframes the track with an almost… Read more »
Today Clu were announced as an addition to the Body&Soul area at Electric Picnic, which as anyone who has seen the Dublin duo’s live A/V show will attest, will be a suitable booking for such an vibrant and electric festival area. For their latest track, they’ve put a murky aquatic bass-heavy twist on FKA Twigs’… Read more »
I’m Your Vinyl’s recent single ‘Erase You’ has some retro pop swing to it. Not in Daithí’s production hands though. His remix takes Dana Donnelly’s vocal and surrounds it with some string-assisted house beats. Daithí’s at Longitude this Saturday with a new improvised live show and guest vocalists Elaine Mai, Senita, Raye and Sinead White…. Read more »