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Artwork by Stephen Maurice Graham. 20 remixes or edits from my year that made it into my DJ playlists and got the most regular play: from bangers to disco edits to floorfillers and wamp wamp rap remixes. Jessie Ware – ‘Tough Love’ (Cyril Hahn remix) Metronomy – ‘Love Letters’ (Soulwax remix) Caribou – ‘Your Love’ (Carl… Read more »

Posted on December 17th, 2014

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Windings asked two producers to remix tracks from this year’s split LP with Land Lovers and the results that came back are available now as a free download but more importantly, are very worth your ear time. Carlow’s Auxiliary Phoenix turned ‘Bladerubber’ into something that sounds more like Radiohead in atmosphere while Limerick’s Naive Ted… Read more »

Posted on December 9th, 2014

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The FMC Tour is kicking off this week around Ireland this week and across the month in Cork, Limerick, Galway, Kilkenny, Dundalk, Dublin and Belfast. The three main bands on the tour are Fight Like Apes, Kid Karate and Sleep Thieves and each stop on the tour not only will you get to see these… Read more »

Posted on November 5th, 2014

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Toby Kaar might have gone very quiet on the live front in the last while and while we wait for the Cork producer to produce tracks to the public that match his reputation in front of an audience, the man has turned his hand to his first remix of a band since last year. Kaar… Read more »

Posted on October 15th, 2014

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Au Revoir Simone have a remix album of their fourth album Move in Spectrums, simply entitled Spectrums out next week via Moshi Moshi. Included in the remixers are Jack Savidge (Friendly Fires), NZCA/Lines, White Collar Boy, Clock Opera, The Shoes and this superb electronic disco rework from Dublin’s Ross Turner and Cian Murphy as I… Read more »

Posted on August 18th, 2014

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Harley Stretten aka Flume must have been a weird mood when he made this 10-minute remix of the Arcade Fire’s ‘Afterlife’. Butler and Chassange’s vocals are transformed into yelp of despair with some backward-vocal effects set to a relatively sparse synth melody and pared-back beats. Combined with that artwork, it’s an odd clash of styles, that if… Read more »

Posted on August 12th, 2014

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As one of the band’s featured in Darren McCreesh’s Irish post-punk compilation Strange Passion, SM Corporation, a band formed by Steve Averill after The Radiators From Space, have had a bit of overdue attention. After the compilation, the band performed with other bands of the era. Now, Averill’s sons, Jon and Gareth are involved in… Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

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