[MP3 Playlist] The Chill Dojo #28

Whether you need a reason to smile or are just looking to put the icing on a great week gone by, this edition of the Chill Dojo is sure to do just that. We’re kicking things off with plenty of bright, happy tunes so that feel-good sensation is flowing fresh through your speakers.

Norweigian disco duo Lemâitre released their much anticipated Relativity 3 EP this week and the final track ‘Cut To Black’ is an absolute gem. Gorgeous chords, a relaxing beat and poppy vocals come together to make this a sweet delight, the definite highlight for this playlist and the perfect way to start the mood off right. And while we’re feeling that disco vibe, what better way to continue than with this groovy dancefloor-ready take on ‘Suit & Tie’ from Aeroplane, made only the way Europeans know how. JT’s vocals have never sounded so good on the top of this mix which is just too damn fun. Let’s throw in some tropical elements now with none other than Goldroom and his latest single ‘Only You Can Show Me’ which is everything you’ve come to expect from the producer that can make the coldest of days feel like summer. And speaking of summer, if you somehow slept on our feature of Ryan Hemsworth’s masterful rework of the Lana Del Ray hit, we’ve added it in the mix as one of this week’s best chill tracks. It’s always amazing to hear how well-known songs can be transformed with a bit of mellow treatment, and that is definitely the case when it comes to UK beatmaker Handbook’s downtempo trap interpretation of ‘I Could Be the One’ which will have those vocals stuck in your head for days.

As always, the playlist will span through some chillstep and plenty of relaxing beats so kick back and enjoy the selection. You’re sure to crack a smile many times over. Peace out.

Chill Dojo #28 zip

Cut To Black
Justin Timberlake
Suit & Tie (Aeroplane Remix).mp3
Only You Can Show Me (feat. Mereki)
Call Me (Bronx Remix)
To Love You (Vancington Remix)
Frank Ocean
Thinkin Bout You (Motez Edit)
Lana Del Rey
Summertime Sadness (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)
Avicii vs Nicky Romero
I Could Be The One (HBReFlip)
More Than You (RoughMath Remix)
Soft Light
Audionaut Lost In Space
WordUP (Beat112)
Want To Be Your Friend (FREE DL)
All I Want (Pyxis Remix)
JNL & Atlaas
U Fade
Mariah Carey
Shake It Off (Ferris Mular remix)
Mariah Carey ft. Snoop Dogg
Cry Baby (Husky Remix)
01 Slow Touch.mp3
03 The Blue Room.mp3


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