Demand You (Ralphi Rosario Deepa Mix)
It’s always a treat to kick off Mondays after our excellent weekly playlist, The Chill Dojo, with some booty shaking House music. And, leading off our dance based selections today, we’ve got the first listen of Grammy nominated genre staple Ralphi Rosario‘s latest remix for Nightriders‘ “Demand You”. One of Chicago House’s pioneers as a member of the original 1981 ‘Hot Mix 5′ on WBMX Radio, Rosario is no stranger to any dance niche, this time offering a deep-house revision of the Nightriders cut. Shuffled hi-hats, peanut buttery thick kick-drums and a soulful chop of the original vocal track open Rosario’s ‘Deepa’ remix, while tinges of U.K. garage and Detroit techno effortlessly fold themselves in the form of scooting top-line synth and swelling pads. Clearly the dance legend hasn’t missed a beat, continuing to churn out excellent tune after excellent tune; and we’ve been falling all over this one since it came across our monitors over the weekend. Stream Ralphi Rosario’s take on “Demand You” above.
countdown feat. Rome Fortune (Remix)
Released earlier this year, TOTEM‘s “Countdown” is easily one of my personal favorites from his debut EP pride, an absolutely amazing project that flew under far too many people’s radars during a packed 2015. Nevertheless, the Atlanta native has given us a chance at redemption with this new remix of the standout track, featuring fellow hometown hero Rome Fortune. The pensive number has an irresistible charm about it that ensures you have no choice but to sing along by the second or third listen through–and trust us, there’s no way you’ll stop after just one play. With that being said, stream the track above and make sure to grab yourself a copy of the EP on iTunes if you haven’t already.
Some Chords (Andrei Stephen Remix)
Remember the “Some Chords” remix competition? Well, there was in fact a winner and that winner is Andrei Stephen, an eighteen year old from Canada. Youngsters are taking over the game, and he is set to be one of them. Sure, we only have one track, but I don’t think mau5trap would be putting the resources behind him if they didn’t see his potential.
Andrei has got sound design, and compositional skills that are beyond his years, as you can tell from his remix, which was a much deserved win. His electro style brings influence from the right places to bring the energy without watering down any other elements. Andrei’s remix will be fully released on June 22nd, but you can stream it now. Be on the lookout for this kid to bring some more tunes to the table soon, as he’s got to have some goodies tucked away.
All This Before (Endor Remix)
Back in May, we had a chance to feature the complete Part 1 EP for U.K. House duo Bordertown’s “All This Before”; and it was no secret that the Whitney Houston sampled tune earned quite the coveted spot amongst our dance aficionados here at TMN. On the heels of the first round of remixes from Jack Ritchie and Volac, the tastemaking House-heads at U.K. imprint Love & Other have tapped another group of excellent producers to lend their remix duties to to the malleable club romper and we’ve landed our first taste through London floor-mover Endor. Endor leaves the original’s essence throughout his revision, pacing with some Chicago approved grand piano stabs and pitched vocal licks, but shifts gears, opting to pull “All This Before” further away from the more vintage House feel and into more contemporary club frequencies behind rumbling sub bass and apex reaching topline synths. It’s Friday Ninjas, follow our lead and take your listening to the dance hall. Stream Endor’s “All This Before” Remix above.
Lemi Vice & Action Jackson Feat. Gucci Mane
Kangaroo Money (Dani Deahl Remix)
When the terms grind and hustle come up, someone who instantly comes to mind is Dani Deahl. She’s a workhorse, and she’s talented, as any fans of hers will attest. She’s already churned up remixes for Armin Van Buuren and Pegboard Nerds, and now she’s here with one for “Kangaroo Money.”
In undertaking Lemi Vice, Action Jackson and the one and only Gucci Mane, she turned up a heavy trap production that our friends at Otodayo Records helped drop for free. A bustling introduction sets the stage for the vocal to take over before the real fun begins. At the drop, we get nothing but fatness, and we’d even dare to say phat, given the nature of things. She’s one of the premiere up and comers out right now, and word around the internet is saying that she is currently getting a tour set up. Be on the lookout for that to manifest, as well as more music!
The Hills (SKULS RIP)
SKULS have always brought the fire with their signature RIP remixes. They keep the flames going strong with their remix of “The Hills” by The Weeknd. Future and trap are the usual routes the duo take, and with this the former sound is where they head. With all the explosive energetic tracks that are coming out this festival season, it’s nice to catch a break on the chiller side. SKULS allow for that with a tasteful production that is along the lines of producers like Prince Fox. Given their extensive list of quality cuts, we’re hoping to see these two do some original productions for some of the people they’ve remixed. They certainly have the chops, as you can hear. As always, they have given this track one out for free. Hop on it!
Back in May, we had the chance to premiere a track by Zeologic. It was the remix of “Tempest” that the Serbian did for the esteemed trance act Juno Reactor. Today, we share with you the rest of the album which has ten tracks total from artists all over the world.
The Golden Sun Remixed is jam packed with tunes from differing genres, although the project largely revolves around styles of trance. With remixes from BLiSS, Modus, Cylon, Tortured Brain and more, there’s plenty of solid, and might we add very interesting, songs for you to stream, or purchase. There is also a bonus single by Mickey Noise, in case the previous tracks were not enough. The Golden Sun Remixed was released in conjunction with Metropolis Records.
Juno Reactor Zombie GMS Remix
Trans Siberian (Cylon Remix)
Byculla (Tortured Brain Remix)
Playing With Fire (Jitter Remix)
Tanta Pena Mickey Noise Remix
bonus track Golden Sun... Remixed