New Americana (Brooks Brown Remix)
Brooks Brown is one of the hottest up and coming producers in the game. If you don’t know him already, then you will in a moment. Not only will you know him, but you will love him, for his work sounds like it is coming from a veteran in the scene. Recently, the youngster did a remix of “New Americana” by Halsey that is to die for. He never manages to disappoint, whether it’s with originals or remixes; he always exceeds expectation time and time again. With this remix he stays with his future sound that he continues to hone. It’s a powerfully emotional record that is short and sweet as can be. Only thing is, there is no download for it, so you’re gonna have to stream it a billion times, which won’t be a problem.
BBHMM (PatrickReza Remix)
The #WompSquad leader just added another strong remix to his catalog. PatrickReza is back with a remix of Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money,” although the producer switched up the title in acronym form. This house bump he’s been on has been magical, and we’re glad it hasn’t stopped. As with the other tracks, Patrick brings his dirty fusion style that will bring all sorts of house heads together. This is certainly one of the better remixes of the Rihanna single, which isn’t really all that surprising given Patrick’s talent. Although I can’t speak for all the ninja’s, I’d fair to say it’s my personal favorite out of the bunch of interpretations that have come out. Want the track but don’t want to pay anything? It’s all good, because this flip is a freebie.
Midnight Pool Party
Disease (Eau Claire Remix)
D.C. based indie-dance and disco bender Eau Claire just might be one of the hardest working producers in the dance game right now. It seems like not another week passes without another gem bubbling up from her, and after most recently appearing with us behind a shiny take on Saint Motel’s “Just My Type”, Eau Claire’s back with another window into an ever-evolving production psyche on a remix of Midnight Pool Party’s “Disease”. While the original fits squarely into that shapeshifting indie-dance niche, Eau Claire showers a glossy revision with ample disco synths, subdued percussion and some mid-track vocal filtering that would make Imogen Heap quiver with delight. While this writer might be a sucker for sunny dance beats which hearken visions of rooftops, beaches and pools; Eau Claire stands above much of the pack with her tightly wound production and crisply composed dance structures. If Eau Claire keeps rolling on like this, we have a feeling it won’t be long before she’s being mentioned in the same breath as some of the underground dance scene’s biggest names. We’ve already been doing exactly that. Stream Eau Claire’s remix for Midnight Pool Party above and for our friends in the U.S., take a peek at Eau Claire’s next slate of performances below.
Eau Claire Upcoming Shows:
July 31st – Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
August 8th-9th – Palm Springs, CA @ Splash House
August 22nd – Brooklyn, NY @ Elements Music Festival
August 29th – Los Angeles, CA @ Skybar at Mondrian
Yeah Yeah Yeahs x A-Trak
Heads Will Roll [DiscoTech Remix]
A-Trak approved, DiscoTech‘s new remix of “Heads Will Roll” is a show stopper. Yeah Yeah Yeah’s and A-Trak get flipped by the Miami duo and released for free. They go future house for an energetic, neck-breaking record. In checking out their Soundcloud, they’re no strangers to producing dope remixes from acts like Major Lazer, Notorious BIG and Ed Sheeran. Remixes of this sort come out a lot, however the quality of the remix isn’t always there like it is with this one. DiscoTech get two thumbs up from the ninja squad for their incredible work on “Heads Will Roll.” Safe to say, they got heads rolling, and bodies dancing.
Together (Beckwith Remix Extended Mix)
Swedish duo Cazzette certainly needs no introduction around these pages. The pair, who helped shape the current landscape of what we’ve grown to know as EDM over the years, first landed on TMN all the way back in 2011 (be forewarned, our writing and genre tagging has become much more desirable in the last 4 years), and most recently touched down last month with an alternate glimpse of their deeper and proper house production prowess on “Together” (a much more solid read, trust us). It didn’t take long for the savory remix package to trickle out either as NYC House slayer Beckwith has warped “Together” beautifully to fit into his refined aesthetic. Beckwith ditches Cazzette’s original major-key tonality, instead bending their original fist-pumping stems around a lucid take on club-house sonority and fleeting sub-bass for a darker, more melodic alternative to Cazzette’s. Not to forget, Beckwith’s exquisitely haunting and wobbly break works wonders inside of the original. Needless to say, we’ve been busily devouring this one since first listen and it was high time we shared that addiction with our readers as well. Stream Beckwith’s “Together” remix above.
Something About You (ODESZA Remix)
Hayden James‘s “Something About You” was undoubtedly one of the best songs to come out in 2014–a gorgeously smooth cut featuring silky vocals from James himself alongside the always amazing, fellow-Future Classic member George Maple. The seemingly, and welcomingly, omni-present ODESZA have been teasing a remix of the jam both on social media and during live sets–today it has officially arrived.
In typical fashion, ODESZA truly make the track their own utilizing the vocals perfectly building into an absolutely beautiful eruption that simultaneously evokes deep emotions and makes you want to frolic in a field of feels. In a way, the talented duo are returning the favor after James’ fantastic 2014 rendition of “Say My Name.” Bask in this glorious tune above and keep your eye out for Hayden James in 2015–we caught him at Audio in San Francisco recently and were blown away by his set.
There’s no doubt in anybody’s mind when it comes to DJs traveling. Often having multiple shows, in multiple states, on the same day, these veterans of land, sea, and air travel rack up more miles than most people could ever dream of.
As many of you already know, a solid playlist, a good pair of headphones, and continuous streaming music is a must for any trip, whether it be for business or pleasure. With that in mind, we had our Resident Artist for July dial up his favorite travel tunes for your listening enjoyment.
Now, all you need is a plane ticket. Maybe it’s time to look up some last minute weekend trips.
Brame & Hamo – Ghetto For You
Alina Baraz & Galimatias
Something About You
Who Is He (Henrik Schwarz Edit)
TroyBoi Feat NEFERA
On My Own
Go (feat. Q
Tip) by The Chemical Brothers (Recorded on BBC Radio 1 with Annie Mac)
Noshi (Ft. Kelly Lee Owens)
Two Fingers feat. Noisia