Tempest (Zeologic Remix)
Serbian producer Zeologic pumps up the dark energy with an official remix of “Tempest” by Juno Reactor. Seven minutes of heart-pounding trance is what makes the fifth remix out of nine that will be on The Golden Sun Remixed. Although this song is due out on June 5th, us ninjas have the opportunity to share it with you early with a premiere.
“Tempest” was the perfect song for Zeologic to remix, as its misty qualities translate well into the style of choice. The underground edge was kept alive, and the Belgrade beatmaker ran with it, pulling off a stunning display of musical savvy. Juno Reactor’s original was done justice, and soon it will be available for you to keep. All of the remixes are up for pre-order for those who would like to secure a copy.
For Memorial Day Weekend in Detroit, Michigan, a significant portion of dance music enthusiasts will be going to one place and one place only – Movement Electronic Music Festival. The festival holds a lineup predominantly of underground top dogs such as Maceo Plex, Art Department, Richie Hawtin, Seth Troxler B2B The Martinez brothers, and more, but there are also some outsider picks thrown into the mix like Dog Blood, GRiZ, and of course DJ Snoopadelic (Snoop Dogg’s DJ project). No matter who you see, Movement is sure to be one of the top events to attend over the holiday weekend, but why should you have to stop when the festival ends? Why not just party straight through until you’re early morning flight on Tuesday?
Well, Black Butter Records has your back because the UK label and event brand will be hosting the official after party for Movement Electronic Music Festival at the Populux on May 25th. Two of the label’s favorite acts, Gorgon City and Kidnap Kid, will be leading this party with their signature dance stylings with some serious support from Dantiez Saunderson and Loud Luxury. But, Black Butter Records couldn’t stop there, so the UK tastemaking masterminds decided to commission a guest appearance from house aficionado MK who will be going B2B for a special set with Hot Natured’s Lee Foss.
To spice up all your pregame action, we ninjas have put together a playlist of tracks from the event’s lineup to give those not sold yet that push over the tipping point. Tickets for the event are available here!
Here For You ft Laura Welsh
Go All Night ft. Jennifer Hudson (Zane Lowes Hottest Record)
You & I (Forever) (Kidnap Kid Remix)
Swan Song (Kidnap Kid Remix)
The Greatest (MK Remix II)
Teach Me (MK Remix)
Waiting All Night (Lee Foss Remix)
Welcome back to the Deep & Disco Dojo! In the second episode, we have a stacked playlist featuring many talents. From the US’s very own, and also no strangers to TMN, Thee Cool Cats, Dr. Fresch and Lane 8, to overseas powerhouses like Dennis Kruissen, Shaun Frank and Tough Love, these acts all set the standards high for a continuously expanding underground dance scene. Listen to this week’s features, and as always tell us what you think!
Devil May Cry (Dennis Kruissen & Chris Meid Remix)
Tough Love Ft Nastaly
Work It Out
Ghost ft. Patrick Baker (Lane 8 Rework)
Chris Lake & Chris Lorenzo – Piano Hand (Original Mix)
All This Before (Dub Mix)
Thee Cool Cats & Lika Morgan
Shaun Frank & Vanrip
All About (Original Mix)
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike vs Ummet Ozcan
The Hum ( Lost Frequencies Remix )
PWNDTIAC ft. Krue
The Beach (Les Loups Remix)
Lose Control (Julius Jetson Remix)
Blonde ft. Alex Newell
All Cried Out (NVOY Remix)
Jason Burns & Sarah Winters
Lightweight (Dr. Fresch Remix)
Break (Kronic & Chris Porter Remix)
Kronic and Chris Porter partnered up for a remix of “Break” that will bust your speakers open. The Reece Low original got twerked out into a ratchet rave gem that we couldn’t pass up premiering. Great twerk just can’t be refused. Especially when it’s the time of year when the rage tracks come bustling out of producer’s studios. The newly formed “Break” is one of the best party tunes you’ll get in the midtempo range, bringing energy as though it were much higher in beats per minute. This one goes out to all the ladies out there with big booties; please drop them down low when this gets played. We don’t discriminate, guys, if you got the badonkadonk, drop it to the floor too.
Made In Heights
Panther (Clayjay Remix)
Following his last remix “Deer Stared At Me”, Clayjay is back with yet another crazy track. He knew he had to give this track a change-up as soon as he heard it for the first time, and the results are stupendous. Reworking Made In Height‘s “Panther”, the talented producer infused sharp synths and a chill trap beat to further bring out the ominous vibe of the original. The drums put accent to Clayjay’s signature sound, and the strings are kept to create the constant suspense throughout the tune.
The unique sound of Clayjay continues to impress us. It’s no question that the 18-year-old producer is well on his way to become a dominant force in the future trap scene. Make sure to grab this as a free download and show some support!
Killin' It (Eau Claire Remix)
Rachel Wong’s consistent evolution and progression of sound through her Eau Claire project has been a hot topic of conversation around TMN lately. The DC based disco slayer has continually raised expectations with every passing release, most recently being featured through a properly deep take on Marvin Gaye’s “How Sweet It Is”; and shows no signs of slowing down her assiduous output. Today, Eau Claire’s teamed up with Nashville by way of Philly artist CAPPA to author a disco infused remix of “Killin’ It”, taking the original’s slick downtempo pop feel and framing it gorgeously through a syrupy, even more danceable lens. As the weather turns a bit warmer stateside, we’re expecting to hear this one on rooftops and pool parties all season. Stream Eau Claire’s “Killin It” remix above, and grab a free download here.
The first half of the week has come and gone, which means it’s all downhill from here. You might have laughed at that statement, knowing full and well we still have two and a half days of work left, but fear not. We have some new, impressive music to carry you over the hump and into the weekend.
Originally off Fyfe’s album Control, which came out last year, “Solace” encapsulates this London-based indie artist’s ethereal vibes and articulately crafted vocals. While most wouldn’t envision these vocals fitting into a groovy beat, our favorite Münchner saw it differently.
LCAW is no stranger to taking on unique artists, with remixes of intriguing acts like Parov Stellar, Cosmo Sheldrake, and more. With this interpretation of “Solace,” we’re offered up that warm, smooth familiarity that he brings to all of his work.
Slowly enveloping listeners with repeating guitar samples, steady kicks, and Fyfe’s soothing vocals, we’re left completely lost in this respectful homage to the original. Yet, as much as LCAW tips his cap to the original song’s vision, his remix creates an entirely new experience, and one we won’t soon forget.