Louis Futon had an explosive year full of huge remixes. The producer also proves that he can stand on his own with originals, previewing one of his most exciting singles to date "Sir Rock", set to release on his 2015 self titled EP. Today we get an incredible remix of the song from another exciting act out of Sweden, 19 year old Kasbo.
After dropping off his breakout single "Kaleiodoscope" earlier this year we saw him deliver a surprisingly catchy flip on Icona Pop's "Get Lost" and today we hear the producer take a step in an experimental direction. The song features some buildups, that pack drops that only keep the anticipation building even greater. The array of powerful synth, melody, and drum elements are cluttered at parts, but all piece together in a beautiful manner that keeps you intrigued till the very end. This song is available as a free download and make sure to look out for the Louis Futon EP coming on January 14th. Enjoy!
Louis Futon – Sir Rock (Kasbo Remix) | Free Download
Louis Futon has had quite the year through a series of viral remixes of the likes of Mos Def, Logic, Future and news of a forthcoming self titled release, Louis Futon EP. We've been getting teased with tracks from the EP including 'Sir Rock' or the Kill Paris remix of 'Silk', and today we get one of the last tracks before the EP's release next month on January 14th as a free download.
This new song "DRNUK" is a step in a more ambient direction than the upbeat stuff we've been hearing, yet staying in the same lane as the Wiz Khalifa remix from earlier this year. This is a song you should enjoy with a proper sound system or headphones as your laptop just won't do it justice. It is an atmospheric journey featuring some amazing chords and very strong drums that will leave you in a trance. The song is completed by the addition of some heavily effected from Drake and P. Reign's “DNF” lightly thrown in the mix.
We also have the news that Logan Zoghby has left Louis Futon, leaving Tyler Minford to take reigns as a solo act (pictured below). Tyler has let us know that there are some exciting 2015 tour plans he will be announcing in the near future.
Louis Futon – DRNUK | Stream Only
Today we have the latest from Pomo, the exciting producer out of Montreal, who is apart of the HW&W Records family (Kaytranada, Sweater Beats, Ta-Ku and more). We get our ears on one of his most impressive tracks all year, remixing UK duo AlunaGeorge's single "Supernatural". Drawing drum inspiration from label mate Kaytra and fusing these beats with a beefy bassline and catchy melodies we are left with an instant hit. Drawing influences of nu-disco, hip-hop, future bass and more it's impossible to comfortably throw this one in just one genre, which is what Pomo loves. This is stream only until the official release comes out along with the other remixes of the song. Enjoy!
AlunaGeorge – Supernatural (Pomo Remix)
BONUS: Because the song wasn't featured when it dropped last year, here is the also increidble Pomo edit of Sade's "Nothing Can Come Between Us."
Sade – Nothing Can Come Between Us (Pomo Edit) | Free Download
The always exciting production duo Lazerdisk followup their recent Lido remix by taking on Australian act Chiefs and singer Nick Acquroff's breakout single "Inside Out". The duo venture into some new chilled out territory packing a unique xylophone twist while letting the original vocals shine bright. You can stream the remix below and pick up your copy apart of the Inside Out remix EP on iTunes. Enjoy!
Chiefs – Inside Out (Lazerdisk Remix) | iTunes
Chilly weather is spreading in most parts of the country, but that's not stopping California based producers Tropicool and Peitzke from turning up the heat with their latest original track, "Cat Call." 2014 has been a huge year for "tropical" sounding music and it doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon. “Cat Call” is a chilled out tune that gives off a sexy, somewhat throw-back vibe. The best description for it is to picture yourself cruising down the boulevard in 1970’s Miami. You won’t be able to listen to this tune just once, it's that addicting. Stream the track below and make sure you grab the free download. Enjoy!
Tropicool & Peitzke – Cat Call | Free Download
A few weeks back we heard a unexpected pairing of 2pac and Banks for “Thugz Drowning” perfectly mixed by Carlos Serrano. Today he is back with another unique mashup.
In this new track we have overnight star Sam Smith and his song “I’m Not The Only One” providing the instrumental and vocal setting for Kanye West’s notable lyrics on “Can’t Tell Me Nothing” for the perfect contrast. The combination ends up working surprisingly well leaving you wondering why the two artists haven’t collaborated on something yet. Listen below and grab a free download thanks to Carlos. Enjoy!
French indie act Phoenix's classic song "Lisztomania" is still one of our favorite tunes of the last few years and just received quite an impressive – officially approved – remix from a fresh new production team. Parrad, a duo from France and Belgium (members of groups you are very familiar with) have just flipped the classic upside down. We hear a future bass styling similar to Flume and fellow On & On Records label-mate 20syl, yet with a very effective and dark twist.
We are excited to have the world premiere of this remix complete with download aa part of our 12 Days Of Free Downloads celebration to honor the return of our Soundcloud from it's brief hiatus. Enjoy!
Phoenix – Lisztomania (Parrad Remix) | Free Download
Influential electronic duo ODESZA continue to cement themselves as one of the most exciting acts to emerge this year. Their full production talents were recently displayed on the debut studio album In Return that, on top of going #1 on iTunes, we called one of the best albums of the year.
The duo is back today with a brand new remix of fellow booming electronic act Slow Magic's single "Waited 4 U". ODESZA delivers their signature-reworking full of infectious melodies and synths layered with trap inspired drums. The song's original vocals manage to shine bright for a track that will hypnotize you till the very end. This is one of our favorite remixes from ODESZA we've heard all year, it is up there with the group's remix of Zhu's "Faded" or Pretty Lights' "Lost and Found". Listen to the premiere below and grab an exclusive free download!
To all our European fans, ODESZA have just kicked off their biggest run of Europe shows to date, running through November 30th. Look below for the full list of dates.
And to our American fans, they will be kicking off phase 2 of the In Return tour February 12th in Spokane, Washington. See below for the full list of dates.
Slow Magic – Waited 4 U (ODESZA Remix) | Free Download
ODESZA UPCOMING TOUR DATES:
Lido has become one of the most in demand artists in the world of electronic music right now; turning heads with his Money EP and countless remixes. Today he has stepped outside of his heavily bass-influenced production to deliver a very special remix of Flight Facilities' new single “Two Bodies”. Breaking the song down to it’s core, Lido left just the vocals of the original track in tact and laid down a chilling piano line. Surprisingly, the entire remix is very minimal; only including a few small sections of the electronic style he is known for. It’s a bold move releasing something so different and really shows a different side of the talented producer. Enjoy!
Flight Facilities – Two Bodies feat. Emma Louise (Lido Remix) | Purchase Vinyl Remix EP
From countless unreal remixes of songs like R. Kelley's "Ignition" to Janet Jackson to destroying boiler room sets, budding producer Giraffage has been making quite the name for himself. Now, the San Francisco based producer has just announced his biggest drop to date. Set to release on A-Track's Fools Gold Records the four-track EP titled No Reason will be available November 18th. Today we get a taste for what to expect with the first singe from the EP "Tell Me". Elements of chilled out trap and future bass make up for a unique and smooth track that manages to hit just right. Listen to the single below and pick up a free download when you pre-order the EP available now. Enjoy!
Giraffage – Tell Me | iTunes
Little is known about newcomer act Eastside who announced themselves into existence with a beautifully constructed vocal and acoustic cover that combines two of this summers biggest hits, Chris Brown's "Loyal" and Ed Sheeran's "Don't", as the reconstructed single "Ellie". Well emerging Norwegian producer Coucheron has remixed the cover into a completely new direction giving the perfect amount of electronic influence with a full line of drums and effected synths, leaving us with an instantly infectous track. Listen below and don't miss out on the free download thanks to Coucheron. Enjoy!
Eastside – Ellie (Don't X Loyal Cover) (Coucheron Remix) | Free Download
The Weeknd's most recent single "Often" continues to receive new life thanks to another incredible remix today from experimental beat maker Lido that follows up on the genre defying tropical version from Kygo. Lido leaves the vocals intact while placing his unique future bass styling with just the right splash of trap elements throughout to keep you on your toes. It's certainly an impressive remix and is up there with his notorious remixes of Disclosure's "Latch" or Bill Wither's "No Sunshine". Listen below and enjoy!
The Weeknd – Often (Lido Remix) | Stream Only
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