Premiere : Listen to Alpine’s “Foolish” Remixed by Hopium

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Melbourne outfit Alpine have their new LP, Yuck, out on June 16th via Votiv Records in the US and June 12th via Ivy League Records in the UK and Australia. The first reveal from it was the elegantly crafted “Foolish” giving off jet-setting vibes appropriate for blasting in the backdrop of a tropical resort or a fashion runway. Everything about it down to the video screams luxury.

Today, we share with you a reworking of the previously mentioned “Foolish” from another act based out of Melbourne, Hopium. If the original was made for bright lights and sunshine, this new interpretation is at place in a dimly lit nightclub. Gone are the delicate elements replaced by heavier beats and darker synths flipping the complexion of the song to something almost sinister. Listen below.

Song : Tei Shi : “Go Slow” (Blue Hawaii Remix)

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Valerie Teicher, known as Tei Shi, is currently touring Europe in support of her recently released and highly recommended Verde EP (purchase here). Montreal’s Blue Hawaii has given one of the EP highlights “Go Slow” a reworking. Their interpretation give the song more of a meditative, ambient feel, but still worth your attention. Listen below and find the original here.

Song : Bouquet : “Stack On Stacks” (Glasser Remix)

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LA’s Bouquet recently released their very good In A Dream EP (purchase here). One of the tracks that really got us excited with woozy, surreal “Stack On Stacks”. Today, they have shared a reworking of the song by Cameron Mesirow, better known as Glasser, dubbed a “new romantic mix”. His version pulls the song from the pillowy clouds and brings it down to the corners and back hallways of a dimly lit club. Stream below.

Song : Shura : “2Shy” (Warpaint STEEZ Remix)

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It has been a big week for the creator of our favorite song from last year, London’s Shura. First, her latest soft pop anthem “2Shy” was covered by Mumford & Sons, now she has shared a reworking of the same song by none other than drummer Stella Mozgawa of favorite, Warpaint. This version turns the song into what feels like an impromptu percussion-driven jam session reminiscent of Warpaint’s live show. Listen below.

Premiere : Ashanti : “Unfoolish” (Loveless Remix)

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We are always checking out our inbox to see what our friend Loveless, aka the electronic project of Oli Chang of High High’s, has cooking. His latest is a reworking of Ashanti’s “Unfoolish” off her 2002 debut self-titled album that featured Notorious B.i.G. It is also shared the same sample as Biggie’s “One More Chance” remix from DeBarge’s 1983 song “Stay with Me”. Oli’s version flips the original on its back taking it into a completely different direction that only be called a dance floor banger. Expect a series of singles and remixes from Loveless throughout 2015 and keep up with his dance parties over at his facebook. Find the remix along with a the Spring Fling Mixtape it is a part of below.

Song : Mitski : “Francis Forever” (Ryan Hemsworth Remix)

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It is frightening to say that we are two weeks away until the world collapses onto Austin, TX for this year’s edition of SXSW. Ryan Hemsworth and his boutique label Secret Songs will be throwing a day party on Friday, March 20th and it is sure to have one of the better lineups (full details here). Between Noon and 6pm that day, Hemsworth along with Skylar Spence (RIP Saint Pepsi), MAXO, Lindsay Lowend + Jonah Baseball, Et Aliae, Chandamo, Mitski, and promised secret guests will be performing. To lead up to the party, today, Hemsworth is has put up for streaming and downloading his take on Mitski’s “Francis Forever” from her fantastic bury me at makeout creek LP from last year (do yourself a favor and grab that here).

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Song : Janet Jackson : “Pleasure Principle” (Classixx Recovery Mix)

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Janet Jackson is one of the major artists that does not get enough credit for her influence on a lot of what is popular in music currently. Regardless, LA production maestros Classixx offer a little reminder unveiling a rework of her song “Pleasure Principle” using bootleg production from Shep Pettibone’s a capella version as sort of a Valentine’s Day gift to their fans. The duo are currently hard at work on their follow-up to 2013’s fantastic Hanging Gardens. Listen below.

MP3: Janet Jackson – Pleasure Principle (Classixx Recovery Mix)