Song : Yamanka // Sonic Titan : “Hoshi Neko” (CFCF Remix Organic Version)

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Canadian group Yamanka // Sonic Titan released their self-titled debut way back in 2011. One of the standout tracks from it, “Hoshi Neko”, was remixed the time by CFCF with it never seeing the light of day. Today, Michael Silver, the brains behind CFCF, decided to take things into his own hands by dropping his ethereal reworking via his SoundCloud. While the original is great, we like this one even more. He states that he will be dropping his electronic remix of the song very soon as well. Listen below.

MOKB Premiere : Paperwhite : “Magic” (The Other Sibling Cascade Mix)

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With only two proper songs to their name, the Brooklyn sibling duo of Katie & Ben Marshall, aka Paperwhite, have been attracting a lot of attention with both songs racking up around 100k plays on SoundCloud. “Magic” is the most recent of the two pairing Katie’s sugary-sweet vocals complimented by rolling synth-based production celebrating all of those overwhelming feelings of new love.

Not to be outdone, their brother Sam, who composes videogame music for Playstation, has decided give his take of the song. His version strips the airier moments of the original and replaces them with heavier, stepping beats and more minimalistic synth waves. Listen below.


MOKB Premiere : SlowPlaceLikeHome : “She Comes In Colour Stereo” (Replete Remix)

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Enigmatic Donegal, Ireland artist Keith Mannion, aka SlowPlaceLikeHome, has his debut album, Romola, dropping on August 11th via Bluestack Records. The first song taken from the LP “She Comes IN Colour Stereo” lines itself it post-punk pop melodies and deep, moaning vocals painted in darker tones. The remix we have by fellow Irishman Replete builds on the darkness adding flickers of synth and percussion bringing just enough light into the song making it not out of place on the dancefloor. Stream it below.

Song : RÜFÜS DU SOL : “Sundream” (Classixx Remix)

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RÜFÜS DU SOL is another Aussie its sights on the States. Already garnering success in their native land with debut album Atlas, they are begging their push here with an EP for the song “Sundream” featuring remix’s by Wordlife, Hayden James, and this one by LA maestros Classixx. There version takes the original smoothing it out to a poolside chiller. Stream it below.

Video : Cut Copy : “Meet Me In A House Of Love”

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Cut Copy is in the midst of a tour here in the States with Classixx and re-releasing their latest LP, Free Your Mind, in deluxe form with three previously unreleased songs. In addition, they have just video for the song “Meet Me In A House Of Love”. It was directed by Australians Trouble Hands and shows a gentleman interview paper cutouts of the band and doing his best impersonation on stage. Find it along with a recent remix of the song by Nile Delta below.

Song : Layla : “Black Mud” (Aquilo Remix)

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The title track to British singer Layla’s latest EP, Black Mud, received an illuminating reworking courtesy of rising fellow Brits Aquilo. They take the more traditional piano driven ballad and make it sparkle like moonlight on the ocean. It is quite the transformation. Listen below.

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Song : Roman Ruins : “Loved One” (Moss Of Aura Remix)

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Some may recognize Graham Hill as the skillful drummer of such acts as Beach House, Papercuts, Brightblack Morning Light, and so on, but he also has project of his own under the name Roman Ruins. On July 15th, he will be releasing his second full-length under that name titled Source of Pride through Gold Gobot Records. It has sort of a Washed Out sounding quality about it. The lead single from it is “Loved One”. It recently was remixed by Baltimore’s Moss of Aura creating a more fluid flow than the original. You can stream and download both versions below.