Song : Jagwar Ma : “Uncertainty” (Cut Copy Remix)

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There is a lot of great music coming out of Australia at the moment, so it only makes sense that two of the better known acts going from there would get together. Cut Copy decided to give a reworking to Jagwar Ma’s “Uncertainty” off their Howlin’ LP from last year.

Speaking of Cut Copy, the band has announced a slew of dates spanning the globe this spring and summer. Several dates include support from one of our favorite duo’s, Classixx. In addition, they have a new 10″ single is out April 19th, Record Store Day, via Modular. It will contain the new songs “In These Arms Of Love” and “Like Any Other Day”. You can find the former along with the tour dates and remix below.

Cut Copy Tour Dates:
4-12 Glasgow, Scotland – ABC
4-14 Dublin, Ireland – Button Factory
4-15 Manchester, England – The Ritz
4-16 London, England – The Forum
4-17 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
4-18 Schjundel, Netherlands – Passpop Festival
4-21 Prague, Czech Republic – Lucerna Music Bar
4-22 Warsaw, Poland – Art Basen
5-01 Beijing, China – Strawberry Music Festival
5-03 Shanghai, China – Strawberry Music Festival
5-08 Sydney, Australia – Metro Theatre
5-09 Melbourne, Australia – 170 Russel
5-10 Brisbane, Australia – Eton’s Hill
5-23 Vancouver, British Columbia – Malkin Bowl *
5-24 George, WA – Sasquatch Festival
5-26 Calgary, Alberta – Flames Central *
5-27 Edmonton, Alberta – Union Hall *
5-31 Barcelona, Spain – Primavera Sound
6-10 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
6-11 Charleston, SC – Music Farm
6-12 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Craddle
6-13 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
6-14-15 Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
6-17 Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
6-18 Miami, FL – Grand Central
6-20 New Orleans, LA – Joy ^
6-21 Austin, TX – Stubb’s BBQ
6-22 Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre ^
6-25 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
6-26 Louisville, KT – Headliners Music Hall
6-27 Indianapolis, IN – Vogue ^
6-28-29 Rothbury, MI – Electric Forest Festival
8-01-03 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
8-01-03 Montreal, Quebec – Osheaga Festival
8-05 Denver, CO – Red Rocks
8-08 Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
8-08-10 San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Festival

* with Bear Mountain
^ with Classixx

Song : Mr Little Jeans : “Good Mistake” (Young & Sick $500 Mix)

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Norwegian chanteuse Monica Birkenes aka Mr Little Jeans released her strong debut full-length, Pocketknife, last month. To support that release, she will be heading on the road in May with one of our favorite acts right now, SOHN. To mark the announcement, she also unveiled a slick remix of “Good Mistake” by fellow Harvest Records labelmate Nick Van Hofwegen aka Young & Sick. Find both the dates and stream below.

Tour Dates (w/SOHN):
May 7th – Washington DC / Rock & Roll Hotel
May 8th – Philadelphia PA / Johnny Brenda’s
May 9th – New York NY / Bowery Ballroom
May10th – Brooklyn NY / Rough Trade
May 12th – Boston / The Sinclair
May 13th – Montreal Canada / Il Motore
May 14th – Toronto Canada / Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
May 15th – Pontiac MI / Crofoot Ballroom
May 16th – Chicago / Bottom Lounge
May 17th – Minneapolis / First Avenue
May 20th – Vancouver Canada / Fortune Sound Club
May 21st – Seattle WA / The Crocodile
May 22nd – Portland OR / Holocene
May 24th – San Francisco / The Independent
May 25th – San Diego CA / Casbah

Song : Låpsley : “Painter” (Hazy Mountains Remix)

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Liverpool’s Låpsley garnered lots of attention with her introspective ballads “Station” and “Painter” the first quarter of this year. Her raw lyrics and earnest delivery just seems to resonate despite both songs sparse instrumentation. German producer Julian Prott aka Hazy Mountains was one of those folks moved and he decided to offer up a remix of “Painter.” Just like his name, his version brings some cool haze into the fold to the point where it could almost pass off as a Washed Out song. We really appreciate the dense textures he brings to the song. Listen below.

Song : Katy Perry : “Dark Horse” (Starcadian Remix)

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Brooklyn electronic artist Starcadian is keeping busy after his pretty great LP from last fall, Sunset Blood. Recently, he dropped a remix of Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” working it over with robotic, droning textures. We highly prefer it over the tired beats of the original and like that the lame Juicy J verse is omitted. Listen below.

Song : Fleetwood Mac : “Seven Wonders” (Phaezek 4 Remix)

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This is a nice little remix of Fleetwood Mac’s “Seven Wonders” we stumbled upon while searching around on Soundcloud. The song from their Tango in the Night LP received bolt of energy from little-known UK DJ/Producer Tom Small aka Phaezek 4. He maintains the integrity of the original while injecting the song with a pounding beat and droning synths. It is always interesting to have an update of an old classic. Listen below.

Song : Jaymes Young : “Habits Of My Heart” (Sufjan Stevens Remake)

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What do you get when you mix Sufjan Stevens with Jaymes Young? I bet you never thought you would get the answer to that, but here it is. The Los Angeles singer decided to sample Sufjan’s “Concerning the UFO sighting near Highland, Illinois” and mold it into his song “Habits of My Heart.” The result is absolute perfection and repeat-worthy. Listen below and, for those who haven’t already, give Young’s debut LP <
em>Dark Star
a listen here.

Song : London Grammar : “Hey Now” (Bonobo Remix)

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It is always a good thing when creators of some of the best music from last year hook-up. That is what has occurred with this remix of London Grammar’s “Hey Now” by producer extraordinaire Bonobo. He clips and reconstructs the original adding some nice percussive beats throughout while letting Hannah Reid’s vocals still maintain their spotlight. You can find the remix below and, for all of you geeks out there, a new trailer for Game of Thrones upcoming season that features a snippet of London Grammar covering INXS’s “Devil Inside.”