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Category Archives: 2008

  1. Never Gonna Reach Me (Hot Toddy Remix) by Crazy P


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    Crazy P or if you know them as Crazy Penis is an electronic band from the UK which release soulful, house music with a highly concentrated disco flavor. Since I discovered them several years ago with their album 24 Hour Psychedelic Freakout, I immediately fell in love with their laidback, sexy nu disco sound. I just can’t get enough of that sexy sound.

    Never Gonna Reach Me is off of Crazy P’s excellent album Stop Space Return with influences of early New York City house music and combed with disco and 80s dance and pop music styles with sultry disco diva vocals added in to make for an album you wont stop listening to. The original Never Gonna Reach Me is this very mellow, downtempo early disco sounding cut that you can hear full on real instruments in the song with a very minimal production style. It could thought of as being released in the late 70s or early 80s It’s perfectly situated as the fourth track on Stop Space Return. The Hot Toddy Remix is my favorite version as it’s given a more smoother deep house disco treatment. It’s an almost 10 minute journey to sexy after hours disco land. I just absolutely love it and I’m sure you will too! Hot Toddy have done great remix job on this track.

    If you like Crazy P’s sound you will certainly have to check out Hot Toddy’s releases as well. Late Night Boogie by Hot Toddy is excellent and hey it’s all in the family. Hot Toddy is Chris Todd from Crazy P so figures that he would do the remixing for his own music. Right?

    If you like disco flavored electronic and house music then Stop Space Return is your kind of a release. Check it out and check out some of the other Crazy P releases too. Later by Crazy P is also a good album to start out with the sounds and influences of Crazy p! Enjoy!

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    Never Gonna Reach Me by Crazy P
    Never Gonna Reach Me (Hot Toddy Remix) by Crazy P

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    Posted in 2008, Album, Single.

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  2. 40 Thieves Featuring Qzen Covers Hot Chocolate With Don’t Turn It Off


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    I didn’t realize that this was a cover until I heard this songs several times. This is a very smooth, sexy and slightly upbeat version of Hot Chocolates Don’t Turn It Off sung by a lady, Qzen aka Susan Langan of 40 Thieves. This version is current with today’s nu disco sound and it’s a perfect version for sexy cocktail sipping at the hottest bars or cocktail parties at home with your sexy friends. It’s also perfect for walks and working out. I don’t really know much about 40 thieves but I did hear this off of a Greg Wilson mix CD, Credit To The Edit of disco and nu disco hits all mixed together. Was worth checking out to see what else 40 Thieves had done but not much more except for this awesome single Don’t Turn It Off covering Hot Chocolate.

    For Hot Chocolate this is certainly not You Sexy Thing but it’s a nice mellower disco number from them from 1979 but 40 Thieves have perfected her. A Permanent Vacation release. Check out both versions below.

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    Don’t Turn It Off by Hot Chocolate
    Don’t Turn It Off by 40 Thieves Featuring Qzen
    Don’t Turn It Off (Brennan Green Mix) by 40 Thieves Featuring Qzen

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    Posted in 2008, Single.

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  3. Shirley Bassey Covers Grace Jones With Slave To The Rhythm (The Glimmer Twins Remix)


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    I previously wrote about a Grace Jones Slave To The Rhythm sample by Magnum 38 but wanted to write again because theirs this great cover by Dame Shirley Bassey. Most of you will probably remember Shirley Bassey from the excellent collaboration she did with the Propellerheads with History Repeating back in the 90s. A complete contrasting track off of the rest of Decksandrumsandrockandroll by Propellerheads. But in reality you should get to know Shirley Bassey because she has some really cool music. I suppose the collaboration she did with the Propellerheads was a complete fit since she did the James Bond soundtrack themes but this Grace Jones remake is right on. Especially this Glimmer Twins remix as it has a very late 80s dance electronic beat sound. I’m sure you’ll recognize it once you hear it.

    Ok we’re covering a lot of ground here. The Glimmer Twins are actually The Glimmers. The Glimmers were originally The Glimmer Twins but they were forced to change their name by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards because The Glimmer Twins was a project of theirs and they own the name or something so the big man won here and they were forced to become The Glimmers!

    Anyway if you don’t know about Shirley Bassey check her music out. I think her voice and her music lends to remixes very well as evidenced in History Repeating and her own Greatest Hits Remixes album from about 10 years ago so I can certainly wish to hear more remixes of her tracks in the near future. In the meantime checkout both Grace Jones and Shirley Bassey doing Slave To The Rhythm at the links below.

    Check out Slave by Magnum sampling Grace Jones here.


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    Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
    Slave To The Rhythm (The Glimmer Twins Remix) by Shirley Bassey

    Posted in 2008, Album.

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  4. Versions Of Spacer Woman by Charlie


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    Spacer Woman by Charlie is one of my all time favorite Italo Disco tracks. I remember hearing in the early 80s but it came and went as I was only 13 when it was released. But later about 8 years ago is when I rediscovered again. Actually in 2004 it was on a compilation called I-Robots: Italo Electro Disco Underground Classics that I rediscovered this track and since then I haven’t stopped listening to it. Boy does this track still sounds fresh today or what? Luckily too that there have been some remixes and remakes by Sally Shapiro and I-Robots that sound just as fresh as the original 1983 version of Spacer Woman by Charlie. Italo Disco was that genre that came out in the early 80s to sound fresh and underground to become cheesy and overplayed/overproduced by the 80s came to a close. Luckily there are cool cuts like Spacer Woman to revisit that spacey 80s sound.

    I-Robot’s version of Spacer Woman has been beefed up and been given the production treatments of todays technologies. The woman vocals have been removed and robotic vox have taken over which actually works quite awesomely. Then the Sally Shapiro version basically is replaced by Sally’s trademark vox mostly sung version. There are 3 versions of Spacer Woman on the single from Sally Shapiro and Johan Agebjörn. The upbeat remake which is still my favorite, the more spacey – mellow – ambient version called Deeper Space Woman and the spacey disco house version called Outer Space Woman (Parts 1 & 2). On the single is also a track called Mega Man 2 which is very video game soundtrack inspired cut. Very 80s for sure.

    Enjoy all three versions below and let me know what you think of all three.


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    Spacer Woman by Charlie
    Spacer Woman (Oxtongue Version) by I-Robots/Third Millennium
    Spacer Woman From Mars by Johan Agebjörn & Sally Shapiro & Rude66 & Elitechnique

    Posted in 2006, 2008, Single.

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  5. Altes Kamuffel (Berlin Calling Edit) by Paul Kalkbrenner


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    This is the track that I skip ahead to over and over again listening to the Berlin Calling Soundtrack. It’s big, fast, somewhat dreamy and very euphoric. I absolutely love it. The Berlin Calling Soundtrack is quite good but I keep coming back to this. I always visualize a dark club, lights blaring in and out and this track blasting out of the speakers. Kind of like the scene in the film Babel. The Japanese scenes in the club. Highly recommend this track and the rest of the Berlin Calling Soundtrack.

    More from Paul Kalkbrenner here.

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    Altes Kamuffel (Berlin Calling Edit) by Paul Kalkbrenner

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    Posted in 2008, Compilation.

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  6. Zat You, Santa Claus? (The Heavy Remix) by Louis Armstrong


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    This is quite the fun remix of a really fun christmas song. Verve continues in the tradition of their awesome Verve Remixed series with Verve Christmas Remixed. Most of the remixes are great with this remix by The Heavy of Zat You, Santa Claus being the strongest from the set. Very fun! Enjoy both original version and remix just in time for the holidays!

    Fyi The Heavy refers to The Heavy from “How You Like Me Now” fame!

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    Zat You, Santa Claus? by Louis Armstrong
    Zat You, Santa Claus? (The Heavy Remix) by Louis Armstrong

    Enjoy more Christmas remixes and hits by Jazz Legends and Louis Armstrong by clicking on the album artwork below.

    For more Xmas remixes check out Ralph Myerz remix of Sleigh Ride by Ferrante & Teicher. You’ll love it as it’s one of the best Christmas Remixes ever!!!

    Posted in 2008, Compilation.

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  7. Nick Muir Covers Chaka Khan’s Ain’t Nobody


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    Well I’m really loving this cover, remake or whatever you want to call it. Nick Muir has taken the funk soul classic by Rufus and Chaka Khan and made it an all instrumental progressive house electronic cut. Anything is possible and I love it when a song from one defining genre is taken and remade into a complete other style of song. Makes for more unique listening pleasures. What do you think of this remake?

    Nick Muir goes back to the late 90s progressive house and trance sound and he is often associated with John Digweed and the Bedrock label. Once you hear Ain’t Nobody you will realize that trademark sound that’s known as the Bedrock label sound. This is highly recommended and I have not seen an official release of Ain’t Nobody but I found this on a really cool CD called Uncovered. Well worth owning for all the really cool covers and remakes of old songs! Nick Muir is also know for the track from the 90s called Rock Star by Marshall Stax. Remember that???

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    Ain’t Nobody by Chaka Khan

    Ain’t Nobody by Nick Muir

    Posted in 2008, Single.

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  8. Matt Helders Ft. Nesreen Shah Cover Dreamer by Livin’ Joy


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    This song was such a big deal for me back in the mid 90s that I overplayed it. It was a big pop dance crossover hit from Italy. Later I also discovered a Rollo remix and started playing that version as well. So it has a special place for me as it was def one of the bigger dance pop tunes that came out in the 90s. I was quick to want to check out when I heard about a remake of it. Sure to my surprise it’s a pretty darn cool version by Matt Helders featuring Nesreen Shah. Matt Helders is the drummer from the Arctic Monkeys and I have not idea who Nesreen Shah is but they have certainly updated a club classic 90s dance pop song and made it quite the energetic drummified bouncy update. I like it. What do you think? The track is from Ministry Of Sounds Uncovered CD which is a real cool collection of covers remakes etc. Well worth it to own!

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    Dreamer (Original Club Mix) by Livin’ Joy
    Dreamer by Matt Helders Featuring Nesreen Shah

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    Posted in 2008, Compilation.

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  9. White Knight Two by Surkin


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    If there’s any track that takes me back to the heyday of the rave techno scene this has got to be it. This piece of music is darn amazing! Totally energetic and has that updated sound from the scene in the early 90s. I have several other tracks from Surkin but I’m still really into this one track. Surkin is Benoit Heitz. Born in the South Of France now residing in Paris. This is off of Surkin’s Next Of Kin EP.

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    White Knight Two by Surkin

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    Posted in 2008, Single.

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  10. Visti & Meyland Sample Ora Dell Graham With Yes Maam!


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    I’ve been listening to Visti & Meyland’s Yes Maam for a couple of years now. I discovered it on a compilation called Rasa Exotica 3. Didn’t really think much about it when I first started listening to this song but later it really grew on me. I was really interested in finding out where the sample comes from and I was definitely going to find out. Searching around online I found out that Trentemoller had also done a remix of Yes Maam which gives it the more electro club groove to it. The original is more chill with a beat. So I finally found out after researching online that Yes Maam incorporates a sample from Ora Dell Graham’s Little Girl, Little Girl. I was able to find the album that it came off of as well. The sample is pretty short – about 25 seconds in all that’s the entire length of the song on the compilation album called Afro-American Blues and Game Songs.

    This isn’t the first time that an electronic band or musician has sampled old blues recordings. The compilation Afro-American Blues and Game Songs contains songs by Vera Hall as well. If you remember Vera Hall or if you don’t know of her music then you’ll probably recognize her voice on Moby’s very successful album Play with the song Natural Blues. Her song was called Troubled So Hard and Moby had sampled Vera Hall’s recording and made it into a very popular downtempo electronic beat. Love that song and I’m still very happy to hear of great sampling jobs happening with electronic musicians.

    The album Visti & Meyland also contains a cover of Nightclubbing the Iggy Pop and Grace Jones song which I think is pretty cool and another hit track called Stars.

    Going back to Yes Maam, I have heard of a version of Yes Maam with a rap thrown in it and I think that version sucks! Please, please don’t throw a Goddamn rap in every damn song. I hate the version of this with the rap it makes it too poppy and gives it a mass produced pop song quality and takes away from the Ora Dell Graham sample. It kind of puts it down because the rap is so damn huge and raw the female voice much more gentle so it comes off pretty bad. Stay away from the rap version of Yes Maam and go right to the original version. And the remix by Trentemoller is great too. Enjoy!

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    Little Girl, Little Girl by Ora Dell Graham
    Yes Maam by Visti & Meyland
    Yes Maam (Trentemoller Remix) by Visti & Meyland

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    Posted in 2008, Album, Single.

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  11. Lily Allen Covers Mr. Blue Sky by ELO (Electric Light Orchestra)


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    Ran across this awesome compilation series from France called La Musique De Paris Derniere. I believe these are compilations from a French TV show but I would need to do some research first to be correct. These compilations contain remakes, remixes of well known songs. Including this unreleased version of a very bouncy, poppy Lily Allen remake of the ELO classic Mr. Blue Sky. It’s fun and the recording is in her typical style. So if you’re a fan of Lily Allen then this is right up your alley. Check them both out below. And do check out the series as there are 7 discs now and all are fun. I love them. There remakes of so many songs you are familiar with I’m sure. Including:

    Beat Goes On
    Light My Fire
    I Can’t Get No Satisfaction
    Dancing Queen
    Happy Together
    Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
    Ashes To Ashes
    What A Wonderful World
    Space Oddity
    The Girl From Ipanema
    Like A Virgin
    Highway To Hell
    Walk On By
    Proud Mary
    Hotel California
    Billie Jean
    Da Ya Think I’m Sexy
    Tainted Love

    And many, many more remakes by lesser known acts, new bands old ones etc. So I highly recommend these compilations click the album artwork below to download more tracks from this great series called La Musique De Paris Derniere.

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    Mr Blue Sky by ELO
    Mr Blue Sky by Lily Allen

    Posted in 2008, Album.

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  12. State Farm (Madhouse Mix) by Yaz


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    One of the best remixes ever!!!!!!!!!! And this one goes back to 1991 and it still sounds fresh today. Remixed by Dakeyne! Whatever happened to Dakeyne??? So full of energy with a full on vocal remix from Alison Moyet belting out in her trademark singing style. It’s awesome. Almost as classic as Situation the original version. For the longest time I only had the edit version of this awesome remix. Leaving stupid decisions to record execs is pretty bad. They had this edit version on a 1991 Situation remix single and I didn’t know why they had just released the single with a edited version. It was quite dumb for Warners to do that. Finally it’s given the full release treatment it deserves. And as I mentioned earlier it’s sounding as fresh as it did back in 1991. This comes off of Yaz’s Reconnected EP that came out last year. Or wait late 2008! This is worth it if you are a fan of Yaz, Alison Moyet, 80s music, dance music and or remixes. Go get it now!

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    State Farm by Yaz
    State Farm (Madhouse Mix) by Yaz

    The rest of the Reconnected EP is certainly worth owning. Click the album artwork below and download the rest. Here’s the full track list:

    Situation (Hercules And Love Affair Remix)
    Goodbye 70′s (Black Light Odyssey Remix)
    Ode To Boy (Das Shadow Re-work)
    Winter Kills (Electronic Periodic’s Sub / Piano Mix)
    Bad Connection (Subway Collective Broadband Remix)
    State Farm (Madhouse Mix)


    Posted in 2008, Single.

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  13. Behind The Wind (Heavygrinder Remix) by Jabberloop


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    This is complete 360 and I love it. Take a nu jazz track like Behind The Wind and give it the complete remix treatment and what you get this full on clubbing track like the Heavygrinder Remix. The original track by Jabberloop is an upbeat jazzin lounge cut but once you check out the two versions you’ll see what I’m talking about. The original Behind The Wind is from the Jabberloop album Infinite Works but the Heavygrinder Remix is off of OOParts album. Both cool and worth owning if you like your music remixed and or made different.

    A little about Jabberloop: They are a Japanese club jazz band who’s been releasing music since 2004. Check them out and you’ll dig their stuff.

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    Behind The Wind by Jabberloop
    Behind The Wind (Heavygrinder Remix) by Jabberloop

    Posted in 2008, Album.

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  14. Galactic Prism by The Glimmers (aka The Glimmer Twins)


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    Once again a cool band like The Glimmers have to change their name because of some old fogies like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards used to use The Glimmer Twins. Whatever!!! I like the Glimmers much better anyway. And this track Galactic Prism is rocking! Love, absolutely love this track since it has a very 80s feel to it but it’s totally now. It’s from The Glimmers album The Glimmers Are Gee Gee Fazzi which is aslo awesome and this track is one of the standout cuts but there’s more more groovy goodies on there! With elements of disco, electro, punk, Latin and their quirky style of production this makes for an awesome release. Enjoy and support The Glimmers and buy their album The Glimmers Are Gee Gee Fazzi! You wont be disappointed!

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    Galactic Prism by The Glimmers

    Posted in 2008, Album.

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  15. Give It 2 Me (Eddie Amador House Lovers Mix) by Madonna


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    Give it 2 Me is a pretty darn good song on Madonna’s Hard Candy album. This version of Give It 2 Me is a remix off of the CD single for Give It 2 me and it’s one of the better remixes on the disc. It’s the Eddie Amador House Lovers mix. The CD single contains lots of choices but among all the talent that have been hired to remix this track only one has actually been able to create something original so I was a bit disappointed with the whole collection and unfortunately failed to even listen to the Eddie Amador House Lovers Mix. Just earlier today I was a clothing store and I heard this version playing loudly on the system and quickly thought to come back and check out the collection and sure enough they were playing this version. So at least the collection is worth it for this version. Check out both the original and the remix of Give It 2 Me by Madonna below. Whatcha think?

    Give It 2 Me (Fedde Le Grand Remix)
    Give It 2 Me (Oakenfold Extended Remix)
    Give It 2 Me (Oakenfold Drums In Mix)
    Give It 2 Me (Eddie Amador Club)
    Give It 2 Me (Eddie Amador House Lovers Mix)
    Give It 2 Me (Tong & Spoon Wonderland Mix)
    Give It 2 Me (Jody Den Broeder Club)
    Give It 2 Me (Sly And Robbie Bongo Mix)

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    Give It 2 Me by Madonna
    Give It 2 Me (Eddie Amador House Lovers Mix) by Madonna

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    Posted in 2008, Album, Single.

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  16. Air War (Casanova Remix) by Crystal Castles


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    Kind of obnoxious remix of the fun Crystal Castles track Air War remixed by Casanova. Sort of like video game music gone bad. Check them out both below. I still like the original. What do you think? The original version is off the self titled Crystal Castles album.

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    Air War by Crystal Castles

    Air War (Casanova Remix) by Crystal Castles

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  17. Club Tropicana by Bossasonic Covers Wham!


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    This is fun sunny version of Wham!s Club Tropicana from the little known band Bossasonic. Very island/Brazil inspired. Whereas the Wham! version was also island inspired it has that classic 80s sound to it. This version by Bossasonic definitely has the jazz thing going. I can see this version played at a fun cocktail club/theater as it has that vibe going. Check them out both. I love both and I can listen to them over and over again. The song is from the Bossasonic album Club Life. Check out Bossasonic on Myspace.

    Make sure you listen for the ocean waves while listening to the Bossasonic version. And be sure you catch the Wham! video for Club Tropicana.

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    Club Tropicana by Wham!
    Club Tropicana by Bossasonic

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  18. When You’re Around by Frankmusik Covers Golden Brown by The Stranglers


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    Love this song When You’re Around by Frankmusik. It’s a cover of the Stranglers new wave punk classic Golden Brown. I love that Frankmusik has taken it and given it a little electro life. Increasing the bpm and making it a bit frenetic which perfectly works. The original by the Stranglers is pretty darn good and a classic now but I love a fresh take on a classic track and Frankmusik has done that perfectly. What do you think?

    When You’re Around is from the album Complete Me on Island Records. It’s available for download from online retailers like Amazon.com or iTunes. Check it out as it’s a fun album. Lots of electro pop with a big hint to the 80s.

    This video rocks …. check it out below!

    Or catch him singing on the streets here!

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    When You’re Around by Frankmusik

    Posted in 2008, Album, Single.

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  19. Stuck On Repeat (Fake Blood Remix) by Little Boots


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    Little Boots aka Victoria Hesketh used to be lead singer of the UK band Dead Disco. This is a pretty darn good dance pop track by Little Boots. You can tell the production is totally leaning towards the electronic dance genre rather than the pop genre and you can also tell that it’s a UK production not the USA! Very obvious. The Fake Blood Remix is pretty darn good. It’s repetetive but in a very good way. The original Stuck On Repeat sounds a little on the minimal old school sound but still very darn good but the Fake Blood Remix is pretty darn good! Very punk meets funk ala electro disco dance track. It’s got that late 70s early 80s feel to it too. This track is produced by Hot Chip and The Bird And The Bee.

    Yummy!

    Youtube video here …

    Check out the two versions Stuck On Repeat below.

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    Stuck On Repeat by Little Boots

    Stuck On Repeat (Fake Blood Remix) by Little Boots

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  20. Jingo (Original) by Creamer & Vukas


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    Unfortunately this remake is not as solid as the original by Candido. The Candido version is a disco classic from the Salsoul catalog and Creamer and Vukas have taken an awesome track and made something mediocre. What do you think? Check out both versions below.

    Jingo (Original) by Creamer & Vukas

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    Jingo (Original) by Creamer & Vukas

    Posted in 2008, Single.

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  21. Shining In My Vein (Spirit Catcher Mix – SM Edit) by Scratch Massive


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    I’m really digging this. I love the synth bass line in the Human League awesome track Don’t You Want Me. So basically Spirit Catcher have taken that bass line and sampled it in this remix of the Scratch Massive track Shining In My Vein. This is actually quite nice. Scratch Massive are an electro act from Paris, France. Check it out and let me know what you think. The remix is taken from the “Underground Needs Your Money Baby” album.

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    Don’t You Want Me by Human League

    Shining In My Vein (Spirit Catcher Mix – SM Edit) by Scratch Massive

    Human League? Wow what can I say about Phil Oakey with high heels?? I’ve never seen this picture before.

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    Posted in 2008, Album.

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  22. Ring My Bell (Miss X Remix) by Miss X


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    Here’s a very popular 70s disco classic Ring My Bell by Anita Ward that’s been taken and given the upbeat deep bass treatment by Miss X. I don’t know much about this band and I certainly can’t find any info about them online. Their album is available as a download on Amazon, iTunes and eMusic which is where I downloaded.

    I specifically downloaded the entire album because of this remake and have been enjoying the remainder of the tracks. It’s a great mix of electro pop tracks in the vein of 80s synth pop. Definitely in the vein of Richard X and similar artists. All fun but definitely the track that stands out for me is Ring My Bell. There are some really cute sounding beats on here as well. Some vocals and some instrumental cuts.

    Check it out and download from eMusic. Link to sign up for free 25 downloads here. It’s worth it for sure.

    Out of all the great disco singles I think Ring My Bell is certainly one of my all time favorites and I was very happy to hear this remix/remake by Miss X. 

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    Ring My Bell by Anita Ward

    Ring My Bell (Miss X Remix) by Miss X

    Enjoy this live performance of Anita Ward singing her hit Ring My Bell live as well.

    Best of all you can use this DJAY DJ app and mix these tracks in your playlist of cool songs with your iPad!

    Posted in 2008, Album.

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  23. Beneath Me (Reggae Do Morro by Plastique de Rêve) by Dancepig


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    Here’s a really fun, upbeat and energetic remake, remix of this little known track called Beneath Me by Dancepig. This remix basically takes the beat from the track called No Coke by Dr. Alban and loops it around until you get the Tone Loc Wild Thing sample kick in. It’s quite fun and I actually love it and even more than the original version. 

    Check it out as I think you will like this. I love taking originals and totally screwing with the tracks and coming up with really unique remix. The remixes are from the EP/Single to Beneath Me from Dancepig. 

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    No Coke by Dr. Alban

    Wild Thing by Tone Loc

    Beneath Me (Original Mix) by Dancepig

    Beneath Me (Reggae Do Morro by Plastique de Rêve) by Dancepig

     

    More info about Dancepig can be found here if you’re interested.

    Best of all you can use this DJAY DJ app and mix these tracks in your playlist of cool songs with your iPad!

    Posted in 2008, Single.

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  24. Radio (Shinichi Osawa Remix) by Felix da Housecat


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    This is one hell of a remix by Shinichi Osawa. WOW! I can’t say enough about this remix – it’s awesome! The original is a pretty slow track from the album Virgo Blaktro & the Movie Disco and the remix is off of the Radio single.

    Prior to hearing this remix of Radio I had not heard of Shinichi Osawa. I love it and I’m curious to know what else he has done or remixed. He’s got a huge list of remixes for such artists as Boys Noize, Digitalism, Alex Gopher and Christopher Just. All roads lead me to Mondo Grosso though the Japanese electronic house/jazz act of the latter 90s early 2000s.

    I’m definitely interested in exploring the Shinichi Osawa’s sound more though as I truly dig it. What do you think of the remix compared to the original?

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    Radio (Album Version) by Felix da Housecat

    Radio (Shinichi Osawa Remix) by Felix da Housecat

    Hey also check out the cool video for Radio – the original album version not the Shinichi Osawa Remix.

    Best of all you can use this DJAY DJ app and mix these tracks in your playlist of cool songs with your iPad!

    Posted in 2008, Album, Single.

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  25. Cities In Dust (Radio Edit) by Junkie XL Featuring Lauren Rocket


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    Here’s a great version of Cities In Dust by Junkie XL. I’ve always a big real big fan of the original by Siouxsie & The Banshees and it’s refreshing to see this update – it’s quite big sounding and upbeat and energetic. I even like the voice of Lauren Rocket here on this. I don’t know much about Lauren Rocket but I do know that she is in an LA punk band. Whatever she’s in I think the JXL version works. This is from the single release from Junkie XL with several great remixes and this one the radio edit is a good one to start out with. There are some even more energetic remixes on here but this brings back memories of the 80s.

    Since I’ve loved the Extended Version by Siouxsie I think I’ve always wanted a pumped up electrofied version of this classic 80s song so this single really works for me. What do you think?

    I love JXL and I think he does a pretty damn good job at remixing oldies and updating classics with his signature sound. Check out A Little Conversation (JXL Remix) by Elvis. You’ll see what I mean.

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    Cities In Dust (Extended Version) by Siouxsie & The Banshees
    Cities In Dust (Radio Edit) by Junkie XL

    Check out this youtube vid with Tom aka JXL…

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    Posted in 2008, Album, Single.

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