8/06/2010

suzie


Today's post is the musical equivalent of going to work after a night of debauchery at an afterhours club. You've gotten no sleep at all, and you're edgy as fuck. The day starts off relatively calmly, but there is a perpetual ringing in your ears, foreshadowing the clusterfuck of a day that is ahead of you. As the day goes on, you lose all grip on reality, and every little sound feels like a sledgehammer pounding you in the temples. By the end of the day, you're a steaming pile of rubble. (yeah, I really need to stop writing these things when I'm hungover)

Gold Panda- You (LOL Boys remix)

New LOL Boys remix that I snatched off of their twitter. Gold Panda has produced a lot of great material this year, and this is one of the better remixes of YOU that I've heard so far. Since we've already devoted a lot of space to LOL Boys' sound, I figure that it'd be brighter to concentrate on Gold Panda. His music is somewhat hard to describe, but lies somewhere between ambient downtempo and electronic shoegaze. Honestly, that felt sickeningly lame just writing that, so fuck these pretentious labels. I'll try my best to describe it:

Gold Panda's melodies are what lucid dreaming would sound like. Picture yourself in an opium den, floating halfway between heavy slumber and complete lucidity, and that's Gold Panda's sonic equivalent in a nutshell. However, this remix's take on it (Thanks, LOL Boys), involves two smiling heavyset Amazonian tribesmen banging on marimbas in this lucid dream. Weird and funkyyy.

(Honestly, sometimes I should stick to the three word review...)

The Yolks- Faster (Panteros666 remix)

Panteros666 also moonlights as the drummer of that terrible band The Teenagers, but don't be too quick to pass judgement. He's mondo dope, and is the newest addition to the extremely talented and versatile French crew of producers named Club Cheval. Along with Canblaster, Myd and Sam Tiba, Panteros666 has been tearing up clubs, charts and remixes for the past little while. There is a lot of hype surrounding this crew, and their notoriety is on the rise. Most of their songs are tropical bangers that cover all of the bases between electro, house, techno, and ...gabber? This is Panteros666's mindfuckingly strange and upbeat remix of a tune by Chicago garage rock band The Yolks. It's a pretty good mix of catchy melodies and borderline cacophonous tribal rhythms.

Datsik- Firepower (Munchi Moombahcore remix) [now on mediafire]

In the next few days, I will be posting an artist profile on this guy, but in the meantime, I'd like to give you a little preview of the insane talent of Munchi. The gentlemen over at Generation Bass were probably the first to put me up on him, and I've been trying to get as much of his material as possible. He's a relatively young Dominican dude living in Rotterdam, and has been called "the next Diplo". He is absolutely fearless and innovative in his sampling choices, and from I've heard so far, his creativity knows no bounds. He is one of the most talented producers making latin-influenced electronic music at the moment, in my humble opinion. As for this remix, well, it's pretty nuts. Last time I checked, Datsik produces somewhat slow dubstep beats, and moombahton involves slowing down fast club beats. To be honest, I'm not sure what the fuck happened in transit, but the end product is unbelievable. Munchi for prez.

I need some sleep.

Buenas noches, people.

3 comments:

  1. pure awesome! loving that last track.

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  2. hey! the yolks is not the chicago rock band, it's the parisian one :) www.myspace.com/theyolksmusic

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  3. Panteros666 tune is amazing, the tribal beats are so heavy.
    Love the the last on too, thanks!

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