“…remixing Peter, Bjorn and John was a thrill for us and we wanted to make sure that we didn’t just try to ape what they were doing. The vocal lines are so strong that it was easy to build a dance track around them, and the acoustic piano in the back end was our way of bringing out the sadness in the voice while still keeping the track bouncing. And somehow, even though we sped everything up, our version comes out twice as long. Dance music: go figure.”
They vocoded all over the chorus, aah! Oh wait, there it is!
Video was filmed in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. If you’ve been even once, you’ll recognize exactly where they are. I’m not sure why it makes me a bit uncomfortable. Probably because he’s got my sunglasses on!
Who isn’tNervous In New York? This new track from Music For Animals is taking me somewhere back in time, where The Whispers could still Rock Steady and Martin Fry was shooting Poison Arrow‘s through our hearts. Remixed by wallpaper., I feel instant nostalgia when I hear it.
This sexy DFA-inspired remix of I Am Not A Robot by Marina and the Diamonds slowly takes me into a more ‘chill’ mood this evening. Penguin Prison is the remixer…what exactly would ‘prison’ for penguins be? I suppose Morgan Freeman knows all too much about them after he droned us out in March of the Penguins…but I digress. Now on to the important stuff,
Just when we thought The Asteroids Galaxy Tour had retired their spaceships and laser-beams, they return with a video for The Golden Age...a funky track off their debut album Fruit. Not the strongest or a favorite track off the album for me – still heaps of fun. Remember the retro Bond-esque (what!) Sun Aint Shinin No More?. Love that. Fruit is out in September.
I enjoy myself a nice healthy dose of Robbie Williams from time to time, and who wouldn’t with the upcoming disco-strings-dancefloor-Trevor Horn produced single Bodies. A new album will be out November 9, titled Reality Killed The Video Star. An instrumental clip of the track is available on Robbie’s blog, along with a nifty ‘behind the scenes’ clip shot during the filming of Bodies.