The weekly roundup of tracks returns in playlist form for your aural pleasure.
Mp3: Beastie Boys – Sabotage (Alex Metric re-edit)
Not too sure what the difference between a ‘re-edit’ and a ‘remix’ is but regardless Alex Metric has been on fire this year does the ‘Stylo’ remix ring any bells? Anyway his turns his magic to an already brilliant ‘Sabotage’.
Mp3: Kavinsky – Nightcall (F.O.O.L Remix)
Kavinsky is yet another 80’s obsessed French electro musician, not necessarily a bad thing but this F.O.O.L remix brings it right up to date.
Mp3: Cilla K – Drive You Home Remix
Drive You Home Remix is taken from New York based songstress Cilla K’s debut album Fine Line, it’s rich, soulful and intelligent. You’d be surprised what turns up in your inbox.
Mp3: Talib Kweli + Hi-Tek – Ballad Of The Black Gold
Ten years on from the release of Reflection Eternal’s underground classic Train Of Thought and they’re back with Revolutions Per Minute. If it’s all as good as this we’re in for a treat – truthful, clever and poignant lyrics.
A bass heavy beauty from Manus Goan’s courtesy of Dublin based electronic collective !Kaboogie’s latest cleverly named label sampler dubnobasswithmyheadshop.
Freebass – You Don’t Know This About Me
What happens when you bring Manchester legends Peter Hook (Joy Division / New Order), Andy Rourke (The Smiths) & Gary “Mani” Mounfield (The Stone Roses / Primal Scream) together? The answer FreeBass. After a five years gestation process they have put together the Two Worlds Collide EP and recruited Tim Burgess for vocal duty.
*saves Sabotage for future house party use*
Always been a fan of Talib, so looking forward to giving that one a play.