While the original version of Holy Other‘s Held works with a very subtle use of vocal clips, floating synth pads and drums, the hands of London’s up-and-coming house producer Mike Greene aka Fort Romeau added some warmth and some heaviness to the beats, lifting the whole thing up to a seriously addictive sensual downtempo track – one just right for a dull work day.
Manchester-based producer Holy Other released his eagerly anticipated debut album featuring the title track Held on TriAngles in summer 2012, a solid ten-piece showcasing neatly executed inspiration from American Hip Hop and R&B which you can get yourselves here.
Call it futurebass, call it chillwave, call it post-dubstep, call it ambient, call it what you will. Fact is, ambiance is what the Re:Antarctica EP creates, and it lingers all around you even when it’s over. So you hit play again. Glitch-heavy and full of slick beats, the tracks are wrapped around gentle melodies and vocal snippets that create a bright beachy feel, just right for a mellow summer evening.
Tiger Tsunami is the electronic project of London-based producer Christian Parker, who – having heard some nice words about his music by a couple of big names on the internetz world of music, he decided to release a free download EP, featuring remixes by upcoming electronic artists Nuages, Koloto and Fxxxyblnt.
If you’re living ze Berlin life like we are, today was a good day. You’re most likely just coming back home from a walk through the kiez with an empty takeaway coffee in your hand. Once the sun has lost its warming energy, making you remember it’s only a handful of ° warmer than those icy-ice days of the past. This mixtape is your go-to for a quiet Sunday afternoon full of anticipation of the months ahead, because there WILL be more days like this to come. Promise.
Sunday is for long breakfasts and baking cakes and sweatpants and for watching toes swaying back and forth behind laptop screens. At least that’s what you’d see me doing if you could see me, which – god forbid – you can’t. The PONYDANCECLYDE SUNNY SUNDAY MIXTAPE VOL. 49 features tracks for exactly this state of mind. Enough said, here you go, enjoy your weekends and don’t forget to EAT MORE CHEESE.
Last year’s massively and rightfully hyped Glasgow beatmaster Hudson Mohawke has just released a remix of Disclosure‘s White Noise featuring AlunaGeorge that adds the tinny noise of his drum machine without ever touching the edge of overpowering Aluna Francis’ vocals. Stream more of that fancy future R&B that he did as TNGHT over this way and clap your hands say yeah. It’s Friday after all, and shouldn’t those be noisy?