In a world where reMix competitions have become commonplace it’s nice to see someone mixing it up a little bit.
Mason (they of the awesome track with Princess Superstar a few years ago) are releasing a new single featuring the vocal talents of none other than ElectroPop queen Róisín Murphy and to celebrate they are inviting their listeners to show off their interpretations of the track. The winner of the contest, which they are calling a ‘Refurb competition’, will get their version released through Mason’s own Animal Language imprint. A Refurb is, in their own words “…not remixes in the usual sense but completely new interpretations of the original track done in any style that takes their fancy.”, back in the real world we call that a ‘cover version’, but semantics aside it could be a chance to have a little fun with the track.
You can listen to the original here, it’s actually a really cool tune, Róisín’s dreamlike vocals are always welcome.
♫ Mason (Feat. Róisín Murphy) – Boadicea
Entries must be submitted by 1st December to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Refurb Róisín’, more info on the SoundCloud page.
The ‘Boadicea’ single (featuring your cover?) will be released early March 2011.