Cyndi Lauper and Awkoder? How can this be anything but awesome? The French SynthWave guru has brought a little Nu-Disco to that table with this re-edit of Lauper’s hit ‘Girls Just Want To Have Fun’. It’s a really good choice for an edit, if you strip away all the cheese connotations the last two decades have dumped onto the original track, you’ll fine it;s an insanely funky Pop number with elements ripe for reMixing.
Sure a lot of people edit Disco tracks, but this right here is a masterclass in editing ‘80’s Pop hits. What Awkoder has done is pretty simple, but very effective. Subtly adding a few elements, beats and arpeggios, and chopping the original track just enough to give it a kick, and no so much it sounds ridiculous (as with so many attempts at edits) he;s given this classic track a shot in the arm and made it fit for peak time in your set!
♫ Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Awkoder Re-Edit)
Goin’ Old School isn’t a trip down music memory lane, it’s a mugging in the dark alleyway of nostalgia:
We’re breaking the ‘Goin’ Old School’ rules a little today by featuring tracks we’ve featured before and tracks that aren’t strictly ‘80’s, but in celebration if the late, great, Bob Moog’s birthday, here’s some of our favourite Moog tracks. Starting with Kraftwerk’s ‘Autobahn’ from 1975.
And we had to feature New Order’s ‘Blue Monday’ again, from 1983. Moog Source anyone?
Punks Jump Up – The (Wrong) ‘80’s Mix 2 = Well this is just awesome. In celebration of the release of the amazing Mr. overtime single, Punks jump up have put together this hour long mix after my own heart crammed full of obscure ‘80’s dance mixes. Enjoy!”
01. The Service – Dance Up
02. Ironic Remark – Rebirth Of An Anti-Christ (Instrumental)
03. Flirts – All You Ever Think About Is Sex
04. Glam – More Than Ever (Fashion Mix)
05. Lefturno – Out Of Sight
06. Steel Mind – Boss Man
07. Gaz Nevada – Ticket To Los Angeles
08. The Earons – Land Of Hunger (Dub)
09. Ministry – I Wanted To Tell Her
10. Temper – No Favors
11. Pete Shelley – Witness The Change
12. Propaganda – Frozen Faces
13. Yes – Leave It (Re-Mix)
14. Queen – Invisible Man (12″ Mix)
15. Gino Soccio – Remember
16. Patrick Cowley – Going Home (Re-Mix)
17. Secret Service – Night City
18. Macho – Not Tonight (Re-Mix)
19. Gary’s Gang – Makin’ Music (Dub)
20. Giorgio Moroder – Night Drive
21. Gina & The Flexix – Believe