Fear Of Tigers – ‘The Guestlist’ 13/05/2011 = Russian Nu-Disco guru Cosmonaut Grechko stops by for a chat with Feat Of Tigers and to show off his new track alongside all the best ElectroPop, Dreamwave, Nu-Disco and big room tunes this week.
Ellie Goulding’s live cover of The Knife’s ‘Heartbeats’ is the only cover I can tolerate (i.e. I love the original and hate Jose Gonzalez generic, uninspired, snorefest). Ellie’s voice, with it’s slight rasp, adds something to the song nicely. Wonderful news the that Russia’s coolest producer, Cosmonaut Grechko, has editied the hell out of it.
Dropping a nice chilled beat and some spaced-out synths in the background turns a nice cover into something pretty special. Grechko has actually turned the backing track into something a bit reminiscant of The Postal Service. It’s very easy to stick this track on the headphones and get lost in Grechko’s programming and Ellie’s voice.
Joywave are a five piece New York act born from the ashes of PopPunk band The Hoodies. Their recent track ‘Traveling At The Speed Of Light’ has had a stunning DiscoPop work over by the constantly badass Cosmonaut Grechko.
Taking the original and running it through his Nu-Disco machine CG presents to the world an amazing and dreamlike slice of ElectroPop in it’s place. Catchy and upbeat, yet smooth enough for lazy summer evenings, this reMix is infectious as hell.
What more needs to be said? Mr. Grechko appears to be one of the few producer who can tackle Daft Punk and not turn it into a complete nightmare. So, with that massive task at hand he does a pretty sweet job adding some ElectoPop flavour to the originals deep Disco vibe.
Druma Kina is the musical alter-ego of producer Simonski, from São Paulo, Brazil, who has just teamed up with new label Teenage Gang Records to drop his latest EP.
The sample heavy Disco found of the EP is complimented by an amazing collection of reMixers. The lead track on the EP ‘Walking Away’ is a funky, cut-up Nu-Disco jam with layer upon layer of Disco samples and some sweet, soulful, vocals supplied by Shell Heaven Lee. The awesome Cosmonaut Grechko take it to the next level with a Dreamwave reMix that blends seamlessly with the original track and will leave you wanting more. Cavaliers Of Fun drop their brand of quirky DiscoPop with their take on the song which evolves into an epic call and response Electro tune with added vocals and Sci-Fi solos.