Brooklyn synth wizard Chrome Canyon’s reMix is is finally out this week. the album is a collection of reMixes of tracks from his, frankly, amazing album Elemental Themes. We’ve already had a peek at versions from Chateau Marmont and ATTAR!, so next up is On The Fruit label boss Freak You, who takes on the albums lead single, and dystopian Sci-Fi monster, Generations.
Freak You ups the tempo somewhat and goes nuts with arpeggiated synth craziness. Keeping a Disco groove, but not letting that stand in the way of him wigging out, Freak You revels in an intoxicating pallet of electronic sounds. More Terminator than the original’s BladeRunner, albeit with a massive does of Cosmic Disco, this is one to please any fans of synthetic soundtracks. Part SynthWave, part galactic Funk, part brap, this is a classy reMix.
♫ Chrome Canyon – Generations (Freak You reMix)
Chrome Canyon’s Elemental reMixes is out now on Stones Throw Records.
Here’s the latest output from On The Fruit main man Freak You. Premièring yesterday on Discobelle this is the Freak’s take in Swiss Trance artist Tatana’s, Ingrid Lukas featuring, No Lie. It sounds like it gave Franck a chance to really get his teeth into some classic dance sounds.
This one is all about the hypnotic bassline. That big of euphoric business is probably the reason the likes of Grum, MiGHty mOUse, Pat Lok, and Cosmonauts are already spinning the tune, it’s a dancefloor rocker. No one to stick to one genre or other, Franck mixing is a little Tropical flavour and some classic 90s House grooves to deliver a pretty timeless Dance track. Quite moody, quite ethereal, but quite optimistic and majestic too, this is another Freak You success.
It’s that time again! Today ‘the ever-awesome Holographic People’ are putting out their next release, the long awaited collection of reMixes from the Swiss SynthWave producer Worship’s Horizon EP, and man have they brought together some serious talent for this package.
The reMix release kicks off with electronic wizard Steve Moore’s version of the original EP’s lead track Spiral End, which features the vocals of Ricco Vitali from Cavaliers Of Fun. Moore takes the bares bones from the vocal track and whips them up into a deep warehouse groove. A hypnotic synth pulse that you could get totally lost in on the dancefloor. Freak You also tackles Spiral End, the Frenchman’s take on the track travels a different road. Freak You builds the tune into a powerful, driving SynthWave tune with piano House overtones and a creamy ElectroPop topping. The king of ‘80’s electronica, Mitch Murder, delivers his version of Horizon, taking his time with the track and working his synthesizer magic. He brings a smooth retro soundtrack vibe to the EP with shimmering melodies and roomy drum fills, layering the track with dramatic tones until bursting into a solo fuelled finale. Elsewhere on the EP you’ll find Finnish big room masters Jay Lamar & Jesse Oliver get funky with Miles Inside, combining a low down House groove with lush emotive piano and abrasive, Acidic, synth lines for full on dancefloor intoxication. The EP also comes equipped with Tanz/Tanz’s dark club take on Spiral End. Another amazing release from both Worship and Holographic People.
♫ Worship (Feat. Ricco Vitali ) – Spiral End (Steve Moore reMix)
♫ Worship (Feat. Ricco Vitali ) – Spiral End (Freak You reMix)
♫ Worship – Horizon (Mitch Murder reMix)
♫ Worship – Miles Inside (Jay Lamar & Jesse Oliver reMix)
Neonized’s latest release comes from Spanish Nu-Disco rising star TheLook. Tracks from the Nightwaves single are already making waves with tracks from the package already getting play from the likes of A.N.D.Y., Jeremy Glenn, Douze and DCup. The single holds two originals and a bunch of reMixes, all of which are top quality.
Nightwaves is a slick-as-all-hell Disco tune with some nice nods to ‘90’s House. A relentless funk drives the track powered by a body moving digital bassline Nightwaves combines the best of robo Disco with a soulful side guaranteed to move you on the dancefloor. You Can Dace, the tracks flip side takes a more House-based approach, there’s loads of Chicago overtones here, and a hook that will be stuck in your head all day. Amongst the reMixes you’ll fine these gems from Freak You, who delivers a ponding piano-led progressive mix, energetic but deep, that is an intoxicating call to dance, and Canada’s Pat Lok turns in his Lawn Sprinkler Dub (which we presume is names for the shuffling percussion) which also channels a strong ‘90’s vibe. Whist we were expecting something a bit more Disco from Mr. Lok, we can’t say we’re disappointed with his awesome ‘90’s Rave tune. This EP is seriously worth checking out.
♫ TheLook – Nightwaves (Freak You reMix)
♫ TheLook – You Can Dance (Pat Lok ‘Lawn Sprinkler’ Dub)
The world of the producer is very much like the cruellest corners of the animal kingdom. Producers stalk the plains, solitary and silent, hunting for stems. Occasionally stopping to sniff the air in the hope of catching the scent of an acapella vocal. A producer must work with stems at least once every two weeks to survive, in times of drought competition can be fierce, and when a new herd of stems is noticed many producers can fall upon it in a feeding frenzy. Actually, in the case of Touch Tone’s Home Away From Home’ we can see why, the vocal is spectacularly epic, it must be hard for a producer to resist the temptation.
On The Fruit Records main man Freak You, just couldn’t resist. And for that we are glad. He turns in this wonderful, lush, ‘90’s House mix complete with 909 drums, piano hook and and a piercing square wave lead that just screams ‘90’s Dance Pop. More than anything Freak You’s reMix is fun fun fun and conjures up the best of times dancing your ass off in the ‘90’s. Freak You;’s reMix will keep a smile on my face all day!
♫ Touch Tone – Home Away From Home (Freak You ‘DJ Tool’ reMix)
Touch Tone’s ‘Home Away From Home’ is out now on Binary.
On The Fruit Records head honcho Freak You must never sleep. Seriously, this guy must be hunched over racks of studio gear 24/7! Hot on the heels of his Goldroom reMix he’s just dropped another brand new track. This time a reMix for TheLook.
TheLook is one of the guys behind the blog/label Neonized and will soon be releasing ‘Nightwaves’ as a single, featuring, obviously, this reMix right here. Freak You pulls everything out the bag for this track and ends up with something that is both classy and classic. The riff it is based around is just pumping, it provides a really nice driving force for the rest of the tracks multitude of elements. Freak You drift’s further into a ‘90’s sound with this tune, but the ‘90’s was along time, a whole decade, and the Frenchman seems to work a little of the whole ten years into this one. From the percussion to the progressive bass to the big piano hook, this is proper dance music. Freak You showing them all how it’s done again.
Drewamwave originator (literally) Goldroom and Australian vocalist Chella’s ‘Fifteen’ saw a stunning return to what Dreamwave was supposed to be about, nostalgic good times and emotional resonance with a good groove. the track has made quite a stir since it dropped early last month, so much so that Josh, under pressure from admirers, released the acapella to the public.
Luckily for us it was picked up by On The Fruit Records main man and all round top DiscoElectroPop producer Freak You. Freak You washed the track ain layers and layers of right tones and lush pads. So much so that the track is actually borderline Chillwave. More Chillwave with a proper Disco beat. The swirling masses of starlight arpeggios forming a wall of melody that weaves in and out of the reverb washed vocals to create something quite magical. Like a Disco dream, it’s all beats and soft-focus.
If you read electronic rumors at all you’ll know that in the past year French symphonic Nu-Disco maestro Monsieur Adi has been raising the bar for everyone with amazing track after amazing track, leading up to the release of his mind-blowing ‘Fire Fire Fire’ EP.
Now the track ‘Requiem’ from the EP is getting a single release and one of the reMixes included will be by On The Fruit head honcho Freak You. Freak You’s reMix is a breezy ElectroPop affair, playing with the vocoded vocals as another layer of melody. Speaking of Melodies, Freak You’s multiple lead lines are a real joy in this tune, each one complementing the last. The ‘She’s In Heaven’ mix is a real nice mid-tempo jam that strikes just the right blissed out note.
♫ Monsieur Adi – Requiem (Freak You ‘She’s In Heaven’ reMix)
The ‘Fire fire Fire’ EP is out now and comes highly recommended, ‘Requiem’ is out soon.
Freak You gets his dirty synth groove on in his new reMix. Tackling MRTN and Lovisa Negga’s track of last year, ‘Slow’, Freak you creates and Minimal, ElectroPop, Acid, Disco, House beast.
With a funky, space, ‘80’s ElectroPop bassline laying the foundations the track really plays around with electronic music. Dropping bits of Chicago House, 303 burbling, SynthPop, there’s even a Rave lead in there. The highpoints of the track are defiantly the bassline and the snare, both power the track along, both with a bit of a New Order feel. The mix is a melting pot if ideas, but it works, and gives the lilting vocals something nice to work over. Freak You’s Franck is one of hardest working guys in the biz, I have no idea where he gets the time for quality reMixes like this!
♫ MRTN (Feat. Lovisa Negga) – Slow (Freak You reMix)
Friday saw the release of French Discomeister Douze’s ‘Eternity’s Call Back’ EP from Discotexas.
the EP’s two original tracks ‘Eternity’s Call Back’ and ‘Forsaken’ are sweeping, cosmic slices of electronic Disco Funk, with ‘Forsaken’ even verging into space-age ElectroPop territory. To mark the release, check out these two reMixes of ’Forsaken’ from Freak You, who turns the track into a digital slap bass monster with a surprising, but wicked, electric piano lead line, and Publicist, whose deep analog synth Disco take is a smooth robotic dancefloor invasion.