Canadian producer Wolf Saga just can’t keep his hands off of Iggy Azalea’s tune, can he? Thankfully it’s to all our benefit as his obvious love for the source material allows him to create these amazing ElectroPop, SynthWave, Hip Hop mashups that just work. We have no idea how they work, but the just do.
So, who’d have thought some lush 80’s synths, Dreamwave beats and sparking leads would have married up perfectly with Iggy’s dirty south flow? No-one? Well Wolf Saga does and for the second time, this time with Bounce, he delivers swirling, nostalgic synths and a steady retro groove that is so intertwined with the vocals that, again, it;s hard to imagine they weren’t always supposed to be line this. More upbeat than his previous Iggy mix, Work, Wolf Saga’s take on Bounce is a summer afternoon hit.
Sometimes reMixes are all the same. A Nu-Disco producer reMixing a Nu-Disco producer, you can guess what the results are. But sometimes a cross genre reMix comes along when the reMixing producer completely makes the song their own and take it in directions that are miles away from where it started, yet sound like it was always meant to be. Catch a listen to Canadian Chillwaver Wolf Saga’s reMix of Iggy Azalea current single, Work, and see what we mean.
How this works we’re not sure, but it does, perfectly. Work now sounds like it was always supposed to be an epic 80s synth Power Ballad and Iggy’s flow doesn’t, in the slightest, feel lout of place there. Lyrically Work is quite a story, and Wolf Saga teases a real emotional resonance out of it with layers of cinematic synths and pulsating bass notes. We can’t understate how much this reMix surprisingly works, so well, you can;t help but be drawn into it.