Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

REMIXES This was a very difficult list to pare down. Remixes certainly didn’t suffer any kind of shortage over the course of the year, and with each subsequent mind-bending remix, the previous one gets pushed back a little bit further from memory. Such was the case with Bonobo’s Balearic treatment of Maya Jane Coles’ remix  of Ella Fitzgerald’s “Blue Skies.’ which turned out as beautiful … Continue reading Best of 2014: Remixes, Etc

Sunday Sounds: Kygo

No, not the Denver-based country music radio station.  Not even close.  This Kygo is a Norwegian-sourced producer of some of the most catchy and intoxicating deep house songs and remixes coming out right now. This post is kicking off a new monthly(-ish) theme dedicating all my posts and reviews to performers of Electric Forest, a music festival in western Michigan set to kick off it’s … Continue reading Sunday Sounds: Kygo

frankles free fridays

Drake dropped a free track called “Draft Day,” which samples Lauren Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)” for a clever, stuttering base. I’m fairly certain the song is a blatant attempt to get into Jennifer Lawrence’s pants.  Not even subtle about it, Drizzy.  I would have gone for an X-Men reference myself, but maybe your Hunger Games call-out will work better. M83 played Coachella two years … Continue reading frankles free fridays