frankles free fridays

If you've ever seen RL Grime play live, and wondered at what point you completely lost your mind, it was probably the moment he dropped the Djemba Djemba remix of Banks' "Fall Over." The swooning, dark ballad receives an injection of trap, and seems to make good on the self-destructive threats of the original. Now, … Continue reading frankles free fridays

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frankles free fridays

If you've thoroughly worn out last year's epic "In Return," but you've still got the Odesza bug,  head to their site and download their 2012 debut, "Summer's Gone" for free. It may not be as refined, but it has a lot of the same irregular rhythms and incredible sampler usage and sound manipulation that creates … Continue reading frankles free fridays

frankles free fridays

Jose Gonzalez took what was a beautiful, marching love song by The Knife and transformed it into a soft, sweet lullaby. All the raw power of The Knife's original was somehow, and magnificently maintained. So it's understandable when I see a remix of Gonzalez' cover, that I approached it with some (re: a LOT) of hesitation. … Continue reading frankles free fridays

frankles free fridays

First up is a Pixies remix, which I don't see nearly enough of.  The vocals are unfortunately missing from this version by Mt. Eden, but it manages to attain the ideal balance in a remix, leaving enough of the song and parts intact enough to remain recognizable, and using those parts to create a fresh … Continue reading frankles free fridays