Scavenger Hunt – Lost (Lenno Remix)

80s vibes on this one from all-round superstar Lenno. ‘Lost’ was released last year, in Novemeber, and I’m quite a big fan of the originals big sounding synths, flexing bassline and almost Haim sounding vocals, it reminds me a little of Two Door Cinema Club. Lenno’s interpretation has changed the synth to an overdriven sound, … Continue reading

Chris Malinchak – When The World Stops Turning (feat. Sam Dew)

Chris Malinchak returns with new single ‘When The World Stops Turning’. It’s a more melodic, relaxing and somewhat dark record, a little different from the deep house we’re used to, and it’s great. It sounds a little inspired by Mat Zo, and features the effortless vocals of Sam Dew, who has previously worked with Skrillex … Continue reading

ODESZA – Say My Name (feat. Zyra) [Basic Tape Remix]

The vocals remind me of Mausi, but the pulsing synths add that Clean Bandit aspect before the drop. Then there’s that stylised electro hook which I personally can’t get enough of. The original is pretty good too! ODESZA is the name of an electronic duo based in Seattle, with dreamy records that remind me a … Continue reading

Xavier Rudd – Follow The Sun (Alex Cruz Remix)

It’s Tuesday – the hardest day of the week is behind us and we’re looking towards the end of the week… Alex Cruz brings his own brand of country meets surfstyle meets electronic, inspired by Xavier Rudd’s ‘Follow The Sun’. We’d draw comparisons with Passenger and Angus Stone, but Rudd really has developed his own … Continue reading

MASHUP MONDAYS: Discosid – My Friend Has A Suit & Tie

After a few weeks of Discosid not being featured, he returns with ‘My Friend Has a Suit & Tie’ – mixing Justin Timberlake and Mausi’s ‘My Friend Has a Swimming Pool’ (which was Radio 1’s track of the day last week! – congrats Mausi!). The result is a laid back version of Suit & Tie, … Continue reading

Planet Funk – Chase The Sun (Drop Out Orchestra Rework)

Drop Out Orchestra are building up a strong reputation with their ever-diverse range of reworks. Following on from ‘No Scrubs’, the Swedish producers have turned to modern classic record ‘Chase The Sun’ for inspiration. I have to admit, I knew the song only from memory before, but the instantly recognisable hook reminded me of its … Continue reading