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I present to you a beautiful collection of indie music that’s been remixed and remastered by RAC (The Remix Artist Collective) bringing you great music with an indie techno new wave twist that makes you start to wonder which version you like better. SCROLL DOWN INSIDE THE PLAYER to view more tracks. There are 109 songs in this list! That’s right THERE ARE ONE HUNDRED AND NINE SONGS IN THIS PLAYLIST!!!! Scroll down in the player and check them all out!
Which remix song is your favorite?
The new wave group, Kids of 88, was formed in 2004. Group members Jordan Arts and Sam McCarthy, grew up listening to styles of music different from that of your average teenager. In time, they developed a new wave sound, by taking past ideas from pop music and putting a new twist on them. Their music can be described as a combination of “sleazy basslines”, “mind-numbingly catchy hooks” and “suggestive innuendos.” Their intertwining of quirky lyrics and musical elements, make them a force to be reckoned with in pop music. Based out of New Zealand, Kids of 88 built off their local success and soon began to spread throughout the United States. It was in the U.S. that Kids of 88 landed a remix for superstar Ke$ha’s single “Tik Tok.” Soon after, pop group Cobra Starship also requested Kids of 88 remix their song, “Hot Mess.”
This single “Just A Little Bit”, debuted at #13 on the New Zealand chart, when their album “Sugarpills” was released on August 16, 2010. In addition to their success with “Just A Little Bit”, Kids Of 88 were chosen to support Ke$ha on her December 2010 European tour which hit the following markets: Zurich, Paris, Brussels, Barcelona and Madrid. A Kids of 88 tour in the U.S. is also in the works for 2011.
I wasn’t sure if I should feature this song or their track Sugarpills but this one has just the right kind of provocative beat that gets my feet moving. I also am a fan of GoldFrapp and this song undulates with the titillating sex pump that’s in songs like Strict Machine and Train but with more punch and violence. Their music video doesn’t fail to convey the message either. Also check out Sugarpills with a Sinead O’Connor sample mixed in with good effect.
Also check out the official Kids of 88 website.
“Get your Filthy Dukes off me!”, she cried before screaming and dashing out of the dark pulsing London nightclub. Funny scene huh, happens ALL THE TIME!
What’s with all the electronic music on the Song of the Day blog? This doesn’t sound like indie music, it’s like I’m in a Nintendo game from the 80′s or something? Which makes me wonder, did they have Nintendo in England in 1985 too? The guys from Filthy Dukes probably did, damn dirty remixers.
Happy Thanksgiving! I can thank my sister Linnea for introducing me to this super groovy band. She heard about them because they are from Boulder Colorado, which is close to where she went to school. Although now she’s graduated and going to school in Pennsylvania.
This song caught me the first time I heard it. But with each new listen, I feel more and more compelled to dance, it’s just too lively. The track is by Mistabishi, an electronic music Drum and Bass DJ from the UK who put out an album last year after getting signed onto Hospital Records an indie Drum n Bass label out of Forest Hill, South London.
To a non drum and bass listener perhaps “it’s all electronic” to me. But because of the easy of accessibility of computers, mixers, and music making software, I’d say that if anything more and more artists will begin incorporating electronic sounds and components into their music, and without a doubt the sub genres of music these days are ever-expanding and new genres are forming all the time, so why not try some new flavors because they aren’t going away anytime soon.
I don’t normally listen to drum and bass but somehow I found this song and it stuck on me. Especially once it finishes developing.
To get a better taste of the rest of Mistabishi’s music, have a listen to this track No Matter What which in large part responsible for Mistabishi’s success after it made some waves in the UK’s DnB crowd.
Another interesting song and music video is Printer Jam in which he uses the various sounds a printer makes to create the entire soundscape of the track. It’s also just an interesting video.
Although I can’t vouch for a lot of his other songs since I get lost in the speed of a lot of Drum and Bass songs, here’s the list of links to find and listen to more of Mistabishi’s stuff. It sounds like he’ll have some new material out soon as well, so keep an eye on this guy.
Buy this song: From Memory (Matrix Remix) on iTunes