Getting Back Into the Swing of Things

Well, if I’ve never mentioned before; I’m doing my Masters in Science and I’m getting close to completing it aka shit’s hitting the fan. I just finished my big presentation, so all is calm for now until I have to start writing my thesis. Before any of that, holidays come first and the blog just got pushed back to near the top. Listening to music again, I actually haven’t really listened to much other than the big albums that came out recently for the last month. First time listening to Hype Machine in a while and hearing some great tracks, first on the list is the Adventure Club remix of Metric’s Collect Call which strangely reminds me of Ellie Goulding‘s Starry Eyed. The originals are vaguely similar, but the remix makes it a lot closer for me. Strangely enough, the Adventure Club remix is dubstep, but I don’t hate it. Very strange. Posting the Russ Chimes remix of Ellie Goulding with this. Next track is the Ipaneema mash-up Rock your Weapon at the Cinema which has the Madeon remix of Deadmau5‘s Raise Your Weapon, the Skrillex remix of Benny Benassi‘s Cinema, and a little shout out to MJ Rock With You at the beginning. I was going to post the Madeon remix as well because it’s such a great remix but I already posted it a while back. Lastly, the Royskopp remix of Kings of Leon The Immortals, intro threw me off a bit but what a great track.

Metric – Collect Call (Adventure Club Remix)

Ellie Goulding – Starry Eyed (Russ Chimes Remix)

Madeon x Benny Benassi x Skrillex x Michael Jackson – Rock your Weapon at the Cinema (Ipaneema mash-up)

Kings of Leon – The Immortals (Royksopp Remix)

Mid-Week Update

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Alright, here’s your mid-week update. Starting off with the Breakbot remix of Sneaky Sound System When We Were Young, again that sound I love. Slightly like an instrumental track or at least that’s what it felt like, not many vocals except for the little bits of repeats. It’s all good. Second is from Russ Chimes, his unofficial remix of Crystal Waters. Club house? Electro funk? Whatever it is I like the track. Last track is by Kaskade featuring Dragonette Fire In Your New Shoes. I’m always happy about new Dragonette, they’ve been collabing with a lot of music producers lately. Her voice is quite unique. And a bit of news, due to the leaking of their upcoming second self-titled album on the web, Crystal Castles will be releasing the album on their website April 23rd, this Friday. What’s up with all this leaking business? Labels seriously need to plug these leaks and stop chasing after their customers. Anyways, expect an album review in the very near future.

Sneaky Sound System – When We Were Young (Breakbot Remix)

Crystal Waters – Gypsy Woman (Russ Chimes’ Unofficial Remix)

Kaskade feat. Dragonette – Fire In Your New Shoes

Little Update

So this will be the first real post since moving hosts. I’ve smoothed over most little problems that came from switching hosts, only problem now is the RSS feed. I’ve tried it on a couple different computers and I’m pretty sure it redirects proper to Feedburner. If you haven’t already, make sure you switch your RSS feed reader url to this new RSS link. Unfortunately our subscriber count on FB dropped significantly, I hope that resolves itself. And apologies, I haven’t been able to check my email (or receive for that matter) since the host change, that also has been resolved now. You’ll notice the old feed link will still work, kind of, but it’s a temporary redirect so update your links.

Starting off with another The White Panda mash-up of the Russ Chimes remix of The Vanish Hold On with Will.I.Am I Got It From my Momma. I just can’t stop listening to mash-ups by TWP, they’re great. But I’ll try to slow down with the mash-up posting after this, way too many being made these days. Second track is the Death to the Throne remix of Santigold L.E.S. Artistes which I actually enjoyed the intro. It doesn’t really start right away, I like that commentary on that overplayed BEP track. The track doesn’t really get into things until 1m40s though, so wait a bit. And lastly, also with a slow intro, the Plus Move remix of Passion Pit Little Secrets featuring Future Kiddd. The intro threw me off because it’s like the last track, is also 1m40s. What a coincidence eh? It’s got that whole retro groove sound going for it though, a sound I don’t get enough of these days and I want more!

The Vanish vs. Will.I.Am – Hold On My Momma (The White Panda Mash-Up)

Santigold – L.E.S. Artistes (Death to the Throne Remix)

Passion Pit feat. Future Kiddd – Little Secrets (Plus Move Remix)