Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304)

Mixtape: Bay Area Artists, Remixing and Remixed (Podcast #304) All too frequently, remixes are just okay, but when they are great, they're really something special. A truly great remix can shed new light on the original artist's work and stand on its own as a unique creation. That's no easy feat, either, given the tension between staying true to an original song's components and a reworker's desire to create something new and personal. These days, it feels far too easy to get remix fatigue. Reworkings seem to pop up almost immediately after original songs are released, and they can come [...]

Shigeto & Exray's – "Yellow Light" (Remix)

San Francisco based indie electro group Exray's released a new album courtesy of Howell’s Transmitter last month and are already hitting the remix circuit. Trust a Robot is heavy in electronic pop beats that are both gritty and up-beat. Its title is an ode to its futuristic narrative, and its music tells a story like a beautiful dystopian science fiction novel. Each track offers a new experimentation or exciting foray into a defining sound or lyric. A few twists surprise the listener from time to time, but always in a welcoming and fitting way. It's an adventurous and ear-pleasing record. [...]

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