DJ Harvey takes the perfect disco funk jam, “Gotta Keep On Trying” by Tenderness, strips it down, and stretches it out to build the excitement and energy to epic proportions.
To celebrate KC’s amazing rotary mixer find, he mixed together some tunes and called it Rotary Connection (not to be confused with the awesome band of the same name).
Samuel Jonathan Johnson brings the funk with this in-the-pocket classic, “Sweet Love,” off his one and only album entitled My Music.
Producer Sam Gellaitry adds a great remix to “1, 2 Step,” the well-loved modern classic by Ciara.
“Voodoo Lady” is the funk track on Ween’s Chocolate & Cheese album. The song bounces along nicely (ahem).
Here’s another Motown remix I’ve been playing that really does it for me: DJ Twister does a classy remix of Otis Redding’s soul classic “Sittin’ On The Dock Of The Bay.”
The amazing championship-winning turntablist team turned producers, C2C have done a wonderful remix of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition”. They’ve managed to bring something fresh and worthy to the table.
Remington “Remy” Shand’s tribute to legendary skateboarder “The Gonz” has all the style and funk of The Gonz in motion and a slick video to accompany it.
Most re-edits suck. Fortunately there are a bunch of solid re-editors out there: Rahaan, Jamie 3:26 and Cratebug, to name a but a few, who take great songs and give them just the right touch to squeeze new excitement out of them without leaving gaudy fingerprints all over the place.
This is the second song off It’s Album Time by Todd Terje that we’ve featured on the blog. “Inspector Norse” starts off slow, but the patient listener is rewarded as the song unfolds with a kaleidoscope of uplifting sounds.