Pied Piper’s reworking of Marvin Gaye’s immortal “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” is one of the deepest, most respectful remix I’ve ever heard anywhere.
I may be a wee bit obsessed with KING. After melting in adoration over their recent single, I had to revisit it in Vibe Conductor style.
The standout track of my new Madchester Monday night was Paul Oakenfold‘s remix of “W.F.L. (Wrote For Luck)” by the Happy Mondays (re-titled “W.F.L. (Think About The Future Mix)”).
This remix of “Just the Way You Are”—from Bruno Mars’ debut album, Doo Wops & Hooligans—brings the pop R&B of the original into the disco.
I don’t want summer to end so I’m going to post one of my all time favorite reggae songs, Gregory Isaacs 1978 classic “The Border.”
Dudes like Oddisee, Freddie Gibbs, and Joey Bada$$ are making me like rap music again for the first time in years.
You have to love positive rappers! Dee-1 from New Orleans keeps it bouncing while pushing higher goals and challenging the status quo head on.
Brazilian singer-songwriter Seu Jorge’s turn as a Portuguese-singing, Bowie-obsessed crew member aboard the Belafonte inspired him to record an entire album of Bowie covers, The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions.
The progressive house remix of Yeah Yeah Yeahs breakout hit, “Maps” by Tommie Sunshine, CID, and Modern Machines is no longer only in the hands of the world’s most overpaid entertainers.