Various Artists - The Remixes (Vol.1) EP on Jeudi Records

Words by: Henry McGraw
Posted: 26/1/16 7:15

Various Artists - Title: The Remixes (Vol.1) EP - Label: Jeudi Records

With the New Year comes a brand new series from the guys at Jeudi, and it’s definitely something special. For this new series, they are inviting a few of their favourite producers to re-sculpt some of the label’s original releases. After having put their own unique twists on Jeudi’s originals, we are left with 4  top remixes.

First up, Maxxi Soundsystem takes on Doctor Dru’s ‘Proper Lane’, and transforms what was a dark, thoughtful piece into an uplifting, hot chip-esque effort. As you’d expect, it is a perfectly constructed piece, ready to be dropped at peak time on any dancefloor.

Next, MANIK reworks Cheap Picasso’s ‘Don’t Play Around’. The original was highly successful in its own right, but MANIK hasn’t been afraid to strip it right back to its core. In so doing, he’s produced a proper old school slammer.

The penultimate track on the record comes courtesy of BPitch’s Camea; the Berlin-based producer has moulded Bambook’s original ‘Tow The Line’ into a dark, unforgiving beast of a track. Rubbery bass and distorted pads make this arguably the heaviest track on the record, and we love it. Finally, up and coming Miami/Stockholm production team Quina add a certain spacey, dreaminess to Bambook’s Träume.

This first part of Jeudi’s new series has set a high bar indeed, and we’re already excited about the next instalment.

Various Artists - The Remixes (Vol.1) EP on Jeudi Records
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Our Rating: 8/10


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