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Best Remix The Shapeshifters, “Lola’s Theme Recut (Dr. Packer Remix)”  Dr. Packer’s remix of “Lola’s Theme Recut” on Glitterbox Recordings was a good addition to the Lola’s Theme Recut release. The remix has the right balance of energy over the course of the track, making it a winner to play out in sets. I expect “Lola’s Theme Recut (Dr. Packer Remix)” to remain in my rotation in 2018. Honorable Mention

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Best Remix Snacks, “Order To The Senses (Kornél Kovács Remix)” When Berlin and Stockholm collided musically, it was pure magic. German producer Kornèl Kovács flipped “Order To The Senses” — a lovely house track by the Swedish duo Snacks — into one of the sexiest and addictive deep house jams of 2017. Honorable Mentions Men I Trust, “Tailwhip (Essáy’s Laidback Remix) Parcels, “Myenemy (Inagwa Remix)” Best LP/EP Demuja, Demujas Disco Cuts Although issued

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Best Remix Henry Saiz feat. Cora Novoa, “Golden Dawn (Brynjolfur Dream Mix)”  Spanish producer Henry Saiz produces quality house and nu-disco with a dark edge. This Brynjolfur remix takes his sound to a new level with synths that swirl like a tornado and an atmosphere that builds up to an intensity like no other. And the drop. Listen to it. This is what a drop is, people! Best LP/EP Honey Dijon, The Best of Both Worlds Honey Dijon has been

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Best Remix Kesha, “Praying (Oliver Nelson remix)” Swedish producer Oliver Nelson has a knack for making remixes sound even better than the original. If you like what you hear, stay tuned for an exclusive Blisspop interview with him ahead of his US tour. For fans of nu-disco bangers. Best LP/EP Tame Impala, Currents B-sides & Remixes Perhaps it blasphemy to give it to Tame Impala’s B-sides considering these tracks were produced circa 2015,

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Best Remix Marian Hill, “Down (Franky Rizardo Remix)” While collaborations between pop and house music don’t always produce the most tasteful results, it’s tunes like this that show how it’s done. Reworking the simple piano groove of Marian Hill’s “Down” (of iPhone commercial fame), Rizardo curates rhythm that’s infectious at every event I’ve played it out. Best LP/EP Walker & Royce, Self Help Along with the rest of the Dirtybird