[Unknown To The Unknown boss Rupert Cogan (aka DJ Haus) is pictured above] Best Remix MichaelBrailey, “You Said We’re Not Dying” (7777777 Remix) [Hush Hush]I played this track during every club set throughout 2016. The remix’s waves of intensity crest to release rolling shake off kicks and precision chopped vocal elements all while gliding across timeless pad tones. Every time I play this, I feel like I’m at the edge
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Best Remix Way too many to pick from, but I think I’m going to go with Tom Demac’s remix of Maribou State and Pedestrian’s “The Clown”. Tom just has a way of taking a rough, raw sound and using it to create a beautiful song. Best LP/EP Ashworth’s “Money” EP on Pets Recordings just came out a couple weeks ago, but it’s a release that is quality all the way
Best Remix For me, it was all about Four Tet’s remix of Eric Prydz’s “Opus.” A late arrival in 2015, Four Tet managed to take an anthemic marvel and churned it into a surreal epic that felt like a stormy sea of synths – lifting higher and higher until you could literally feel your heart bursting out of your chest. Very few tracks have actually brought tears to my eyes,
Best Remix Tale of Us turned Plastikman’s “EXpand” into a dark, deliberate, and contemplative techno track with their remix. They emphasized the piano, created a perfect breakdown, and demonstrated a masterful understanding of how to create intricate rhythms with percussion. For these reasons, Plastikman – “EXpand (Tale of Us Remix)” wins best remix of 2015 in my book. Honorable mentions: Kaiserdisco, “Jet Stream (H.O.S.H. Remix)”; Solomon Grey, “Miradors (Lane 8