SO, ITS BEEN A WHILE I DIDNT RELEASE A FULL PLAYLIST OF SONGS AT ONCE. JUST WHEN U THOUGHT HEY KIDS WOULD NOT GIVE U SOME NICE XMAS PRESENT, ITS HAPPENING. I WANTED TO RELEASE THIS MUCH EARLIER BUT I HAD TO DELAY IT A FEW TIMES CUZ I LIKE TO DO THINGS RIGHT. U KNOW, SELECT NICE TRACKS, MAKE A COOL COVER ART AND ALL. :)
THIS TIME LOOKS LIKE IM TRYING TO PUT TOGETHER A NEW MUSIC GENRE, YEAH JUST THAT. MAYBE I SHOULD HAVE CALLED IT BUBBLE POP OR GUM POP... BUT THE HELL AM TALKIN ABOUT, JUST DOWNLOAD & ENJOY.
00 - HEY KIDS! - Bubble Gum Intro
01 - Handsomeboy Technique - A Flick Of A Trick
02 - Cut Copy - Feel The Love
03 - p e a c e FIRE - Sapphire (GRUM Edit)
04 - Van She - Changes (G.L.O.V.E.S Remix)
05 - Sneaky Sound System - When We Were Young (Breakbot Remix)
06 - Pacific! - Number One
07 - Mickey Moonlight - Interplanetary Music
08 - Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream
09 - Cicada - Metropolis (The Twelves' B-LIVE Rio Mix)
10 - Charlie Why - Nina
11 - Lykke Li - Everybody But Me (Rocca Remix)
12 - Lo-Fi-Fnk - End
CLICK TRACKS TO DOWNLOAD THEM OR GET THE WHOLE ZIPPED THING HERE.
ANYWAY KIDS, DUNNO IF I WILL MAKE ANOTHER POST BEFORE 2009 SO SEE U NEXT YEAR MAYBE. DONT GROW UP TOO FAST, STAY FRESH & BEST WISHES YO.
December 28, 2008
December 16, 2008
U CAN DO COOL STUFF WITH LITTLE.
VIDEO FOR CROSS THE FADER BY PONEY PONEY.
I THINK JUSTICE DID THE PRODUCTION. IM NOT SURE AND AM TOO LAZY TO CHECK.
ON A SIDE NOTE, I APOLOGIZE TO ALL THE BANDS I WAS SUPPOSED TO POST LATELY AND I DID NOT. JUST BEEN QUITE BUSY LATELY. ONLY 2 POSTS IN 30 DAYS, HOW WEAK IS THAT?
BUT DONT WORRY. ITS SOON XMAS, I MIGHT MAKE YOU KIDS A NICE PRESENT IN THE NEXT DAYS! YAY MUCH
November 15, 2008
Something that would not please everyone's ears. This is DESOLATE. This is the sound of your Game Boy on acids. This is Kirby's Dreamland's soundtrack but between 2 games. You know, when Kirby's unemployed, and he gets drunk with the rejected pokemons nobody likes. And they switch the Genesis on, but there's beer on it and the SEGA voice goes crazy. That Justice cover is way cute by the way.
DESOLATE. - Genesis (Justice Cover)
DESOLATE. - IMGE PW 1
DESOLATE. - IMGE SEGA
DESOLATE. - IMGE WILLY at 3:16, beautiful.
DESOLATE. - IMGE ZELDAS GONE LINE OUT
DESOLATE & 5000 Animals - IMGE KIRBYS DETOX
Click the links above or get the whole thing at once with bonus HERE.
I love movie soundtracks. I've watched Danny Boyle's movie Sunshine recently. The score is beautiful. Some tracks remind me of M83 stuff. Why not post some?
John Murphy - What Do You See?
John Murphy - The Surface Of The Sun
November 5, 2008
November 4, 2008
This is up for voting at lafraise. Go gimme a nice score if you have an account there. If you dont have an account there, you can make one real quick. You can also not make an account and completely ignore this post. Up to you.
November 2, 2008
Not only music can be remixed. I Recently made up a little remix project. The concept is the same, you take somebody's work and make it your own by adding, removing, editing stuff... Here is the remixes of 14 artists including me who worked on the project.
Japchick (Original Mix), by AKUTOU.
Japchick (Slashelf Remix), by SLASHELF.
Japchick (Fake Remix), by Souloff.
Japchick (Kawai Love Remix), by Bram Vanhaeren.
Japchick (Kunoichi Remix), by ajiraiya.
Japchick (CCChick Remix), by CoolClubCrew.
Japchick (Nothing To See Here Remix), by YEH TEH.
Japchick (Sick Nasty Japanzy Remix), by Grandmaster Slam.
Japchick (Sleepy Kawaii Remix), by Sleepyed.
Japchick (Kawai Cross Section Remix), by 83grafik.
Japchick (Wet T-Shirt Contest Remix), by Jaxe.
Japchick (DV Remix), by Designer Violence.
Japchick (Innerzone Remix), by J3Concepts.
Japchick (Alienbiru's kaWai Remix), by Alienbiru.
Japchick (Sushi Arigato Remix), by AKUTOU.
Thanks to everyone involved in this. Be ready for episode 2 anytime soon.
October 28, 2008
EVAN PATRICK is from Brooklyn. He puts movie samples over his tracks. Yeah, à la MF DOOM. I think you call it skits? Anyway, I dig.
Evan Patrick - Julien
Evan Patrick - Collins
BONUS: MF DOOM tracks released under the alias King Geedorah. King Geedorah is a space monster.
King Geedorah - Fazers (not a skit but the beat is just too awesome i cant resist)
King Geedorah - Monster Zero
King Geedorah - Take Me To Your Leader
October 26, 2008
October 21, 2008
Mini compilation found on the Electrik Suicide's graveyard.
Here is the playlist.
Lismore - 1979 (Smashing Pumpkins Cover)
Pink Stallone - Ghostfriend
The Presets - Talk Like That (Jence Happy Hardcore Remix)
Fan Death - The Best Night
Psychic TV - She Was Surprised
More Pink Stallone here.
October 18, 2008
You've been waiting for fresh new remixes from BREAKBOT yeah? Well you can now add these two to your collection.
Evil Nine - They Live! (Breakbot Remix)
Digitalism - Apollo-Gize (Breakbot Hypnotoad Mix)
For more Breakbot remixes please consult the archive here.
BONUS: FRED FALKE also did a remix for this track.
Digitalism - Apollo-Gize (Fred Falke Edit)
October 15, 2008
Quick FUTURECOP! recap post. Dont have much time. It started with this wild one.
Crystal Castles - Alice Practice (Futurecop! Remix)
Sam Sparro - Sick (Futurecop! Remix VII)
M.I.A. - Bucky Done Gun (Futurecop! Remix)
Yo Majesty - Club Action (Futurecop! Remix)
That's it so far. Bonus anyone? Does these mash-ups count as remixes?
Futurecop! - Youngstar
Futurecop! - Fast Forward
October 4, 2008
JUSTICE. JUSTICE. JUSTICE. HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT A BAND CALLED JUSTICE LATELY? YEAH. WE ALL DO. AND ITS NOT NEW, THE WHOLE BLOGOSPHERE KNOWS ABOUT THEM FOR YEARS NOW. YES, YEARS. NOW THERE IS SOMETHING I DONT UNDERSTAND.
HOW COMES SO MUCH PEOPLE ARE HATING ON THEM?
I FUCKING DONT GET IT.
MAYBE ITS JUST THE SIDE EFFECT OF THE WORLDWIDE BUZZ THEY MADE LAST YEAR. I DONT KNOW.
BUT WHAT I DO KNOW IS THE FOLLOWING. JUSTICE IS A PHENOMENAL BAND. THEY MAKE FYUCKING GREAT MUSIC. THEY HAD INSPIRED A LOT OF PEOPLE. I PERSONNALY THINK A LOT OF BANDS WOULDNT EVEN EXIST IF JUSTICE WOULDNT BE HERE (GOOD AND BAD BANDS). IM ALSO SURE MORE PEOPLE ARE LISTENING TO ELECTRONIC MUSIC THANKS TO THEM. INCLUDING ME. THEY HELPED MAKING THE WHOLE ELECTRO SCENE WHAT IT IS, FROM UNDERGROUND TO MAINSTREAM. EVERY STEPS. YOU ARE TIRED OF D.A.N.C.E? ITS CALLED A HIT. YOU CANT COUNT HOW MANY PEOPLE REMIXED IT (MOSTLY BADLY, I STOPPED COLLECTING AROUND 15). FAIR ENOUGH, JUSTICE IS MORE THAN ONE SONG. THEY HAVE SOME REAL ELECTRO ANTHEMS IN THEIR MUSICAL PORTFOLIO. THEY HAVE MADE BRILLIANT REMIXES AS WELL. AND TALKIN ABOUT REMIXES, THEY HAVE BEEN REMIXED BY THE MOST TALENTED PEOPLE IN THE REMIX INDUSTRY. ALAN BRAXE & FRED FALKE? MSTRKRFT? HELLO? I HAVE JUST READ A FEW COMMENTS ON A CERTAIN BLOG AND IT WAS FULL OF BULLSHIT ABOUT THEM, THAT THEY ARE A MARKETING PRODUCT AND OTHER VERY RANDOM SHIT. WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE? GEEZ.
I'VE BEEN LISTENING TO JUSTICE FOR A LONG TIME. A LOT OF THEIR TRACKS/REMIXES HAS BEEN ON REPEAT ON MY MP3 PLAYER. FUCKING AMAZED ME. ITS BEEN A MOMENT I DID NOT LISTEN TO THEM NOW BUT WHATEVER IT DOESNT CHANGE ANYTHING. THEY MADE GREAT STUFF SO FAR. THE VERY 1ST POST ON THIS BLOG WAS ABOUT JUSTICE. AND IT WASNT EVEN CALLED HEY KIDS! AT THIS TIME.
IT MAKES ME BELIVE HATE IS JUST THE NEXT STEP TO AN ARTIST CAREER, RIGHT AFTER SUCCESS AND LOVE. JUSTICE I LOVE YOU. FUCK THE HATERS.
LET ME REFRESH YOUR MEMORIES. YES, DIRECT DOWNLOAD LINKS ARE BACK.
Justice - Waters Of Nazareth
Justice - Let There Be Light
Justice - Phantom
Justice - Sure You Will
SOME REMIXES NOW.
Soulwax - NY Excuse (Justice Remix)
Scenario Rock - Skitzo Dancer (Justice Remix)
N.E.R.D - She Wants to Move (Justice Remix)
Britney Spears - Me Against the Music (Justice Mix)
Klaxons - As Above, So Below (Justice Remix)
ZZT - Lower State Of Consciousness (Justice Remix)
AND SOME D.A.N.C.E. REMIXES FOT THE HATERS. TRY LISTENING TO THE MUSIC THIS TIME.
Justice - D.A.N.C.E. (Alan Braxe & Fred Falke Remix)
Justice - D.A.N.C.E. (MSTRKRFT Remix)
Justice - D.A.N.C.E. (CFCF Remix)
Justice - D.A.N.C.E. (Justice Remix)
October 3, 2008
October 1, 2008
This is not really new but it's too good not to share. ANORAAK remixed by talented ADEYHAWKE & GRUM.
Anoraak - Nightdrive With You (Adeyhawke Mix)
Anoraak - Nightdrive With You (GRUM's New Wave Remix)
Original track here, beautiful Anoraak remix here. Love.
September 29, 2008
I've been collecting a bunch of remixes by japanese electronic trio 80KIDZ lately. Certain of their productions remind me of RAC's stuff. How glad was I to find a FUTURECOP! remix in the list :) Glad I was too when I found out there was a remix of the BLACK KIDS song which THE TWELVES made me love so much. Black Kids, HEY KIDS!, 80 Kidz... that's a lot of kids. I'm hungry. I wanna eat salmon sushis badly these days, damn you Hyperbole.
Futurecop! - Class of 1984 (80 Kidz Remix)
Black Kids - I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You (80 Kidz Remix)
(The Twelves remix for this one is obligatory to possess)
Autokratz - Stay The Same (80 Kidz Remix)
September 25, 2008
To celebrate the fact that I'm back to posting stuff, what's better than blogging 4 FRED FALKE remixes? Maybe posting 4 Braxe remixes? But nope, today is Falke. It's kinda crazy how this guy manage to release so much music and keep such a quality everytime. Now out of these 4 Falke remixes, there MUST be one you will love! I think mine would be the LADYHAWKE remix. :)
Lykke Li - I'm Good, I'm Gone (Fred Falke Remix)
The Whitest Boy Alive - Golden Cage (Fred Falke Remix)
Ladyhawke - Back Of The Van (Fred Falke Ultimate Beverly Mix)
Kish Mauve - Lose Control (Fred Falke Remix)
I'm cool like that.
September 20, 2008
An invisible band! How cool! Music is invisible after all, right? And wait a minute, I've been pretty much invisible myself these past weeks... But now I'm back and fully operational. Gonna take care of all the cool kids checking this blog. Gonna feed them with my fav audio gems. Starting right now with LETS GET INVISIBLE. Enjoy the retro/80's feel, it's all good vibes.
Lets Get Invisible - Viewers Like You
Lets Get Invisible - The Jump Back
More stuff super soon. Hold on.
TAGS: lets get invisible
August 22, 2008
September 4th. Who's coming to see Futurecop? I know I will. :D
Futurecop! vs Ciara - Fast Forward
Also make sure to check out these new guys Empire Of The Sun, such good vibes deserve full attention from all the cool kids.
Empire Of The Sun - Walking On A Dream
August 20, 2008
July 31, 2008
July 30, 2008
I dont have internet at the moment. I cant check my emails. I cant work. I cant read my favorite blogs. I cant download movies. I cant communicate with my friends around the globe. I cant accept friend requests. I cant blog hot tracks. I cant play GTA online. No internet sucks. But right now I have the opportunity to make one post. :)
Haze. I listen to this gem on repeat. The music literally takes you to a space odyssey. Just listen to it, masterpiece I say. Get in your spaceships and press play to go conquer the universe.
Alan Braxe - Haze
Where is Justice hiding? Well it's good that they're hiding a bit. We've seen them everyday everywhere last year. As long as they drop fresh new tracks like this every now and then, they can hide as they want. Fine with me.
Justice - Sure You Will
No internets.. but I had the time to steal those tracks from The Twelves' myspace. They're myspace rips but that's all I've found. Anyway it's good enough till we get higher quality versions.
Black Kids - Hurricane Jane (The Twelves Remix) (96kbps)
Zeigeist - Humanitarianism (The Twelves Remix) (96kbps)
I probably wont post for 2 or 3 weeks. Have some good times kids!
July 11, 2008
Heard about Minitel Rose? They're on the new and getting bigger french label Valerie with all the cool kids MAETHELVIN, ANORAAK, COLLEGE, RUSS CHIMES, THE OUTRUNNERS... They recently released their first EP "The French Machine", and it's good. It has been featured on the Playstation Network. So if you've been downloading random videos there, then you might have heard the song "Continue".
Minitel Rose - Elevator
Minitel Rose - Continue
Here is the interview. It's in French. Oui, en français mesdames et messieurs. And there is also a little music video for their song "Continue". Enjoy the frenchiness!
It might be a good idea to visit Valerie's official blog (and bookmark it). They recently post new stuff from Anoraak and College! More Minitel Rose tracks right here!
July 8, 2008
July 4, 2008
My new website playlist. It's summertime! Woowee! Here is the tracklisting, some tracks have been posted on the blog:
AKUTUNES: Milk shake for Everyone!
Black Kids - I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How To Dance With You (The Twelves Remix)
Au Revoir Simone - Sad Song (RAC Mix)
Futurecop! - Starworshipper
Hail Social - No Paradise (Adeyhawke Remix)
Pacific! - Hold Me (Breakbot Remix)
Hot Chip - Colours (Fred Falke Remix)
Justice - D.A.N.C.E (CFCF Remix)
Cut Copy - Far Away
The Teenagers - Love No (33Hz Remix)
Alan Braxe & Fred Falke - Chrystal City
Architecture In Helsinki - Like A Call (Buy Me Now I'm Cheap Remix by Jeremy Dower)
Guitar - Just Like Honey
Eskimo Disco - Japanese Girl (Fred Falke Club Mix)
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
It's available for a limited time. I will kill the link after a few days. Enjoy kids!
June 26, 2008
There is a new album of David Bowie covers. It's called Life Beyond Mars. the mini site is nice and you can preview the songs. My favorite is the Au Revoir Simone cover. :)
Au Revoir Simone - Oh! You Pretty Things (Bowie Cover)
I also like this other cover by The Sea and Cake which is not in the new album. I remember it from Andrew Reynold's 2nd part in the Emerica video. He was my hero when I was skating.
The Sea and Cake - Sound and Vision (Bowie Cover)
June 23, 2008
June 21, 2008
June 16, 2008
New interview up at Bloglounge. Cool french blog. For those who cant read french, enjoy my crappy translation of the interview:
This young designer from Paris shows all his talent throught vector illustrations since a few monthes: from Death Proof girls to ED Banger's Uffie. Coloured with a preference for bright colors, Akutou remains on track for the on coming weeks...
Hello Akutou, can you introduce yourself?
Hi. I’m a french young designer working as a freelance since 6 monthes now. I’m currently leading several secret societies but I cant talk much about that. I dont want any trouble.
What’s your background?
Nothing fancy. I have made boring economic studies. The choice was not mine. I have been oriented that way cause I was not doing mucho as a student. No motivation. No graduation. Which is good cause if I had graduated I would probably be in some more boring school right now doing absolutely nothing. Instead I have been a bum for 2 years then mutated into a graphic designer. Which is pretty cool.
How come, you didnt want to be into design from the begining?
Yes I did. I tried to go into art school before but it never worked out. The subjects of the entrance exams were always awkward and not really interesting. I finally joined an art school later, after I failed graduation in economic class. I stayed there a year then it sort of became uninteresting again so I started focusing on the things I like.
Why ? What did they tell you to do?
I don’t know, I just seem not to understand what they were expecting from me all the time. And it was no fun. Then I realized I could work alone at home doing things I like much more. So I stopped school, I started practising at home, it was a bit random I didnt know what will happen… But I thought maybe if I’m active enough on the internet, something might happen. I made me a website. That’s how it started.
What was your 1st project? How did you get the 1st jobs?
First works were logos for bands. It’s still quite new to me. One of the band, The Remix Artist Collective (RAC), they saw one of their remixes I posted on my blog HEY KIDS ! The next day I got a mail from them where they were asking for a logo. We have a good feeling and I made them 2 covers. One for their 1st official EP called "NINTENDO VS SEGA" and a second one done with J3concepts for their 1st remix album which has been released today at STEREOGUM. Everything is going fine and I should work with the band again in the future. I also worked for Futurecop ! but this time i twas me who contacted them. I asked them if they were interested cause I love their music and I really wanted to do something with them. That’s a cool part of the job, you are in relation with other artist you like. It’s dope.
Talking about J3concepts, what are your favorite artists?
RA909 is on the top of my list. He’s a monster. Great guy, really inspiring. He has great music tastes too, you can feel it in his art. The list is long, J3 for his touch and the ton of work he does, love Jeremyville’s drawings, love Simon Noynay’s stuff too, these two got a lot of style, I must name SO ME because he’s a genious : ED Banger without him would not me as cool. Lately, one of the person I admire the most is Souloff, a chick who makes superb vectors. Too sexy.
The blog is very music oriented, what are you listening to at the moment?
MGMT’s album is excellent. Breakbot and The Twelves remixes, I’m a big fan. The last ED REC is not bad. I usually post on the blog all my favourite stuff. The 2 tracks on repeat right now are Ghostface – Charlie Brown (DJ Mehdi Remix feat. Mapei) and Au Revoir Simone - Sad Song (RAC Mix). HEY KIDS! is on Myspace now, come say hello and tell me I’m an awesome guy with amazing music tastes !
Do you have any other projects with music artists ? Who would you want to work with ?
Yeah, there are a few projects. With RAC of course. But also other guys from Myspace. People I would like to work with ? I’m not sure… Miami Horror, Treasure Fingers… anyone I dig. That’s a lot of people. But I also have collabs with graphic artists planned for fun : one with J3, one with RA (soon or later lol), one with Souloff… and more. I like to do something else than client stuff. It’s a good alternative to work.
I noticed a lot of your artworks are vectors, why this choice?
Not intentional. I’m not the kind of guy who makes plans. I just feel at ease with this technic. I like how it looks, and it’s the perfect tool to print tees, logos & Co. Seriously, I love to make vectors. It’s perfect for someone like me who is not a beast in traditionnal drawing. Good compromise.
A final world?
I love chinese rolls. I wanna eat chinese rolls right now.
June 14, 2008
You probably heard that Miss Scarlett Johansson has released a cover album of tom waits songs. Or not. But yeah, she did. I'm not sure what to think about it but these 2 songs right here are cute and addictive. Reminds me of Cocteau Twins or maybe Slowdive music. Wait, also reminds me of Lost in Translation soundtrack... and this can only be a good thing.
Scarlett Johansson - Song For Jo
Scarlett Johansson - I Don't Wanna Grow Up (Tom Waits Cover)
Did I mentionned Lost in Translation is the greatest movie of all times? Anyway, some bonus just cause I mentionned them.
Cocteau Twins - Lorelei
Slowdive - I Saw The Sun
June 11, 2008
I'm proud to announce the release of RAC's Remix album Volume 1!
1. Bloc Party - Helicopter (Intro) (RAC Mix)
2. Bloc Party - Hunting For Witches (RAC Mix)
3. Au Revoir Simone - Sad Song (RAC Mix)
4. Tokyo Police Club - Nature Of The Experiment (RAC Mix)
5. Ra Ra Riot - Manner To Act (RAC Mix)
6. Robbers On High Street - Across Your Knee (RAC Mix)
7. You Say Party! We Say Die! - Like I Give A Care (RAC Mix)
8. Femme Generation - Orlando Boom (RAC Mix)
9. Chromeo - Fancy Footwork (RAC Mix)
I have to share my personnal favorite of the album. My goodness... couldn't wait to let you kids hear this one! I love it! Make sure your mp3 player has a "repeat" function.
Au Revoir Simone - Sad Song (RAC Mix)
Get the entire album HERE or visit Stereogum! Artwork made by me in collaboration with the way too much popular J3concepts. :D
Some pretty drawings inside this "Black & White Freedrawings" book. It's a collaborative effort showcasing the talent of 40 international artists such as Hello Brute, Jawa & Skaffa. Quoting Freedrawings' website "These collaborations are called "freedrawings" to highlight the lack of restrictions, themes and guidelines. At the same time these drawings are not a preliminary sketch, but the final artwork."
The book is 132 pages, with 160 illustrations and over 100 photos. You can purchase yours on their website here. Yummy!
This post would not be complete without a cute track. Remember the Breakbot Sweet Sensation Remix? Well this is the original, different, probably not as magic but still a cutie. :D
ALB - Sweet Sensation
June 5, 2008
In party we trust. Volume 3 of ED Banger's compilation is available since yesterday. Featuring new tracks from Uffie, DJ Mehdi, Oizo and the usual crew, even one by graphic designer SO ME called "Decalcomania".
The compilation starts with Busy P featuring Murs. Murs yeah, he's that guy you might have seen in a Punch Out tribute music video.
Busy P - To Protect and Entertain (feat. Murs)
DJ Mehdi - Pocket Piano
Talking about DJ Mehdi, this Charlie Brown remix is too brilliant not to share. Instant fav!
Ghostface Killah - Charlie Brown (DJ Mehdi Remix feat. Mapei)