Hoodlem – Firing Line

I’ve tried it, every time I’ve listed to this song I’ve tried to turn it off and it’s impossible. It’s just that alluring. Hoodlem made something that has the sexual appeal of your 9th grade crush. Between the dark cords and the sultry voice of the lead singer, you are in for a treat. Now allow yourself 3 minutes to listen to this song, you will not regret it.

 

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#WhatUshouldBListening2 : 1am Night Edition

Hello all! This is officially my third mixtape. It was pretty sporadic, I just kept mixing songs that I thought would work together. There was no playlist of songs, no thoughtful process, I just went with my gut. I guess that’s the makings of a good DJ? I’m not too sure, but I do know that I want to get better and I thank whomever that takes the time out to listen to my music choice. I hope you enjoy it. The track listening is below.

George Maple – Where You End And I Begin (Daktyl Remix)
Banks – Warm Water (Snakehips Remix)
CHVRCHES – The Mother We Share (Moon Boots Remix)
Ellie Goulding – Burn (Leo Kaylan Remix)
Miami Horror – Real Slow
Goldroom – Embrace (Mogul Remix)
Ella Henderson – Ghost (Oliver Nelson Remix)
Jessie Ware – Champagne Kisses (KREAM Remix)
BrownStone – If You Love Me (Waywood Remix)
MoonBoots – Love Strong
Cathedrals – Unbound (Clock Opera Remix)
Daft Punk – Get Lucky (Dream Logic Remix)
Mereki – Blue Lake (WMNSTUDIES Remix)
LeSonic & Lyon – All The Lights Are Low (NTEIBINT remix)
G- Easy Ft Devon Baldwin – Let’s Get Lost (Louis Futon Remix)
Viceroy – Chase Us Around (Jay Lamar & Jesse Oliver Remix)
The Supertraxxe Ft. Alexander Shofler-  I’m Gone
Christian Rich feat Sinead Harnett, Goldlink & Secaina Hudson – Compromise
J*DaVeY – Love? Yeah!
Viceroy With Chela – Dream Of Bombay (Bit Funk Remix)
Yolanda Be Cool + DCUP – We No Speak Americano (Moonchild Remix)
Five Deez – BMW
Portland – You Don’t Know Me (Bit Funk Remix)
Cosmo’s Midnight feat. Nicole Millar  – Phantasm (Sweetland Remix)
Françoise Hardy – Le Premier Bonheur Du Jour (MrcØ Remix)
Bucie – Kiss You (An Oristo Cratic Remix)
Chris Malinchak – Beije Me (Mallorca Sunrise Mix)

# WhatUshouldBListening2 : 12am Night Edition

Hey guys! This is my first mixtape!. Please let me know you think about my song choices! This mixtape is just the first in a series, #WhatUshouldBlistening2 is a collection of Electro House /Soul songs from some of my favorite underground producers that I believe it everyone should check out sometime or another!  The songs are either tracks they have remixed or “refixed” or just original songs.
The Track listing is below.
https://soundcloud.com/bigboynerd/whatushouldblistening2-12pm-edition
Anne-Marie -Stole (Chole Martini Refix)
Flight Facilities – Clarie De Lune(Feat Christine Hoberg) (Them Jeans Edit)
Anthony & Cleopatra – Sirens (Clarens Remix)
Azealia Banks – Chasing Time (Crayon Remix)
Portland – Deezy Daisy (Oxford Remix)
Pat Lok Feat Desire’e Dawson – All In My Head
Lykke Li – No Rest for the Wicked (Belarbi Remix)
Owl Eyes – Find Out
Morgan Page – Fight for You (Imbue Remix)
KAYTRANDA – Come Clean (Hilary Duff Cover)
Brancaccio & Bishop – “You’re So Fine” Ft. Ana (John Monkman Remix)
Portland – You Don’t Know Me (Bit Funk Remix)
Avicii X Daft Punk – Dear Boy (Dave Edwards Remix)
Rejjie Snow Ft. Rae Morris – Blakkst Skn (KATRA Mix)

* For best effects, listen to at night 😉 *

{MUST HEAR MONDAY} Sia – Chandelier (Chloe Martini Remix)

Well, well, how can I explain this gem of a song. I usually say songs that I love have a celestial or intergalactic feel. As if the song literally catapults your soul into space, but this particular song, if you ever needed a playlist for the trip to heaven, this song would definitely be on it.  This song is a piece of art, it incorporates, chopping, screwing and jingle bells. It blends all this musical elements perfectly, almost like they are deprived by not being together on a normal basis. Sia’s voice is sultry and the production takes her further, making her sound like a powerhouse singer. After your ear digests all of that beautiful melody, the song ends on a lighter and more delicate note with a beautiful arrangement of strings. The song is romantic and uplifting. If this song doesn’t brighten your Monday, I really don’t know what will. Enjoy!

https://soundcloud.com/chloe-martini/sia-chandelier-chloe-martini

Original vs. Remix / {Music you never knew you liked} -CHVRCHS The Mother We Share

Once again, this is one of those remixes that I have listening to for quite some time but just haven’t gotten the opportunity to rave about it. So yesterday I spoke about my man PatLok , today I want to mention another fantastic underground producer that goes by the name MoonBoots. MoonBoots has been a favorite of mine for some time, clearly since I’ve posted about him before. He makes productions that are mentally and usually, aesthetically pleasing. The songs that he remixes aren’t just reworked, they are reinvented.

MoonBoots’s incorporation of pianos, light chords and arranged bass work together in absolute harmony. It makes you feel cool, calm and collected. Every one of his songs has made me long for a three day summer weekend and a warm day at the beach. The remix for CHVCHES’s The Mother We Share is no different. Now the original is incredible, I love it, if I had to explain it, I’d say it sounds like a song used in the credits for an early 90’s movie. Almost like a listener today watching said movie would become confused if the song were from the 80’s or 90s. But that’s the charm of it. Listen below and let me know which you like better.

 

{Must Listen} Pat Lok Feat Alo- Move Slow

This is a song that i have been listening to for quite some time, just haven’t gotten the opportunity to write about it. This is one of the more complicated Electro- Soul songs out right now. There is no percussion or typical pop formula that makes the song easy to like.  There are many levels to it without it being to disorganized. While it is very layered, it’s so satisfying to listen to.

It’s one of the songs that connects at all the right parts. You know how certain some songs that are too short or some are just too long. This song is just right. The production is as sensual as Alo’s voice, with the sounds blending and echoing into each other it almost sounds as if its one sound being broken into a thousand little parts. It’s very fascinating to listen to, and Pat Lok has a goldmine on his hands. The video for the song  is extremely artsy. It’s odd and somewhat disturbing at first, it quickly blossoms into something gorgeous. Watch it below.

Moon Boots

Moon Boots is another underground producer that usually sets the internet a blaze with his colorful and smooth electronic tracks. His remixes to songs are what Travis Barker’s are to Hip Hop songs, he doesn’t change them, just enhances them.. Moon Boots tends to produce music that is easy to digest, meaning you can listen to it driving in a car or at club and dance the night away. He finds a way to remix songs and make you love them even more, example – Little Boots, Janet Jackson, CHVRCHES, or Allison Valentine to name a few. One listen to his music and you will find yourself wanting more.