"Don't touch the classics!" is a saying that seems to be tossed around pretty frequently, especially in the community of electronic music. Is it worth putting your own spin to a track? Will it do justice to the original? These are questions that don't seem to phase producer k?d, who's already constructed unique renditions of timeless tracks by Porter Robinson and Daft Punk. Even with the chance of absolutely butchering an original, k?d has found his niche in taking a sophisticated approach to these classics. And with every remix he's released, there's a definitive edge that makes it instantly attributed to the pure talents of k?d.
This time around, k?d has added his own flavour to another French house banger, Justice's "We Are Your Friends" (which is frighteningly over 10 years old now). In his remix were welcomed to a refreshing and updated approach to the funk of French house. K?d has flipped the track by weaving in new melodies loaded with extra grit and distortion. K?d has managed to maintain the grunginess found in Justice's work, but adds multifaceted layers in it's raw energy. By veering it to a more cinematic direction, k?d repaints "We Are Your Friends" by adding in an action-packed sounds to pump up our adrenaline.