2011-12-14T15:08:57-05:00 2011-12-19T13:34:37-05:00

Artist Remixed - Classics

There are thousands of popular artists out there today making new singles all the time. With the increase of bedroom producers, though, the ability to simply download a whole studio that you can use right on your lap has made original songs more scarce. Now it seems that you're finding tens of thousands of remixes by artists with more and more ludicrous names, leaving you wondering, "Transexual Viking Sword Bro- what???" This weekly segment will bring you the popular remixes and the never heard of "Transexual Viking Sword Brothers" remixes of a (common) artist's singles. From all these bedroom producers we are seeing one thing, and that is absolutely fantastic, manipulated, warped remixes.

This week's Artist Remixed is taking a step back, this is not your usual Artist Remixed featuring a popular artist. Instead I'm trying something different with this feature, taking it in a new direction for the next couple of weeks. If this new direction works out then hey, we're flying high, if, on the other hand, there's not a lot of positive response from this new direction, I'll abandon ship early. To start off the new direction I've found remixes of old school songs. I'm talking about Frank Sinatra, Supremes, Diana, Temptations, if it sounded like it was from the 50's, I've got it to share with you. I didn't find a ridiculous amount so if you know any more remixes share them below in the comments!

Top 5 Favourite Remixes

This week I've again decided to make it my top 5 favourite remixes since I didn't find too many remixes in total that stretched over different genres.

5. Downlow'd and MAD-SIN Bootleg

Coming in at number 5, Downlow'd and MAD-SIN's bootleg of "Tell it to my Heart" takes the position, the high energy and speed vocals warp the original track by Taylor Dayne into a high pace, drumstep remix. Enjoy.

      05 Tell It To My Heart (Downlowd and MAD SIN Bootleg)
Download: Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart (Downlow'd and MAD SIN Bootleg)

Downlowd on Soundcloud

4. Gooffee's Remix

So I think I make a note in almost every major "Artist Remixed" that I'm not a huge fan of moombah, infact when it comes to moombah I'd usually rather stick toothpicks into the skin between my fingernail and finger. Too much? Probably, regardless this moombah track must have hit just the spot with me since I've given it the number 4 spot. The moombahstep breakdown, which uses Stevie Wonder's vocals for added effect, makes it an amazing remix.

      Superstition (Gooffee Remix)
Download: Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Gooffee Remix)

Gooffee on Soundcloud

3. DJ Kue's Remix

DJ Kue takes Hall and Oates' original and turns it into a electro 'dance floor phenomenon.' DJ Kue often produces dance floor remixes that should be put on any party playlist. The high energy synths work so well with the classic vocals making this amazing remix number 3.

      Out of Touch (DJ Kue Remix)
Download: Hall and Oates - Out of Touch (DJ Kue Remix)

DJ Kue on Soundcloud

2. Zeds Dead Original

Zeds Dead's song "Journey of a Lifetime" features a slow beginning which quickly turns into Zeds Dead's usual heavy bass with an added wobble and rap on top to match. Zeds Dead often makes songs that feature old school sounds which is part of the reason why I love them so much. For instance, the song "Coffee Break", which you can find later in this article.

      Journey of a Lifetime
Download: Zeds Dead - Journey Of A Lifetime

Zeds Dead on Soundcloud

1. Adas Remix

So your probably thinking, "Who the fuck is Adas and how did he beat Zeds Dead?" Well, it's simple really, Adas's remix is one of the most relaxed yet jamming remixes I've ever heard. With just 9 followers on Soundcloud, Adas isn't getting the recognition he deserves for his talent. The remix is something so simple yet so moving, the initial beat dropping on the words "Stop!" always get me moving.

Download: The Supremes - Stop In the Name of Love (Adas Remix)

Adas on Soundcloud

Other Remixes Worth Checking Out

The rest of these remixes are absolutely amazing and worth giving a listen. I feel that, too often, my readers simply download the top 5 remixes and leave the rest at the bottom. Simply because they didn't make it into my top 5 favourite remixes doesn't mean they won't be yours, for instance there's a Justice remix below that I'm sure some of you would love. Everyone's taste in music is different so take the time to hear other people's work. Enjoy, highlights on The Treatment, Cragga, The Dirty Tees and both of TEAM BANZAI's remixes.

      Coffee Break
Download: Zeds Dead - Coffee Break

      Aint too Proud to Beg (Dieth a la Mode Remix)
Download: The Temptations - Ain't too Proud to Beg (Dieth a la Mode Remix)

      Get Ready (TEAM BANZAI Remix)
Download: The Temptations - Get Ready (TEAM BANZAI Remix)

      What Id Say (Bobby C Sound TV Remix)
Download: Ray Charles - What I'd Say (Bobby C Sound TV Remix)

      Stop In the Name of Love (Alloinyx Remix)
Download: The Supremes - Stop In the Name of Love (Alloinyx Remix)

      You Make My Dreams (DJ Wood Remix)
Download: Hall and Oates - You Make My Dreams (DJ Wood Remix)

      Whats Going On (Nit Grit Remix)
Download: Marvin Gye - Whats Going On (Nit Grit Remix)

      Something New (The Treatment Remix)
Stream: Diana Ross and The Supremes - Something New (The Treatment Remix)

      Rainbow (Downlowd Remix)
Download: Danny S and TAITO - Rainbow (Downlow'd Remix)

      Winter Wonderland (The Dirty Tees Remix)
Download: Frank Sinatra - Winter Wonderland (The Dirty Tees Remix)

      04 Superstition (Justice Remix)
Download: Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Justice Remix)

      You Keep Me Hangin On (TEAM BANZAI Remix)
Download: Diana Ross and The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On (TEAM BANZAI Remix)

      Fly Me To The Club (Envision Mashup)
Download: Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Club (Envision Mashup)

      White Satin
Download: Zeds Dead - White Satin

      Jingle Bells (Original Mix)
Download: No Body - Jingle Bells (Original Mix)

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Kyle Mogilev
9 years ago

Where's the Cragga remix? Is it supposed to be the Postman remix?

9 years ago
Reply to  Kyle Mogilev

you got it

9 years ago

What about the Drop out orchestra x Diana Ross remix ? and the Zeds dead x Rolling stones remix? Both are some of my all time favourites, and definitely outshines several, if not all, of theese remixes. My 5 cents.  

9 years ago
Reply to  Mellemmand

I heard the Drop Out Orchestra but for some reason the file I used was broken when uploading it, I'm sure I could have used a soundcloud link but it was late and I was lazy, you've inspired me to put more effort into the songs though, and yes! respect for knowing that Zeds Dead remix, I figured it was more rock than really old sounding so I left it out, plus I didn't want to spam this post too heavy with Zeds Dead work haha

9 years ago

Wonder why no one ever remixed Wings 1985? Song is so obvioulsy done and longing for that.