Just the other week we had no idea who DJ AA was, where he came from, or what kind of music he made. It wasn't until a late night listening session that we stumbled upon Bondax's post for his latest edit of their track "All Inside" with Alice Jemima's "No Diggity" cover. This discovery led to a mass listening to his entire repertoire. Needless to say we were instantly hooked on his sunny and positive vibes. His taste is impeccable and his edits are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. We asked AA to make an Exclusive Mix for Earmilk to share some of his favorite tracks as well as his latest edit of Ellie Goulding's "You, My Everything" with Aaliyah's classic "One in a Million".
Surprising us with all the songs we didn't know we wanted to hear, DJ AA, a Middle East-based Music Consultant and DJ, toys with interesting samples, pairings and remixes, seamlessly blending the likes of Bondax, Alunageorge, Ben Pearce, RAC, AAliyah, Maverick Sabre, Ellie Goulding and Daft Punk (just to name a few). We'd be surprised if this mix doesn't have at least one of your favorites on it. The best part of the mix is without a doubt the beautiful reality check that comes about 11 minutes in, as AA incorporates "The Final Speech by Thomas Jack ft. Adrian Symes," reminding us that we are all part of this club called humanity and that it means something deeply important. DJ AA brings us the opportunity to dance, chill and feel soulful as we picture ourselves in some tropical paradise, sand between our toes, a slight breeze against our skin, ocean in sight – it's enormity prompting us to do whatever our desires and the moment call for. We're gonna be honest here – we couldn't be happier that he made this Earmilk Exclusive and special Aaliyah x Ellie Goulding edit for us and we have a feeling you might feel the same way.
As a bonus we threw in some of our other favorites from DJ AA
-Kristine Musademba contributed to this article