Travis Stewart has reached such a high level as Machinedrum in recent years that he's now one of the most prolific – not to mention well respected – producers out there. This is largely due to his absurd work ethic, which enables him to crank out singles, EPs, and remixes like a one-man factory. His latest remix victim is Mad Decent's Daktyl and his track "Stay," which appeared about two months ago on his debut album, Cyclical.
It's not too surprising that Stewart's version of "Stay" is faster; he's explored many styles throughout his career, but lately has settled into a frenetic footwork-centered sound. He keeps a fast pace here, but still finds time for interesting detours, gleefully swerving between high-velocity polyrhythms and abrupt, teleporting shortcuts. It's a perfect match for Daktyl, and one of Machinedrum's most enjoyable remixes to date. Daktyl's forthcoming Cyclical remix EP is out June 30, and will also feature Slow Magic, Felon, and Gillepsy.
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"Stay" feat. Dive Deep (Machinedrum remix)
- Mad Decent
- 'Cyclical' Remixes EP out 6/30