Porter Robinson's album Worlds was released well over a year now and has sparked a fire as one of electronic music's most innovative game-changers. The producer has been quiet as of late and has hinted at works in process on his twitter, leaving fans anxiously waiting for the producer's next masterpiece. Since Worlds, there have been numerous unofficial and official remixes from the likes of ODESZA, Mat Zo, Arty and most recently a unique happy hardcore reinterpretation by hardcore moguls Darren Styles and Gammer.
Australian twin duo Cosmo's Midnight are the latest to add their own flair to a Porter Robinson song, in their newest rework of "Sad Machine". Cosmo's Midnight is well known for their peppy beats and neo-chiptune infused style which make them extremely relevant in today's retro-obsessed youth culture. The two have recently released their high-spirited Moments EP at the end of last year, featuring substantial names including Lido, Wave Racer and Kučka. "Walk with Me" proved itself to be a huge hit, with the help of Kučka's youthful R&B vocals. The track stood out as charming with it's infectious melody and lyrics referencing modern romances.
In the duo's remix of "Sad Machine", they stunningly reignite the track by painting over it a luminous "Cosmo's Midnight" glaze. The insertion of Japanese vocals create a mysterious yet cutesy vibe to introduce the track. The upbeat melodies carry a buzzing synth which encircle the track, giving it maximum animation and perk. With a more distinct vocaloid accentuated and wavy synth work, the track becomes a kaleidoscopic soundscape of technological funk. Check out the track below and follow Cosmo's Midnight as they embark their debut North American tour next month, alongside Wave Racer.