Press Play: Mala, James Blake, Actress, FaltyDL, and More
Well, it looks like we've got a ton of reasons to be excited about this week's edition of Press Play. Namely, James Blake, Actress, Mala, Jon Hopkins, Basement Jaxx, FaltyDL, Andy Stott, Cosmin TRG, fLako, and others uploaded remixes, DJ sets, premieres, music videos, and more for their fans to check out this week. It's a whole lot to take in, so we suggest that everyone begins clicking the play buttons whenever possible, after the jump.
James Blake's remix of "Changes," lifted off of Mala's excellent Mala in Cuba LP from last year, took fans by storm when it hit the internet this week.
And speaking of James Blake, the UK artist appeared at Coachella last week, and snippets of hiw performance have been showing up online ever since; more James Blake live action can be found here.
Darren Cunningham (a.k.a. Actress) dropped a remix of "I'm This Idiot" by fellow London experimentalist Dinos Chapman.
A live mix recorded in Berlin hit the internet this week, courtesy of Brooklyn house mainstay FaltyDL.
Manchester technoist Andy Stott went live with his gritty remix of "I Heard Them Say" by fellow UK producer Maps.
Jon Hopkins showed off his most recent bit of production wizardry by dropping another rough-and-ready tune from his upcoming album, Immunity.
This crazy video for "Back 2 the Wild" is the world's first taste of the next project on the way from the dancefloor kingpins of Basement Jaxx.
The opening track of his upcoming Gordian LP, Cosmin TRG's "New Structures for Loving" is a fine example of the brand of steely techno set to drop on the album.
We thought we were at critical mass when it comes to remixes of UK folk-pop chanteuse Lianne La Havas, and yet here we are with a version of her "Elusive" single by up-and-coming Londoner fLako.
Bibio's latest single to leak from Silver Wilkinson is the bucolic and beat-driven "You."
Dutch producer and Atomnation label head Applescal gave the world his Under a Clouded Sky mix, featuring top-notch tunes from Lusine, John Talabot, Jacques Greene, Baths, and more.
Lifted from Moiré's upcoming 12", "I Don't Get It" is one of the three cuts of experimental techno ready to drop via Rush Hour.
This bombastic mix of hard-and-heavy techno sounds arrives today from London duo autoKratz.