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Download: 1000 Names "Caravan (Coco Bryce's Southern Edit)"

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Label: DRUT

1000 Names (pictured above) is a production pair who hails from Sofia, Bulgaria. Having landed tracks on labels such as Black Acre, Project: Mooncircle, and others over the years, the outfit will next land of Kelpe's DRUT imprint with the Migration Pads LP (out October 27), from which the original version of the duo's "Caravan" production comes. On his rework of the track, enterprising beatmaker Coco Bryce maintains the original track's warm, swaying pads while he focuses his efforts on reshaping the tune's rhythmic structure. Tucked beneath the beat's sunlit textures, Bryce fits deeps kicks, stuttering hats, and sharp snares; where 1000 Names' original washed the listener beneath its momentum, Bryce's version is more fit to snap one's neck.  

Average: 8.4 (44 votes)
 
 

Download: David Dougals "White Heat Blood (Kyson Remix)"

Label: Atomnation

Earlier this year, Dutch producer David Douglas issued his Moon Observations LP via the growing Atomnation imprint. Now, a handful of LP cuts have been selected to be remixed for an upcoming EP which will include contributions from Henry Saiz, Eskmo, and Berlin-by-way-of-Australia producer Kyson, whose effort is feature here. Taking on Douglas' "White Heat Blood" production (which featured the vocals of one Blaudzun in its original form), the Friends of Friends affiliate has no problem adding his nuanced touch to the proceedings, lacing the track with layers of hyper-detailed percussion, grainy textures, and a series of low-swelling pads. Kyson's rework can be grabbed below while the full Moon Observations - The Remixes EP is slated to see its official release on October 23. 

Average: 7.8 (44 votes)
 
 

Download: Young Magic "Something in the Water (Roland Tings Remix)"

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Earlier this year, Brooklyn-based pair Young Magic (pictured above) dropped its Breathing Statues LP via Carpark, a record which presented 10 dense electronic-pop hybrids. Now, slow and spacious album cut "Something in the Water" has received a remix treatment from increasingly active Australian producer Roland Tings, who imbues the track with a more pulsing momentum, while wrapping new layers of bubbling analog synths around the original track's cavernous vocals. This free remix comes ahead of a number of Young Magic tour dates, which will first find the outfit traveling around New York later this month before heading down for its first-ever Australian tour in November; the group's full list of upcoming live dates have been included after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 7.8 (39 votes)
 
 

Download: C Powers "Phoenix Down"

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Label: CGI

Burgeoning Stateside label CGI has built a small but solid catalog since its founding last year, counting records from budding producers such as Alex Falk and Golden Donna to its run. Now, CGI is set to issue its next release later this month in the form of the four-track Up Neck from Savannah, Georgia-based producer C Powers. Pulled from the record's b-side is "Phoenix Down," a tough and heavy house track which smears sludgy sample manipulations and machine-made percussion stabs across a burrowing rhythmic structure that digs deeper as the track moves throughout its five-minute run. C Powers' Up Neck EP is set to see an official release on October 30; in the meantime, those interested in getting a more comprehensive introduction to the world of CGI can check out label head TWINS' recent mix—which plots the The Future Sound of CGI Records—after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 8.1 (26 votes)
 
 

Download: Cardopusher "1989 Warehouse (Phran Remix)"

Label: Classicworks

Earlier this week, Barcelona producer Cardopusher returned to the Classicworks label (an operation he jointly runs alongside fellow Spanish artist Nehuen) with the five-track Police Are Coming EP. To close out the EP, Cardopusher has enlisted Phran, a Barcelona transplant who had previously made a name for himself while based in Venezuela producing under the name Pacheko. Similar to his EP for Klasse (which dropped in May of this year), Phran's remix focuses on slightly overdriven hardware tones, with his rework of EP cut "1989 Warehouse" rendering a snare-heavy electro beat and analog synthlines into a piece of gritty dancefloor fare. Out now, the rest of Cardopusher's Police Are Coming EP can be previewed after the jump.  Read more » 

Average: 7.7 (34 votes)
 
 

Download: FanBoy "Give Em"

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Label: Rare Beef

With members currently residing in both Montreal and Madrid, production pair FanBoy will issue its debut EP via Toronto's Rare Beef label later this month. Ahed of the self-titled EP's release, the duo has passed along "Give Em," a soul-drenched cut whose thick chords and deep vocal sample have a classic-house feel, while its rhythmic structures and tough bassline bring the track crisply into the modern-house era. Following a handful of intriguing bootleg remixes (a few of which can still be grabbed on the outfit's SoundCloud), the pair's first official helping of original material, the FanBoy EP, is set to drop on October 21. 

Average: 8.4 (104 votes)
 
 

Download: Lucien "Explosssion"

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Burgeoning Parisian talent Lucien is in the midst of wrapping up preparations for a new EP which is said to be thematically based around "a journey on a mysterious island." Serving as our first taste of the upcoming, as-yet-untitled effort is "Explosssion," a track which blends precise house rhythms with an array of swimming textures and—every so often—an airy bed of jazzy horns. Lucien's forthcoming EP will eventually see its release via French label Ventura, but in the meantime, "Explosssion" can be downloaded in full below.  

Average: 7.6 (50 votes)
 
 

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