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  • Filed under: MP3
  • 09/07/2011

First Listen

Teen Daze "Surface (Brothertiger Remix)"

Can't wait for the release of the new Teen Daze (pictured above) EP, A Silent Planet, via Waaga Records on September 13? Well, we have a bit of good news, as the mysterious Vancouver producer has just slipped us a taste in the form of Brothertiger's nostalgia-hued remix of lead single "Surface." Fans will note that the original has been floating around online for a while now, which makes listening to Brothertiger's take all the more interesting. While the original exhibited an almost organic mellowness, Brothertiger's remix rebuilds the track on a simple, four-on-the-floor drum pattern with emulated Fairlight vocal samples, '80s synth arpeggiations, harsh filters, and a slick production sheen that was altogether missing from the original's lo-fi bedroom aesthetic.

Average: 7.2 (47 votes)

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