The Aikiu "Just Can't Sleep (Egyptrixx Remix)" - XLR8R

The Aikiu "Just Can't Sleep (Egyptrixx Remix)"

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French disco-centric live act The Aikiu—which boasts Cedric Pilooski, the DJ/producer partially behind the Dirty label and one of our more recent podcasts, as one third of its ranks—just released its debut single, "Just Can't Sleep," along with remixes from Azari & III, Clement Meyer, and here, Egyptrixx. For his treatment of the song, the Canadian producer exchanged the live instrumentation for some rubbery percussion, bouncing bass synths, and an all-around more sinister aesthetic than The Aikiu's original tune. Now that we think about it, Egyptrixx ditched everything but snippets of the vocal from "Just Can't Sleep," which worked out wonderfully, thanks to the excellent future-house production he meshed them with.

Just Can't Sleep (Egyptrixx Remix)

Just Can't Sleep (Egyptrixx Remix)