A band made up of a Japanese ex-punk singer, Swedish hockey player-turned-guitarist and a British hip-hop fan sounds quite an intriguing prospect, and the fact their EP is on Record Makers makes for even more reason to give it a spin. 'Fire' is a kind of down-tempo late nighter and Kasper Bjorke brings out a darker and more restrained feel in his remix, which is the best of the bunch included here.
Saving this utterly unoriginal track from the humiliating depths of cheddar gorge is the Original Sin remix. The hands-in-the-air, aimed-at-the-freshers vibe is completely obliterated by the man's uncontrollable need to make the dance as dirty as possible. After a 45 second energy building intro the bass drops with dramatic and floor devastating effect, the rolling stomper includes a signature sounding screech. Another smash from the multi award winner.
Really like Quelle Chris, and when joined by MarvWon, FuzzScoota, HouseShoes and the inestimable production smarts of Oh No, the results are never less than fun, intriguing, smart. This is from his 'Ghost At the Finish Line' opus that I, and you, really must get round to hearing and is a frabjous funky mess of textures and thoughts delivered in true splat-of-consciousness style.
Reminiscent of the glory days of St Germain, Chocky loops up some jazz and lays beneath a 4/4 and some unctuous bass to rather devastating effect. Toby Tobias goes dark on the remix.