A while ago I posted a Dirty South remix of a TV Rock track... it got panned on Gabba largely because it didn't sound Dirty South. I've subsequently found out that Dirty South is the name of a Melbourne-based producer (confusing eh?) and not a reference to a hip hop subgenre. He's a current fave of Pete Tong.
Anyway, this time around it's TV Rock remixing Dirty South. Like the TV Rock joint, this is probably too "I like the way you move-ish" for many here, but play this to a liquored up crowd of teens and twenty somethings, and it goes down a storm.
I found this band while streaming a Sydney community radio station over the web. Turns out the band is in Florida (sorry JK). I know next to nothing about them, but like the song.
It's not American. It's not exactly new or undiscovered, and it's terribly 'of the moment', but it's a load of fun.
EDIT: Had to change the link. You can stream this song and others off his myspace page.More info here: http://www.paulepworth.com/
(Put on Valley Girl voice) "Creamer and K are, like, sooooo 2003", but I always liked this remix they did of Yoko Ono. I have no idea what micro genre this fits into, but it's kind of housey, mellow and good late night driving music.
I found this via a myspace 'friend' (if you can call them that) - an LA/Chicago DJ called The Nurse. It's a remix of SandtheB's, but I don't know who did it... but it's rather fun. The URL is for The Nurse, just to give her some love. [EDIT: TAKEN DOWN... sorry, out of bandwidth.]
While the battles rage across the Atlantic (which I'm sure I'm partly responsible for given my American IP address and my gabba elders-deemed 'rubbish' taste) I'll throw another Australian tune in for evisceration. This is a remix by TV Rock, who I really like - again a guilty pleasure. Very Neptunesy/Nelle Hooper circa Hella Good, but great fun and moves a floor (especially the bits around the vox). I'm a sucker for analog synth sounds/lines, and this has 'em.
Moldover is a Brooklyn-based mash-up DJ. This file is huge - 85mb - and was recorded during a live set he did at Warper. His ability to play Ableton Live (some sequencing software) like an instrument is without parallel. He performs at SxSW and Burning Man doing crazy things. There are some classic moments here, like when he segues from the Beastie Boys over Tom Petty into Janis Joplin over AC/DC. A set for laptop nerds everywhere.
Guilty pleasure alert. Ridiculously c0cky lyrics over great beats. Stop, stop some more.
A greying, pudgy middle aged cellist records a 37 part cello song, then makes a 'bohemian rhapsody' style video for it.
Dorky, hilarious, heart warming all at the same time.
May I live to be this kooky, too.
(But the cello playing kicks ass... if you're into cellos.)
I'll probably get crucified for this post... but for me this is Timbaland at his finest, and I don't know why this whole album wasn't bigger. An Iron Maiden sample wrapped around Virginia thumps... a mournful melody... Hammond outro. I hate 98% of modern R&B but not this. (Just pity the mastering squashed it to the point of nearly distorting.)
This is a old demo of a friend of a friend of a friend. It's sat on my hard drive for years, and iTunes stumbled over it the other day. You can hear it's a demo, but it strikes me as a gay bar classic in the making. (I updated the tag info.)
Given the post below from Sydney circa 1980, here is a remix of a Rose Tattoo
song - a hard rocking band from Sydney in the 70s and 80s. It's more 'Hoxton Whores'
than 'Gabba', but if you grew up with the original song, then hopefully you'll get a smile out of it (and hopefully if you didn't, too). And turn it up... it's not 'brick wall' mastered...
It would be unwise to dismiss J Mascis as a bit player in the whole grunge scene as this track demonstrates. All the definitions of classic Dinosaur Jnr requirements are met, howling guitars, overlong solos and vocals reminicent of a drugged sloth.
remember no dinosaur no sebadoh hmmmm? GIMMIE INDIE ROCK!