BOTR vol 18

It is December.  I’m feeling generous.  Here is the latest installment of Best of the Remix.  Tell your friends.  Enjoy the music.  If you want to see the other volumes just click here.

mp3 : Adele (feat Childish Gambino) – Rolling In The Deep (Jamie XX Remix)
mp3 : Age of Consent – The Beach (IS TROPICAL Remix)
mp3 : Band of Horses – The Funeral (Butch Clancy Remix)
mp3 : Deadmau5 – Strobe (Klaypex Remix)
mp3 : Edward Sharpe and T.I. – Bring Em Home (D.veloped Gold Jacket Remix)
mp3 : Foster the People – Houdini (RAC Remix)
mp3 : Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks (Gigamesh Remix)
mp3 : Gorillaz – Melancholy Hill (Feed Me Remix)
mp3 : Jonathan Johansson – Bloomorna (Niva Remix)
mp3 : Kavinsky – Nightcall (Studio Brussels Remix)
mp3 : Mashup Germany – Who Knew Someone Like You (Adele, Pink, 4 Non Blondes, Ben E King, Snow Patrol, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston)
mp3 : Nero – Promises (Skrillex & Nero Remix)
mp3 : Niki & The Dove – Mother Protect (Goldroom Remix)

I wasn’t much a fan of the standard Jamie XX Remix until I stumbled onto the version featuring Childish Gambino. His verse literally makes the song.  Clearly, as with most of his rhymes, it is not safe for work.

Also the Edward Sharpe / T.I. mashup is really interesting.

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Confessions Week : Pink

So I was debating in my head which artist to chose for the final installment in Confessions Week.  There were quite a few of songs/artists I could have chosen from, but my mind was made up last night as I surfed back and forth between Conan and Ferguson.  Honestly, Pink’s performance on Conan last night was worth staying up until 1:30 in the morning.  It was that good.  Now for those of you who are just showing up to these posts here on TWF let me explain a bit.  Normally I post about music that I really love and artists that I support.  While that is true of every post I write here on TWF it does seem that most artists I choose to write about could fit into a small subset of music.  With Confessions Week I was aiming to finally admit that I listen to other music, yes even top 40 music, in an effort to show that good music can be found in almost every genre {except country}.  If you’d like to read all my confessions click here.  Next week I’ll be returning to my regularly scheduled broadcast.

mp3 : Pink – So What

Pink has a brand new attitude, she’s still entirely hot {minus the face piercings, I mean seriously, is it still 1998?}, she’s newly single, and she might be making the best music of her career.  I must admit, I’ve listened to this single, off her new album Funhouse (amazon) (itunes), at least three times in a row and I’m not sick of it.  I actually enjoy it quite a bit.  Does it remind anyone else of Kelly Clarkson’s Since U Been Gone?  Oh no, I’ve said too much.  Happy Halloween.

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