Continuing PRMD‘s relentless musical assault on the electronic scene, Swedish duo Cazzette unleashed their latest release ahead of Eject. Taking advantage of Island Def Jam’s distribution networks, the team readies their upcoming debut album with “Run for Cover,” a track that uses a vocal sample of the title to create a post-apocalyptic atmosphere. Ominous and spacey tones take control of the track before giving way to a dubstep-inspired drum pattern. As riser appears from the melodic abyss, it becomes clear it would be wise to adheed to the Swedish duo’s warning before a grinding bass rains down upon the listener. While the release differs in style from the brighter Cazzette productions as of late, the flex of creative muscle, and especially that of such quality, is well-welcome.
Sporting a unique brand of originality, Cazzette have sonically come into their own following a three-part, Spotify-exclusive artist album. Now ready to release Eject in full through global outlets next month, Alex and Seb are sporting “Run For Cover” as their new lead, an appropriate representation of the classic Cazzette sound. Always known to serve engaging and entertaining music videos, the Swedish outfit have followed suit with the visuals for “Run For Cover.” While witty and artistic, the brief storyline brings new life to the Eject mainstay.
Back with vengeance after a landmark first year, We Are FSTVL returns as a two-day event to Damyn’s Hall Aerodrome in Upminster on August 25-26 with a jam-packed line-up of essential dance talents from across the globe. Whilst Saturday’s line-up is dominated by Richie Hawtin, Disclosure, Maya Jane Coles, Chuckie and Cazzette, it is the likes of Fatboy Slim, Solomun and Duke Dumont that keep the momentum ticking for Sunday’s mainstage action. Stage hosting duties come from Defected In The House, Paradise, Cocoon, Circo Loco and RAM alike, making the seemingly impossible culmination of Kenny Dope Gonzalez, Camo & Krooked, Nina Kraviz, Andy C and Kryder a surefire landmark on the British festival circuit. Given last year’s triumphant sell-out stature, this bank holiday weekend extravaganza provides an early and eclectic reason to look forward to warmer times and an impressive summer soundtrack. Grab early bird tickets now and hit more to see the full line-up in all its glory.
Unleashing their debut album in three installments exclusively through Spotify, Cazzette will take Eject into 2014 with an official full-length offering. To be included in January’s release, the Swedish outfit deliver fans with an extended mix of “Run For Cover,” a standout track from Eject that’s classic Cazzette in the sense of the dubstep break and electro drop — as Alex and Seb have personally testified. Stream the premiere below and look for for its music video to drop on December 2nd.
Gearing up for the November release of Direct Hits, a compilation album in celebration of the band’s biggest tunes over the past decade, The Killers are calling upon EMC stars to twist and turn some of their biggest hits. First Calvin Harris took his hand at “When You Were Young,” and now the At Night duo Cazzette put a spin on “Shot At Night.” The quirky electro-dub producers who’ve already churned out a three-piece album this year have their work for The Killers in succession of a remix of Kety Perry’s “Roar” — and it follows with a similarly grand allure.
Showtime’s hit show Dexter has finally come to an end, leaving behind a slew of disappointed viewers who were unfulfilled by the series half-baked finale. Luckily, there is always Cazzette’s track “Blood Theme,” a bonus track found on their Eject Part 3 EP to keep fans fiending for their next lovable serial killer fix.
It was the final hours of Tomorrowland in Belgium and, presumably, attendees flocked the the Main Stage to wrap up the weekend as they would do at most festivals. But Tomorrowland wasn’t most festivals; the real party was taking place at Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, and Chuckie’s imprint-clashing blowout — an over-the-top finale that featured special guests, champagne showers, and crowd surfacing to accompany the last mashups of the weekend. Similarly, America’s version of the Boom fairytale won’t be like most festivals either. TomorrowWorld will too have Belgium’s hometown heroes and the Dirty Dutch madman setting up shop on day three. With top-tier talent scheduled to take the decks from start to finish, and a celebratory finale that will replicate one of Tomorrowland’s greatest moments; there’s much to desire from the Smash The House vs Dirty Dutch stage later this month in Chattahoochee Hills.
It’s only been the number one song on charts, the most played track in radio rotation, and the successor that’s overthrown summer anthems “Blurred Lines” and “Get Lucky,” but Katy Perry’s “Roar” is only now being remixed at the hands of dance music producers. Coming as a well overdue rework, Swedish duo Cazzette take a swing at Perry’s smash hit. The “Beam Me Up” masterminds are no strangers to pop amplification, boasting a track record that includes work for Bruno Mars, Jay Z and Kanye West. On their “Roar” remix, Alex and Seb call on their beloved sound that won over fans on day one — a quirky brand of dub-house that electrifies the pop ballads and injects a funky sound beneath the vocal hooks.
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CAZZETTE hand the remix duties over to Italy’s Maurizio Gubellini for the latest addition to the “Beam Me Up” remix family. Maurizio plays it cool for the first half of the mix, letting the original’s vocals drive while a steady four-to-the-floor-beat and soaring synthlead shuffle forward to it’s momentous climax. The unassuming build creates a stark contrast to Maurizio’s drop, one that is framed by a barrage of heavy hardstyle synthwork. Maurizio’s frantic re-imagining leaves the track nearly unrecognizable if not for the “Beam Me Up” sample that initiates its mayhem.
The original “Beam Me Up” is available today via iTunes.