It’s no secret that Chromeo’s latest, “Sexy Socialite,” is stuck in everyone’s head. From the velvet-smooth, upbeat original the duo offered up earlier this year, to the ultramodern, groovy Boys Noize remix, the multifaceted electro-pop number has inspired a lot of creative reworks. The latest addition to the sexy selection of remixes comes by way of Salva’s bouncy take on the tune.
Salva saturates “Sexy Socialite” in his distinct, thumping brand of bass-infused dance music. Layering Dave1′s irresistibly silky lyrical work with energetic, bumping drum loops, Salva’s remix is primed for dance floors. Extracting key elements from the original, Salva molds it into a club track with big room elements, while maintaining Chromeo’s unmatched funkiness.
Adding Salva to the list of remixing artists, Chromeo’s second single off of their forthcoming album, White Women, should keep us dancing and grooving until the official release next year.
Delightfully dapper disco duo Chromeo are gearing up for a gigantic year in 2014. White Women, their highly anticipated forthcoming studio album, slated to be released via Fool’s Gold Records in early 2014, has been generating lots of hype as the year comes to a close. Between appearing on Fallon and a select number of live shows this year, Chromeo is in high demand. “Over Your Shoulder,” the lead single from the new album, was followed closely by “Sexy Socialite.” Now, the duo’s funky, irresistibly flirty second single is getting some futuristic techno treatment from the master himself, Boys Noize.
Boys Noize takes the electrofunk selection to a different realm with his creative, bass-riddled remix. Flipping the original tune upside down, Boys Noize gives the song an energetic spin while maintaining a minimal, electro sensuality. Taking the French Canadian duo’s signature sex appeal and lacing it with his own swift sample work and deep, groovy inspiration, Boys Noize has delivered a noteworthy remix of “Sexy Socialite.” No word on the official release date yet.
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Dancing Astronaut wraps up October for you with another edition of our top 10 tracks of the month. October’s list features massive tracks from reader favorites Alesso with Calvin Harris, Hardwell with MAKJ, Diplo, and more. Not to be missed are also fantastic efforts from Junior Sanchez, Chromeo with Oliver, and Gesaffelstein. Click past the break for our top 10 tracks of October!
From the outside Love To Love You Donna may sound like a remix album that could only be forced. After all, the most revered disco legend of Donna Summer is at hand, and the remixers ranging from Laidback Luke to Gigamesh are presently well established with a 21st century sound. But that’s not the case. Electronic heavyweights handle Donna Summer classics with care, rework with integrity, and pay homage to the icon through modern day channels. The remixes presented on Love To Love You Donna draw revelations, as some unite decades and prove how similar dance of the past is to dance of the present, while others prove that some of today’s producers have some talent that would’ve done over well on your parents dance floor. Delve into the decades with the four standout tracks below, but don’t stop there — the album is worth a listen in its entirety.
Everyone’s favorite French-Canadian electrofunk duo, Chromeo, is back in action. Raising anticipation and excitement, for their forthcoming album White Women, Dave1 and P-Thugg graciously deliver another groovy treat. A few weeks ago, the pair officially released “Over Your Shoulder” as the first single off of their album, and their follow up has come as the nu-disco “Sexy Socialite.“ Their new trackis a light-hearted, fun little number with a funky baseline, classic retro 80′s synth work, complete with lovably cheesy lyrics and a tasty breakdown. “Sexy Socialite” is quintessential Chromeo; elegant and catchy, yet refined and classically cool. Drum work from LCD Soundsystem’s Pat Mahoney doesn’t hurt either.
Chromeo’s unmatched manner of pomp, flair, and charm brings an irresistible vibe to what The Funk Lordz themselves have dubbed as “Larry David Music.” With two new singles to tide us over, the excitement for what other seductive disco delights White Women will bring is undeniable.
If you missed Chromeo’s free download of “Over Your Shoulder” when it debuted last month, the Montreal melody makers are giving you a chance to redeem yourself, sort of. Out as a free download of its own is French producer/director Mr. Oizo’s remix of the tune, a sort of new nu take on the disco feel. Though the original’s beat has been largely kept in tact, it’s crooning vocals have been redone in a voice that brings to mind The Discovery Channel, making the lyrics sound both absurd and outrageous. More technical and less twangy, the rework definitely fills a specific niche in the electronic world – and provides an interesting commentary on what happens when we actually listen to the words.
Electrofunk is alive and well in the hands of Dave 1 and P-Thugg, the duo better known as Chromeo. After three successful albums and an uncanny level of cool, the pair return with their fourth studio album White Women, bringing the shifty guitar licks and disco funk sex appeal back for what is sure to be another album full of highly-stylized ear candy. Catch a sneak peak of the lead single “Over Your Shoulder” in the album’s official video reveal.
If you believe Rolling Stone, disco died on July 12th, 1979, at Chicago’s infamous Disco Demolition Night. Apparently Oliver and Chromeo did not get the message. For their latest endeavor, the two production outfits hooked up to nu-disco-fy a 1982 track by the late Queen of Disco herself, Donna Summer. Though Summer’s “Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)” was labeled R&B when it first hit shelves, the reworked version seeks to put it back in its rightful genre with vamped up vocoder vocals, an emphasized synth, and a much, much flashier music video. More of a blast from the past edit than a thorough remix, the tune honors its predecessor and reminds electronic music where it has come from: Disco is dead, long live disco.
Social media has greatly enhanced the connection between fans and artists by allowing them to connect on a level far greater than that of a spectator. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have given us an unprecedented look into the lives of our modern day rockstars by taking us behind the booth, into their homes and studios, and even sometimes into their pasts. Click below the break to check out some of your favorite artists in their younger years and find out which superstars got an early start by strumming guitars or tickling the ivories. We have shots from Steve Angello, Chuckie, Skrillex, Nervo, A-Trak, and more.