Bursting at the seams with Eighties nostalgia, LIFELIKE’s remix of Mitch Murder’s “The Touch” is everything you loved about 80s synthpop without the bad haircuts and worse outfits. Methodically paced, the French maestro’s rendition is 7-minutes of Eighties archetypes, a subdued soundscape suitable for the score of any of the “futuristic” movies of yesteryear. LIFELIKE’s French house inspired, robo-symphony is available for free download today on Mad Decent’s Jeffree’s imprint. Mitch Murder’s full EP will be available on Thursday, July 25th.Posted by
Premiered at Kitsuné Club Night at LA’s Lure Club, Lifelike‘s collaboration with Tommi Bravo “Urban Sex” is now out on Nurvous Records. Lifelike graciously lends his veteran production talents to the résumé of the young producer and the two came up with an anthemic, 80s-tinged record with contagious pitched-up vocals and a bit of hip hop sampling to boot. It’s only a matter of time before everyone from A-Trak to Alex Metric throw this one into their sets.
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Lifelike & A-Trak release ‘Don’t Stop,’ Gigamesh, Mauvais Cliché, The Bloody Sisters hop on remix train
We’ve come to associate French producer LIFELIKE with fellow countrymen Alan Braxe, the late DJ Mehdi, Justice, and Daft Punk and known he’s been working on his debut artist album, Future Disco, for quite some time now. With Kitsuné Maison’s release of the first single off the album “Don’t Stop” as a remix package we now get our first tasty bits of this disco-techno goodness.
A-Trak‘s ever-skillful turntablism complements LIFELIKE’s on-point French electro-disco production. The remix duties go to Minnesotan Gigamesh (who manages to give the track even more of a vintage feel) as well as Parisians Mauvais Cliché and The Bloody Sisters. If that wasn’t enough, the EP release also includes club and extended mixes. Check out a sampling below.
Start your Saturday off right with this fiercely funky mix from French house producer, LIFELIKE. Clocking in at just under 40 minutes and featuring some of the top nu-disco and French house tracks of the moment, this mix is the perfect remedy to that anthem-induced headache you got last night. With cuts from The Knocks and Fred Falke, Kano, Kraak & Smaak, and Chromeo this one is sure to please any funk-fiends in our audience.Posted by