Earlier this week, Avicii took on Syn Cole‘s “Miami 82″ for Le7els‘ latest release. Now, the Estonian producer has returned the favor. While you may love the authentic strings in the original riff of “Hey Brother,” Syn Cole’s work on the hit track brings forth the energetic feel signature to the PRMD camp. The remix maintains the beloved vocals from the original while transforming the radio smash to a big room-worthy anthem. The track drops into a trap-house mixture that sends heads bobbing before returning to blissful melody, all intermingling to create a sound unique to the DJ.
“Ash, Avicii’s manager, pitched me this project and I instantly felt that this was an opportunity to create a more Syn Cole style of sound.”
Via: Rolling Stone
Although multiple versions of Syn Cole‘s “Miami 82″ have been teased in sets for nearly a year, the Estonian producer has finally let loose Avicii‘s edit of his groovy tune on Le7els, Tim’s home imprint. Being just the 14th official release on the label, the collaborative work between the melody-driven progressive house mainstays gave birth to a joyous brainchild that successfully creates an enchanting Miami Vice-inspired atmosphere. Setting the mood for a sunset cruise down the coastal strip, the latest release from Ash Pournouri‘s camp serves to bring listeners far away from the cold winter months, providing a summer feel when the world needs it most. Syn Cole’s productions continue to show vast improvements made from a technical standpoint, and with the backing of the Le7els camp, the young DJ shows a lot of promise in the upcoming year.
Only a week after debuting Avicii’s edit of Syn Cole’s “Miami 82,” Pete Tong was at it again and premiered Syn Cole’s remix of Avicii’s “Hey Brother.” The uncredited lyrics from Dan Tyminski remain at the forefront of the production, which is bolstered by a rhythmic and almost Madeon-esque climax that isn’t too overbearing. Although it’s been almost a year since the world first heard songs from True, it seems like the debut album from one of dance music’s biggest stars will continue its momentum in 2014 with an ever-growing number of official remixes.
Although Avicii’s debut artist album “True” is only two months old, the Swedish juggernaut shows no signs of slowing down his release schedule. Debuted by Pete Tong on Friday, Syn Cole’s Miami 82 receives the Avicii treatment and Tim Bergling transforms the original mix into something all his own. The edit is more aggressive than most of Avicii’s productions and completely devoid of the melodic climaxes we’ve all come to know and love from the 24-year-old Swede, but it still showcases Avicii’s production prowess and his penchant for creating music that immediately gets stuck in your head.
Release: November 25th
The latest addition to the At Night family, Syn Cole‘s two previous remixes were instant hits, proving — yet again — the imprint’s impeccable ear for talent. Rene Pais’s first original release since ditching the Clashback moniker for the progressive house identity of Syn Cole, “April” represents a strong start for the newly re-imagined producer. As an understudy at At Night, there was no doubt that Syn Cole’s first original would be tightly produced and bursting at the seams with punchy melodies, but the freshman effort evokes a level of quality not often seen from an inaugural release. Framed by scintillating melody sections, the track bounces between big room progressive house and aggressive dub heavy electro – all without skipping a beat. The two distinct styles work together to create a cohesive identity for what likely is to be the newcomer’s warning shot of things to come.
We are only rewinding back a couple of months for Syn Cole’s remix of Kerli’s “The Lucky Ones” because, even we can admit — we missed this one. It didn’t catch our attention until Avicii featured it on his December Levels podcast, but it stood out to us as one of the cleanest progressive cuts we’ve heard in awhile. Syn Cole’s silky smooth production style works well with Kerli’s pop vocals to deliver a prime time dance track. Melodic builds, subtle stutters, and Kerli’s larger than life vocal morph the original into a track suitable for big rooms and big recognition.
It’s no wonder that Syn Cole is Avicii’s protege, they both share the same unique ability to make a track glow.
Kerli – The Lucky Ones (Syn Cole vs. Kerli Remix)
Check out Kerli’s latest video with tyDI after the break.
Avicii’s most recent Beatport chart-topper has received a much needed remix package. The original mix of “Silhouettes” was undeniably a beautiful production, but to be respected in any realm beyond listening pleasure it needed new life. That is where Tim and the LE7ELS team called upon electrifying producers EDX, Syn Cole, and Lazy Rich. All three remixes bring forth fresh sounds that refuse to be labeled predictable. Stream all three beefed up versions of “Silhouettes” below the break and head to Beatport for the official release.
Lazy Rich takes Avicii’s “Silhouettes” and beats it into submission with his massive electro house style. By starting off with the original’s big room, progressive synths, Rich allows the track to build naturally before putting the pedal to the floor and launching into a wildly aggressive breakdown with synths reminiscent of Zedd’s infamous “Shave It” and a slight touch of Knife Party. While still only a preview with no set release date, we felt that we needed to share this one with you regardless - there is no doubt that it’s going to be massive.
This track, and 2 other remixes from Syn Cole and EDX are scheduled to be released sometime soon via the LE7ELS imprint – watch the preview of all 3 tracks after the break.