Yearly archive 2012
Isley Brothers - Voyage To Atlantis (Black Van Remix)

Isley Brothers – Voyage To Atlantis (Black Van Remix)

Kris Menace & koweSix drop an audio disco time bomb on us all with their Black Van Remix of The Isley Brothers track ‘Voyage To Atlantis’.  Black Ban have only recently popped up on our radar but we’re loving all things Black Van at the moment.
Skylar Grey - C'Mon Let Me Ride Ft. Eminem (Video)

Skylar Grey – C’Mon Let Me Ride Ft. Eminem (Video)

Yep. This track is damn catchy. The video is catchy. It’s all catchy.  4 million views in 5 days says it all really.  I wasn’t sure if it was going to be up my alley at all but it definitely steps into Gwen Stefani’s shoes territory.
Lilt - Can't Hear

Lilt – Can’t Hear

We’ve been checking out Perth band Lilt and their new ‘Swim’ EP and there’s definitely some standout tracks of eargold on this EP.  The main track in question that we are bringing to your attention is ‘Can’t Hear’ which is definitely what you should be hearing.
Frank Ocean - Lost (Wet Paint Remix)

Frank Ocean – Lost (Wet Paint Remix)

This remix of Frank Ocean’s track ‘Lost’ is so good, we felt we had to give it a separate post to the other remixes by Wet Paint.  With Frank Ocean’s track dropping as a new single right now, this one fits just right.
The Black Keys - She's Long Gone Ft. Notorious B.I.G. (Wet Paint Remix)

The Black Keys – She’s Long Gone Ft. Notorious B.I.G. (Wet Paint Remix)

Now this is a remix with balls!!! The Black Keys have been given some dirty electro funk remix treatment by Canada’s Wet Paint.
Dido - Let Us Move On (Ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Dido – Let Us Move On (Ft. Kendrick Lamar)

An unlikely collaboration between Dido and Kendrick Lamar on her new single ‘Let Us Move On’ looks like it has fired up an appetite online for a bit of Dido audio action.
Monarchy - Disintegration Feat. Dita Von Teese (Mighty Mouse Remix)

Monarchy – Disintegration Feat. Dita Von Teese (Mighty Mouse Remix)

Another quality remix from Mighty Mouse with Monarchy’s track ‘Disintegration’ featuring Dita Von Teese.  If Nu Disco floats your boat then this one is going to give you those vibes of joy.
Patrick Hagenaar Feat. Marky Hartley - You Got Me (Glowing In The Dark) (Piano Radio Edit)

Patrick Hagenaar Feat. Marky Hartley – You Got Me (Glowing In The Dark) (Piano Radio Edit)

Top tune time from Patrick Hagenaar with ‘You Got Me (Glowing In The Dark)’.  We’re loving this edit big time!  Patrick Hagenaar puts the PH into progressive house with this one from Hed Kandi.
The Rolling Stones @Yahoo Music Live Stream (Saturday 15th Dec)

The Rolling Stones @Yahoo Music Live Stream (Saturday 15th Dec)

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, the Rolling Stones will play a sold out show from Newark, New Jersey, available for pay-per-view from Yahoo and WWE.  Tickets are $39.95 which is damn reasonable in comparison to their ticket prices.
Bastille Feat. Ella - No Angels (The Xx Vs TLC)

Bastille Feat. Ella – No Angels (The Xx Vs TLC)

Now this is a track!  Quite blown away actually with how good this track is from Bastille featuring Ella.  A genius working of TLC’s ‘No Scrub’s over The XX track ‘Angels’ with some mighty tinkering.
Coldplay - Fix You (Aylen Remix)

Coldplay – Fix You (Aylen Remix)

An epic chillstep remix of Coldplay’s ‘Fix You’ has dropped from Aylen.  There’s something strangely christmassy about this track.
Kodaline - All My Friends (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

Kodaline – All My Friends (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

One of the best covers you’ll hear in 2012 and going into 2013.  Kodaline drop a cover of ‘All My Friends’ by LCD Soundsystem. Goosebumps ahoy!!!
Matisyahu - Live Like A Warrior (Richello Remix)

Matisyahu – Live Like A Warrior (Richello Remix)

Dance like a warrior more like!!!  That’s what Richello’s remix makes you want to do when you hear Matisyahu’s ‘Live Like A Warrior’. 
Electric Guest - The Bait (Michael Creange & WEKEED Remix)

Electric Guest – The Bait (Michael Creange & WEKEED Remix)

WEKEED are at it again in the land of the remix with Michael Creange.  This time around it’s Electric Guest receiving the magic touch of joy on the track ‘The Bait’.  Another reason why WEKEED are on our radar for 2013 and beyond.  With remixes like this you know why.
All Things Stafford Brothers

All Things Stafford Brothers

There are far too many mash up remixes here by The Stafford Brothers to focus on just one in this post.  That’s why we reckon you should read this below and more importantly get listening to Australia’s Stafford Brothers.
Black Van - Inside (Oliver Remix)

Black Van – Inside (Oliver Remix)

More remix gold from Oliver.  This time it’s a fine retouch of Black Van’s track ‘Inside’.  YESSS! Can Oliver do any wrong at the moment?
Alex Gopher - Hello Inc. Feat. Saint-Michel (DJ Falcon Remix)

Alex Gopher – Hello Inc. Feat. Saint-Michel (DJ Falcon Remix)

Today is a good day. Mixes like this don’t grow on trees but when you get to pluck them, it’s a fruity audio find of the golden kind.  DJ Falcon has dropped a quality remix of Alex Gopher’s track ‘Hello Inc.’ featuring Saint-Michel.
Passion Pit - Carried Away (The Golden Pony Remix)

Passion Pit – Carried Away (The Golden Pony Remix)

There’s something ‘Just An Illusion’ about this backing track to the new remix by The GoldenPony for Passion Pit’s track ‘Carried Away’.  Love it!!!  It’s all good.
Jessie Ware x Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition Talk (Man From Lucania Remix)

Jessie Ware x Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition Talk (Man From Lucania Remix)

If you want a track that sounds like an asteroid floating through space on a collision course with Earth…Armageddon style, then this dreamy bootleg mashup remix from Man From Lucania may just solar your system.
Swedish House Mafia x Matisse & Sadko - Save The World [Disco Fries Bootleg]

Swedish House Mafia x Matisse & Sadko – Save The World [Disco Fries Bootleg]

A bountiful bootleg bootie of joy has been dropped by The Disco Fries with their ‘Save The World’ mix of Swedish House Mafia vs. Matisee & Sadko.  I reckon The Disco Fries can save us all from a Mayan Doomsday with this one.
Good Evening, Mr Mustard - All In My Head

Good Evening, Mr Mustard – All In My Head

Well.  If you have blank canvas and you’re going to name your band….Good Evening, Mr Mustard is as good as any. Makes me want a hot dog…
Frank Ocean - Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead Cover)

Frank Ocean – Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead Cover)

Well.  This is the nearest to a Xmas song you’ll get from Mr O.  It has to be said that when Frank Ocean touches a track, his vocal gold oozes class.  His cover of Radiohead’s track ‘Fake Plastic Trees’ definitely falls into that category.
Allday - Steezed Out

Allday – Steezed Out

OK.  When you get a track through and the artists is described as a skinny, white and unabashedly hipster rapper from Melbourne, Australia. You wonder what you’re getting your audio self in for.  However….and it’s a BIG however….’Steezed Out’ is gold!
Pare One - When The Night (Amtrac Remix)

Pare One – When The Night (Amtrac Remix)

It’s tracks like this that make me really wish it wasn’t early in the week.  Booo! Give me Friday night vibes and give me this track.  Loud!!!
Jessie Ware - Sweet Talk (Cyril Hahn Remix)

Jessie Ware – Sweet Talk (Cyril Hahn Remix)

Jessie Ware’s track ‘Sweet Talk’ never sounded so awesome.  Cyril Hahn is an absolute remix maestro at the moment and everything that is remixed is gold.  Definitely sweet.  If you thought the remix of Destiny’s Child was one of the biggest mixes of 2012….get some of this.
Miike Snow - Animal (Synchronice Big Room Remix)

Miike Snow – Animal (Synchronice Big Room Remix)

Oh yes indeed!! We sneaked a preview and now here’s the full beauty.  Synchronice have definitely dropped a Big Room remix of Miike Snow’s track ‘Animal’. This one is mammal sized!!!
Stars - Backlines (Eight And A Half Remix)

Stars – Backlines (Eight And A Half Remix)

Fire in the hole! Boom! We have a live wire explosive mix here.  Stars and their awesome track ‘Backlines’ from their quality album The North has been given the remix treatment by Eight And A Half.   It’s definitely a 10/10.
Sea At Last - Sea

Sea At Last – Sea

Say hello to the band Sea At Last and their track ‘Sea’.  I haven’t been taken off guard with a band and a song like this since listening to Nimmo & The Gauntlets and their track ‘Young Light’.  I’ve just had my head deep inside some funk and disco tracks for the past two hours, so...
Rapunzel (Feat. Skripture) - Kick It Like A Rockit

Rapunzel (Feat. Skripture) – Kick It Like A Rockit

Hmmmm.  A cheeky rework/mix/edit of Herbie Hancock’s track ‘Rockit’ given one hell of vocal edit bringing it nicely into 2012!!    YES! I like this.  
Velvet Tux - Creole

Velvet Tux – Creole

This is one hell of a choooooon!!!  That’s all I have to say about this track ‘Creole’ by Velvet Tux.  We’ve had a mad month and a half of quality tracks and this one has been sitting with us since the end of October.  Shame on us for the delay in getting this one to...
Unique - What I Got Is What You Need (Starcadian Remix)

Unique – What I Got Is What You Need (Starcadian Remix)

Holy funk!!!  Starcadian’s remix of ‘What I Got Is What You Need’ by Unique is funktastic!!  Starcadian has taken the 1983 #30 hit and shaken it down into a floor filler and a half!!!!
Childish Gambino x Purity Ring - Obefire (Troika Mashup)

Childish Gambino x Purity Ring – Obefire (Troika Mashup)

Nice one.  That’s what we say to this mashup by 17yr old Troika. This is a smooth mashup mix of Childish Gambino and Purity Ring indeed.
Rihanna Feat. Mikky Ekko - Stay (Them Jeans Remix)

Rihanna Feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay (Them Jeans Remix)

I tell you something.  If Rihanna had more tracks like this on her albums I’d be a listener to her stuff a hell of a lot more.  Them Jeans done good here with this remix of ‘Stay’!! Yes indeed! 
St. Lucia - All Eyes On You (Pacific Air Remix)

St. Lucia – All Eyes On You (Pacific Air Remix)

This remix has been floating around for a few days now and the original track has been floating around for about a year now too.  Anything St. Lucia has been providing for a listen has been well worth the ear time and this remix is just as sensational.
Katy B - Aaliyah (Feat. Jessie Ware)

Katy B – Aaliyah (Feat. Jessie Ware)

Well.  This one popped up in the inbox and there was some YMR delight there has to be said!!  Katy B and Jessie Ware on the same track?  A double audio dream team from Katy B’s new Danger EP.  It’s good too!!
Porter Robinson & Mat Zo - Easy (Original Mix)

Porter Robinson & Mat Zo – Easy (Original Mix)

Now this is a summer banging tune that loving is easy!!!  Porter Robinson & Mat Zo drop ‘Easy’ and this track is gold gold gold.  Nice work by chubbybeavers.com for the pick up on this one.  There’s a reason it’s going off online big style.
Mixhell - Exit Wound (Aeroplane Remix)

Mixhell – Exit Wound (Aeroplane Remix)

Miami freestyle indeed on this one!!!  The track ‘Exit Wound’ has been given the remix treatment by Aeroplane and it’s Eightiestastic.  Love it in fact!!
Bondax - Gold

Bondax – Gold

GOLD!!!  That’s what this track is by Bondax…quite literally! Me thinks that this one is going to go off everyone is loving all things Bondax at the moment and the clickage on this one would suggest that trend will continue!
Last Lynx - Killing Switch (Bruno Be Remix)

Last Lynx – Killing Switch (Bruno Be Remix)

This remix by Bruno Be is literally the bees knees!!!  Far out it is good.  If deep house with a hint of nu disco is your thing, then this one is definitely going to keep you awake into the early hours of Sunday morning stuck on repeat.
Plastic Plates - Things I Didn't Know I Loved (Bufi Remix)

Plastic Plates – Things I Didn’t Know I Loved (Bufi Remix)

We are loving all things Plastic Plates at the moment!! If that wasn’t enough, then the remix by Bufi gives you some more juicy ear morsels to indulge in.  Take this remix of ‘Things I Didn’t Know I Loved’ and you’ll realise that it is sensational stuff.