Tiny Fireflies – ‘Melody (The Bilinda Butchers Remix)’

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The Bilinda Butchers have crafted a spacey remix of the Tiny Fireflies ‘Melody’ from their latest record ‘The Space Between’ (via The Nerdist). The extended rework gives it the Bilinda Butchers dreamy touch, to be featured on the Japanese release (through Art Union). You can read Michal’s thoughts on the track right here.

 
Tiny Fireflies – ‘Melody (The Bilinda Butchers Remix)’

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The Vacant Lots – ‘Never Satisfied’ (Anton Newcombe Remix)

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Anton Newcombe (frontman of the Brian Jonestown Massacre) has reworked ‘Departure’ from The Vacant Lots debut album. Sonic Cathedral are releasing the remix on a limited edition 7inch this week (grab it here). The all-star collectible is backed by an Alan Vega (Suicide) remix of 6AM! The Vacant Lots are currently touring Europe (check out the dates).
 
The Vacant Lots – ‘Never Satisfied’ (Anton Newcombe Remix)

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Ummagma – ‘Kiev (Haioka Remix)’

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Ummagma continue their prolific year of non-stop music making with the ‘Kiev Remixes’ (out now via Emerald & Dooreen Recordings)! The Canadian-Ukrainian duo enlisted a huge amount of talent to rework ‘Kiev’ including Japan’s Shintaro Haioka. Take a listen to the ambient electronic piece below, a beautifully warped re-imagining (as requested by @shoegazeindie)!

 
Ummagma – ‘Kiev (Haioka Remix)’

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M83 – ‘Run Into Flowers’ (Maps Remix)

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M83’s 2003 album ‘Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts’ was labelled electronic, dream pop, shoegaze and post rock. It didn’t fit neatly into any classification. It was a case of, “we don’t know what this is but it’s really f***ing good”! It’s been praised as one of the greatest albums of that era. On August 25 Mute are re-issuing M83’s first three albums along with two EPs (out this week) with rarities and b-sides. Take a listen to a remix of M83’s ‘Run Into Flowers’ by Maps!

 
M83 – ‘Run Into Flowers’ (Maps Remix)’

Side note, The Radio Dept. released their first new song in four years today – listen to ‘Death To Fascism’ here. Hearing the news this morning was like waking up to a rainbow, only to walk outside and have a bird shit in my mouth! Sorry folks but this is a political statement first and a song second, distant second. I respect the message but resent lazy sampling. *climbs off soapbox* *cries in corner* *puts on ‘Clinging To A Scheme’*

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Keaton Henson – ‘Elevator Song’ (Ulrich Schnauss Remix)

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On a totally different note, Ulrich Schnauss has recently posted a beautiful remix of Keaton Henson‘s ‘Elevator Song’. It’s up for free download thanks to the folks at XLR8R.The minimal electronic piece is built on slow moving sounds that build and fade, fantastic work! You’ll find the original version on Henson’s ‘Romantic Works’ LP. Side point, I went to a hippy cinema on the weekend (think lentils and bean bags) and before the movie they were playing Carbon Based Lifeforms ‘Arecibo’ from the Twentythree album. I’m not much of an ambient connoisseur but that album is perfect to zone out to (listen).

 
Keaton Henson – ‘Elevator Song’ (Ulrich Schnauss Remix)

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An Occasion For Balloons – ‘You’ll Get By’ (Valdorea Remix)

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French producer Valdorea has created a brilliant remix of An Occasion For Balloons ‘You’ll Get By’ for the newly released compilation album ‘Summer 2014‘ (available for free download thanks to Beko). If you’re a fan of dreamy beats with a shoegaze sheen then this should toss your salad! The original track was released late last year on ‘All As It Is‘, the work of North Carolina’s Nate Wagner. As for Valdorea (real name is Loïc), some of you may have heard her previous work under the pseudonym Valdor, she’s got a talent for crafting angelic sounds.

 
An Occasion For Balloons – ‘You’ll Get By’ (Valdorea Remix)

Download Beko’s ‘Summer 2014’ here / Valdorea @ Facebook / An Occasion For Balloons @ Facebook.