SVEDKA Vodka and Giant Step present TRON: LEGACY R3C0NF1GUR3D listening session, taking place tonight at the Sunset Lounge at Mondrian in Miami, FL. Featuring 15 remixes of the TRON: LEGACY soundtrack – originally scored by Daft Punk – by Moby, Glitch Mob, The Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, Kaskade, and many more. Entrance is free but strictly RSVP, so hurry and sign up before the list is closed.
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The XLR8R Podcast offers downloads from electronic, dance, hip-hop, indie music and more. This week’s podcast features the guest selector Ben Westbeech, a talented musician we’ve kept an eye on since he was bubbling in Brownswood. His new monkier Breach is also featured in his collection of songs here – see the full tracklist after the jump. Westbeech recently released a Remix EP of his single “Falling,” the first single from his upcoming album There’s More To Life Than This.
Agape featuring Nadia Harris‘ EP1 Remixed follows up 2010′s EP1 with remixes by friends from around the world. Agape’s music and remixes have already been getting play from such luminaries as François K and Gilles Peterson. The single featuring Nadia Harris, “She Really Likes It,” was a worldwide hit with its genius and surreal video.
The sounds on EP1 Remixed are as diverse as the band itself. The all-star cast of producers and musicians involved are from, or live, in places such as a Miami, Rio De Janeiro, Jamaica, Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Lima, Madagascar, Dominican Republic, New York, Paris, and more. The full EP1 Remixed includes Patrick Paredes‘ indie mix of “She Really Likes It” and a Brazillian Bollywood Drum & Bass version by Marcelinho Da Lua & Angelo B. It also has remixes of “I and I” by Simbad and Kaje Trackheadz and additional remixes by Marcelo Yuka, Digitaldubs, Basic Soul Unit, and Omar Suardy (DHM).
Agape ft Nadia Harris – “She Really Likes It (Erick Paredes’ Dubstepper Redub)”
Buy EP1 on Bagpak
When the TRON: Legacy movie came out last year, we were beyond excited to be along for the ride, helping to launch the official soundtrack, created by the legendary, pioneering, larger-than-life electro duo Daft Punk. The soundtrack showed a new side of Daft Punk’s music: they gave us a powerful, all-encompassing film score, which was a big leap from their usual dancefloor-shaking tunes.
And now the news we all have been waiting for: the hotly anticipated remix album, TRON: LEGACY R3C0NF1GUR3D will be released by Walt Disney Records on April 5th, including interpretations of the Daft Punk score by artists including Glitch Mob, The Crystal Method, Paul Oakenfold, Moby, Boys Noize, Kaskade, Photek, Pretty Lights and more.
On Friday March 11, Giant Step will host a private event: an exclusive first listen to the TRON: LEGACY R3C0NF1GUR3D album at the Rooftop Pool at Soho Beach House, Miami FL. There is no RSVP but if you’re feelin’ lucky, enter to win a pair of passes here.