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Rad Music // 8-Bit Angles by The Necoism

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The Necoism is a name that has been mentioned on this blog before. He is a producer who makes the absolute finest 8-bit remixes of my indefinitely favorite band, The Strokes. After admiring his remixes of The Strokes and Julian Casablancas’ solo work, Phrazes For The Young, I followed The Necoism on YouTube like a hawk to make sure that if he posted any 8-bit remixes that tickled my fancy, I’d know about them. And boy did he!

Although his YouTube account only has two of the ten songs – not to mention that nice little medley – from The Strokes’ latest album, Angles, I have for you the entire album in 8-bit glory! Lucky you, right?! I don’t know why he took down the rest of the album, but I luckily grabbed all the full songs before he did.

So here you go Strokes fans – 8-bit Angles remixed by The Necoism.

The Strokes – Machu Picchu (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Under Cover of Darkness (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Two Kinds of Happiness (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – You’re So Right (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Taken For A Fool (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Games (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Call Me Back (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Gratisfaction (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Metabolism (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

The Strokes – Life Is Simple In The Moonlight (The Necoism 8-bit Remix)

UPDATE: All files have been removed due to copyright infringement. You could always email me though…

Be Rad. Enjoy.

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August 8, 2012 at 10:08 am

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Rad Music // Kavinsky + HIMAN = Nightcall Remix

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Late night post for all you zombies…

Zombie man Kavinsky held a remix competition for his excellent song “Nightcall” that has well expired, but, that didn’t keep Himan from putting out a super-duper remix for your listening pleasure. Himan adds that  never out of style disco-house touch that I’ve yet to hear added to Kavinsky’s pleasure inducing tune. “Nightcall” had such a distinct sound that was hard to stray away from but Himan excels at creating a new sound to the song. Grab that Soundcloud download before it reaches it’s limit. This is a rad little remix you don’t want to miss.


Be Rad. Enjoy.


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March 3, 2011 at 9:22 pm

Rad Music // RAC VOL 2

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Not the newest of news but most definitely worthy of mentioning on this wonderful blog of mine.

RAC VOL 2 comes out tomorrow, March 4!

RAC is an acronym for Remix Artist Collective and they happen to put out some of the best remixes EVER! Duh. They’ve been releasing teaser tracks for VOL 2 since Monday and they, of course, are nothing short of rad. My favorite is the remix of “New Theory” by Washed Out. I didn’t think you could remix a dreamy song to sound dreamier but they’ve done it. Oh boy it’s dreamy. Listen and download the track below then head over to RAC’s website to check out two other remixed tracks the will be appearing on RAC VOL 2 tomorrow.

Be Rad. Enoy.

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March 3, 2011 at 8:12 am

new music video & remixes // Daft Punk – Derezzed

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Daft Punk just put out an official video for their first, er, single, off their most recent musical endeavor, the Tron: Legacy Official Soundtrack.

You won’t be pressed to find a critic or blogger that hasn’t said “Derezzed” is the most “Daft Punk” thing on the new Tron:OST – but that’s because it is true. It is probably the only song on the album that, if removed from the context of the soundtrack, still holds up as a good DP song. While the entire soundtrack is wonderfully composed and produced, it’s still just a movie score: worthy of a couple full listens but truly meant to be accompanied by the film itself. Even though its place is amongst the complete Tron:OST, let’s bask in the idea that “Derezzed” is actually a new Daft Punk single, cause that’s what everyone seems to be doing.

I must say, I was not expecting this video. Not at all. I thought their appearance in the movie and production of the OST would have been enough publicity for the reclusive robots – but I was wrong. And boy am I glad. This video gives me hope. There has been so much speculation as to what to expect from them: What type of publicity will they be doing? Are they going to tour? Is there going to be a new album? Oh the questions! Oh the possibilities! The guys of Daft Punk seem to be embracing their, now, even bigger, fame and are really putting themselves out there. I can only hope for more.

But seriously, this video is awesome. And Daft Punk’s actual appearance in the video is so bad ass! I really love the retro vibe of this video like the old wire graphics and dusty arcade machines. Also, I couldn’t help but think of Michael Jackson’s video for “Smooth Criminal” in those opening shots – its feels so familiar. Anyways, the video ends up being a short story that parallels to that of the actual concept of Tron – users and programs. Daft Punk may be an exceptional case for this paradigm, but, as robots, running on programs, are they really even users?

Nerdy thoughts aside, and to further provide some evidence that “Derezzed” is being treated like a true Daft Punk single, let’s listen to some remixes. First off, fellow Frenchies, We Are Crisis Children give the song an even more glitchy vibe with a few rad chants. Cassettes Won’t Listen gives the track a more ambient feel with a slight touch of dub. Then we have Breakdown, who effortlessly turns the song into a dance floor killer – lots of build ups and heavy bass. And finally, my favorite of the remixes thus far, is by NTEIBINT. While he certainly adds his own touch, this remix doesn’t stray too far from the original – it simply becomes radder. Enjoy the remixes, go out and buy the Tron: Legacy Soundtrack, and go see TRON!

Soundcloud: Daft Punk – Derezzed (We Are Crisis Children remix) by We Are Crisis Children

download: Daft Punk – Derezzed (Cassettes Won’t Listen Remix)

download: Daft Punk – Derezzed (Breakdown Remix)

download: Daft Punk – Derezzed (NTEIBINT Remix)

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Be Rad. Enjoy.

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December 7, 2010 at 10:22 am

Whandom Wiimix Wednesday

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Not only does John Boswell produce everything that is the Symphony of Science, he also produces is own personal music under the moniker, Colorpulse. As his website states, it’s a mix between “electronica, rock and ambient music,” much like the melodies heard in the Symphony of Science tracks.

Well, looks like Mr. Boswell felt like having some fun with his musical and Auto-tune skills. I present to you “Get Pitted – A Surfer’s Remix.” The original video is of an over excited surfer proclaiming the glorious epicness of his recent surf session. If you haven’t watched it, check it out below.

Now here is where John Boswell comes in. Clearly a fan of the original video, Boswell added his melodic Auto-tune signature. The song is actually really catchy and fun. I am really starting to enjoy these Auto-tune parodies. Such fun…

download: Colorpulse – Get Pitted

Be Rad. Enjoy.


Written by theberad

December 1, 2010 at 12:35 pm