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David Bowie : Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix By James Murphy For The DFA)

James Murphy refuses to remain still and silent in his Post-LCD Soundsystem life. He has been tapped into remix one of his heroes David Bowie and successfully throws in some high-brow/low-brow elements by mixing in Steve Reich’s “Clapping Music”. This could be one of the most self-indulgent and overly hip collisions of worlds. Don’t forget to pick this remix up on vinyl.

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Radio Soulwax Presents Dave

A megamix of the Thing White Duke care of the Soulwax boys, all accompanied by a 60+ minute film.

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Duff Disco is a London producer cranking out some interesting disco edits, first is this edit of Bowie’s “Fame” and then the B-side to it is this unlike sample of the Red Hot Chili Peppers (RIP, damn you Frusciante). He takes the outro of “Funky Monks” off of Blood Sugar Sex Magik and somehow makes it work. Grab the vinyl at Juno & Phonica.

Duff Disco – Fame

Duff Disco – Red Hot

Cheers, Waves at Night

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Most of the Other Remixes

Soulwax – Most Of The Other Remixes

01. David Bowie – Rebel Rebel (Soulwax Re-Edit)
02. MGMT – Kids (Soulwax Remix)
03. Deus – Everybody’s Weird (Soulwax Remix)
04. Chemical Brothers – Hey Boy Hey Girl (Soulwax Remix)
05. Miss Kittin – Requiem For A Hit (Soulwax Re-Edit)
06. Prince – Head (Soulwax Re-Edit)
07. LCD Soundsystem – Get Innocuous (Soulwax Remix)
08. Kolk – Uma (Soulwax Remix)
09. Tahiti 80 – Heartbeat (Soulwax Remix)
10. Samantha Fu – Theme From Discotheque (Soulwax Remix)
11. Zita Swoon – Disco (Soulwax Remix)
12. The Rolling Stones – You Can’t Always Get What You Want (Soulwax Remix)

Update: No official word on this release.

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Looking at Music x MOMA

“In the 1960s, the decade that saw astronauts land on the moon, artists were likewise seeking to expand boundaries of time and space and to have new experiences. At the same time, portable video equipment reached the consumer market—suddenly simultaneity and “now,” the present and the past, became content. Musicians led the way in developing new working methods, and music was at the forefront of interdisciplinary experimentation during the early days of media art. This exhibition looks at the dynamic connections that occurred from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s with a display of early media works by Nam June Paik, Bruce Nauman, Steve Reich, Joan Jonas, Yoko Ono, Laurie Anderson, and David Bowie presented alongside related drawings, prints, and photographs by John Cage, Jack Smith, Ray Johnson, and others.”
Opens August 13. I will be there first thing when I get back to NYC.

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