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Emil & Friends x Phoenix x Michael Jackson: Girlfriend on Girlfriend

Emil finally found some friends, Phoenix the band of Summer ’09 and the late, great Michael Jackson. This is a cover/remix/re-vision/mash-up by the Todd Rundgren of the Blogosphere that proves what an immense talent he is. Emil turns these tunes into a New Edition sounding feel good track for the summer. Love the guitar solo towards the end. I visited this digital garage rocker’s studio last week and heard some new tunes and all I can say is I am excited for everyone for an Emil & Friends album 🙂

Emil & Friends – Girlfriend on Girlfriend (Phoenix x Michael Jackson)

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Holy Ghost!: I Will Come Back + Michael Jackson “Get on the Floor” Edit

Amazing track by the Brooklyn duo. And it seems they have been working with Arthur Baker as seen in the photo above. As well as Michael McDonald according to their personal blog! Oh my god I cannot wait for more music.

“Known for their 2008 hit “Hold On,” remixes for the likes of Moby, MGMT, Phoenix and Cut Copy, critically-heralded Brooklyn duo Holy Ghost! is Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel. Friends since childhood, the pair grew up on NYC’s Upper West Side. Learning from NYC producers The DFA (aka James Murphy & Tim Goldsworthy), Holy Ghost! bring their love for old-school synthesizers to their new single, “I Will Come Back,” a five and a half-minute dance floor epic, featuring the angelic voices of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. This latest Green Label Sound single will also be featured on Holy Ghost!’s highly-anticipated debut album due out early next year on DFA Records.”


Holy Ghost! – I Will Come Back

Bonus “can’t escape Michael Jackson’s amazing pop culture influence” track:
Michael Jackson – Get On the Floor (Holy Ghost! Edit)

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And when the groove is dead and gone, you know that love survives so we can rock forever on…

RIP Michael Jackson 1958 -2009

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Sebastien Tellier American Apparel Viva Radio Mix

American Apparel Viva Radio mix – Sebastien Tellier

Cheers, Discobelle

I shall be seeing Sebastien Tellier in Toronto next week, Aug 4 at the Mod Club. I am super excited 🙂 So see you all there! Here is a fun little mix of songs that Sebastien put together. Quite pop.

1. Sebastien Tellier – L’Amour et La Violence (Boys Noize Main version)
2. Michael Jackson – Rock With You
3. Sebastien Tellier – Roche
4. Justin Timberlake – Cry Me A River
5. Sebastien Tellier – Mauer
6. Babyshambles – Delivery
7. Sebastien Tellier – Look
8. Daft Punk – Veridis Quo
9. Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing
10. Sebastien Tellier – Kilometer
11. Low Motion Disco – Things Are Gonna Get Easier (Sebastien Tellier Vocal Remix)

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Prince x Radiohead

Glenjamn took this vid of Prince covering Radiohead’s Creep at Coachella. Ugh I wish I went this year.

Bonus vid:
Michael Jackson x Prince x James Brown

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Filter R&B: Estelle & Rihanna

I am really feeling this new track by Estelle featuring Kanye, it is very French disco sounding. Notice the track gets filtered out during the verse and the bassline is so slick. Estelle sounds a bit like Donna Summer on this and Kanye does his thing as usual, he kind of sounds British. Cheers.

Estelle – American Boy (feat. Kanye West)

Estelle Wikipedia

“The forthcoming album is rumoured to feature production from the likes of Will.I.Am, Wyclef Jean, Mark Ronson, Cee-lo, Swizz Beatz and John Legend.”
o0o0o Exciting.

Rihanna x Ed Banger x So Me x The Cobra Snake

So I just heard this song on the radio the other day and was really impressed by it especially the sample that she uses that sounded to familiar to me, it was of course Michael Jackson’s “Wanna Be Startin’ Something”. I then found out that Michael Jackson took that hook from a 1973 track by Afrique, “Soul Makossa”, even copied bassline. Either way I love how the Rihanna track gets filtered out during the verse. French Filter House is everywhere!!
Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music

Michael Jackson – Wanna Be Startin’Something

Afrique – Soul Makossa

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Miles Davis x Michael Jackson

Miles Davis – Human Nature

Miles Davis was a rockstar.

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MJ x Kanye

Kanye rockin his Michael Jackson fit.

Michael Jackson – Billie Jean (Kanye West 2008 Remix) *Rip*

This is an interesting remix to say the least. It sounds like Kanye just called Timbaland in for some help with his kick drum samples. This track had so much potential. I guess thats what happens when you try to mess with something that is already amazing. Sorry Kanye, I guess you can only do it once with Daft Punk but that was just luck.

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Daft Punk & Louis Vuitton

Leather jackets by Dior Homme
Daft Punk @ Louis Vuiton Paris Spring/Summer 2008
Courtesy of Kidz by Colette

First it was Cat Power performing at the Chanel fashion show in Paris, now Daft Punk spinning a mini-mix at the recent Louis Vuitton Paris show. Of course Mr. West was there.

Daft Punk spins a concise version of their live set from the past tour with a few awesome tracks mixed in like, the new SebastiAn remix of the Guy-Manuel Homem Christo produced track, Sexual Sportswear by Sebastien Tellier, Ratatat-Lex & Kanye West-Stronger.

Kanye to work with Michael Jackson
Hall & Oates – Portable Radio

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Michael Jackson, Rod Stewart, Prince, Stevie Wonder & Rick James = JUSTICE

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