Author Archives: G.Poplopavich

#FCMV47 | Mixed by DRWKSKEE

Vancouver based collective Kandy Space makes their FC debut with new member DRWKSKEE. A thirty minute mix paying homage to oh so many classics by compiling their re-fresh’s to Trap. Hip Hop lovers of the 90’s turned Trap enthusiasts of the times will be pleased to hear near all of the best soundtrack standouts and singles of the times most influential albums. Get familiar with both Kandy Space & DRWKSKEE, links provided below for the follow thing on all platforms.

DRWKSKEE – Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter

Kandy Space – Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter

Anna of the North – Sway (The Chainsmokers Remix)

It’s true, Electronic music has reached the realm of tabloid journalism. Tis a dark time, but, as with everything there has been and will be two sides will always be present. The positive, and the negative. Good music will always speak for itself and stand out amongst the muck and pod scum. Anna of the North was one such outstanding light for the now immensely popular Chainsmokers. What they interpreted their remix into was a future, and dare I say more “underground” version, than other major hits of theirs, #KAYNE, #Selfie..

*Amidst the success of millions of plays and appearances The Chainsmokers have remained loyal to their love of Indie vocalists, which, is an important point to note on their career to date. Cudos yo.

The Chainsmokers – Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter

AZEDIA – Blood

In thanks to their fans for reaching them to the one million play mark London’s AZEDIA has given away a new one. An ambient, chillstepper featuring original vocal work from MOONFLWR. Name your price on the groups Bandcamp.

AZEDIA – Facebook | Soundcloud | Twitter

Kool Keith – Walk On Water feat. Lord Diamonds & Michael Rushden

It’s all about Vancouver music these days.. Vancouverite emcees Lord Diamonds & Michael Rushden and producer Teddy Bass together linked with Rap legend Kool Keith on his upcoming album entitled ‘El Dorado Driven.’ Teddy Bass is to have a large presence on the album set for release sometime in October.

Kool Keith – Twitter | Website

Lord Diamonds – Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter

Michael Rushden – Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter

The Offspring – Pretty Fly For A White Guy (Matt Zanardo’s ‘Anthem’ Remix)

Thinking back to just before our artist spotlight with Matt, paroozing though his catalog, this was the preview I was itching to see drop. The nostalgia factor is huge with this one. To see it get a proper upgrade to the times is fly as fuug to. All the quaitables backed by Anthem grade bounce is prime. There will be Offspring Youtube searches as a result no doubt. Play the field, keep it real.

Matt Zanardo – Facebook | Soundcloud | Twitter

Rosie June – Sound It Out (Bear Mountain Remix)

Personal favourite of the Last Gang Records roster Bear Mountain’s latest nearly slipped through the cracks unnoticed. As a Vancouverite there is obligation to post, admittedly distances to get travelled if the tune is quality, and it is. You can file this remix of again fellow British Columbian, Nanaimo’s Rosie June under Deep House. The original is from her debut album ‘Listening Post’ , which you can listen to HERE.

Bear Mountain – Facebook | Soundcloud | Twitter

Rambow – Aint Worried Bout Nothin

Another killer to come up from this late night inbox scrummage is NYC’s Rambow. A badman ruff rider in riddem, bass, and Rap all at once. Just gone leave some selects so yall can shake hands and exchange business cards.

Rambow – Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter

Route 94 – My Love feat. Jess Glynne (Young Bombs Remix)

Stay close to me, your about to hear a Vancouver answer to one the summers biggest. Young Bombs is Martin Kottmeier & Tristan Norton and together they’ve remixed Cazette & Galantis to tremendous response. ‘My Love’ is just shy away from their preceding remix’s place in the festival recap video calibre arena, but still speaks just as loud to the nostalgia factor, and of course, the sounds of summer. The track is free for a like on the duo’s Facebook Page.

Young Bombs – Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter

The Presets – NO FUN (Golden Features Remix)

Late night interneting took me to the back of the inbox tonight, the very first page of submissions. Seven months back with the new address. And subsequently to Australia’s Golden Features. Link clicks proceeded to The Presets SC, and then to rest at this promo remix from Golden Features for the The Presets currently underway Check Yo Ponytail Tour. Having been a staple of my now discontinued 160GB iPod Classic for nearing ten years their taste respected to me, so if Golden Features is a go by them, he’s a go by me. Plus his catalog is strong all on solo. Check him, check them.

Golden Features – Facebook | Soundcloud | Twitter

Alison Wonderland – I Want U (Slow Graffiti Edit)

Could’t have asked for a more dreamy intro.. Wonderland indeed. It of course breaks into SG’s signature & massive Trap with quick surgical precision. ‘ I Want U’ is a time filler of sorts to keep the masses happy while a new EP is underway. The download thing in exchange for a like on FB yo.

Slow Graffiti – Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter

Estelle – American Boy (Show Clothes Remix)

As a lingering fan of Kanye, ‘American Boy’ remains one of my least favourite features of his. Though as culturally significant as many others it was just too pop than I have often cared to venture. Supposably that makes me a hipster. A point to note though is that Electronica isn’t what it is now and New Disco had not been created (to my knowledge of the time). Thankfully we are where we are now and spin like Chicago’s Show Clothes can indeed be spun. So do the re-up with a chillen twisten then cop the DL.

Show Clothes – Facebook | Soundcloud

SKMB Compilation Vol. 1

Fellow #Vancouver blog crew extraordinaire SKMB released their first compilation to date last month. Yes yes, we’ve been sleeping. Ten full tracks of New Disco and House from Vancouverites, friends and contributors alike make up the released to sum up in perpetuity the blogs taste and sound. The list is long of standouts, but of the standouts to standout is WATSN’s ‘Manson’ because it takes a large bite into the deep n’ dark alone. Check all these guys out as they are going great things in each of their respective scenes.

SKMB – Facebook | Instagram | Soundcloud | Twitter | Website