LA duo Bixel Boys have had an astronomical rise and a seemingly unstoppable career. 2014 was a big year for the two – they released a long line of solid remixes and originals, debuted their #FREELIFE Jersey’s and apparel, and played massive shows. Their first offering of 2015 is a remix of Le Youth’s hit “R E A L”. Here Bixel Boys have turned “R E A L” into a upbeat, club tune without loosing the integrity of the original vocals provided by Brandy on her 90’s hit “I Wanna Be Down”.
Our favorite LA duo Bixel Boys have had a momentous year so far and it shows no sign of stopping. Ever changing yet unconditionally hard-hitting, the Bixel Boys’ sound continues to blow us away, especially their latest remix. Taking Theophilus London featuring Jesse Boykins III’s “Tribe,” Bixel Boys adds a house beat to the track creating an instant hit.
Bixel Boy’s new track “Empire” seems to be appropriately titled since that’s what these two have created this past year. With a packed tour schedule and a slew of solid releases, the boys have skyrocketed to popularity and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Their second release on Sweat It Out! and their first original track of 2014, “Empire” is a triumphant bass driven electro house tune that blurs the lines between big-room and underground. The end result is a complex yet accessible track perfect for the mainstage and the 4am dance floor all at once. Keep an eye out for the full release of the Empire EP on June 27th.
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This week’s exclusive Discobelle mix comes from none other than LA duo Bixel Boys, you all saw this coming right? We’ve been all about these boys since they first come on to the scene with their remixes of Janet Jackson and Ciara. Since then they’ve gone on to release original work on labels such as Sweat It Out! and Nervous and they show no signs of slowing down.
The mix is appropriately titled “Food for Thots” and this is what the two of them had to say about it.
“dance music into love music vibes haha :: a little cool down after sxsw
luv u guys!”
The feeling is mutual.
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The Bixel Boys are obviously a favorite of ours over here. Their sound has claimed many different names from “big-room underground” to “booty rave house”, but their newest remix takes on a whole new direction and trust us when we say this one is special. You could call their take on The Crystal Method’s “Over It” something along the lines of “dreamy synth house” but this song doesn’t so much reflect a new genre but a feeling instead. A slow-building bassline, stabs of progressive chords and Dia Frampton’s angelic vocals create a euphoric feeling. You’ll find yourself getting lost between the beginning and the end, and then pressing repeat once it’s all over.This one is for those late night drives with the person you love.
The Bixel Boys first release of 2014 takes Eliza Doolittle’s “Walking on Water” and turns it into an danceable house track with a thundering bassline, intricate chord work and to top it all off an incredibly sleek production quality. When it comes to these two it’s best to expect the unexpected, proving time and time again that they can’t be pigeonholed into one single sound or style. You can download the tune for free below.