Italians Do It Better drops the instrumental version of “After Dark 2”.
“Due To Popular Demand From Djs, Designers, Directors, Dancers, & Debutantes…We’re Posting The Instrumental Version Of “AFTER DARK 2″ For Everyone To Cut Up For Their Mixtapes, Runways, Films, Stages, Parties, Etc…”
“Let’s Kiss” was written the same week as “Under Your Spell” in November 2008. After a bizarre & beautiful twist of fate, I walked into a remote bar in Montreal where I met the love of my life. The next morning… Ida & I had to leave. We flew to France for a handful of sweaty club shows. On the train out of Paris, I realized my whole world had been permanently turned upside down. The rain was crashing against the windows… & I decided I wanted to make a record that felt like that moment frozen in time”
New Jersey producer/dj and mastermind behind Troubleman + Italians Do It Better Mike Simonetti with a free EP of African funk, soul, disco edits for your Christmas Day.
“Happy holidays. Enjoy this free edit EP of raw African sounds. No added production – all raw in its lo-fi glory”
Johnny Jewel of Chromatics fame with a new mix made for us to enjoy this autumn/winter.
“It’s been a crazy couple of weeks…After Paris & Amsterdam…Chromatics flew from London to Australia for two weeks of festivals…Then Natty & I hopped on a plane from Brisbane…to Singapore…to Abu Dhabi…landing in Berlin 30 hours later in time to have breakfast with Ida…Symmetry played our first show that night opening up for Glass Candy in Berlin at Karl Lagerfeld’s book release party…Patron with Oko…then Night Flight to Quebec…Brazil in the morning…Glass Candy throws a party in Sao Paulo for Bazaar’s birthday. After looping the globe twice…We’re finally back in Montreal for one of my favorite times of year. It’s the end of Autumn, & all of the Reds, Greens, & Yellows have disintegrated into Black & White. Everything is buried by the snow…Perfect weather for locking yourself in the studio with a synthesizer & your favorite records…I put together a collage of songs that, for one reason or another…always remind me of Autumn.
Enjoy the music!
Tracklist after the jump.