This stunning batch of remixes for Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’ latest single “Garden”, (which actually got the re-rub treatment back on Play It Down almost a year ago now) brings together two big names who put a unique touch on things.
Donaeo drags the track through a metal processing plant on the edge of town, running a buzzsaw in between the vocals and dropping a big UK Funky bassline that jars the original’s placated duet.
Hackman goes the opposite route, and provides a subdued mix of the original track that rolls along on some atmospheric bleeps & twinkling, letting the vocals breathe and take control of the ambience of the track, especially when they’re twisted into a foreign mantra completely different from the original halfway through.
Finally, Joe Goddard is still riding high on the same magic dust that spawned the recent “Gabriel” track on Greco Roman, with a remix that throws on some wobbly synth actions that leave the vocals largely untouched but bend and warp the original melody like a piece of vinyl that’s been locked in a sauna overnight and then played out the next morning. Fortunately, it sounds much better than actually doing that in real life would.
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinsoaurs – Garden (Joe Goddard Remix) (Sendspace)
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Garden (Hackman Remix) (Sendspace)
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Garden (Donaeo Remix) (Sendspace)
Garden remixes drop on Oct. 16th on Greco-Roman.