We've got your weekend playlist right here with RCRD LBL Essentials Volume 27 with brand new tracks from[mp3com-artist]Chromeo[/mp3com-artist],[mp3com-artist] Blood Orange[/mp3com-artist], [mp3com-artist]Ty Segall Band[/mp3com-artist], [mp3com-artist]The Golden Filter[/mp3com-artist], [mp3com-artist]Chrystal Method[/mp3com-artist]. [rcrd-lbl]http://rcrdlbl.com/widgets2.0/core/?m=show_widget&w=essentials051012[/rcrd-lbl] Things start out with [mp3com-artist]Mackintosh Braun[/mp3com-artist]'s remix of [mp3com-artist]Chromeo[/mp3com-artist]'s "When the Night Falls." An excellent dance remix with an added flavor of 80's synth pop, the remix is definitely one to get the night going. The female vocals provide a nice counterpart to Chromeo singer Dave 1's seductive lyrics and are a nice reference to the sounds of 80's New York synth stars like[mp3com-artist]Madonna[/mp3com-artist], [mp3com-artist]Lisa Lisa[/mp3com-artist] and [mp3com-artist]9.9[/mp3com-artist]. [mp3com-artist]Quantic & Alice Russell [/mp3com-artist]bring us back to Earth with the gorgeous soul track "Here Again." With a incredible wind section (jazz flute!), funky drums, and strings, it's a track that really lives up to the name of its genre - one of those songs that you feel deep down inside you. Brooklyn R&B singer [mp3com-artist]Blood Orange[/mp3com-artist] has been release tantalizing glimpses of his upcoming debut album. Class Actress gives one of the best of these songs "Forget It" a lush remix. [mp3com-artist]Blood Orange[/mp3com-artist]'s hooky vocals (what a chorus!) and slow-burn tempo are left intact but some heavy drums and snakey synth lines are added to great affect. [mp3com-artist]Leo Zero[/mp3com-artist] does a spaced out remix of [mp3com-artist]The Golden Filter[/mp3com-artist]'s song "Kill Me," creating an ethereal atmosphere for singer Penelope Trappes' sensual, breathy vocals to float in. The track moves with purpose though, driven by a steady drumbeat and throbbing bassline. It's the kind of track that lures you onto the dancefloor without you even knowing it. Classic electronic group [mp3com-artist]The Chrystal Method[/mp3com-artist] are back with a remix of [mp3com-artist]MEIKO[/mp3com-artist]'s "Leave the Lights On." This one's pure dance pop, with a baroque arsenal of synthesizer melodies swirling about. [mp3com-artist]MEIKO[/mp3com-artist]'s vocals really sell the track, her tone and lyrics setting a slightly ominous edge to her lyrics. California garage rocker Ty Segall has been on an absolute tear lately, releasing music at a breakneck pace. What's most impressive is that everything he does ROCKS. The guy can write guitar riffs in his sleep. "Wave Goodbye" is no exception, with heavily distorted licks that level everything in their path. [mp3com-artist]Chet Faker[/mp3com-artist] wraps things up on a high note. His cover of [mp3com-artist]Blackstreet[/mp3com-artist]'s classic anthem "No Diggity" is sublime. His subdued, hazy take on the original is guaranteed to make you feel good. That's it for this week! Enjoy the tunes and enjoy your weekend! For more free music, check out our past RCRD LBL Essential Playlists. Or grab a Free MP3 of the Day!
RCRD LBL Essentials Vol. 27 with Chromeo, Blood Orange, Chrystal Method and More!Music
By Will Durkin | 05.11.2012