City High – What Would You Do? (Bailey Remix)
Listen. You remix this high school dance staple, and you’ve got my curiosity. You do it with this much originality and urgency, and in the words of Calvin Candie, you have my attention. Get after this deep house, double time monster.
Fatboy Slim – Praise You (Maribou State remix)
If you’re going to touch a classic, you better be on your game. Maribou State does it right, making for a long intro, and a buttery, low key dance pop treatment at the end of the tunnel. I love it.
Troika - Dancing in September (Porter Robinson, Earth Wind and Fire, Empire of the Sun, Benny Benassi mashup)
Just a massive mashup of a lot of huge songs, which can easily be a recipe for disaster. Here, Troika, does the opposite. With Porter Robinson’s amazing “Language” synth line as the backbone, this mashup masterfully incorporates lots of different sounds into a delicious party casserole.
Capital Cities – Safe and Sound (Henrix a& Darmon remix)
Capital Cities struck EDM gold with this original, (that euphoric chorus, that perfectly poignant horn melody). Henrix & Darmon do some work on the track, alternating between subdued verses with emphasis on vocals, acoustic guitar,sn