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Ron Flieger – “All I Want” + The Ting Tings remix

Sounds like… some twisted and dark dance grooves perfect for replaying the weekends shenanigans over in your head as you nurse that coffee. LA’s Ron Flieger is known for some funky ass remixes (like his take on “Wrong Club” below) but this debut origial track is no slouch. I’m stoked to see

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Future: More originals I hope!

The Ting Tings – “Wrong Club”

This new jam from The Ting Tings is great and I don’t care who knows. These guys haven’t always been on point but when they nail it the results are undeniable. Plus, this song tells a story we can all relate to. We have all been in that “wrong club” with the wrong music, wrong people, and probably making some wrong decisions ourselves. Oops.

Remix Party Playlist Vol. 60 – 2.29.2012 [Johnny Neon, M.I.A. Legend, Citizens!, and more…]

Welcome back TBE peeps!  Today is hump day, so I’d figured I would fit in a little party playlist to help pass the time.  If you didn’t know by now, TBE is throwing a showcase at SXSW this year.. and yes, we’ll have lots of TBE artists. We’re super busy closing out the lineup and other details, so I’ll make this post short and sweet.   Stay tuned for our formal showcase announcement.

Enjoy the jams!

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!  Follow @JoelAlbers on Twitter for updates on remixes, dubstep and all things Nurdy.

♫ M.I.A. – Bad Girls (Monolith Remix)

♫ Johnny Neon – Hearts (Who Killed JR remix)

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[MP3] The Ting Tings – “Soul Killing”

they could never hold us down

♫ The Ting Tings – Soul Killing

  • Who: The odd couple of Katie and Jules
  • What: Reggae dance pop, like Santigold, Lily Allen, No Doubt
  • Where: Manchester, UK + Facebook / Amazon
  • When: Sounds From Nowheresville is out Feb. 27th in the UK and March 13th in the US.
  • Why: Its been forever since we have heard from The Ting Tings and even longer since their 2008 debut, but after scrapping an albums worth of material recoded in Berlin they have emerged from their next stop in southern Spain with new songs for us. “Soul Killing” chronicles a bit of that record industry bull and sets it the best squeaky rocking chair beat I’ve ever heard. The shades of reggae work well on these two. It cuts the sugar a bit.

Remix Roundup Vol. 46 + Video – 6.10.2011 [Strange Talk, Discovery, Katy Perry, Usher and more… + VIDEO]

Ohhh Funks Yeahh…  We’re back with the GOOD ISH.

Enjoy

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!  Follow @JoelAlbers on Twitter for updates on remixes, dubstep and all things Nurdy.


♫ Strange Talk – Eskimo Boy (Lightwaves remix)

♫ Strange Talk – Eskimo Boy (Vanguard Remix)

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Remix Roundup Vol. 38 – 2.12.2011 [Empire Of The Sun, Anoraak, Phoenix, Tiga and more… ]

Hot Jamz overlooooaaaad!!!! Like we said people, your weekend is going to sound oh so good!  So, as always, here is a collection, a roundup, a gathering, or gaggle of stupendously awesome tunes!  Hit up that zip and jump in that whip and let this music take you on that adventure you’ve been dreaming of.

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!  Follow @JoelAlbers on Twitter for updates on remixes, dubstep and all things Nurdy.

♫ The White Stripes- Seven Nation Army (The Glitch Mob Remix) / The Glitch Mob will be inducing Nurd faces all over the world to this chunky TUNE.  This mix should come with a warning.

♫ Empire The Sun- Walking On A Dream (Colteur Remix) / Unlike Phoenix we are not tired of Empire Of The Sun remixes, and shit we really hope you aren’t either. If you dare take the blissful sounds of Empire and improve em, we welcome your work, always!

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Remix Roundup Vol. 26 – 9.18.2010 [Ra Ra Riot, Big K.R.I.T., RAC, The Ting Tings, Crystal Castles, ARMS, The Ting Tings, etc…]

So props to Joel & Scott for dropping some of their remix knowledge on us last week. Look forward to more from them as I slowly relinquish my iron grip on this site’s content and open us all up to more sweet sweet jams! In the meantime I have a fresh batch of remixes from my own satchel of fun to share with you all! Quick, get to it, it’s Saturday!

For more jams or by any of these artists use the ‘tags’ links at the bottom of the post!

♫ Clare Maguire – The Strangest Thing (Bloodshy & Avant Version) / Bloodshy & Avant continue their time honored tradition of making sounds I love. Spooky in the best way.

♫ The Hundred In The Hands – Gigantic Tom Tom / The Hundred In The Hands serve up a different version of my favorite Read more

[MP3] THE TING TINGS want you to throw your party HANDS in the air

i see you lookin up, you want to think about it

♫ The Ting Tings – Hands

I distictly remember my friend Sam asking me: “What do you think about The Ting Tings?” It was the summer of ’08 and he was splayed out in in a hospital bed after tearing his knee to shit. Before I was even able to connect the mental dots to “Great DJ,” the only song of theirs I knew at the time, Sam answered his own question: “I’ve decided I’m not into them.” We talked about it for another minute or so before evolving topics. The exchange always comes to mind when I think about the band because it wasn’t long after that I was giving their album a spin and making a similar decision: “I don’t think I like this much.” But that’s the funny thing about The Ting Tings, their popular opinion is made up of much more decision than reaction, people have to kind of think about whether this kind of spazzy club pop is OK with them. For a band that seems to cause so much thinking, they make music that should really require none. Anyway, after the sever over-exposure of tracks like “That’s Not My Name” and “Shut Up And Let Me Go,” I find it hard to imagine that anyone listens to them on the regular but that may be about to change. “Hands” is their new jam and although it’s still signature Ting, it’s also their most enjoyable and least grating track to date. A bouncy party groove for getting loose on the dance floor! Stop thinking, stop hating and get dancing!

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