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The boys start up with the great lyrics of Koma, “Chew my love under your tongue, like it’s your bubblegum…” and continue with their own driven melodies. The song is a beauty of an electronic mix with all the hype and dance beats that make these songs so loveable.
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Watching Deap Vally play does feel a little bit like watching something private. Their stage presence is compellingly unfettered. First, there’s the fact that they’re just a duo—at times it seems impossible that the walls of sound they create are emanating from two girls in cut-off shorts and fringed bra crop tops. Then there’s the easy way they feed off each other’s energy, improvising as though they are alone somewhere jamming.
“I think it would be impure if there was a guy in the group—because that’s not what this is about. This is about a woman’s point of view. This is truly about what we’re creating and what we believe as women working in this genre, in this form,” Edwards said.
The now infamous story of how the two met—through a crocheting class in L.A.’s Silver Lake neighborhood—is the final, feminine stitch in a story about two blues-loving women rockers who work in a historically male-dominated genre. After their initial meeting, Edwards and Troy quickly felt a strong bond of friendship, which translated into a musical partnership shortly after that.
Check out the full article over on PigeonsAndPlanes.com
At over six minutes in length, the "One Night" Dave Aude remix enhances the original song's most infectious elements, as Aude, a veteran producer who has switched up recent songs by Rihanna, Chris Brown and Ciara, turns the song into an extended party jam. For Koma, who has toured with Owl City, collaborated with Zedd and Alesso and is dating Carly Rae Jepsen, "One Night" and its remix package represent an opportunity to become a known mainstream entity.
"'One Night' is a really different song than most people are used to hearing from me, being that a lot of my EDM collaborations came out before my own record," says Koma. "In general, 'One Night' is less of a 'dramatic' song compared to 'Spectrum,' 'Clarity,' 'Years,' etc., so it was interesting to hear Dave find a way to bridge the gap."
Check out the full article over on Billboard.com and the remix below!
For a while it seemed like the chain-of-command in Britain’s dance establishment was forever set in stone. The Chemical Brothers, Basement Jaxx and Fatboy Slim would headline festivals from now until the end of days. The only way a new UK dance act could reach millions of people was to get a song on Masterchef.
But in less than a year, Disclosure have turned all that on its head. The most successful British dance act in a generation, they’ve not only soared to the top of the charts and sold out venues across the world – they’ve also changed the nature of British pop, opening the door for underground dance acts to flood the mainstream. All this from a couple of brothers that only just finished school. The eldest, Guy, is 21. The youngest, Howard, is just 18.
Despite this early success, they’ve never compromised on their sound. At a time when chart dance music was dominated by millionaire producers making factory-line EDM for bottle service nightclubs, they showed that innovative British artists still has a place in the mainstream. “We’d never dumb down our sound, we've always made music with the same intention from the first track we ever put on Myspace,” says Howard. “So if people are connected to that, it's good news for us." Without ever meaning to, they’ve become the exemplar of how underground music can find success without concessions to the supposed rules of pop.
More impressive still, is how quickly they've accomplished so much. This time last year, they’d just put out their third single Tenderly / Flow: a patchwork of synth thrusts and torrid vocal loops. Like any decent dance record it got plenty of club spins and some night-time radio play, but it didn’t seem like they’d be heading to the top of the charts. The Face EP followed on Greco-Roman in June and featured both ’Boiling’ and ‘Control’ which succeeded in spreading the…