Chet Faker & GoldLink- “On You”

Chet Faker and GoldLink teamed up as part of a recording series by Yours Truly and Adidas called #songsfromscratch. As the name implies, the series pairs two artists, who collaborate on and record a new track from scratch.

“On You,” the end result of this particular collaboration, is an interesting hybrid of soulful electronica and hip hop that seamlessly blends Faker’s falsetto with GoldLink’s freestyle flows.

Stream it below.

This is the REMIX 6

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I meant to post this at the end of June…but here it is now, my carefully curated monthly playlist of all the best remixes I’ve come across. As always, it’s super eclectic, with artists ranging from Drake and James Blake to Gorillaz and Daft Punk, then winding down with more chill stuff.

It’s just shy of 2 hours long and makes for a pretty fun, varied listening experience. Check it out here:

Chet Faker- “Gold” (Flume re-work)

Flume previously collaborated with Chet Faker on the 2013 EP “Lockjaw,” and since the two make such a great pair, I was delighted to see that Flume has reworked one of the best songs from Faker’s latest LP, “Built On Glass.” After stripping away the steady handclap-driven beat from the original, Flume adds his signature playful syncopation, creating a compelling and delightful new way to experience this track. Flume is a master of reinvention; between this and his stunning remix of Lorde’s “Tennis Court,” he has really elevated the art of remixing songs to a whole new level.

Flume & Chet Faker- “Drop The Game” (The Golden Pony Remix)

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The Golden Pony has completely changed the vibe of this Chet Faker and Flume collaboration from their 2013 EP “Lockjaw,” making it way more fun to listen to. The original song has a very slow, washed out, almost languid beat, whereas this remix significantly amps up the tempo and adds brighter beats and hints of saxophone. A shining example of a remix that’s especially well done and impactful.

Listen to it here:

Flume & Chet Faker- “Drop The Game” (The Golden Pony Remix)