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Be Svendsen – Andromeda

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Be Svendsen has signed to the Music For Dreams label and the first fruit of the harvest is Woomoon Ibiza anthem ‘Andromeda’ on Friday 1st December, followed by an artist album in 2018.

Be, who was initiated into the Woomoon family in Tulum, Mexico, and Ibiza, extensively toured all major cities in the US in 2017 and has performed his live show at festivals including Tomorrowland in Belgium; BPM in Mexico, Fusion in Germany, BOOM in Portugal, Get Lost Miami, DGTL Amsterdam, Secret Garden Party UK, Oregon Eclipse, Robot Heart Burning Man, Rainbow Serpent Australia, Chill Out in Turkey, Afrika Burn SA, Midnight Sun in Norway and many many more.

Be Svendsen’s most successful collaboration to date was when Damian Lazarus asked him to do a remix of NU’s famous track ‘Man O To’ on Crosstown Rebels released in Feb 2017. The track has remained on the Beatport Charts for 8 months, as has Be’s solo track ‘Twilight In Tankwa’ on Rebellion. He also remixed Acid Pauli’s track ‘Requiem For a Loop’ which was originally out on Nicolas Jaar’s Clown and Sunset. The track was featured on a remix EP on German label 3000 Grad, with great success. ‘Requiem For a Loop’ has become Acid Pauli’s most played remix track on Spotify with over 1,600,000 plays.

Every release from Be in 2017 has made it to the top 15 on Beatport within its category, with one remaining at #1 for over 1.5 months

Be’s new single ‘Andromeda’ is supported by Pete Tong on BBC Radio 1, Damian Lazarus, Lee Burridge, Black Coffee, Acid Pauli, Nico Stojan, Oliver Kolletski, Mira, Audio Fly, Sabo, Kenneth Bager, and many more.

Be Svendsen ‘Andromeda’ is released on Music For Dreams on digital on Friday 1st December.

Be Svendsen – Twilight in Tankwa

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Be Svendsen gets set to release the enchanting Twilight in Tankwa on Rebellion following his successful remix of NU’s Man O To on sister label Crosstown Rebels. Remix treatment comes courtesy of Berlin native Nico Stojan.

Twilight in Tankwa is a mystical and musical journey that Be Svendsen explains “is the result of decades long intimate relationship with outdoor rhythmic dance experience. The foundation of the track is rooted in a synth hook from the early 50’s. The vocal, inspired by a barbershop quartet, work to give it the character of a true desert hymn.”

The remix comes from Nico Stojan who twists a fresh melody into the original over driving undertones. Having honed his musical style as resident at the infamous Bar25 in Berlin, he has also released on labels like Highgrade, Connaisseur and Upon You records.

Equally alluring, second original track Scarecrow was brought about by AYAWAKE who wrote and recorded the vocals. He generously passed on to Be who honored it as the crown work of his cowboy-tech-tribute to the Ennio Morricone soundtracks of the late 60’s.

Be Svendsen aka Lasse Bruhn Svendsen broke through into the international scene in 2014 with a series of productions and enchanting live performances at some of the most avant garde places to play on the earth, such as BOOM festival, Fusion, Burning Man, Symbiosis, Rainbow Serpent and AfrikaBurn.

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Tracklist:
Be Svendsen – Twilight in Tankwa
Be Svendsen – Twilight in Tankwa (Nico Stojan Remix)
Be Svendsen & AYAWAKE – Scarecrow

NU – Man O To EP

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Man O To from the elusive producer NU is finally set to be released as a single on Crosstown Rebels. Since its inclusion on Acid Pauli’s Get Lost Compilation in 2012 the track has clocked up tens of millions of Youtube hits and now heralds in a much coveted artist album due later this year. Remix treatment comes from Parisian producer Pépé Bradock and live artist Be Svendsen.

A nomad of modern times, NU has travelled the continents with his diverse music to unearth his imitable style. Represented heavily in Man O To, where instruments amalgamate with electronic production to become solid rhythms. An extra spark come from its lyrics, outtakes from an old Persian poem from the well known poet Rumi, who speaks of true happiness in love here performed by Ghazal Shakeri from an original recording made by renowned French composer Armand Amar.

Julien Auger aka Pépé Bradock is a widely respected producer best known for his anthemic releases on French label Kif Recordings which are still sampled heavily to this day. As a DJ, he has spun in almost every major club in the world and is known for his versatile, and mesmerising style. Bradock conjures a trippy remix and dub version of Man O To and fitting ode to the original.

Be Svendsen aka Lasse Bruhn Svendsen broke through into the international scene in 2014 with a series of productions and enchanting live performances at some of the most avant garde places to play on the earth, such as BOOM festival, Fusion, Burning Man, Symbiosis, Rainbow Serpent and AfrikaBurn. “‘Man O To’ is a track that has touched th e hearts of many, including my own,’ Svendsen explained.‘Being asked to add a new chapter to its story is both an honor and my greatest challenge to date.”

Tracklist:
Man O To
Man O To (Pépé Bradock Remix)
Man O To (Pépé Bradock Dub)
Digi Man O To (Be Svendsen Remix)

Release Date: February 24th 2017
Label: Crosstown Rebels