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TEN FÉ – Twist Your Arm (Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas Remix)

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After Ben Moorhouse and Leo a.k.a Ten Fé released Twist Your Arm, their bluesy-electro-stomper produced by Ewan Pearson (Jagwar Ma, M83, The Rapture), which was NME’s New Music of the Day, Line Of Best Fit’s Song of the Day and Hype Machine No. 1, Ten Fé unveil an exciting new rework by Norwegian DJs and producers Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas.

Listen to ‘Twist Your Arm (Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas Remix)’ HERE.

The original ‘Twist Your Arm’ features slide guitars, chain-gang backing vocals, gospel piano and a Primal Scream / Screamadelica infusion by Pearson. Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas, two of Norway’s biggest names on the electronic music scene have delivered a disco wig-out version.

The band’s 5-track Remix EP, ‘Hit The Light – The Remixes’, is out now as a digital download and on limited edition Vinyl. The EP has an impressive line-up featuring remixes by electronic music legend UNKLE, Ewan Pearson, Tom Furse of The Horrors and German Roman Flügel. The Remix EP is the culmination of a collaboration between the band and Electronic Beats, and the deft analogue-meets-digital vibe that their relationship is about, presenting exciting and exclusive remixes of Ten Fé’s album tracks on limited edition vinyl.

Hit The Light – The Remixes
Tracklisting:
1. Make Me Better (UNKLE Reconstruction)
2. Turn (Ewan Pearson Remix)
3. Another Way (Tom Furse Extrapolation)
4. Twist Your Arm (Roman Flügel Remix)
5. Twist Your Arm (Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas Remix)

Satori – Imani’s Dress EP

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The enchanting and notorious Satori unveils Imani’s Dress, the first snippet of his forthcoming album due for release this Spring on the illustrious Crosstown Rebels, with Matthew Dear and Ewan Pearson providing hefty remixes.

Satori is no ordinary producer and live artist. Born to a Serbian father and South African mother, the man behind the instrument is a meditative music-lover on a deeply spiritual journey. Creating melodies on the piano, kora, kalimba, and guitar, his live shows are mind-altering.

Thump magazine noted his “African music, gypsy and Balkan influences” and through a nominal handful of remixes and releases, Satori has become highly sought after, collaborating with South African charity Bridges for Music and performing at Boiler Room’s biggest show of 2016 at ADE.

Imani’s Dress was the spark for the creation of Satori’s debut album after Damian Lazarus heard it and requested to hear more from the visionary artist. Hungry and eager, Satori locked himself in a secluded studio and finished the album, and soon after it was signed to it’s spiritual home, Crosstown Rebels. “Imani’s Dress is the track that put this collaboration into motion,’ explains Satori. ‘This track is special and the logical first single.”
DJ and production heavyweight Matthew Dear’s remix is a skillful demon that illustrates why he is a pivotal artist in the electronic music arena. Ewan Pearson’s remix is an ode to the guitar. Creating music for over two decades, here his warm riffs are infused with soothing synths and a meticulous groove.

Release Date: 20/01/2017
Label: Crosstown Rebels

Video: Ten Fé – Turn

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Ten Fé’s ‘Turn’ was a smash online when it dropped last month, hitting no 3 Hype Machine. Today they share the video filmed around their E17 rehearsal space.

Watch here:

In a year since setting out, Ben Moorhouse, Leo Duncan and band have gained real momentum and marked themselves out as one of the UK’s most promising prospects. Previous singles ‘In The Air’ and ‘Elodie’ both reached No. 2 in Hype Machine’s most popular chart and accumulated 4 million Spotify streams, whilst debut single ‘Make Me Better’ was remixed by electronic music legend UNKLE. The band’s hybrid sound of Americana, driving electronics and blissed-out vocal harmonies is finding supporters and fans all over.

With latest single Turn, the London-based band have stripped back and shown us their soulful, woozy side. It’s a track that’s more restrained than earlier singles, with an allure owing to its dusty aesthetic and captivatingly detached vocal. Leo is this time back on lead for a beautifully rendered road-trip record.

Ewan Pearson, who has produced the band’s debut LP, and remixed the likes of Gwenno, Jagwar Ma and Royksopp before delivered an incredible remix of Turn. It was a chugging house rework in his signature style, which made an ecstatic focus of the track’s howling chant.

Turn is the latest glimpse from their forthcoming debut album, produced by Ewan Pearson (M83, Jagwar Ma, The Rapture) over a year’s exile in Berlin, and is set for release at the start of next year on SOME KINDA LOVE / [PIAS].

Ten Fé play Rough Trade East in London on October 26th as part of Rough Trade’s 40th Birthday and are supporting The Veils at Koko Camden on October 25th. They played the Reeperbahn festival including a packed-out “Best Of” showcase on the Spielbundenplatz.

TEN FÉ – Turn (Ewan Pearson Remix)

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Ten Fé’s ‘Turn’ was a smash online when it dropped last month, hitting no 3 Hype Machine. Now they share an exclusive Ewan Pearson Remix, a chugging house take on the original.

In a year since setting out, Ben Moorhouse, Leo Duncan and band have gained real momentum and marked themselves out as one of the UK’s most promising prospects. Previous singles ‘In The Air’ and ‘Elodie’ both reached No. 2 in Hype Machine’s most popular chart and accumulated 4 million Spotify streams, whilst debut single ‘Make Me Better’ was remixed by electronic music legend UNKLE. The band’s hybrid sound of Americana, driving electronics and blissed-out vocal harmonies is finding supporters and fans all over.

With latest single Turn, the London-based band have stripped back and shown us their soulful, woozy side. It’s a track that’s more restrained than earlier singles, with an allure owing to its dusty aesthetic and captivatingly detached vocal. Leo is this time back on lead for a beautifully rendered road-trip record.

Ewan Pearson, who has produced the band’s debut LP, has remixed the likes of Gwenno, Jagwar Ma and Royksopp before and this time shares his incredible remix of Turn. It is a chugging house rework in his signature style, which makes an ecstatic focus of the track’s howling chant.

Available on 7th October from all digital outlets including iTunes and Spotify.

It follows the UNKLE rework, and more mixes to come from Roman Flügel, Tom Furse and many more, as part of an exciting project with Telekom Electronic Beats.

Turn is the latest glimpse from their forthcoming debut album, produced by Ewan Pearson (M83, Jagwar Ma, The Rapture) over a year’s exile in Berlin, and is set for release at the start of next year on SOME KINDA LOVE / [PIAS].

Ten Fé play Rough Trade East in London on October 26th as part of Rough Trade’s 40th Birthday and the Neighbourhood festival in Manchester on October 8th. They played the Reeperbahn festival including a packed-out “Best Of” showcase on the Spielbundenplatz.

Ten Fé were recently given the PRS Momentum award alongside Hooton Tennis Club, This Is The Kit & Babeheaven

Live:
08/10 Neighbourhood festival Manchester, UK,
26/10 Rough Trade East London, UK
17/11 Vega’s New Crush Copenhagen, Denmark

NTEIBINT feat. Stella – Hide In (incl. Ewan Pearson & Zombies In Miami Remix)

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Following on from ‘The Owner’ released last year, NTEIBINT and Stella join forces once again to bring their elegant sound to Eskimo Recordings with ‘Hide In’. Industry veteran Ewan Pearson is in to remix inducing an acid flare and Mexican duo Zombies In Miami also provide a stellar remix.

NTEIBINT reveals that “originally ‘Hide In’ was a slow and melancholic ballad, with pompous synths supporting Stella’s beautiful vocals. I revisited the original recordings and started deconstructing and rebuilding the song using a live bass as the foundation of the track. ‘Hide In’ is essentially a love song you can dance to!”

NTEIBINT is the musical alter ego of Greek producer George Bakalakos. The gifted producer is known for lush, sonic soundscapes that are masterfully constructed taking the listener to new dimensions. George Bakalakos is also the host of a daily radio show on the Athenian radio station En Lefko 87.7.

Stella (née Stella Chronopoulou) is a pop singer-songwriter and musician also based in Greece. Her debut album was released in February 2015 on Inner Ear. Acclaimed by listeners and critics alike, it became one of the most successful Greek indie albums of 2015.

Ewan Pearson is a man whose talents cover all corners of the industry, from being a DJ and engineer to a published academic and magazine columnist. Over the years he’s worked with huge names including The Rapture, Tracey Thorn, M83, Delphic and currently with Jagwar Ma. Also featuring with an original track on ‘The Yellow Collection’, Zombies In Miami have been building a wealth of support with releases on labels such as Correspondant, Cómeme, Love on The Rocks and Kompakt. Their original live show infuses techno with rock influences for a wholly unique experience.

Tracklist:
NTEIBINT feat. Stella – Hide In
NTEIBINT feat. Stella – Hide In (Ewan Pearson Remix)
NTEIBINT feat. Stella – Hide In (Ewan Pearson Instrumental Mix)
NTEIBINT feat. Stella – Hide In (Zombies In Miami Remix)

AKASE – Murmur (Ewan Pearson Dub)

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The darkest and smartest corners of club culture seem to have a way of spitting out the best electronic-pop duos, and so it is in 2015 with AKASE.

The brainchild of Harry Agius (aka producer Midland) and songwriter/vocalist collaborator Robbie Redway who met at Leeds Uni, it exists in the innovative cracks between genre boundaries. As much influenced by the rugged sound-system culture of nights like Leeds’ Subdub as it is by François K’s work with Depeche Mode or the widescreen electronica of Jon Hopkins.

Murmur’ is the second single taken from the forthcoming album ‘Graspers’ which is due out in 2016 on !K7. It was engineered in Berlin by production maestro and Kompakt staple Ewan Pearson, whose previous work with M83 and Ben Watt has earned him a revered reputation as an engineer and producer par excellence

The single plugs into the creeping sense of disquiet of ‘Violator’-era Depeche Mode with a sound palette that nods back to a two-step skip and ultra-modern synth grain of Midland’s releases on Aus Music.

There is a feeling of uncertainty and tension on our album. It’s a weird time to be young, you’ve got so many options but you’re being fed everything. It’s quite a melancholy record’ explains Harry. ‘But we find melancholy music quite uplifting’ finishes Robbie.

AKASE – Murmur

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The darkest and smartest corners of club culture seem to have a way of spitting out the best electronic-pop duos, and so it is in 2015 with AKASE.

The brainchild of Harry Agius (aka producer Midland) and songwriter/vocalist collaborator Robbie Redway who met at Leeds Uni, it exists in the innovative cracks between genre boundaries. As much influenced by the rugged sound-system culture of nights like Leeds’ Subdub as it is by François K’s work with Depeche Mode or the widescreen electronica of Jon Hopkins.

‘Murmur’ is the second single taken from the forthcoming album ‘Graspers’ which is due out in 2016 on !K7. It was engineered in Berlin by production maestro and Kompakt staple Ewan Pearson, whose previous work with M83 and Ben Watt has earned him a revered reputation as an engineer and producer par excellence.

The single plugs into the creeping sense of disquiet of ‘Violator’-era Depeche Mode with a sound palette that nods back to a two-step skip and ultra-modern synth grain of Midland’s releases on Aus Music.

There is a feeling of uncertainty and tension on our album. It’s a weird time to be young, you’ve got so many options but you’re being fed everything. It’s quite a melancholy record’ explains Harry. ‘But we find melancholy music quite uplifting’ finishes Robbie.

The EP is out on October 16th 2015 on !K7.

Ben Watt – The Golden Ratio EP (Charles Webster/Ewan Pearson Remixes)

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Ben Watt hit the pause button on his longstanding and respected electronic label Buzzin’ Fly in 2013 to make room for his own recent creative resurgence as a solo artist (the award-winning ‘Hendra’ album released on his new imprint Unmade Road through Caroline) and writer (his memoir ‘Romany and Tom’ has been nominated for Samuel Johnson Prize), but on November 17 he reactivates the label for a special one-off release.

Arriving as a specially-designed limited double-vinyl edition, the ‘Golden Ratio EP’ features reworks of ‘Golden Ratio’ and ‘Nathaniel’ – two stand-out tracks from the ‘Hendra’ album – by Charles Webster and Ewan Pearson. Webster delivers two throbbing deep house reinventions and one sweetened Balearic retouch of the original mix of ‘Golden Ratio’, while Pearson goes for vibrant New York-style re-edits of ‘Nathaniel’.

The artwork is designed as ever by John Gilsenan at iwantdesign, adding to the very collectible string of sleeves by the designer released by the label. The ‘Golden Ratio EP’ is out on Buzzin’ Fly through PIAS on November 17th 2014 on double vinyl. Unmade Road will release the tracks digitally through Caroline on the same day.

Cloud Boat – Hallow (Ewan Pearson remix)

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Ewan Pearson has done a stunning remix of Cloud Boat‘s “Hallow”, which comes from the duo’s new album “Model of You”, out now on Apollo Records.