“This Will Be Our Year”- The Zombies

Usually when one thinks about different mixes, the issue of mono vs. stereo arises. Most of the time it's just a matter of taste- the song generally the same, but the experience differently focused. Some songs and albums, however, suffer far more objective issues between versions. Take The Zombies' Odessey and Oracle. Now regarded as … Continue reading “This Will Be Our Year”- The Zombies

“See The Day”- Girls Aloud

While Girls Aloud racked up plenty of original hits, their stabs at a few covers for singles ended up pretty great as well. Take their version of Dee C. Lee's beautiful 1985 song, "See The Day"- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qKSC8w4qC4 And as a perfect counterpoint, the dancey Soundhouse Masterblaster remix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzUqjA-4n2M

“Darkroom”- Paul McCartney Double Feature

Welcome to the "Darkroom" double feature- both a 365MM Deep Cut Corner and All About The Mixes examination! With all the hype over Paul McCartney's new album, the third self-titled, I considered which song from the previous two I like the most. Sure, there are the obvious classics like "Maybe I'm Amazed", "Coming Up", or … Continue reading “Darkroom”- Paul McCartney Double Feature

“Jóga”- Björk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loB0kmz_0MM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfCjD479ohI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CcOCpEPH8wU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTqHS0Ef0g4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcY256u57Q8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl8AemNc58E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxP4NC-4TSQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFO4HZP0qdw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBaUehpPMSo Wow! I'd forgotten how many different remixes were released with from this single. Of course, it's one of Björk's biggest hits, and with good reason. Powerful song and engrossing video. The remixes? Good for those looking for hard, late Nineties techno. All of the Alec Empire … Continue reading “Jóga”- Björk

“Rattle That Lock”- David Gilmour

Gilmour's last few albums really have been majestic. Perhaps strongest of the lot, is 2015's title track, "Rattle That Lock." What's better than a killer lead single? Great remixes. Let's compare. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1v7hXEQhsQ It's a great annimation too! Really entrancing and works with the evocative tone of the song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUKCD7Wm0lQ The extended mix is pretty much … Continue reading “Rattle That Lock”- David Gilmour

“A Man Could Get Lost”- Soft Cell

Today, 'All About The Mixes' takes you down a journey with the synth-pop poineers, Soft Cell and their track, "A Man Could Get Lost." An early song, it isn't as well remembered as some of their hits, but it's a killer tune and has an interesting history/mixes to consider. Early Version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42l7WtT6rbo This is the … Continue reading “A Man Could Get Lost”- Soft Cell