Spank Rock (Naeem Juwan), the “electro and dirty rap auteur” (NYTimes) and “harbinger of post-‐‐millenial rap”(FADER), has been building buzz lately with an intense dose of club-‐‐and festival-‐‐ready rap. His latest anthemic six-‐‐track EP The Upside (Boysnoize Records / Bad Blood Records) was released at the end of 2014th on wich he teamedup with some of the most creative new talents from his close family of collaborators: New Orleans trap upstart KidKamillion, Philly hip-‐‐hop producer Noah Breakfast, German techno producer Boys Noize, and Don Leomax. And now, Boysnoize Records portal delivers to you The Upside Remixes produced by a bunch of A-‐‐class musicianslike: Bromance label honcho Brodinski; Canadian duo RYME (Rynecologist & Meech); the Chicago-‐‐based DJ RatchettTraxxx (strongly supported by Boddika); MikeQ, one of the leading figures of the US’s long-‐‐running ballroom/vogue-‐‐house culture; Rushmore, guardian of the London’s underground club scene and member of the collective House ofTrax; the Alaskan native Astronomar & friend of Sinden; Brooklyn producer Astrolith, and electronic music projectWith You (Switch (of Major Lazer) and protégé Rick Trainor).
1. Gully (With You Remix) 2. One Hunnid (RYME Remix) 3. Burning Man (Ratchett Traxxx Remix) 4. Assassin (Astronomar Remix) 5. Assassin (Astrolith Warehouse Remix) 6. Back Up (MikeQ Remix) 7. Gully (Rushmore Remix) 8. Gully (Brodinski Remix)
April 13, 2015