DJ Shadow twists up Machinedrum’s “Eyesdontlie”

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Machinedrum’s music has been around for a minute now. Experimenting in glitch and beat music for the past ten years, the dude enjoys coming in from a different angle with each record. Vapor City is his latest project. Based around an imaginary city, each track represents a different district. This first single, “Eyesdontlie,” continues his tradition of hypnotic and heavy beats.

Yet nothing like a remix to make it fly.

I feel I would be lying if I said I generally don’t like DJ Shadow remixes. But, genuinely, I cannot think of an official remix of his that I enjoy more than this one. The beat pulses into a high-hat riding drum beat until that proverbial drop. Which, in this case, is hot as hell. A trademark scratch solo smooths out the ride, the beat fading away into a mellow groove before escalating into a head bobbing beat. This is fun, technical, and well planned music at its finest. The single comes out on July 29th. On some beautiful red vinyl. Pick it up.

Alec Rojas

July 15, 2013 / By

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