So two greats have teamed up to provide a couple of free downloads. The first track “For” has a beautiful piano loop which Max has complimented really well with all kinds of strange spacey sounds in the background with his trademark hit-hats and kick.
The second track “Peter” has a more edgy feel to it, it reminds me more of Max’s recent works. Nils synth kicks in instantly while Max gives the track substance with a few more dark layers and possibly his own little piano loop too. It’s really great that the artists and label decided to provide them as fee downloads, hopefully the two of them can get a bit more publicity because of it.
Nils Frahm is one of the best artists out there in my opinion, with pretty much the best live show I’ve ever seen. But aside from all that, this was just a really enjoyable remix to work on because the original is such a great piece of music, and seemingly so well suited to what I wanted to do with it – which was to try and turn Nils’ instrumental jam on his Juno, into something house/techno/club/44 compatible, but still carrying the class and feeling of the original. It was one of those remixes that just seemed to fit and flow easily, with minimum strain and maximum enjoyment on my part – usually a good sign for a remix (the one’s that have to be forced never seem to quite get there).
Not only is this one of the best remix projects I’ve been lucky enough to be involved with, it’s also available totally free for you to download and share as you like, courtesy of Erased Tapes and Decibel festival where myself and Nils played last weekend, as well as XLR8R, who were good enough to first feature it at at http://www.xlr8r.com/news/2013/10/download-max-coopers-new-remix-n
And of course, it’s also a thank you to YOU for listening an supporting my work over the years….thank you and I hope you like the track!….
ps if you’re in London on the 18th, Nils is playing an Erased Tapes showcase at Village Underground.