“Atomic” is the debut release from Brooklyn-based DJ/production duo Alchemical Disco (Ayesha Adamo and Lucius von Wahnfried), as well as the debut release on their new imprint, Newroz Recordings. This revival of Blondie’s classic began with a single question: what would it sound like if Giorgio Moroder had produced this song? With that concept as the catalyst, Alchemical Disco set out to reinvent Blondie’s punk/new wave hit by adding a late 1970’s Italo disco flavor to their all new sonic elements.
Ayesha Adamo: “The thing is, we both first heard “Atomic” in the movie Trainspotting, and then discovered Blondie’s original version. This was long before Alchemical Disco—long before I ever met Lucius. I was too young to go to clubs, and dance music was still underground in the US, but that was the movie that introduced me to it and eventually gave me the idea that I could be a DJ. Of course, the Blondie original is a classic, so we wanted to do it justice and go all the way. We’ve got 30-stack vocals going on at some points. It’s pretty epic, which is fitting: Atomic is that explosive love thing that you feel on the dancefloor like it might be the last night of your life. It should go all the way.”
Nearly all of the sounds on this release have been created using self-built analog modular synthesizers soldered by Lucius himself, and custom designed to give that fat, organic sound. Additionally, the duo’s choirs of polyphonic vocals, guitar, and occasional live drums and bass all help to maintain the live rock feel that the song deserves, as well as confirm Alchemical Disco’s unique ability to perform not only as producer/DJs, but also as a band.
Additionally, this release features individual remixes from Ayesha and Lucius. The Ayesha Adamo Remix takes things underground, combining militaristic tech drums, sexy serpentine basslines, and a bit of acid for good measure, all interwoven about stunningly stripped down vocals. The Lucius von Wahnfried Remix matches stadium crushing EDM style with classic analog synth sounds, creating tastefully epic drops that won’t exhaust the ears. And you can also thank Mr. von Wahnfried for the impressive cover art. This duo does it all.
Marrying the past with the future, musically and otherwise, Alchemical Disco’s emergence in today’s climate of male-dominated dance music is not unlike Blondie’s presence in the similarly male-dominated punk/new wave scene of the 1970’s. By taking a place in the family tree that grew distinctively New York artists like Blondie, Alchemical Disco brings it back to the city that never sleeps, expressing the life, subculture and spirit of their own New York through music.
ALCHEMICAL DISCO – ‘ATOMIC’
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Let The Disco Ball Light Up Your Night, Cerrone Drops A Remix!
Prepare to be transported back to the golden age of Disco as Cerrone teams up with Mercer and Brendan Reilly for an electrifying new remix of “The Only One.” And let the disco ball light up your night while this powerhouse trio takes the dancefloor by storm!
Known for his funky beats and iconic sound, Cerrone has been at the forefront of the dance music scene for decades in his natal France, and abroad. From his early beginnings in the 70s to his current status as an international legend, the 70-year-old artist has been delivering hit after hit, and his latest remix is no exception.
So turn up the volume, put on your dancing shoes, and experience a whirlwind of excitement and energy.
It’s incredible to see how the colorful visuals, the bass, the drums, and the prominent guitar sounds come together in perfect harmony. Undoubtedly, the vibrant atmosphere will leave you feeling uplifted.
At the end of the day, that’s exactly the purpose of the music playing under a disco ball.
To sum up, this remix of “The Only One” is an unforgettable experience.
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Sam Smith’s Gayest Song Ever Is Here, Watch This Video!
Let’s celebrate Sam Smith‘s authenticity, and stand in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Watch immediately the music video for the gayest song ever, “I’m Not Here To Make Friends ” produced by Calvin Harris.
From the electrifying Disco beats to the catchy lyrics, “I’m Not Here To Make Friends” is the ultimate anthem for those who dare to be different and want to find a stable relationship. No doubt, Sam Smith’s soulful voice, and charismatic performance bring the message of this track to life.
Believe it or not, the eye-catching visuals have sparked controversy, however, the queer artist is standing up for the clip, pointing out the double standard in how sexually charged content made by women is often not met with the same level of criticism.
Despite facing hate on the Internet, the gayest song ever, “I’m Not Here To Make Friends,” is quickly gaining popularity. I’m sure the upbeat tempo and its inspiring verses will put a smile on your face during the rest of the day.
Undeniably, Sam Smith understands the freeing power of music creation. Personally, I admire how his art is challenging the beliefs of close-minded bigots. What do you think?…
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Get Your Feet Moving With This Funky Remix Of “Sex In Miami”
Kory Burns enlists Sean Finn for an uplifting and refreshing funky remix of “Sex In Miami.” Incredibly, the piano keys and new rhythm bring a unique and groovy element to the song.
Certainly, you can tell Sean Finn is taking the track to a whole different level. The original RnB version was released two years ago in partnership with Grammy-winning songwriter and producer Carlos Battey and Sean McMillion.
If you’re looking for a catchy tune to add to your playlist, this funky remix is a perfect choice.
The music video features the singer taking a ride in a convertible car under the colorful neon lights of the Magic City and just enjoying the moment in good company. It’s absolutely clear, these visuals capture the carefree and joyful spirit of the entire composition.
Without further ado, I really hope you like it as much as I do.