The Golden Filter: Kill Me (John Talabot Remix)

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NYC electronic music duo The Golden Filter’s song “Kill Me” causes shivers with vocals veiled in reverb and eerie, bare synths (with an even more disturbing music video depicting a mother’s overboard obsession with her son—a metaphor for unhealthy, deceitful relationships). Spanish DJ and producer John Talabot makes the dark tune more danceable, with a hypnotizing, wavering synth melody as its backbone, but preserving its raw emotion. The remix was reissued by Munich-based label Permanent Vacation this week in Volume 3 of their compilation series, and it’s available for the first time on 12″ vinyl.