Gorillaz: Strobelite (Kaytranada Remix)

Premiering on BBC Radio 1’s Annie Mac show, this breezy KAYTRANADA remix of the Gorillaz’s “Stroblite” is a luminous rework. The track features Peven Everett, as well as Toronto-based KAYTRANADA’s signature smooth touch. With a touch of dub, it’s entirely danceable.

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KAYTRANADA remixes classic TLC, Bonobo and Rhye transcend and more in our musical round-up

Bonobo feat. Rhye: Break Apart In light of Friday’s Migration album release, it’s worth revisiting musician and producer Bonobo’s exquisite track “Break Apart,” featuring vocals by Milosh of Rhye. Its video, released last month, acts as an ideal counterpart to the song, pairing breathtaking visual landscapes with the song’s sonic developments. The highly anticipated album, from which “Break Apart” is drawn, will contain numerous additional …

Alicia Keys: Sweet F’in Love

With a glittery beat and a simple piano melody, Alicia Keys’ new track “Sweet F’in Love” was revealed by her husband, producer Swizz Beats last night, but he doesn’t seem to have had a hand in it. The familiar bounce is KAYTRANADA’s doing, and while the song has just one lyric (plus some of Keys’ spoken word) it’s a lush tune. (Note: Keys only uses …

KAYTRANADA: Flippin On You (TLC Remix)

Always on-point, KAYTRANADA (aka Louis Kevin Celestin) just released another glorious track—this time, a remix of TLC’s classic 1994 song “Diggin’ On You.” This iteration (called “Flippin On You“) is distinctively KAYTRANADA with that trademark ebullience and groove. Along with some distortion and just a couple lines from the original song, the DJ/producer manages to create something very new, without dismissing the lush original version.

Solange: Cranes in the Sky (KAYTRANADA Remix)

While it’s only been a few weeks since the release of Solange’s A Seat at the Table, listeners and fellow musicians can’t get enough of it. One of those peers, KAYTRANADA, has just offered up a lovely remix of the standout track “Cranes in the Sky.” Unsurprisingly, the Polaris Music Prize winner has created a sparkly yet cruise-y and ambient rework of the gorgeous tune—never …