Björk: The Cover Mix

With a track list that includes flute, various birdsong from Iceland and the music of Kelela, Kelly Lee Owens, Arca, Steve Reich and Serpentwithfeet, Björk’s “The Cover Mix” is a mind-bending sonic adventure stretched across 46+ minutes. Assembled (in Pro Tools) for Mix Mag, in celebration of her forthcoming album Utopia, the mix thrills at times while enveloping the listener in a blanket of delicate, …

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From Chromatics covering Cyndi Lauper to SFIRE's disco mix: something for everybody this week in new music

Chromatics: Girls Just Wanna Have Some Chromatics covered Cyndi Lauper’s classic “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” for a MANGO TV commercial featuring Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. They’re now releasing it along with six other variations of the track, as a “maxi digital single.” One of the versions, “Girls Just Wanna Have Some” (another is called “Girls Just Wanna Have Drums”), gets its own …

Ultramajic Mix Vol. IV SFIRE

Sfire is an Italo disco-loving duo consisting of Jeffrey Sfire and a He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named (the Detroit DJ will only reveal that it’s a “friend from London”). Their all-vinyl mix for the young record label Ultramajic (founded by Jimmy Edgar)—which released the very simply titled