The xx: Tides (Dixon Remix)

Grateful Dead's "Standing On The Moon," Moderat's "Bad Kingdom," The xx remixed and more in our weekly review of music

London-based label Young Turks commissioned artists from their favorite label du jour, Berlin’s Innervisions, to remix three tracks from The xx’s last full-length release, Coexist. Berlin-based DJ Dixon re-imagines “Tides” as an uptempo club track without losing any of the the original’s dark beauty. A pulsating beat persists throughout, while The xx’s signature guitar riffs carry it through the breaks. In addition to a mesmerizing …

CH Summer 2012 Playlist

From Frank Ocean to Christine McVie, celebrate the last sultry days with a mix of seasonal tunes

Whether sultry August means partying to the beat of your AC or—better yet—escaping to the beach, the sun is still in full effect and there’s no reason not to celebrate the dog days of summer. Sweat out the remainder of this balmy season with our latest playlist, featuring tracks from Brooklyn shoegazers DIIV, South Africa’s Yo Grapes, the ubiquitous Frank Ocean, London’s bashful producer Kwes, …

Chances With Wolves’ 35 Summers Mixtape

NYC's favorite DJ trio curates a special playlist for your 4th of July festivities

Perpetually on the hunt for “overlooked, hauntingly beautiful music”, DJ trio Chances With Wolves has been serving NYC and beyond with a dose of carefully considered sounds since 2008. Their weekly East Village Radio program fills the airwaves with a thematic mix of obscure tracks that are sure to fire up any party or ignite a newfound interest in an old name. To celebrate America’s …