Rewind 5

If you got your hands on some of your favorite musicians’ iPods you might be surprised at what you’d find. That’s exactly the idea behind Ubiquity’s “Rewind!†compilation series. Now four years and five volumes deep, the series features established and emerging artists, handpicked by Ubiquity, covering the tunes of their choice. While the roster of artists is varied on Rewind 5, the source material …

Ultra Electro

If you can get past Ultra Electro‘s cover art, you’ll find a never-boring mix of dance music and club hits. On the heels of its successful multi-volume predecessors, artists including Ladytron, Depeche Mode, New Order, Gorillaz, Moby, Goldfrapp, and N.E.R.D. get redone by the likes of Soulwax, DFA, and Tommie Sunshine. Pick the Ultra Electro compilation up from Ultra Records or Amazon.

LCD Soundsystem: Introns

In a watershed year for the remix album, LCD Soundsystem's latest drop, Introns, a collection of b-sides, remixes, and other rarities, is a fresh spin on the breakout success of their 2005 self-titled release. With some of the biggest names in electronic music onboard, well-known tracks like the siren-heavy "Daft Punk Is Playing At My House (Soulwax Shibuya Mix)" get high-energy updates for the dance …