Tag: Dezeen Music Project

Dezeen Music Project: Divisive
by We Have Band

We Have Band is a UK-based electronic indie band, who played on Friday last week at the MINI Paceman Garage in Milan. Divisive is an up-beat, disco-infused song, which we used as the soundtrack for our latest video report from Milan.

The song is taken from We Have Band's debut album, WHB, which was released in 2010 on French label Naïve Records.

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Dezeen Music Project: Oyaki Panba Te
by Daniele Baldelli

Time-honoured Italian disco DJ Daniele Baldelli is on the decks tonight at the MINI Paceman Garage in Milan. If you can't make it down, this funky afro track will give you a taste of what he's all about.

We've set up our Dezeen and MINI World Tour Studio at the space. You can watch our first video report, a tour around the city with Italian architect and designer Fabio Novembre here.

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Dezeen Music Project: Old Black Madonna
by Floyd Lavine

Here's another chilled-out track by South African DJ Floyd Lavine, who we discovered at the Design Indaba Music Circuit in Cape Town.

We are using the track on the intro to the video interviews we did at the Design Indaba conference, as part of our Dezeen and MINI World Tour, including last week's interview with Richard Perez, World Design Capital programme director for Cape Town in 2014.

Listen to another great track by Lavine that we featured on Dezeen Music Project recently here.

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Dezeen Music Project: Marks of a Tear (remix)
by BLKrKRT

This is a remix of a track by Japanese artist Yu-Chi, which we featured on Dezeen Music Project back in August last year. The original track is both weird and beautiful, a quality that BLKrKRT's remix retains, while introducing a darker, more brooding intensity.

You can listen to the original track here.

The track was submitted to Dezeen Music Project by online record label Curious Absurdities. You can listen to other tracks we've featured from them here.

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Dezeen Music Project: Brides and Bees
by Floyd Lavine

Brides and Bees by South African DJ Floyd Lavine blends techno rhythms with the sounds of soul music to create a track that's smooth, laid-back and danceable all at the same time.

We used the track on our latest movie from our Dezeen and MINI World Tour, which you can watch here.

We discovered Lavine at the inaugural Design Indaba Music Circuit in Cape Town last week.

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Dezeen Music Project: Options
by Gazelle

Gazelle is another South African group that we discovered at the Design Indaba Music Circuit in Cape Town last week. As this track called Options demonstrates, Gazelle fuse traditional African music with elements from the electro, disco and synth-pop genres to create an eclectic sound that they call Lim Pop.

Make sure that you also check out the excellent track Ear Salad by South African artist DJ Kimon, which we featured in the first movie from Cape Town as part of our Dezeen and MINI World Tour.

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Dezeen Music Project: Ear Salad
by DJ Kimon

This is the track that we featured in our first movie from Design Indaba in Cape Town. It's by a young South African DJ and producer called Kimon, who played a set here in Cape Town as part of the Design Indaba Music Circuit.

You can watch the movie here.

Make sure you also check out the track we featured on Wednesday by the great Spoek Mathambo.

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Dezeen Music Project: Control
by Spoek Mathambo

Dezeen is at Design Indaba in Cape Town all this week, for the first stop on our Dezeen and MINI World Tour. For the first year at Design Indaba, there is a music festival running alongside the main conference, which is showcasing a range of exciting South African musical talents, and we'll be choosing some of our favourites to feature on Dezeen Music Project.

Spoek Mathambo will be closing the conference on Friday, which gives us the perfect excuse to feature his excellent 'township tech' cover of Joy Division's She's Lost Control.

Make sure you also check out the excellent music video for the track.

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Dezeen Music Project: Toothpaste
by Floella Grace

This is a session recorded by young British singer-songwriter Floella Grace and features nothing but a stripped-back acoustic guitar and Grace's stunning voice. The track was sent to Dezeen Music Project by Choosic, a newly formed organisation promoting music by unsigned bands and musicians.

You can listen to a studio recording of the track here, but we prefer the raw tenderness of this session version.

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Dezeen Music Project: Byrds in Heaven
by Human Machine

This track by Human Machine is a tribute to the late, great trumpet player Donald Byrd, who passed away last week. Byrds in Heaven is a gentle electronica track, which features a mournful sample of Byrd's playing.

The track was sent to us by Love Our Records, a UK-based online record label that releases a free download each week. Check them out here.

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Dezeen Music Project: Contrast
by Junior Size

Here is another track from the fantastic La Première EP by new electronic record label Atelier du Sample, which we featured a track from last week. The EP is still available to download for free here, so get it while you can.

Make sure you also have a listen to Aimedeuxhaine's Daft Punk remix from the same EP here.

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Dezeen Music Project: Voyager (remix)
by Aimedeuxhaine

We've got another remix to end the week on Dezeen Music Project, this time courtesy of young French producer Aimedeuxhaine who has turned his precocious talents to the Daft Punk cassic Voyager.

The track is part on an EP by new electronic record label Atelier du Sample, which you can download for free here.

Make sure you also check out the great dance track by Aimedeuxhaine that we featured on Dezeen Music Project last year.

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Dezeen Music Project: Cloud Armour by
Remote Scenes

The music featured on today's movie about Faye Toogood's installation for the Seven Designers for Seven Dials project is by Edinburgh-based artist Remote Scenes.

The track on the movie is called Blue Sapphire, which we featured on Dezeen Music Project last year, and this track called Cloud Armour is a similarly melodic soundscape with chiming keyboards and mushy post-rock guitars.

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