April 04, 2013 05:32 AM PDT
After a year's hiatus to focus on the website I co-founded, occupythedisco.com, I am back to creating exclusive mixes for Made in Brazil -- a blog and magazine that has inspired me in the past to make some of the best mixtapes of my career. This latest Ru-Mix, Benediction, is a celebration of all things summer. Whether you're a Brazilian friend winding down the warmer months down south, or a New Yorker wondering when the heat will finally arrive, this mixtape is sure to have you yearning for some fun in the sun. The mix is very heavy on vocals and house music, and there's a just a little bit of disco in there to make you smile on the dancefloor.
1. Sky Fererria - Everything is Embarassing (Krystal Klear Remix)
2. Charli XCX - You (Ha Ha Ha) (Goldroom Remix)
3. Goldroom - Only You Can Show Me (feat. Mereki)
4. Benediction - Hot Natured (feat. Ali Love)
5. Rihanna - Nobody's Business (Cousin Cole's House Edit)
6. Justin Timberlake - Suit & Tie (Aeroplane Remix Vocal Mix)
7. Róisín Murphy - Simulation
8. Anna Lunoe & Flume - Real Talk (Axle Remix)
9. Bondax - Gold (Moon Boots Remix)
10. How To Dress Well - & It Was U (Elite Gymnastics Mix)
11. Jessie Ware - Sweet Talk (Cyril Hahn Remix)
12. Duke Dumont - Need U (100%) (feat. A*M*E) (Skreamix Remix)
13. Kamp! - Melt (Zimmer Remix)
14. Classixx - Holding On
15. Bicep - Vision of Love
16. Toyboy & Robin - No More Sunshine
17. Bixel Boys - Love Like This (Viceroy Remix)
February 14, 2013 05:28 AM PST
A special mixtape for Valentine's Day. This sensual mix celebrates one's softer, more intimate moments. Best enjoyed with company... but we know that company can't last forever.
Lost Without You (Dublin Aunts Daytime Sex Mix) - Robin Thicke
Fly Away (Poolside Edit) - Laid Back
That's The Way Love Goes (Late Nite Tuff Guy Edit) - Janet Jackson
COOL - Le Youth
I Met You - Anna Lunoe & Flume
& It Was U - How To Dress Well
You Make Me Feel Good - Satin Jackets
So Good To Me - Chris Malinchak
For You - Lane 8
Latch (feat Sam Smith) (Jamie Jones Remix) - Disclosure
Hidden (Jensen Sportag Remix) - Erika Spring
Touch My Body (Cyril Hahn Remix) - Mariah Carey
If You're Never Gonna Move (Two Inch Punch Remix) - Jessie Ware
Losing You (Slowwkid Remix) - Solange
December 21, 2012 06:15 AM PST
Part II of my best of 2012 podcast.
Anna Lunoe - Real Talk
Jonas Rathsman - Since I Don't Have You
Duke Dumont - The Giver
Azealia Banks - Fierce
Scissor Sisters - Let's Have a Kiki (DJ Nita Remix) / (DJ Sparber Remix)
Gossip - Get a Job (Scissor Sisters Remix)
T.E.E.D. - Your Love (Fake Blood Remix)
Disclosure - Latch
Holy Ghost! - It's Not Over (Dimitri from Paris Erodiscomix)
Jessica 6 - Prisoner of Love (EL!OT's 1987 Remix)
Gotye feat. Kimbra - Somebody I used to Know (Miami Night's 1984 Remix)
Midnight Magic & Tommie Sunshine - I Found Love (Dimitri From paris Erodiscodub)
Beyoncé - End of Time (Red Top's Extended Mix)
David Morales feat. Róisín Murphy - Golden Era (David Morales Disco Remix)
Ellie Goulding - Anything Could Happen (White Sea Remix)
December 21, 2012 05:50 AM PST
Part 1 of my Best of 2012 series, Losing You showcases 16 of my favorite tracks from 2012, in no particular order. The tracklist is below.
Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe (Sekuoia LOLmix)
Jessie Ware - Running (Disclosure Remix)
Lana Del Rey - Summertime Sadness (Todd Terry Remix)
How Do You Do (Todd Terje Remix)
Kim Ann Foxman - Return It (Populette Remix)
Chris Malinchak - So Good To Me
Little Boots - Headphones (Moon Boots Remix)
Sam Sparro - Happiness (The Magician Remix)
Rihanna - Diamonds (Eliot Luv Remix)
St. Lucia - September / (Alec Metric Remix)
Solange - Losing You (Lamin Fofana Remix ) / Original Mix
Van She - Jamaica (Plastic Plates Remix)
Pompeya - Power (Zimmer Remix)
The Rapture - How Deep Is Your Love (Dimitri From Paris Erodiscomix)
Punks Jump Up v Dubka - Feels Good (Mighty Mouse Remix)
Icona pop feat. Charli XCX - I Love It (Solidisco Remix)
November 08, 2012 11:02 PM PST
Here's a new mixtape I made especially for Occupy the Disco (OXD). The title, "Makes Me Wanna Give It," is a nod to the Duke Dumont track, 'Giver' that has made the crowd go absolutely wild at previous OXD events (both Aeroplane and The Magician played the track at the climax of their sets). I've built the mixtape around that track and created an energizing, dance ready house mix that will have you itching to find a dancefloor.
01. St. Lucia - September (Alex Metric Remix)
02. Jessie Ware - Running (Disclosure Remix)
03. Strange Talk - Cast Away (Plastic Plates Remix)
04. Kim Ann Foxman - Return It (Populette Remix)
05. Bondax - Baby I Got That (Endless Summer Remix)
06. Edwin Van Cleef - Nala (Summer Best Pals Mix)
07. Solange - Losing You (Cyril Hahn Remix)
08. Duke Dumont - Giver
09. Anna Lunoe & Touch Sensitive - Real Talk
10. Walker & Royce - Little Things (Eli Escobar Remix)
11. Justin Bieber - As Long As You Love Me (Louis La Roche Remix)
12. AlunaGeorge - Your Drums, Your Love (Duke Dumont Remix)
13. Madonna - Like A Virgin (Mighty Mouse Rework)
14. RAC - Hollywood ft. Penguin Prison (Treasure Fingers Remix)
15. Montevideo - Horses (Zimmer Rework)
16. Midnight Magic - I Found Love / (Dimitri from Paris & DJ Rocca Erodiscodub)
August 23, 2012 07:51 AM PDT
Created exclusively for Occupy The Disco (OXD), part III of my 'Perfect Summer Day' Series takes you to my favorite place to listen to music: the dancefloor. This is a spectacular combination of house, disco and dance songs that showcase many of my favorite artists. Get your dancing shoes on!
Ru-Mix: Real Talk (OXD)
01. Blood Diamonds feat. Grimes - Phone Sex
02. Friendly Fires - Foreign Language feat. Jess (Personal Touch Remix)
03. Friends - Friend Crush (Leo Zero Remix)
04. Lemonade - Neptune (Jacques Renault Remix)
05. Lana Del Rey - Summertime Sadness (Reich & Bleich Remix)
06. David Morales feat. Róisín Murphy - Golden Era (David Morales Disco Mix)
07. The xx - Do You Mind (Derek Walin Remix)
08. Ladyhawke - Sunday Drive (Scissor Sisters Remix)
09. Jonathan Rathsman - Since I Don't Have You
10. Future Unlimited - Golden (Mighty Mouse Remix)
11. Little Boots - Headphones (Dimitri From Paris Remix)
12. Whitney Houston - How Will I Know (EL!OT Edit)
13. Chris Malinchak - These Dreams (feat. Damon C. Scott)
14. Isaac Tichauer - I Like it Raw
15. Claes Rosen - Tortuga
16. Anna Lunoe & Touch Sensitive - Real Talk
August 23, 2012 07:00 AM PDT
Created exclusively for Occupy The Disco (OXD), part II of my "Perfect Summer Day" series showcases the emerging trend of R&B hits being refashioned into Balearic disco & house tracks. There are a few artists that have pretty much cornered the market on this (almost all of them from my new favorite label, French Express) so this mix consistently delivers a great, chilled-out vibe.
Ru-Mix: Sugar Boat Disco (OXD)
01. Bronx - I'll Be Loving You (Original Mix)
02. Moon Boots - Got Somebody
03. Isaac Tichauer - Doing What I Got
04. Perseus - Love in Zanzibar
05. Moon Boots - Bills to Pay
06. Only Children - Down Fever
07. Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do (Zimmer Rework)
08. Moon Boots - Sugar
09. ColeCo - Ricky Smiley
10. Perseus- Running Back To You
11. Monitor 66 - Triscuits
12. Le Youth - Dance With Me
13. Late Night Tuff Guy - Body's on Fire
14. Perseus - Seychelles
15. Chris Malinchak - Beside Me
16. ColeCo - Rock The Boat
August 23, 2012 06:31 AM PDT
Don't let the title track fool you, this daytime disco/house mix, created exclusively for Occupy the Disco (OXD) is actually a very uplifting, bliss inducing mix that is a great way to celebrate the last days of summer. This is Part I of the "Perfect Summer Day" series.
01. Lana Del Ray - Summertime Sadness (Hannes Fischer Nightflight Remix)
02. The xx - Angels (Bodhi Remix)
03. Blood Diamonds (feat. Grimes) - Phone Sex (Lemonade Remix)
04. Jessica 6 - White Horse (Dim Vach Remix)
05. Hugo - 99 Problems (Monitor 66 Problem Solving Edit)
06. The Rapture - In the Grace of Your Love (Poolside Mix)
07. Moon Boots (feat. violetness) - Running From
08. Van She - Jamaica (Plastic Plates Remix)
09. Moon Boots - Aretha (Zimmer Remix)
10. Foster the People - Call it What You Want (Treasure Fingers Remix)
11. St. Lucia - Closer Than This (Viceroy Remix)
12. Anna Lunoe & Flume - I Met You (Late Night Tuff Guy Disco Dub)
13. Sébastien Tellier - Cochon Ville (The Magician Remix)
14. Wham! - Everything She Wants (Tareq Edit)
15. Isaac Tichauer - Devotion
16. Gossip - Move in the Right Direction (Classixx Remix)
17. The Establishment - Love like This
June 18, 2012 08:11 PM PDT
Dedicated to all my dance buddies. Have a safe and Happy Pride!
Spectrum (Say My Name) - Florence + The Machine vs. Calvin Harris
Only the Horses (Horsepower Club Mix) - Scissor Sisters
Who You Are (Seamus Haji Mix) - Jessie J
Primadonna (Benny Benassi Remix) - Marina & The Diamonds
Girl Gone Wild (Offer Nissim Mix) - Madonna
Boyfriend (Joe Gauthreaux & Peter Barona Mix) - Justin Bieber
Call My Name (Wideboys Mix) - Cheryl Cole
Part of Me (Jacques Lu Cont Mix) - Katy Perry
Touch Me (Jody Den Broder Mix) - Katharine McPhee
Call Me Maybe (Cosmic Dawn Mix) - Carly Rae Jepsen
The Night Out (A-Trak Remix) - Martin Solveig
Timebomb (Extended Mix) - Kylie Minogue
You and I (Danny Verde Mix) - Lady Gaga
Where Have You Been (Rauhofer Reconstruction Mix) - Rihanna
Climax (Kaskade Mix) - Usher
Somebody I Used to Know (Tiesto Remix) - Gotye feat. Kimbra
Dance Again (DJ Chus Edit) - J.Lo
Turn Up The Radio (Richard Vission Mix) - Madonna
Still Getting Younger (Third Party Vocal Mix) - Wynter Gordon
Marry You (Dan Clare Mix) - Bruno Mars
Countdown to the End of Time (Jack Beats vs. Wideboys vs. RuBot edit) - Beyoncé
June 14, 2012 09:49 PM PDT
It all started when someone asked me the question: what songs would be on the soundtrack of your life?
When it comes to feelings, i certainly am not the most articulate person. That probably explains why I'm so obsessed with music, it's therapeutic as it helps me articulate how I feel. Whether I'm up or down, I always find it's best to commiserate with that which I find closest to me, my songs. I'm not sure you're aware but every Ru-Mix i put out tells a story, with a beginning, middle and end, and it's a snapshot of what is going through my head at that time. With my 31st birthday quickly approaching, and hitting a milestone of 100 mixes, I wanted to share my story, of the past 10 years of my life. So take the journey with me as I celebrate my upcoming birthday and realize that I am "still getting younger." I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Casey - Darren Hayes"let's rewrite this movie, make it end like we want it to…"
Movie Star (Kid Gloves Remix) - Róisín Murphy "it's not so crazy thinkin' we could really have it all…"
Kids (PSB Abstrakt Mix) - MGMT "control yourself, take only what you need from me…"
Invisible Light (Boys Noize Remix) - Scissor Sisters "just open up your joy and let the sailors climb the walls"
Mr. Brightside (Jacques Lu Con't Thin White Duke mix) - The Killers "open up my eagle eye…"
I Feel Bonnie (Club Version) - Hot Chip "everything's nothing and nothing is ours…"
Black & Gold - Sam Sparro "if vision is the only validation, then most of my life isn't real…"
Better Than Today (Monarchy Through the Wormhole Mix) - Kylie "we just want tomorrow to be better than today…"
Flashback (David Guetta Mix) - Calvin Harris "why can't i realize, i'm fighting for my life?…"
Let It Will Be (Paper Faces Vocal Edit) - Madonna "i'm at the point of no return, just watch me burn…"
With Every Hearbeat (Kleerup Mix) "just a little, little bit better… good enough to waste some time"
Somebody to Love Me (Holy Ghost! Remix) - Mark Ronson feat. Boy George "i want somebody to be nice, see the boy i once was in my eyes…"
Love Get Out of My Way (Tim Goldsworthy Mix) - Monarchy "it's too much, too much too soon…"
Easy (Buffetlibre Mix) - Dragonette "so don't mistake it, for something that you're free to play with…"
Still Getting Younger - Wynter Gordon "i'm not lonely, i just need you, fill this empty space again…"
Song 4 Mutya Rutvij (Sunset Strippers Mix) - Groove Armada feat. Mutya Buena "don't panic panic, Rutvij, just look ahead now…"
Happy Ending (Kleerup Mix) - Mika "no hope no love no glory, no happy ending… a little bit of LOVE."
April 23, 2012 09:00 PM PDT
Based on "Somebody I Used to Know," 'Ru-Mix: You Stopped Loving Me' is part two, the "throw down," of a two-part series i created for Made In Brazil. It's a dancey, high energy mix that revives that 80's sound with elements of nu disco, all while throwing caution to the wind and celebrating reckless abandon… Its complementary, "cool down" mix, 'Ru-Mix: I Can Love You', shares the same elements and brings them poolside. After all, there's nothing like soulful vocals and dreamy beats that will have your heart yearning to share the well of emotions that will inevitably overflow… as Ru-Mix fans know all to well. Enjoy them together, or separate, but i highly recommend listening to them in succession (if you have the time) to get the full experience. Enjoy!
Every Night I Say A Prayer (Tensnake Remix) - Little Boots
How deep Is Your Love (Dimitri From Paris Erodiscomix) - The Rapture
Love On Top (DJ Lynnwood's HATE DISCO Extended Remix) - Beyoncé
White Horse (Sugar House N.Y. Style Remix) - Jessica 6
Get into the Groove (Dimitri From Paris) - Madonna
True Romance (Gigamesh Remix) - Citizens!
Happiness (The Magician Remix) - Sam Sparro
Y.S.L.M. (You Stopped Loving Me)(Treasure Fingers Remix) - Fred Falke, Burns
A Funny Thing (Monarchy Remix) - Penguin Prison
Gold In The Fire (Diamond Cut Remix) - Monarchy
Let it Go (The Knocks Remix) - Dragonette
Part of Me (Mia Moretti + Caitlin Moe Strings Remix) - Katy Perry
Fashion Of His Love (Fernando Garibay Remix) - Lady GaGa
Put Your Hands Up (Pete Hammond Extended Edit) - Kylie
It's Not Over (Dimitri From Paris EroDiscoMix) - Holy Ghost!
Prisoner Of Love (Eliot's 1987 Mix) - Jessica 6
Somebody I Used To Know (Miami Might's 1984 mix) - Gotye feat. Kimbra
April 23, 2012 08:23 PM PDT
Based on "Somebody I Used to Know," 'Ru-Mix: I Can Love You' is part one, the "cool down," of a two-part series i created for Made In Brazil. It's a loungey, daytime nu disco mix that will have your heart yearning to share the well of emotions that will undoubtedly overflow from the soulful vocals and dreamy beats. Its complementary, "throw down" mix, 'Ru-Mix: You Stopped Loving Me', borrows the same elements and brings them to the dancefloor. After all, there's nothing like heartbreak that causes one to throw caution to the wind and tear it up with reckless abandon… as Ru-Mix fans know all to well. Enjoy them together, or separate, but i highly recommend listening to them in succession (if you have the time) to get the full experience. Enjoy!
Love in Zanzibar - Perseus feat. Mary J. Blige
Williams' Blood (Aeroplane Remix) - Grace Jones
Down Fever - Only Children feat. Whitney Houston
I Need A Dollar (Tensnake Remix) - Aloe Blacc
Blue Jeans (Kris Menace Remix) - Lana Del Rey
Cameo Lover (Sam Sparro & Golden Touch Remx) - Kimbra
It's A Bubble (The Magician Remix) - Beni feat. Sam Sparro
Reckless (With Your Love) (Midnight Magic Remix) - Azari & III
My Love Sees You (CLASSIXX Remix) - Beni
I Want Your Love (Dimitri From Paris Remix) - Chic
Lucky Star (Classixx Remix) - Madonna
Desire (Cosmic Kids Remix) - Eli Escobar feat. Nomi Ruiz
Don't Be On With Her (Treasure Fingers Remix) - Miami Horror
Shake (Azari & III remix) - Little Boots
Somebody I Used to Know (Electric Boutique Mix) - Gotye feat. Kimbra
March 12, 2012 10:13 PM PDT
Bolly Disco is everything amazing that i love about music all rolled into a fantastic, fun package.
This is by no means the whole universe of amazing Bollywood Disco music, nor is it even representative of the genre's biggest hits. Instead, it's just some of my favorite tracks that you'll have fun grooving to. There's a bonus track at the end that you all will surely recognize...
If you're in New York and want to get your Bollywood Groove on, join me at Highline Ballroom on Friday, March 16th for Sholay Production's 10th Anniversary Party! It should be quite fun. More information can be found at www.sholayproductions.com
01. Keh Do Tumhe, Kya… (Tell Me, Why?)
02. Kaanta Laga (I've Been Pricked by Your Thorn)
03. Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy
04. Disco 82
05. Lady, Tujhe Dekha (Lady, When I Saw you)
06. Koi Yahaan Aaja Naache Naache (Is There Anyone Here That Wants To Dance?)
07. Saat Samundar Paar (I'll Cross the Seven Seas)
08. Yeh Mera Dil (This Heart of Mine)
09. It's The Time To Disco!
10. Disco-waale Khisko? (Who Cares for the Disco?)
11. Kajra Re (These Kohl Lined Eyes)
February 26, 2012 12:20 PM PST
Complementary to Moments of Excellece, this mix takes your from the lounge to the dancefloor. Get sweaty, sexy and shiny as you sway to the beat.
01. Prisoner of love (Honey Dijon & Sebastian Manuel Remix) - Jessica 6
02. Love For Sale - Mickey feat. Monarchy
03. I'll Get You (Treasure Fingers Remix) - Classixx
04. Sway - Beni feat. Nomi Ruiz
05. You Can Dance (Fred Falke Mix) - Bryan Ferry
06. Lost In Time - Azari & III
07. End Of Time (RedTop Extended Mix)- Beyoncé
08. Everytime (Hex Hector Disco Mix) - Janet Jackson
09. When The Night Knows - Whitney Houston vs. Chromeo
10. Drop Me A Line (Juan MacLean Remix)- Midnight Magic
11. Electric Chapel (Two Door Cinema Club Remix) - Lady Gaga
12. Ray of Light (Wayne Numan's Roller Disco Mix) - Madonna
13. Touch (Maurice Joshua Mix) - Amerie
14. Let Me Know (Joey Negro Destination Boogie Mix) - Róisín Murphy
15. Blood Tears & Gold (Moonbootica Remix) - Hurts
16. Cosmic Roller Girls - Worship
17. Sister Marie Says (Monarchy Twin Galaxies Remix) - OMD
18. Calvin Harris - Feel So Close (Benny Benassi Remix) - Calvin Harris
February 03, 2012 08:57 AM PST
Ru-Mix: Moments of Excellence (Made in Brazil)
More of my favorites, especially great for a daytime delight. A great, loungey groove that will have you yearning to pulse with the rhythm.
White Horse (Populette Mix) - Jessica 6
Cocaine Blues (Greg Wilson Version) -Escort
Lisztomania (Classixx Version) - Phoenix
Cloud (Plastic Plates Remix) - Sia
Not Over (Softwar Remix) - Bag Raiders
I Will Come Back (Classixx Acacpulco Nights Version Remix) - Holy Ghost!
Hurting (Tensnake remix) - Friendly Fires
Don't Turn The Lights On (Aeroplane Remix) - Chromeo
Drop Me A Line (Mano Le Tough Remix) - Midnight Magic
Hungry For The Power (Art Department Remix) - Azari & III
The One That Got Away (Plastic Plates Remix) - Katy Perry
Moments of Excellence (Aeroplane Remix) - Black Van
You And I (Wild Beasts Remix) - Lady Gaga
History - Grum Remix - Groove Armada
Radioactive (Starsmith Rework) - Marina and the Diamonds
The Kids Don't Stand A Chance (Chromeo Remix) - Vampire Weekend