RMX ROUNDUP: CRi + Rosewater Ctz / Promises Ltd. + Gilligan Moss / Christine and the Queens + Tourist


Roughly every other weekend, we share a RMX Roundup of the freshest mixes and electronic beats on the blogosphere. To begin this installment we have a new edit of CRi‘s “Why I Love You” from a fellow Canadian producer who goes by the name Rosewater Ctz. CRi is currently one of our favorite electronic producers, and he just released a remix package for the prototype via TOKiMONSTA‘s Young Art Records. While we don’t know much about Rosewater Ctz, we love the cinematic and almost monastic quality that he brings to the original cut with the atmospheric opening and dramatic drop that reminds us a little of Delerium‘s “Silence.” Listen to this stunner below.

Another production duo killing the game is Gilligan Moss, who just dropped their rendition of Promises Ltd.‘s hit song “American Eyes.” If you haven’t heard, Promises Ltd. is a new electropop duo consisting of artist Chrome Sparks and vocalist Charlie Brand. Moss apply their signature synth wizardry to the track, taking the pop song to new euphoric heights.

Finally, we have Tourist‘s new interpretation of Christine and The Queens‘ “Saint Claude.” Tourist, the London-based and Grammy award-winning producer (William Phillips) gives the single by the French singer Héloïse Letissier a rousing reimagining and solid dance tick. Stream below.

Chrome Sparks – Ride The White Lightning


Parallelism, the transfixing new EP from Chrome Sparks shows off the ability of Brooklyn-based electronic artist—otherwise known as Jeremy Malvin to keep the listener hooked in to characteristically long tracks. With “Ride The White Lightning” for instance, Malvin steals you on a near 10-minute journey, fraught with sequencers and synthesizers and a roller coaster of arpeggios. The track is backed by a strong beat and progression of melodies that makes the absence of typically distorted vocals go unnoticed. Listen to the effort, along with “Moonraker” below and pick up the EP on iTunes via Future Classic today. Those in the DMV can also catch Sparks spinning at U Street Music Hall January 15.

Chrome Sparks – Marijuana


Jeremy Malvin, who creates music under the name Chrome Sparks is a young musician and native of Ann Arbor, now residing in Brooklyn. His obsession for synthesizers can be clearly seen in Marijuana, a song from his EP Sparks released March 2013. Influenced by a background in classical percussion, Chrome Sparks’ music is filled with a cloud of arpeggiators and lead sounds. Jeremy can currently be found on tour with a couple of friends — with upcoming performances at DC9 April 30, and Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn May 2.

I feel music in your eyes
Rainbows, in your ears