Published: January 7, 2013
By: Jordan Calvano
15. The xx - Intro (CRNKN Remix)
CRNKN’s titillating switch-up of “Intro” takes listeners on an unforgettable journey. The track’s continually changing tempo and unexpected transitions paint an awestruck scene, as ubiquitous samples from the original vividly shine through.
14. Bon Iver - Perth (JacM Chillstep Remix)
The music of Bon Iver thrives on ejecting unrelenting emotion into any listeners’ steadily beating heart. JacM’s uplifting remix of “Perth” retains these core values, while creating something thoroughly unique and passionate.
13. Ellie Goulding - Lights (Fytch Remix)
Ellie Goulding is easily the most remixed female vocalist of the last few years. Fytch’s electrifying new take on “Lights” could make you simultaneously shed a tear and dance for joy, as stimulating synths and piano melodies ambitiously coalesce.
12. Foxes - Youth (Adventure Club Dubstep Remix)
Before Foxes was featured on the title track of Zedd’s new record, she was garnering some well-deserved attention through remixes like this one. Adventure Club entwines their bubbly womps with heartfelt lyrics, and you’ll fall in love at first sight—er, listen.
11. Urban Cone - Deja Vú (Oliver Nelson Remix)
Oliver Nelson is on the come up, and he’s got an ever-growing collection of breathtaking remixes to prove it. His funky style of nu-disco will leave heads consistently bobbing, as nostalgic remixes like “Deja Vú” take hold.
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