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Saturday, 22 November 2014

In The Heat Of The Remix

Here's a remix us Weatherall heads may not have seen coming- an eight minute reworking (with Balearic bells on) of Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds. Noel's vocal contribution is restricted to one line through a megaphone four minutes in after a long build up- the rest is in pure Weatherall remix territory with a massive bassline (looped from the original track presumably), some lovely hi-hats and arpeggio action, and those bells clanging out. I'd imagine Noel might approve of this, having mispent some of his youth in the Hacienda. Noel often comes across as a witty interviewee, good fun over a few pints. But I think he mislaid all his decent tunes somewhere in the mid 90s and hasn't managed to relocate them since. If you want to see the bewilderment of some of the more conservative end of Noel's fanbase, look at the comments on the Youtube post. For the rest of us, a bit of a treat.


drew said...

Noel Gallagher has form with getting more leftfied remixers having had FSOL and UNKLE remix tracks before.
That's pretty good but do you not think Lord Sabres remixes have been a bit samey recently?

Anonymous said...

Yes, he does seem to have found a bit of a formula.

Swiss Adam

Anonymous said...

That bassline sounds suspiciously similar to Blue Monday in places.

Anonymous said...

the blue monday baseline slowed down