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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Seth Troxler's Five Favorite Tracks For Energizing a Dancefloor

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2. "Utopia," by Footprintz

"Footprintz is a band that we are developing on our label who are making some of the most exciting synth-pop out there right now. They are two super cool guys from Montreal called Addy and Clarian and their sound is somewhere between Depeche Mode and a slightly more cheerful version of The xx. They've recently recorded a Maida Vale Session for BBC Radio One, which was a really big deal for us as this is only the third time this has happened for an 'electronic' act, after Nicolas Jaar and Art Department."

1. "International," by Tom Leer

"I only got introduced to this at an 'All Back to Mine' in London a few weeks back by Leon, who manages our Visionquest label. It's a 1984 synth-pop gem which seems innocent at first, until you realize that he's singing about being an international heroin smuggler."

-- @DerekOpperman


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