Tagged: synthpop

 

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Recorded by September, 2013 · Link

 

Blue Loops

Blue Loops

A heavily processed remix of Blue Monday.

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Recorded by June, 2002 · Link

 

Blue Monday (Remix)

Blue Monday (Remix)

A gentle remix of Blue Monday — extending out the intro and some other grooves for mixing, a little rearranging, a couple of transitions.

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Recorded by April, 2002 · Link

 

Blue Monday 2002

Blue Monday 2002

A cover of Blue Monday.

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Recorded by April, 2002 · Link

 

Blue to Dream

Blue to Dream

Flunk – Blue Monday
New Order – Blue Monday (Perkowitz Mix)
Electroset – How does it Feel
New Order – Blue Monday 95 (Hardfloor Mix)
Perkowitz – So Cold
Rihanna – Shut Up and Drive
Hardfloor – Acperience 1
Hardfloor – Trancescript
Hardfloor – Melorec
Perkowitz – Mutiny
Perkowitz – Attack of the Tooth Fairies
Outlander – Vamp
Heatsync – Diatonic
Queen vs. Kraftwerk – It’s More Pressure to Compute
Union Jack – Red Herring (Perkowitz Minimal Mix)
Trancesetters – The Search
Dave Clarke – Thunder
Beltram – Energy Flash
Don Henley – Dirty Laundry (Perkowitz Mix)
Perkowitz – Unhinged
Perkowitz – Three Four Five
Hardfloor – Tilt
Aerosmith – Dream On (Perkowitz Mix)

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Recorded by May, 2011 · Link

 

Dirty Laundry (Perkowitz Mix)

Dirty Laundry (Perkowitz Mix)

A remix of the Don Henley song, just spooling out the opening groove that’s so good.

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Recorded by January, 2009 · Link

 

DJ Set 6/4/2002 – Part 1

DJ Set 6/4/2002 – Part 1

Joy Division – Warsaw
Perkowitz – The Tuning
Perkowitz – Submerge
Perkowitz – Supreme Being
Photek – Glamourama
Perkowitz – I Know When I Look Good
Perkowitz vs. Corey Hart – Sunglasses
New Order – Blue Monday (Perkowitz Mix)
Kraftwerk – The Telephone Call (Perkowitz Mix)
Perkowitz – Robot in Love
Kris Moon – Robo.trash
Phenix vs. Perkowitz – Don’t You (Remix)
Little Computer People – I Am
LFO – We Are Back
Kraftwerk – Radioactivity (Perkowitz Mix)
Little Computer People – Little Computer People (1979)
Perkowitz – Space Invaders

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Recorded by June, 2002 · Link

 

DJ Set 6/4/2002 – Part 2

DJ Set 6/4/2002 – Part 2

2up Technologies – Roboshadowmandog (Perkowitz Mix)
Perkowitz – Defender
Dopplereffekt – Technic 1200
Alexander Robotnick – Problemes d’amour (Perkowitz Mix)
Adonis – No Way Back
Afrika Bambaataa – Planet Rock (LFO Mix)
Takkyu Ishino – Anna Letmein Letmeout
Codebase vs. Perkowitz – Wiped
Kraftwerk – The Robots (Betamax Mix)
Perkowitz – Nothing
Dylan – Behind the Wheel
Perkowitz – Seventies
Perkowitz – Invaders
Perkowitz vs. Schenk – Technology
Prototype 909 – Devil Dog
Hardfloor – Acperience
Phuture – Acid Tracks
Perkowitz – Major Tom
Senor Coconut – Showroom Dummies

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Recorded by June, 2002 · Link

 

Do You Wanna Funk (Perkowitz Mix)

Do You Wanna Funk (Perkowitz Mix)

Patrick Cowley, who produced the original, was a dance music genius.

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Recorded by July, 2012 · Link

 

Dream On (Perkowitz Mix)

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Recorded by December, 2010 · Link

 

Garageland (Perkowitz Mix)

Garageland (Perkowitz Mix)

Another Section 25 remix, this one (mostly) removing vocals I didn’t like and focusing on a nice groove.

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Recorded by June, 2011 · Link

 

Hall of Mirrors

Hall of Mirrors

A cover of the Kraftwerk song, with John Felthous. Originally arranged for RUR.

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Recorded by April, 2007 · Link

 

I Can’t Go For That (Perkowitz Mix)

I Can’t Go For That (Perkowitz Mix)

A remix of the Hall & Oates classic. I had forgotten what a great groove it had at the beginning until I heard it at a wedding recently. So I had to extend out that groove and then do some chopping and filtering on the rest.

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Recorded by October, 2010 · Link

 

I Know When I Look Good (Instrumental)

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Recorded by December, 2001 · Link

 

I Know When I Look Good (Vocal)

I Know When I Look Good (Vocal)

I originally recorded this as an instrumental in 2001, but when I started working with John Felthous and RUR, I asked him to come up with vocals for it. I’m not sure what his lyrics are actually about, but they always get stuck in my head.

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Recorded by March, 2004 · Link

 

Looking from a Hilltop (Perkowitz Dub)

Looking from a Hilltop (Perkowitz Dub)

Had to give this song another remix, featuring the killer 808 loop from Stephen Morris’s Retrofit remix front and center.

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Recorded by June, 2011 · Link

 

Looking from a Hilltop (Perkowitz Mix)

Looking from a Hilltop (Perkowitz Mix)

Remix of one of Section 25’s best-known (and most-sampled) tracks. I combined a couple of the original mixes with some great grooves from Stephen Morris’s recent remix.

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Recorded by June, 2011 · Link

 

Major Tom

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Recorded by June, 2002 · Link

 

Major Tom (Dub)

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Recorded by June, 2002 · Link

 

Major Tom (Remix)

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Recorded by June, 2002 · Link

 

Megatron Wants To Funk

Megatron Wants To Funk

Inspired by Patrick Cowley’s “Right on Target” and its use of the cowbell. Should have a vocal part other than the robotish vocal sound, but I never wrote or recorded one.

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Recorded by July, 2004 · Link

 

Night Fires

Night Fires

The lyrics were inspired by an especially poetic spam email, and I’m not quite sure what it became.

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Recorded by July, 2011 · Link

 

Nothing

Nothing

A techno-ized cover of the Depeche Mode song.

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Recorded by November, 2001 · Link

 

Pop Idol (Perkowitz Mix)

Pop Idol (Perkowitz Mix)

I took two minute-long tracks from Section 25’s album “Nature + Degree” and spun them out into this.

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Recorded by June, 2011 · Link

 

Right On Target (Perkowitz Mix)

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Recorded by October, 2004 · Link

 

Robot in Love

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Recorded by April, 2002 · Link

 

Seventies

Seventies

A technoed-up version of Yaz’s “Goodbye Seventies”.

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Recorded by November, 2001 · Link

 

So Cold

So Cold

A cover of New Order’s “Blue Monday”.

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Recorded by May, 2008 · Link

 

Sunglasses

Sunglasses

Not really a remix of “Sunglasses at Night”, but a heavy borrowing. My goal was a to create a track with a nice groove that would seem vaguely familiar when played out but then become really familiar as the track went on.

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Recorded by April, 2002 · Link

 

Sweet Dreams My LA Ex (Perkowitz Dub)

Sweet Dreams My LA Ex (Perkowitz Dub)

More beat-heavy remix of the Rachel Stevens song, highlighting the trademark distorted 808.

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Recorded by July, 2011 · Link

 

Sweet Dreams My LA Ex (Perkowitz Mix)

Sweet Dreams My LA Ex (Perkowitz Mix)

Remix of the great Rachel Stevens song.

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Recorded by July, 2011 · Link

 

The Him

The Him

A cover of the New Order track off of “Movement”.

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Recorded by September, 2013 · Link

 

Time

Time

A vocal song with lyrics and arrangement inspired by early New Order (working off of one of my favorite Sumner lines ever, “here I am in a house full of doors and no exits”). One of few songs I’ve ever written original lyrics for. Also by far the shortest song I’ve ever recorded, at a radio-friendly 3:32.

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Recorded by August, 2010 · Link

 

Untitled Machine

Untitled Machine

Supposed to be a song about a intelligent machine and its angst about its existence, but I never wrote or recorded vocals.

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Recorded by March, 2004 · Link

 

Walkin Out

Walkin' Out

This song combines three rare things for me: vocals I sang, lyrics I wrote, and layered melodies with pop-song structure. The basic song came together fairly quickly, but it took a while to finish the writing and get all the vocals recorded.

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Recorded by October, 2010 · Link