The dude is back with a bunch of remixes for this brilliant EP, which features a series of fantastic interpretations of his tracks from the likes of Daphni (Caribou), JD Twitch (Optimo), Joakim, Justin Strauss, The Vaccines, Scientist, Javelin and many more.
Here is the Hot Chip’s cover of a track first recorded in 1978!!!!
Just damn brilliant and kind of reminds of Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan who was around and at her prime at about the same time that the original of this track was recorded:
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“WHAT?! – William Onyeabor Remixed” will be dropping on vinyl only for Record Store Day, April 19. Made in collaboration with Moog, it features a series of fantastic Onyeabor covers and remixes by Hot Chip, JD Twitch (Optimo), Daphni, Joakim, Justin Strauss, The Vaccines, Scientist and many more.
Hot Chip – Atomic Bomb (cover)
The Vaccines – Do You Want A Man (Remix: John Hill, Rich Costey. Re-work of Heaven and Hell)
Justin Strauss & Bryan Mette – Body and Soul (Whatever/Whatever remix)
Joakim ft. Akwetey (Dragons of Zynth) – Good Name (cover)
JD Twitch (Optimo) – Why Go To War? (cover)
Daphni – Ye Ye (Re- work of When The Going Is Smooth & Good; Courtesy of Merge Records & Daphni aka Caribou [Dan Snaith])
Javelin – Heave and Hell (remix)
David Terranova – Body and Soul (remix)
Policy – Something You Will never Forget (remix)
Scientist – Body and Soul (remix)