Skip to content

Deerhunter – Helicopter (Diplo & Lunace Remix)

December 27, 2010

Today I bring you another fantastic remix, this time of my favourite song from Halcyon Digest, Deerhunter’s highly praised new album. Halcyon Digest itself is a plethora of multilayered melancholy effects and delicate vocals which has thrust Deerhunter, previously bound by their weirdness to the back shelf of my itunes collection, into the indie mainstream with their most accessible and enjoyable album to date.
The remix is brought to us by Diplo, cousin of Deerhunter/Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox, in association with producer Lunice. Helicopter, already laden with gentle vocals, strange strings and echoing drumbeats, is brought to life by the fast paced beat and synth which are perfectly draped over the original song. Since there is little need to add more reverb to the vocals, Diplo & Lunice concentrate on a low pulse-like beat which makes my chair shake, and a simple synth effect suitable for any club. What i really like is how the strange effects of the original song really intertwine with and compliment the new beats, and they sound great together.

Deerhunter – Helicopter (Diplo & Lunace Remix)

Advertisements
One Comment leave one →
  1. December 30, 2010 12:21 am

    Diplo is awesome, he did a mash-up album with Santogold that I have really loved all month

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: