Holy Ghost! & Classixx: “Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence”

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December 24th, 2016
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Brooklyn-based synth-dance duo Holy Ghost! got together with their buddies LA’s Classixx to pay this tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto, with a little help from Nancy Whang of LCD Soundsystem fame. It’s their take on his 1983 theme for “Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence”, a movie in which he co-starred with David Bowie. They’re giving away two versions as gifts, the “Under The Mirrored Mistletoe” mix is for Xmas morning, and the “Fireside” version is for Xmas night. Download both versions for free below. Happy holidays everyone!

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Classixx: “I Feel Numb” (feat. Alex Frankel)
Holy Ghost!: “Compass Point”

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Local Natives: “Dark Days (Classixx Remix)”

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December 15th, 2016
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California duo Classixx have worked their magic on a superb remix of “Dark Days” by fellow Los Angeles-based indie rockers Local Natives. Filled with a wave of sun-kissed vibes, this one is definitely a winter warmer. The original track is lifted from the band’s recent third album, “Sunlit Youth”. Get your fill of the smooth remix above, and ride with us.

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Classixx: “Just Let Go” (feat. How To Dress Well) [Ray Mang Remix]

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Classixx: “Just Let Go” (feat. How To Dress Well) Video

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October 28th, 2016
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Los Angeles-based duo Classixx have shared a new video for their glorious sun-drenched jam “Just Let Go”, featuring vocals from How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell. Directed by Jordan Michael Blake, the video captures a group of skate kids breaking into an abandoned mall in Palm Springs. That fire scene was not planned. The track “Just Let Go” is lifted from the duo’s recent second album “Faraway Reach” on Innovative Leisure. Watch the clip above, and make sure to check out a great disco remix of “Just Let Go” by UK producer Ray Mang.

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Classixx: “I Feel Numb” (feat. Alex Frankel)

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Classixx, the Los Angeles duo of Tyler Blake and Michael David, have shared another new remix for one of the tracks off their recent second album “Faraway Reach”. The record’s ultra-smooth closing track “A Mountain With No Ending”, featuring the soothing vocals from Jarrah McCleary of Sydney duo Panama, now gets the remix treatment by fellow LA duo Blue Motel. This glorious sun-drenched beauty is ideal for breezy beach days in California. After getting your fill of the remix above, make sure to grab a free download of Blue Motel’s chilled-out rework of Poolside’s latest single “And The Sea” below. Summer vibes all round.

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Classixx: “I Feel Numb” (feat. Alex Frankel)

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Sunday #264

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June 19th, 2016
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Laid back, chilled Sunday vibes from LA’s duo Classixx with their new track “A Mountain With No Ending”, featuring the soothing vocals from Jarrah McCleary of Sydney-based electro-pop duo Panama. Taken from the pair’s second album “Faraway Reach”, a superb follow-up to 2013’s debut “Hanging Gardens”, out now on Innovative Leisure. Buy it here.

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Panama: “Always” [Classixx Remix]

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Classixx: “Safe Inside” (feat. Passion Pit)

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May 23rd, 2016
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A few days ago, LA duo Classixx dropped their latest single “I Feel Numb”, featuring vocals from Holy Ghost!’s Alex Frankel. Now, they’re back with another collaborative track off their upcoming second album “Faraway Reach”. This time the duo of Tyler Blake and Michael David has teamed up with Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos for a feel-good jam called “Safe Inside” of disco-inspired grooves. The album “Faraway Reach”, a buoyant follow-up to their 2013 debut “Hanging Gardens”, drops on June 3 via Innovative Leisure.

Update: Check out Classixx’s new video for “Whatever I Want”, featuring T-Pain. Directed by Daniel Pappas, the clip is a shot-for-shot remake of The Smiths’ iconic video for “Stop Me If You Think You’ve Heard This One Before”.

Pre-order the album here.

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Classixx: “Just Let Go” (feat. How To Dress Well)

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Classixx: “I Feel Numb” (feat. Alex Frankel)

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May 12th, 2016
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Classixx, the Los Angeles-based duo of Tyler Blake and Michael David, have teamed up with Holy Ghost!’s Alex Frankel for their new single “I Feel Numb” and it’s truly a match made in disco heaven. This finely crafted summer jam will appear on the duo’s upcoming sophomore album “Faraway Reach”, which drops on June 3 via Innovative Leisure. The 12-track record also features guest appearances from Passion Pit, De Lux, Panama and more. Just in case you missed, check out Classixx’s previous single “Just Let Go”, featuring vocals from How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell, here.

Pre-order the “Faraway Reach” album here.

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Classixx: “Grecian Summer”

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Classixx: “Just Let Go” (feat. How To Dress Well)

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April 7th, 2016
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“No more winter in your soul.” Classixx, the Los Angeles-based duo of Tyler Blake and Michael David, make a welcome return with their brand-new single “Just Let Go”, a glorious sun-drenched jam featuring vocals from How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell.

“Just Let Go”, a song about the meaning of spring, will appear on the duo’s forthcoming second album “Faraway Reach”, the follow-up to 2013’s “Hanging Gardens”, which drops on June 3 via Innovative Leisure. The 12-track record will also feature guest appearances from Passion Pit, Holy Ghost!’s Alex Frankel, De Lux, Panama and more. Just in case you missed it, check out the colorful video for their previous single “Grecian Summer” here.

Pre-order the “Faraway Reach” album here.

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Classixx: “Whatever I Want” (feat. T-Pain)

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Classixx: “Grecian Summer”

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March 14th, 2016
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Classixx, the Los Angeles-based duo of Tyler Blake and Michael David, have shared this trippy, colorful video for their new track “Grecian Summer”. The track will appear on the pair’s forthcoming second album titled “Faraway Reach”, set to drop this spring via Innovative Leisure. The follow-up to 2013’s “Hanging Gardens” features guest appearances from Passion Pit, How To Dress Well, T-Pain, Holy Ghost!’s Alex Frankel, and De Lux, among others. Just in case you missed it, check out Classixx’s cover of Natalie Prass’ “Bird of Prey” here.

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Classixx: “Whatever I Want” (feat. T-Pain)

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Mt. Si: “Oh” Video

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March 3rd, 2016
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Mt. Si, the LA-based collaborative project from Sarah Chernoff of Superhumanoids, Jesse Kivel of Kisses, and Classixx’s Michael David, have shared this beautifully shot video for “Oh”, a standout track from their recent debut “Limits” EP. Directed by Garret Curtis, the video captures Sarah Chernoff atop a mountain range outside Tel Aviv, from which the themes and artwork of the EP stem. Watch it above.

The four-track “Limits” EP is out now on Cascine. Get it here.

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Mt. Si: “Either / Or”

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