Something of a perennial favourite around these parts, Ghostpoet’s been up to that releasing-and-remixing business again, issuing his new single ‘Dial Tones’ on February 24th and following it up with a clutch of reworks by renowned producers.
The track’s taken from his most-excellent second LP of 2013, ‘Some Say I So I Say Light’ (review). Backing the single’s current campaign are remixes by grime riser Visionist (RAMP/Lit City Trax) and this rather tidy version from Guy Andrews, of Hemlock and Hotflush fame, which we’re premiering right now.
Adding extra thump and thwack to an original hardly lacking in percussive power, Andrews’ remix achieves a tricky balancing act between club experience and quieter listening. His take sounds great booming from woofers – but its sensible treatment of the track’s lyrics, leaving them affectingly untreated, maintains a certain personal-stereo intimacy.
All the same, play it loudly, yeah?
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Check out the song’s original video while you’re here, too…