Metric Remix Album Announced

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Metric have announced the release date of their fan-collaborated effort Fantasies Flashbacks.

The album will be out October 11th, and features a collection of the band’s favorite mixes submitted by their fans.

The remixes will be part of a deluxe vinyl box set, of which all proceeds go to the Center for Addiction and Mental Health.

The vinyl box will have a huge list of goodies. If you order one, this is what you get:

· 10 x 7″ vinyl singles, each containing an original song from Fantasies and the associated winning remix from the Indaba Music contest;

· A PlayButton digital music player pre-loaded with (the same) 10 winning remixes (one of the first new notable commercial releases available on PlayButton);

· A digital download code redeemable for all music from the 7″ singles (20 tracks including the original studio album version of Fantasies), plus an additional 11 of the band’s favorite remixes. In total this is 31 songs or over 80 minutes of music;

· Two 6″ x 6″, two-sided color inserts featuring fan-created artwork/imagery, track listing, credits and information about the genesis of the remix album and the charitable tie-in with CAMH;

· A limited edition 18″ x 24″ glossy METRIC poster;

· A custom box housing everything listed above.

The package is available for immediate pre-order on Metric’s online store which you can find here, the box will be shipped October 11th.

 

Caribou Releases Remix Album

Yea, we aren’t sure why this hasn’t been done already, but Caribou has decided to put out a remix album.  Getting the mix treatment will be tracks exclusively from their newest release, Swim. Titled Swim Remixes, some of the coolest artists around have tried their hand at the songs like Junior Boys, Fuck Buttons, Gold Panda, and Nite Jewel. Has this lured you in yet?

North America gets the record a little later than the world with a November 2nd release date via Merge. City Slang who will be releasing the album in the UK will also include an 11 track bonus remix disc in regular versions of Swim.  Take a look at the tracklistings below and be sure to download the first remix, Leave House (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix).

Swim Remixes:

01 Odessa (Junior Boys Mix)
02 Leave House (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
03 Sun (Altrice’s “Only What You Gave Me” Remix)
04 Jamelia (Gold Panda Remix)
05 Bowls (Holden Remix)
06 Kaili (Fuck Buttons Remix)
07 Leave House (Ikonika Remix)
08 Found Out (DJ Koze Remix)
09 Jamelia (DJ Koze’s Alarmclock)
10 Bowls (Gavin Russom’s Rework)
11 Sun (patten Remix)
12 Odessa (David Wrench’s Drumapella)
13 Odessa (Nite Jewel Remix)
14 Kaili (Walls Remix)
15 Odessa (DJ Koze’s Campfire) *

* iTunes bonus track

Swim Remixes (Swim Bonus CD Edition):

01 Odessa (Junior Boys Mix)
02 Leave House (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix)
03 Sun (Altrice’s “Only What You Gave Me” Remix)
04 Jamelia (Gold Panda Remix)
05 Bowls (Holden Remix)
06 Kaili (Fuck Buttons Remix)
07 Leave House (Ikonika Remix)
08 Jamelia (DJ Koze’s Alarmclock)
09 Bowls (Gavin Russom’s Rework)
10 Odessa (Nite Jewel Remix)
11 Kaili (Walls Remix)

Caribou – “Leave House” (Motor City Drum Ensemble Remix) by ModernMystery3