Diplo – Fabriclive 24

Every day we come across well-intended artists that make an attempt at ameliorating an already epic song by remixing it in their own style. I don’t know about you, but looking for a good remix of a classic tune is like looking for your contact lens in the middle of a crowded dance floor.

A bit over three years ago I had my first experience of the renowned night club Fabric in the heart of London, to go see my friend Nathan C. lay down a set. Several floors of rooms diversified by each DJ playing any given night make that place a musical dojo. Whatever butters your muffin, they had it. A sober trance induced by musical mastery is what I was submitted to.

That being said, the boys n girls at Fabric management, not stupid in the least, release an album of their best sets. Diplo’s edition is the 24th of over 40 all incredibly unique and epic Farbiclive sets.
As I was preparing for one of my many meetings last week, I ran across Diplo’s epic transition between The Cure’s Lovesong and Outkast’s B.O.B. It is amazing how some people can listen to a song, and within a matter of seconds, a number of paralleling tunes pop up in their head. “Damn, that would mix well’ is an exemplary thought crossing his mind.

It was blatant that these two bad boys needed to be posted in our family dojo. Hoping it has the same effect on you as it did on me, here’s Diplo’s transitional mastery. Enjoy.

The Cure – Lovesong (Diplo Remix)

Outkast – B.O.B. (Diplo Remix)


The Cure – Boys Don’t Cry

One of my favorite songs growing up. It’s about a dude who loses his girl and is sad but can’t show his emotions because well, Boys Don’t Cry.

Misjudged your limits, Pushed you too far.
Took you for granted, Thought you needed me more.
Now I would do most anything, to get you back by my side
But I just keep on laughing, hiding the tears in my eyes.
Cause boys don’t cry.”

Get a grip girly man! Big fan of The Cure, post-punk/new wave was my bloodline during the skateboarding/bmx days. Great song.

The Cure - The Cure: Greatest Hits - Boys Don't Cry

The Cure – Boys Don’t Cry