Kaskade to Release "The Grand" on March 24

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Kaskade continues to crank out new records. After releasing his artist album "Strobelight Seduction" last year, the DJ/producer is now gearing up for the release of his new remix album, "The Grand" on March 24. The disc features a hefty assortment of original productions and remixes by Kaskade as well as Deadmau5, Misha Daniels, Jes, Steve Angello & Sebatian Ingrosso, Dirty Vegas and others.

Kaskade is one of those rare dancefloor talents who not only understands how to work the turntables, but also is a gifted songwriter, which enables him to reinvent existing tracks in a completely new way. Included on the album is excellent Mind Electric Mix of Kaskade's own "Move For Me" that you can hear here.

The San Francisco-based Kakade (aka Ryan Raddon) explains, "I wanted to capture the essence of the big room sound that I play but demonstrate that this sound can still have heart and soul. This is the kind of music I enjoy creating and love to play in clubs around the world. I tried to make the mix represent what someone would hear if they came and saw me at a show.  A lot of my own songs and remixes mashed together with music that I love to spin.”

Full tracklisting after the jump.

1. Kaskade with Tamra - Angel On My Shoulder (EDX's Belo Horizonte at Night Remix)
2. PNAU - With You Forever (Dirty South Remix)
3. Kaskade - Step One Two (Mischa Daniels Stringnized Mix)
4. Haley - This Is How It Goes (Kaskade's Grand Club Edit)
5. Mischa Daniels feat. Crown - Another Place
6. Zip Zip Through The Night - Beestung (Kaskade's Grand Mix)
7. Jes - Imagination (Kaskade Mix)
8. Kaskade & Deadmau5 - Move For Me (Mind Electric Mix)
9. Kaskade & Deadmau5 - Move For Me (Santiago & Bushido Mix)
10. Dirty Vegas - Pressure (Sultan & Ned Shepard Mix)
11. Michael Feiner feat. Daniel Lindström - Saturday Night (Arno Cost Remix)
12. Sebastian Ingrosso & Laidback Luke - Chaa Chaa (EDX's Marrakesh Souk Remix)
13. Steve Angello & Sebastian Ingrosso - Partouze
14. Tommy Trash feat. Mr Wilson - Need Me To Stay
15. Kaskade - Step One Two (Tommy Trash Instrumental) [Location Location The Day Before Acapella]
16. Nubreed - NuFunk (Deadmau5 Remix) [Haley I'm Someone Else Acapella]
17. Cabin Crew - Can't Stop (Mind Electric Remix)
18. Plumb - In My Arms (Kaskade Extended Mix)

March 11, 2009 in Kaskade | Permalink | Comments (0)

Stream Seal "Amazing" (Kaskade Remix)

San Francisco's Kaskade is without question one of my favorite DJs right now. As a talented songwriter himself, he knows how to properly mix up a house beat with emotive vocals and a hooky melody to create an organic brew that is often as much pop as it is dance music.

After remixing Justin Timberlake's "LoveStoned" (get a guilt-free MP3 here), Kaskade has done another fine job with his remix of Seal's new single "Amazing."

He infused the original with a subtle house beat and put extra emphasis on the uplifting chorus with some glowing synth effects to create a very lush new version. I saw Kaskade play this remix in Atlanta last weekend and the crowd went nuts for it.  (Thanks to Jordy for the heads up.)

September 29, 2007 in Audio Streams, Dance, Kaskade, Seal | Permalink | Comments (2)