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Skiddle Stereo Selections - Friday 23rd October

Catering for both you live music heads and you ravers, we divulge our essential tracks of the week.

Ben Smith

Last updated: 23rd Oct 2015

Image: Rudimental

Looking back on another working week, we've got another batch of sonic tail waggers that have been tantalising our ear drums since we first stumbled wearily into the office on Monday morning. Taking the best cuts from both our live music and clubs department, we give to you our four essential tracks of the week. 

Jennylee 'Never' 

After announcing her debut solo album for December, Warpaint's bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg has played her first hand with an archetypal new wave number 'Never'.

The song's projection of a gritty bassline cut with glinting chords make for a dreamy aesthetic that revels in the rawness of Jenny's clear longing to engage with a less polished sound.   

Ben Smith

Merchandise and The Dum Dum Girls 'Red Sun' 

So-called super groups can often divide opinion, but a coming together between the vivacious lo-fi pop of Dum Dum Girls and the Carson Cox fronted Merchandise makes perfect sense, weirdly.

We're not quite sure how it happened, but this synth-thrusted slow dance certainly swallows you up as Dum Dum Girls' Dee Dee leads the listening to a scorched baron land that's intermittently broken by Cox's deeply intense handling of the chorus.

BS   

Rudimental feat. Ed Sheeran 'Lay It All On Me' (Eats Everything remix)

Pretty much all tracks that get an Eats Everything make over are transformed into dancefloor destroyers, and this remix of a collaboration between two of the biggest chart stars is no different.

The beats in the original set the foundation for a groovy rendition from one of our favourite DJs (who we recently spoke to about his favourite UK clubs). It's a solid house track filled with Eats Everything's signature wobbly bass. And fortunately, a lot less of Sheeran. 

Becca Frankland

Sebo K & Metro pres Freefall Inc 'Night Drive'

An interview with Butch about his residency at Watergate led us to some of the releases that have been pushed out on the club's record label. What we unearthed was this deep, funk gem from another one of the Berlin hot spot's residents - Sebo K.

Taken from the Watergate X 10th anniversary compilation, 'Night Drive' reflects the sort of quality underground dance music that makes the club so special.  

BF

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