If you haven’t ever listened to the French DJ Gesaffelstein, go check him out. His songs range widely in style but the song “Aleph,” (released back in 2015 from his album “Aleph”) sounds like nothing I’ve ever heard before. When you listen, it sounds like you just walked into an underground vampire club. (PSA: When I envision that, I see all the vampires dancing in slow-motion.) But the remix though. The remix by Drezo makes the song course through your veins. It has more life.
The intro to the song is still the same. But after almost a minute into the song, you hear Drezo’s classic 4/4 deep house pulse. Something that I love about Drezo’s style is that his beats are really dark and bass-y but they stay hard-hitting and bouncy. Drezo strips “Aleph” down a few layers without taking away the story it tells. It still sounds like you’re in an underground club. But instead of vampires dancing in slow-motion, it’s just a bunch of house freaks like me getting down fast and hard.
For those of you who love pop punk/rock and grew up in the late '90s/early '00s, alternative rock was another genre that you likely listened to just as much. And if you think about it, those two genres actually went hand in hand. With radio stations playing more alt rock than they do now, it […]