I know I put something of ed’s only a little while ago, and it kinda makes me cringe how much im blogging on him but hey, I like good music and my boy’s churning out the Bangers!
I wanted the song on my iphone so I turnt it into an audio file, without the interview bit at the begging and thought i might as well share the love so you can download it here
Check the video below:
Said that he heard the remix I did of his ‘Rap God’ and really liked it. What remix you ask? The One where I remake the whole beat from scratch with piano, guitar and a drum machine then rap on it like the tasmanian devil of course! THIS one:
Of course all of this is 100% true. Except the phone call part. I think that was just my imagination.
ok so Lorde and some guy went in the studio, and the guy remade the track royals by himself in a couple of hours, played the guitar in the melody of her vocals, sung the harmonies and then rapped over it. That ‘guy’ was me, and lorde wasnt really there or knew anything about it, but apart from that small detail it definitely happened: Take a look for yourself >
If you’ve never heard one person replay all the instruments to the artic monkeys song ‘R U Mine’ re-sing the chorus and then rap over it, then you probably need to see this:
Week…erm..25 I think?
ANYWAY! this week i thought “FUCK IT! Im gonna do a refix in 1 take!” and the result is this cover I did a while back by my HERO jack white from the white stripes.
As I said, the ENTIRE thing was done in a single take, as a way of respecting jacks views about keeping music restricted and raw.
now grime and hip hop fans might not understand this AT ALL, but songs like these are a massive part of who I am, and seeing as these are My refixes not yours, you’re just gonna have to deal with it aint ya! :p
well thats all from me! I hope you all had a verrrrry merry christmas and I’ll see you wonderful people next week!