Dutch production trio ChildsPlay has released a seven-track remix pack featuring collaborations with a number of other producers. The pack includes remixes of tracks from Major Lazer, Skrillex and Damian Marley, 2Pac, and more, and is available exclusively on DJcity.
Regarding the remixes, ChildsPlay says “every DJ loves a good club remix. Doesn’t matter how good you are or what your style is. A good club remix always brings a bit [of] extra juice to the table.” They add, “it’s a ‘ChildsPlay & Friends’ concept. We are always on the lookout for talent and these guys all have their own vibe but [are] still close to what we do so we… get [the] best of both worlds.”
Preview the remixes and download them below.
2Pac – Do For Love – ChildsPlay & Kid Q Remix
Cidinho & Doca – Rap Das Armas – ChildsPlay & Miroo Remix
Junior Jack – E Samba – ChildsPlay & Jacka & Moradzo Remix
Major Lazer – Get Free – ChildsPlay & Akra Remix
Masters At Work – Work – ChildsPlay & Noiz Remix
Skrillex & Damian Marley – Make It Bun Dem – ChildsPlay & Michael Fortera Remix
The Underdog Project – Summer Jam – ChildsPlay & Donny Duardo & Sico Vox Remix
CHILDSPLAY (Source: Facebook)
Dutch DJ/producer trio CHILDSPLAY have dropped a moombahton-influenced remix of Tyga‘s latest single “Taste” featuring Offset. Earlier this year, the group co-produced J Balvin, Jeon, and Anitta‘s global anthem, “Machika.”
Preview CHILDSPLAY’s remix below and download it on DJcity.
Chuckie at Exchange LA on Oct. 6, 2017. (Source: Facebook)
In the interview, Chuckie explains that the foundation of “Machika” isn’t reggaeton like some listeners may think. Instead, it’s rooted in a Dutch Caribbean house style called “bubbling.”
“Bubbling was born in the late 1980s when DJ Moortje, a Netherlands-based DJ from Curacao, accidentally speeded up a dancehall track during a club set …,” Billboard writes. “The rhythms of Jamaica [including reggaeton instigator dembow] have been favorites in the Netherlands,” Chuckie says. “Bubbling changed the speed to almost double the tempo.”
“The sound of ‘Machika’ is [the sound] of the evolution of bubbling … A lot of the grooves are sounds I was using back in the ’90s. It’s kind of reinvented itself for this new generation of kids.”
Along with his experience in the style, Chuckie also recognized the importance of mashing different cultures.
“Now with the Internet, we’re all world citizens; [through music] we get to learn about other cultures and I think that’s beautiful,” Chuckie says. “They know that whatever I’m going to send them sounds different. It’s nice to have different flavors in a genre. That keeps it interesting for everyone.”
According to Billboard, “Machika” has been rumored to be in the running to be used as a World Cup song. That makes sense, given the track’s high energy, fusion of cultures, and international appeal.
Watch the video for “Machika” above download the track and its remixes on DJcity.
Chuckie at Create Nightclub in Los Angeles. (Oh Dag Yo Photo)
Dutch legend Chuckie and trio ChildsPlay have returned with a new installment of their eclectic Traphall series. As its name suggests, the project combines elements of trap and dancehall, along with other styles.
Download our favorite tune from the EP, “Big Bumpa,” exclusively on DJcity, and stream the other tracks below.
ChildsPlay (via Facebook)
Dutch trio ChildsPlay has teamed up with fellow countryman Onderkoffer for a hard-hitting single titled, “Bad Bae.” The 75 BPM track was released on Chuckie’s Dirty Dutch label.
ChildsPlay is best known for their reggae-influenced collaborations with Chuckie, most notably “Bruk Out.”
Onderkoffer’s recent collab with Sidney Samson and Far East Movement, “Whiplash,” was one of the most downloaded tracks on DJcity in November.
Stream “Bad Bae” below and download it on DJcity.
Related: Listen to ChildsPlay & Chuckie’s ‘Bruk Out’
In December, Dutch trio ChildsPlay and veteran DJ/producer Chuckie released their innovative Traphall EP that blends trap, dancehall, hip-hop, reggae, and house. Inspired by feedback from fans, the duo has returned with a second installment via Chuckie’s Dirty Dutch Music label. One of our favorite tunes from the project is “Bruk Out” — an energetic vocal track with a strong dancehall vibe.
Download: ChildsPlay & Chuckie – Bruk Out
Related: Chuckie and ChildsPlay Blend Trap and Dancehall with New ‘Traphall’ EP
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