UK-based DJ and producer Freejak has delivered a heavy tech house style take on David Guetta and Sia‘s decade-old collaboration “Titanium.” The racing synth builds of the Billboard US Dance number-one hit pair well with thumping house rhythms on the track to take little from the energy of the original but still allow the remix to retain its own unique energy.
“For me Titanium has to be one of the most finely crafted songs in the dance music pantheon. It’s a song that could translate to any style from acoustic, to Rock to Club to country and it would still stand up,” Freejak says. “I can remember playing this track at festivals and clubs and feeling incredibly lucky to be a DJ at that point in time, and those moments will definitely stay with me forever. I tried to envelope many influences with tech house style bass lines, house style heavy drums and uplifting Progressive leads but allowing the incurable vocal to take pride of place where it should rightfully be.”
Preview Freejak’s “Titanium” remix below and download it exclusively on DJcity.
UK-based DJ/producer Freejak has flipped Fat Joe and Ashanti‘s 2002 collaboration “What’s Luv,” exclusively for DJcity. Upon its release, the song reached number two on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and was Fat Joe’s first-ever top-ten pop single.
Freejak’s ability to concentrate on the most house-friendly elements of this track allows it to excel as a remix. Ashanti’s vocal, as well as the 8-bit style synths in the track’s melody are highlighted. The bottom end’s original rap breaks are replaced by quicker-paced, house-style, four-on-the-floor percussion.
Freejak notes: “’What’s Luv’ is such a feel-good track. And I think we all need a bit of feel-good these days. My task was just to purely open up this classic to the dance music community. As always I hope this puts a smile on someone’s face and can get a head or two bobbing.”
Preview the remix below and download it exclusively on DJcity.
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