The deadline to enter DJcity and Geffen Records’ remix contest for Avicii‘s new single “Without You” has come and gone. The judges spent the weekend reviewing submissions and found one that really stood out.
London-based DJ/producer AFISHAL‘s remix has unfortunately been disqualified for containing unauthorized samples. However, his video deserves to be shared as an honorable mention.
AFISHAL performs his remix live on the Tremor, a drum set-like MIDI controller he designed in collaboration with Roland. Pre-programmed samples, lights, and graphics are all triggered with the hit of a pad. AFISHAL has toured the world with his innovative rig, including a performance for Prince Harry.
DJcity will announce 10 finalists for the “Without You” remix contest on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Avicii will then select the winning remix which will be announced on Sept. 20. The winning submission will be released by Geffen Records as an official remix. The winner will also receive a prize of $5,000 and will be featured on DJcity’s blog and social media.
Watch AFISHAL’s submission above.