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Loraine James Remixes Darkstar For New 12"
Christian Eede , June 30th, 2020 15:18

"I felt honoured to be contacted to do this remix because I remember listening to Darkstar back when I was sixteen," she says

Loraine James has remixed Warp Records signees Darkstar for a new 12" due out in August.

James, who produced tQ's favourite album of 2019 in the Hyperdub-released For You And I, says: "I felt honoured to be contacted to do this remix because I remember listening to Darkstar back when I was sixteen."

She continues: "With remixes I like to create an atmosphere that's the opposite of the original song, so here I’ve taken Darkstar's downtempo track and made it into a proper dance tune. I played it out a few times in sets before lockdown and it got the crowd going."

You can hear James' remix of Darkstar's 'Wolf' above. The original track featured on the duo's recently released album, Civic Jams, and a new 12" featuring remixes by John Talabot, Parris, Horsepower Productions, and Loraine James of tracks from the album will be released by Warp Records on August 7, 2020.

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