[MP3] Fyfe – Solace (Summer Camp Remix)

First Fyfe remixed Summer Camp’s tune “Fresh”, now it’s their turn to bring a new remix to our ears. “Solace” has been turned from a slow, somber track to something a bit more upbeat. It’s definitely got a bit of zest added on to it and it’s a damn good thing.  Both versions are fabulous but you choose your favorite and listen to both below!

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[MP3] Summer Camp – Fresh (Fyfe Remix)

Summer Camp

Dying for the new Summer Camp album? You’re not alone.  While we all not so patiently wait for their album to come out in a few weeks, we can embrace this edgy remix of “Fresh”. Fyfe as we know makes his own addictive music but he can also create one hell of a remix too! He takes this quirky pop tune and turns it into something a bit more mesmerizing. Feel free to put it on repeat along with the original before we finally get Summer Camp’s new self titled album September 9th.

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Tape Tuesday: Welcome to Summer

New Tape Tuesday!

Okay, I know it is a Saturday, but today is also June 1st a.k.a. the beginning of the summer months. Did you really expect me to drop a summer mixtape on any other day? Welcome to Summer is the perfect driving-with-the-windows-down mixtape. Like, that is the sole reason I made it. Whether you’re rolling into town blasting RL Grime‘s remix of Chief Keef (making eye contact with the old lady in the car next to you at a stoplight) or just shouting the lyrics of Planetarian‘s “Swim” at the top of your lungs as you cruise down the interstate, this mix works. Plus, how legendary is the sequence of Chance The Rapper into Reggie Watts into Chief Keef into Disclosure?

  1. Fyfe – Introduction
  2. Rhye – One of Those Summer Days
  3. Heems – Medium Green Eyes (ft. Safe)
  4. Kitty – Dead Island
  5. Tyler, The Creator – Bimmer
  6. Planetarian – Swim
  7. Peter and Kerry – Fucking Around
  8. Thundercat – Oh Sheit It’s X
  9. Autre Ne Veut – Play by Play
  10. Everything Everything – Don’t Try
  11. Pigeon Hole – June
  12. Bayou – Forever Deluxe
  13. Chance The Rapper – Pusha Man (ft. Nate Fox & Lili K.) [Edit]
  14. Reggie Watts – The Monster and the Princess
  15. Chief Keef – Love Sosa (RL Grime Remix)
  16. Disclosure – When a Fire Starts to Burn
  17. Petite Noir – Noirse
  18. Francis and the Lights – ETC
  19. San Cisco – Outro

You daydream about the sea, and I daydream you’ll be mine,
Underneath the shade of leaves, stars over the trees,
Spending a whole summer with you that sounds alright, I’ll,
Meet you in the evening so we can swim tonight


P.S. In case you missed it I made a promo video for this tape. First ever, very rare.

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Fyfe – Conversations

New fyfe!

We celebrated Fyfe‘s Solace EP just last month. Now, the London resident is back with a new song, perhaps a sign of a debut album on the horizon. “Conversations” features a dense, hip-hop-laden beat and Fyfe’s soulful, wanting croon. This is further proof that he cannot make a bad pop song.

[via DN]

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Fyfe – Solace EP

New Fyfe!

You would think posting about an EP in which we have literally heard all of the songs, except an instrumental track called “Introduction,” would be pointless. But there’s something about Fyfe. With this Solace EP, the artist formerly known as David’s Lyre has created something magnetic and magical and candid and genuine. Even the introduction song is luring in its own mysterious way. This is easily one of the best EPs of the year and a MUST listen for anybody who likes good things, such as chocolate chip waffles or Lil Wayne’s song “Awkward.”

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Listen While You Work: 1.0

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While I’m trying to keep my head above water with my day job, it pains me not to be able to share every song I hear and love. Particularly because even while I work, if I’m sitting at my desk, I have to listen to music to keep the blood pumping through my veins. That’s just how I operate. And there’s a lot of stuff going into my ears. So I’ve decided I’ll try to do some of these posts where I pull some of the top songs together and make a custom playlist for you to be able to listen to while you work. So here goes…Listen While You Work: 1.0. This week features music from Peace, Vondelpark, Josh Record, Fyfe, Say Lou Lou, Wintercoats, Junip, Last Lynx, Sir Sly, Cloud Boat, Ajimal, and Niagara

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Tape Tuesday: girlshapedlovedrug

In the modern digital era we inhabit today, there are so many things going on all the time. It’s frustrating, and it’s something that affects everyone and everything–the clutter, the screens, the unanswered messages, the tweets. I think if you told God about Twitter he’d be kinda pissed, like “What the fuck is a tweet? I made you people, so you can talk to other people with your mouths!” I just think life will be difficult no matter what; why should we make it more difficult? Think about the years that could be added to your life if you stopped worrying about a girl not texting you back (after you saw the “…” of her typing) or not getting a satisfactory amount of retweets on some shit you probably should not have put on the Internet forever (hypothetical situations, of course). But really, this mixtape probably has nothing to do with what I’m saying, but it’s something I felt like I had to say.

The cover was created using a lot of pictures and edited to form a simple heart. The title is inspired by a Gomez song from back in the day.

  1. Darwin Deez – Chelsea’s Hotel
  2. The Spinto Band – Shake It Off
  3. Bangladesh – Lean
  4. Lowrider – Golden Sun
  5. Eden Mulholland – I Will Echo
  6. French Horn Rebellion – Girls (ft. JD Samson and Fat Tony)
  7. Darwin Deez – Redshift
  8. Fyfe – St. Tropez
  9. Dan Croll – Compliment Your Soul
  10. Born Ruffians – Needle
  11. Slow Dakota – June 4
  12. Homeboy Sandman – Hold Your Head
  13. Stroik – One More Time
  14. Magic Man – Paris
  15. MISTERWIVES – Vagabond
  16. Good Oak – Fill My Cup
  17. Whisky Winter – Heavy

‘Cause I’m not leaving, this is just the place, I’ve been homeless since the dimples on her simple face , and I’ve spent my fortune, torn this town apart to build a hotel on her heart


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Fyfe – St Tropez

Ever since Arjun included Fyfe’s “Solace” in his last Tape Tuesday, I’ve had my eye on this Fyfe character. If you recognize the sound but don’t remember much about the name Fyfe, it’s likely because the 23-year old British man behind the project is the same man who was once known as David’s Lyre. I included his song “English Roses” in my Just Another Day mixtape in the past. Fyfe is Paul Dixon’s newest project, and though most details about Fyfe remain unknown, what we do know is that “St. Tropez” is the second single (following “Solace”) off of his upcoming Solace EP, coming our way April 8th.

Look out to the water when you turn and say ‘take me home’

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Tape Tuesday: Lay Me Down

I always find it funny when people say, “Time goes fast when you’re having fun.” Well, no, time always goes the same speed–even when Destiny’s Child has a reunion during halftime of a Super Bowl (learned that the hard way). Time is one of the few constants in our lives. That’s probably why we despise it so much, and while it is always pushing forward, people don’t necessarily have to. I think it’s healthy to occasionally remove yourself from the equation and take a look back at the past. That’s what I think ‘Lay Me Down’ means (aside from being the title of Sam Smith’s legendary debut single). It’s directed at everything that’s constantly moving around us, saying let me go for one hour to listen to this mix and then another hour to listen to it again. Now, if that didn’t make sense to you, you can go suck a dick but download this mix first and hey maybe it’ll be a good soundtrack for your dick sucking.

Every night I ask myself, ‘Am I giving enough?’

  1. KOTA – Masters of the Sun
  2. Tel Aviv – Thriller
  3. Theme Park – Tonight
  4. American Authors – Believer
  5. Go Beach – Lord Knows We Tried (I Know)
  6. Heyrocco – Elsewhere
  7. Beatenberg – In B Flat
  8. Sam Smith – Lay Me Down
  9. Fyfe – Solace
  10. Local Natives – Colombia
  11. Polytype – Devils Out
  12. Radial – Holdin’ On Together (Phoenix Cover)*
  13. CYMBALS – The Natural World
  14. Eliza and the Bear – Upon the North
  15. The Lawlands – Youth
  16. Coasts – Oceans
  17. Jim James – A New Life



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