AZARI & III to Release New REMIX ALBUM Next Week, 2/26
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by BWW News Desk
Following their recent North American invasion, Toronto electronic group AZARI & III return with the release of their REMIX ALBUM out February 26 via Dim Mak Records. The REMIX ALBUM consists of some of the best AZARI & III remixes by today's leading producers in the underground electronic movement. The compilation features classic AZARI & III remixes-including "Reckless (With Your Love)" (Tiga's What Iz House Muzik? Remix), "Hungry for the Power" (Jamie Jones Ridge Street Remix) and"Into the Night" (Nicolas Jaar Remix)-as well as several rarities like "Manhooker" (Locked Groove's Escape To NYC Remix) and "Indigo" (Voyeur Remix) and many other gems. Available for the first time in a single collection, the REMIX ALBUM gathers the premier AZARI & III remixes around for an elite anthology of electronic music production.
The REMIX ALBUM runs the gamut of EDM subgenres and sonic moods from the polished disco of "Into The Night" (Prince Language Remix), the tortured "Hungry For The Power" (Sei A Remix), the future synth assault of "Manic" (Disclosure Remix), the funk-fueled bass of "Hungry For The Power" (Art Department Remix) and many more. The REMIX ALBUM is the ultimate set of celebrated and rare AZARI & III remixes for fans and new listeners alike.
Following the release of the REMIX ALBUM, AZARI & III will unleash the LOST IN TIME EP this spring onDim Mak Records featuring the original version of "Lost In Time" from their celebrated self-titled debut album and remixes from Finnish house producer/DJ Jori Hulkkonen and Los Angeles techno/house duo VCO.
AZARI & III have partnered with RollingStone.com to debut a remix of "Indigo" from Leeds tech house production duo Voyeur as part of their Daily Download feature. Fans can grab a free download of"Indigo" (Voyeur Remix) here: http://rol.st/UIDbAl.
In 2012, AZARI & III stormed North America with the release of their self-titled debut album on Dim Mak Records featuring all the original tracks including the velvety refrains of "Reckless (With Your Love),"the creeping melancholy of "Manhooker" and the unhinged technopera of "Undecided," along with previous hit releases "Hungry for the Power" and "Manic.". The group also launched their first North American tour as part of Sónar On Tour-a traveling event in association with Sónar Festival, anannual three-day music festival held in Barcelona, Spain.
Look for news about upcoming AZARI & III North American tour dates soon with performances at some of the most celebrated music festivals this year, including SXSW, Ultra Music Festival, Sasquatch! Music Festival and Movement Electronic Music Festival (Detroit).
North American tour dates for AZARI & III are as follows:
The complete track listing for REMIX ALBUM is as follows:
The complete track listing for the LOST IN TIME EP is as follows:
Pre-order the REMIX ALBUM on iTunes here: http://bit.ly/AzariRemixAlbum
AZARI & III-producers/musicians Dinamo Azari and Alixander III and vocalists Fritz Helder and Starving Yet Full-create a unique blend of classic house revivalism and moody electronics with dark yet hooky vocal choruses and analog-thick rhythms. Heralded by tastemaker outlets (Pitchfork, XLR8R, NME) andmainstream media (BBC, The Guardian) alike, their self-titled debut album (AZARI & III, originally released in 2011) delivers a defining sound that relishes in its references while maintaining a futuristic perspective. The album contains an individual classic-future feel with trademark, lush synthesizer textures, biting soulful choruses and ominous overtones. Establishing themselves as one of the breakout artists of 2011, AZARI & III originally formed in 2008 in the burgeoning Toronto electronic music scene and made their worldwide debut with the release of their early singles "Hungry for the Power" and "Reckless (With Your Love)," both of which erupted a storm of awe in the underground music scene and global electronic community. Known for their astounding live shows, AZARI & III have performed at numerous world-renowned festivals, including Glastonbury, Sonar and Lovebox.