I’ve been reorganizing media files this afternoon, and suddenly decided that these three remixes needed to be grouped:
The first remix is of the theme to the crowd-sourced independent film satire, Iron Sky. The original song was very neo-Bond, but I heard something else–something sadder.
The second reimagining derives from the compiled classical tracks that are scattered across the three albums Peter Hammill released in 1996. I found myself wanting to hear the best parts of them knitted together into an organic whole.
Finally, “Chemical Wings And Excuses” was sculpted from two Pet Shop Boys studio songs and one demo shard recorded on a cell phone by Chris Lowe. I always thought that together they told a larger, more resonant story.