We call on Just Kiddin to share their top 10 remixes of 2016, upcoming projects and highlights of the year so far as to get us hyped for Alex Metric's remix of Just Kiddin's "Fall For You" out now on Columbia Records.
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The iconic British electronic duo known as Just Kiddin, despite their name, have been creating seriously mental beats since their formation. Knowing each other since a young age, Lewis and Laurie have concocted a unique recipe for producing their multi-dimensional music, drawing on their musical experience with guitar and drums, they have crafted their signature slow grooving tunes that build to insanely addictive tracks.
With growing support from industry heavyweights like Duke Dumont, Tensnake and The Magician, Alex Metric has teamed up with the guys to remix their delicious new track, "Fall For You". To showcase the new remix, Just Kiddin shares with us their 10 best remixes of 2016, including Metric's remix of course, the duo's upcoming projects, and their highlights of the year so far.
1. Just Kiddin - Fall For You (Alex Metric Remix)
Been a big fan of Alex Metric since the beginning, we went to watch him play a wicked set in Nottingham about 8 years ago. Never did we think he’d be remixing our tune, but here it is...
2. LDRU - Keeping Score (Cut Snake Remix)
Big fan of this, going to be playing it a lot over the summer. The lead on the drop is sick!
3. Motez - Down Like This (Dom Dollar Remix)
Always sounds huge in the club. Simple and addictive, sure to get your head bopping.
4. Louis the Child - It’s Strange (Lemarquis Remix)
Lemarquis is amazing and we’re big fans of his work. This is one of our favourites from him, it’s really powerful and the best out of the remix pack from Louis the Child.
5. Clement Bcx - Miracle in the Middle of my Heart (TRU Concept Remix)
One of the first things we’ve heard from TRU Concept, and really feeling it. Loving those chants on the drop - going to be supporting this summer for sure!
6. Jarreau Vandal - Nobobdy Else (Pat Lok Remix)
We’re good pals with Pat, he’s really talented and we love his productions! Was really into the original from Jarreau Vandal and this tops it!
7. Keisza - Give It to the Moment feat Djemba Djemba (Cassian Remix)
Another JK favourite Cassian delivers yet again on this one. Can always rely on this guy for some club action!
8. Paperwhite - Unstoppable (Mogul Remix)
Funk machine Mogul puts his spin on Paperwhite, and turns it into something big!
9. AlunaGeorge - I'm In Control (Throttle Remix)
One for the club. Feeling the brass & guitar vibes too!
10. Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me (Mokoa X Mogul Remix)
An edit of a classic, been playing this for a while. Respect to Mokoa & Mogul
How's 2016 been so far? Any highlights?
It’s been amazing so far thanks! We’ve had a great start to the year and there’s been a lot of highlights including our tour of North America for the second time and hearing our latest single on BBC Radio 1. A big one for us has got to be the success we had from our previous single, “Only For You”, it was completely self-released and had no label backing whatsoever. It’s had almost 2 million plays on Soundcloud/Spotify - so thank you everyone for all your support on that, it means a lot!
What artists have you been impressed with so far this year?
In our scene, it’d have to be Wingtip, Pat Lok, Young Franco & KC Lights. Check out their music, you won’t be disappointed.
You've had some big support from Annie Mac and Danny Howard on "Fall For You", do you ever get use to hearing yourselves played on Radio 1?
I don’t think we do, it still feels very surreal to us. It’s happened a couple of times where we haven’t been listening to R1 live and our phones will start going crazy all of a sudden from friends who are tuned in! I can’t see this changing for us, we’ve grown up listening to Radio 1 - so it’s in our blood.
Any projects on the go we can know about?
We’ve been working on loads! We have a ton of new music done, working with some really exciting people. We may get in trouble for saying too much, so we have to keep our cards close to our chest I’m afraid.
Where can we catch you playing over summer?
We’re about to kick-start our 3rd North American tour and we’re really excited! We’re going to be playing a bunch of club nights and festivals including Splash House, Camp Bisco, Electric Forest! Check out our Facebook for the specifics.