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As far as Swedish producers are concerned, few have touched on the same streak of brilliance as Alesso. Still on a high from last year’s remix of Keane, his return to remix duties spells yet another melodic remix for a rock band. This time, taking on OneRepublic’s ‘If I Lose Myself’ from the band’s upcoming studio album, ‘Native’.

Referred to as his possibly best remix to date by Alesso himself, the Swede utilizes Ryan Tedder’s unmistakable vocals with his signature blissful melodies for what is safe to say will go down as yet another peak-time triumph.

Out now on Beatport

Update (May 7): The official video has been released and can be watched below.

First played exclusively for fans in attendance of his performance at the Sirius XM headquarters back in mid November, a high-quality preview of Jacques Lu Cont’s much-anticipated remix of Dirty South and Alesso’s ‘City Of Dreams’ has finally surfaced, courtesy of last night’s Essential Mix by Dirty South himself.

Away from all things fist-pumping, Stuart Price’s remix maintains the blissful vibe of the original but in a considerably calmer and more collected sense. Armed with an array of effortlessly beautiful melodies, Price utilises Rudy’s haunting vocals without so much as a hint of misplaced emotion.

More info on the release as we get it.

As far as Swedish producers are concerned, few have touched on the same streak of brilliance as Alesso. Still on a high from last year’s remix of Keane, his return to remix duties spells yet another melodic remix for a rock band. This time, taking on OneRepublic’s ‘If I Lose Myself’ from the band’s upcoming studio album, ‘Native’.

Referred to as his possibly best remix to date by Alesso himself, the Swede utilizes Ryan Tedder’s unmistakable vocals with his signature blissful melodies for what is safe to say will go down as yet another peak-time triumph.

Out April 2nd.

Already boasting instalments on Axtone Records and Size Records, Hard Rock Sofa ticks off yet another of the acclaimed Swedish imprint with a strong label debut on Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records in the form of a remix for Alesso’s ‘Years‘.

Building around the original’s instantly recognizable piano play and Matthew Koma’s familiar vocals, the Russian duo brings the burly Electro House vibes that have sealed their name to the big-time with notable success. Croaking bass and swift chord work take a u-turn on the original track’s relatively consumer-safe aura, packing a well-deserved punch into this popular radio- and club anthem.

Out today on Beatport.

Already boasting instalments on Axtone Records and Size Records, Hard Rock Sofa ticks off yet another of the acclaimed Swedish imprint with a strong label debut on Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records in the form of a remix for Alesso’s ‘Years‘.

Building around the original’s instantly recognizable piano play and Matthew Koma’s familiar vocal stylings, the Russian duo brings the burly Electro House vibes that have sealed their name to the big-time with notable success. Croaking bass and swift chord work take a u-turn on the original track’s relatively consumer-safe aura, packing a well-deserved punch into this popular radio- and club anthem.

Out February 12th.

Artem Stolyarov, better known to the world as Arty, has taken substantial pride in assuming the role of his country’s more creative young blood. But in the wake of his latest release for Armada, ‘Must Be The Love,’ his Refune Records debut ‘When I See You’ sees label regular Alesso hot off the release of ‘Clash‘ with his own, slightly edited version.

Carrying the strong Progressive hallmarks and deep melodic undertones that both Alesso and Arty have become beacons to, ‘When I See You’ beckons that exact stadium-esque magic that the industry has continued to appraise them for. In a heart warming romp of gracefully orchestrated synth work, ‘When I See You’ comes at the tail end of a year that has had their names written all over it.

Out today on Beatport.

With ‘Clash‘ sitting comfortably at #2 in Beatport’s overall top 100 chart, Alesso returns to Sebastian Ingrosso’s Refune Records to take on official remix duties for Arty’s debut on the label, ‘When I See You’.

Carrying the strong Progressive hallmarks and deep melodic undertones that Alesso become a beacon to, his take on ‘When I See You’ maintains the blissful vibe of the original version, adding that signature breakdown echo for what appears to be more of an edit rather than an actual remix. Rounding out 2012 with the same uplifting approach as last year’s remix of ‘Titanium’, Alesso adds yet another melodic remix to his artillery en route to 2013.

Out December 21st.

Having already blazed the trail of European House music and the global festival circuit alike for 2012, renowned Refune protégé Alesso unleashes the long awaited follow-up to ‘Years’ entitled ‘Clash’.

While his legacy may have been forged around a strong melodic disposition for 2012, ‘Clash’ sees the young Swede turn his head back to the more aggressively charged energy of his earlier work. Decked in high end lead work and grinding chords throughout, Alesso’s signs-off his most prolific year to date with a sure signal of the quality ahead for this ever promising asset to the Swedish Dance movement.

Beatport

Update (14/12): ‘Clash’ has hit #1 on Beatport.

Words by Dan Carter

Having already blazed the trail of European House music and the global festival circuit alike for 2012, renowned Refune protégé Alesso drops the long awaited follow-up to ‘Years’ entitled ‘Clash’ on December 10th. While his legacy may have been forged around a strong melodic disposition for 2012, ‘Clash’ sees the young Swede return to the more aggressively charged energy of his earlier work. Decked in high end lead work and grinding chords throughout, Alesso’s signs-off his most prolific year to date with a sure signal of the quality ahead for this ever promising asset to the Swedish Dance movement.

Out December 10th.

Words by Dan Carter

More than one year in the waiting, an original production that was premiered during Alesso’s performance at Tomorrowland Festival last summer will see it’s long-awaited release next month as a single off of Example’s fourth studio album.

Entitled ‘Queen Of Your Dreams’, the radio edit of the track previously known as Alesso’s “Tomorrowland ID” will be out on November 18th as part of Example’s ‘The Evolution Of Man’ album, featuring a top line from Elliot John Gleave himself. While the addition of Example’s vocals makes for a version best suited for the global airwaves, one can only hope an instrumental version will also be brought into the equation at some point.

Out November 19th with vocals from Example. Preview the version getting released here, and listen to the instrumental rip from Tomorrowland 2011 below.

Update (18/11): A full, high-quality stream of the track is now available on YouTube.

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