How do these guys do it? They take songs that are legendary, like Led Zeppelin’s famous “Immigrant Song,” add a twisted beat that swallows you whole, and BANG! you’ve got a sick mix that even your Pops can appreciate. That is exactly what Streetlab’s Bootleg Remixes (Vol.1) gives listeners. (pull)It’s like traveling through a rip in the space time continuum where music from Tom Petty, Bob Marley, and The Beastie Boys reign supreme at New York City’s hottest dance clubs.(/pull) Who would have ever thought that someone out there could take The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and tweak it out so club goers can bump to it on a Saturday night? What makes this “bootleg” so special is that it not only preserves essence of each song, but it’s a mix that both parents and children can enjoy. Although Streetlab has taken seemingly untouchable songs for DJs and turned remixing them into an art they also produce their own music, like the catchy “NY Sound,” which aired on the second episode of this season’s Entourage. At the end of the day, whether they’re remixing music or creating new sounds these beatmasters are sure to keep the party jumping for years to come.
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