Legendary imprint Skint Records unveil their latest remix project-a revisitation of label luminary Fatboy Slim’s most widely acclaimed tracks. The series will accommodate some of the industry’s most esteemed producers, paving the way for modern reworks of the decorated producer's chart-topping and compelling discography.
Todd Edwards will be the first in line, with the breakbeat attitude-soaked anthem-‘Rockafeller Skank’. Edwards is widely considered one of the biggest figureheads in the UK garage genre, from its birth in the nineties to the present day. The Grammy award winning trailblazer is welcomed to Skint Record’s heavy hitting roster with open arms, joining their established vanguard of decorated rave scene heroes. With over 140 releases under his belt and a string of upcoming tour dates, Todd Edwards shows no sign of fatigue despite 25 years of industry presence. The hypnotic, collage style sampling enlisted by Todd ‘The God’ Edwards is truly unique. Very few professionals hold such revered status within the global electronic music scene.From Daft Punk to MJ Cole, Edwards brings the music production prowess.
His remix features percussive elements driven by a four-to-the-floor kick drum, the jacking baseline warping and twisting beneath theanthemic vocal utterance “right about now, the funk soul brother here”. The ensemble of conga beats rattlingalongside trademark Todd ‘The God’ chops create an elated atmosphere of high-energy disco groove.
Edwards has taken the foundational dance floor presence of Fatboy Slim’s originalarrangement and reworked it into a hip-swinging house cut. Jovial rave-ready horns occupy the remix’s mid-section providing tasteful movement and smile-inducing vibrancy to the composition. Perfectly balanced hi-hats hurdle through the mix down in true Chicago house fashion. Todd Edwards never ceases to disappoint in his ability to convey raw danceability across his long legacy of releases. Skint records have kicked off the series with style