“It was great working with ReverbNation and reaching out to all of their artists. We had such a diverse selection of entries, thanks to all who entered and participated!” – Kastle
The backstory:ReverbNation, in partnership with label Seclusiasis, ran a dope remix challenge back in August. Hundreds of contestants submitted their remix to Kastle’s track “I Know” for the chance to receive a single release on the label.
The man: San Francisco-based, DJ/producer Barrett Richards (aka Kastle) has cultivated his own style of bass-heavy beats with a soulful twist reminiscent of classic Chicago house. Although it’s too late to get in on this opportunity, it’s not too late to discover Kastle for yourself. Listen to his tracks here.
The track: Kastle’s “I Know” is stunning critics with its “pitched-up vocal stabs, floating electric pianos, wobbly bass, and jangly broken beats.”
And the winner is…inflect, a Nebraska producer who has shared the stage with such acts as The Glitch Mob, STS9, Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, EPROM, Nosaj Thing, Machinedrum, EOTO, Dubbel Dutch, Mux Mool, and many more.
Be the first to listen to inflect’s remix, which single release on Seclusiasis will be out next month:
Here’s what the label had to say about inflect:
The one remix that stood out on top above the rest is by a young producer/DJ from Lincoln, Nebraska – inflect. In his thumping club ready remix, he takes the essence of the original song and twists it up with some techy sensibilities, giving it a new life while still maintaining a nod back to the Kastle original.
“So much dope stuff came through, but inflect’s joint stuck out as the one that bumped the most!” – Dev79, Seclusiasis co-owner
JUST IN! Seclusiasis has decided to add a twist to the competition.
In recognition of all the excellent remixes submitted, they’ve decided to make the release an EP and include three runners-up as well. On the “I Know” Remix EP set to drop in March on Seclusiasis, in addition to inflect’s remix they’ll also be including some heated reworks by Reverb artists, Krueger, +Verb and Direct Feed.”
“We’re hype to have done this competition with ReverbNation and see so many people excited to submit their remixes.” – Starkey, Seclusiasis co-owner
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