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Ten Toptions

  1. Hot Chip – Day & Night (Daphni Remix) – Domino Records
    To me, this is the only way to listen to Hot Chip. More breaks, less vocals and volle Pulle. Was released as a limited editin 12″ for record store day but is now also available digitally.
  2. Lana Del Rey – Blue Jeans (MK Dark Blue Dub)
    Like an old school 90ties MK mix, but better: the trade mark chopped up vocals are back with phatter beats. Marc Kinchen recently returned to house music (besides producing Pitbull) and I’m still in love with him. And not just the music. This is the best of the 3 remixes he did of Blue Jeans. You were sorta punk rock. You were sorta punk rock. You were sorta punk rock.
  3. Shalamar – Make That Move (AC Re-Edit)
    Recently found this re-edit of Shalamar’s disco classic. The full vocals only kick in at the 4 min mark. Until then the remixes rides on the feel good rhythm. LOVE IT. Free download.
  4. Jesse Perez – Dejen De Comer Tanta Pinga – Hot Creations
    Gets the dance floor going every time.
  5. The KDMS – Wonderman (Original) / Wonderman feat. Alexis Taylor (Justus Köhncke remix) – Gomma
    Kathy Diamond is the lead singer of duo KDMS, who just released their album ‘Kinky Dramas & Magic Stories‘. The current single is Wonderman Listen to the original version and the cover/remix with vocals by Alexis Taylor (of Hot Chip) remixed Justus Köhncke. BAM.
  6. Todd Terje – Inspector Norse – Olsen/Smalltown Supersound
    Nordic nu disco no brainer.
  7. Tornado Wallace – Insect Overlords – Delusions Of Grandeur
    Deep & dark.
  8. ArttuAttic House (Gerd’s Re-Arrange-Mix) – 4Lux
    Arttu – Nuclear Funk feat. Jerry The Cat – Clone Royal Oak
  9. Deichkind – Leider Geil (Solomun Remix) – Universal
    Das deutsche Haus.
  10. Usher – Climax (Poupon Edit)
    This is the pitched down vocals – sped up beats version. Although, I still can’t get enough on the original Climax.

Let It Burn

Recently, I started asking friends at parties what their all time favourite song is. Usually, people enter in a kind of blank stare, hypnotized mode, thinking hard & going back in time through a wormhole. Before I get to bored, waiting for um-teen minutes for an answer, I blare out: “Mine is Burn by Usher.” Most of the time, this is greeted with laughter, disbelief and mockery. I don’t care, ’cause the haters can’t take Burn away from me.

Also, a lot of people don’t seem to remember that I’m in the video. It was a very exciting time in my life when Usher’s manager called and said: “Ush wants and needs you in his next clip.” I just screamed into the phone: “Where is my flight ticket?” and hung up. Next thing you know, I was in L.A. shooting a video with Usher under burning palm trees. My love was burning up for him. SO HOT.

Of course, I’m totally into lyrics of the song. At the beginning, Usher is so sure that the relationship is over. Only when he calls his new “girlfriends” by the ex’s name, he realizes the big mistake. But Usher knows, the boss lady ain’t coming back. So he has to: LET IT BURN.

He loved this picture of me, so demure.
Ok, I’m not really in this frame, but we did a photo shoot for the big picture on the wall.

Always on his back.
This scene features a one of a kind Usher jacket with a print of me in Japanese drag on the back. So cute.

Hello, Ushy, I'm behind you!
Another fun Burn moment. I mean does he even recognize I’m still thurr for him? As you can see, I was trying my hardest to get noticed.

Stop the engines, Ush, Boss Lady on the road!
I ruined a couple of shots for this scene on purpose. I wanted to show my pretty make up and always turned around to blink my lashes. This would have been so good. Anyways, it was lots of fun to stop Ushy in the middle of the road. Total Boss Lady style.

And now, just check out the full clip. Burn.