Maroon 5 “Maps” (Slaptop Remix) HERE, Premiered via Mashable HERE
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Slaptop “Sunrise” HERE (iTunes HERE)
“Sunrise” music video HERE
ZHU “Faded” (Slaptop Remix) HERE
Jaymes Young “Habits Of My Heart” (Slaptop Remix) HERE
Today, right in time for Labor Day Weekend, Slaptop releases the new official remix for forMaroon 5’s hit single “Maps” HERE. Mashable premiered the remix HERE, calling it “hypnotic, mesmerizing”. The “Maps” remix will appear on the Walmart version of Maroon 5’s V album (out Sept 2nd). This remix follows remixes of ZHU “Faded” (Slaptop Remix) HERE and Jaymes Young “Habits Of My Heart” (Slaptop Remix) HERE, which went to #1 on the Hype Machine charts.
Slaptop’s debut track “Sunrise” immediately shot to the top 5 of iTunes’ electronic charts and top 3 of the Hype Machine charts. The single was revealed via This Song Is Sick HERE and has received nearly 450,000 Soundcloud plays.” The music video, which captures an all night adventure until sunrise, was premiered by SPIN HERE. Buzzfeedcalled it one of the best songs of summer HERE.
Slaptop was born in the abandoned buildings and forgotten beaches of the Northern California Coast. His music evokes feelings of wandering through sun-soaked adventures and chasing a wild youthful spirit. His debut single, “Sunrise,” is out via Ensemble / +1 Records (iTunes HERE) and is about a group of friends embarking on an all-night adventure that culminates in watching the sunrise together. They call it a “Sunsquad.” The single was fittingly written and produced over the course of one night in Slaptop’s college dorm room.
Recent Slaptop praise:
“..hypnotic, mesmerizing…” – Mashable
“a warm and euphoric remix that will make even the coldest of hearts come alive with the plague of dance.” – Earmilk
“…transforms the brooding original into a softer tropical version.. many promising signs to stardom ahead.” – Dancing Astronaut
“Slaptop decorates the “Sunrise” with twinkly xylophone and super auto-tuned vocals that suggest we all “go out in the darkness and look for the sun.”– SPIN Magazine
“Filled to the brim with a cluster of melodic elements such as subtle drum and xylophone patterns, sexy saxophone solo’s, and lyrics that bring chill vibes to the production…will have you hitting the replay button repetitively” – This Song Is Sick
“From ethereal bells to organic percussion, vocoded vocals to glitched out hi-hats, and even a trumpet that shreds (YES. A TRUMPET. THAT SHREDS.), it’s hard to believe this is Slaptop‘s first release.” – Kick Kick Snare
“Don’t mistake the carefree sounds for something overly simple, though, because his ability to blend together jazz, house, and pop into a well-balanced song is second to none.” – Hilly Dilly
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