NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2014) -
"it bangs...emotionally." -Stereogum
"to say that sky's the limit for Galantis in 2014 would by no means be hyperbole." - Big Shot
"('Smile') will likely take over clubs this winter." - OUT
"Smile" (Bart B More Remix): http://bit.ly/MloGkq
"Smile" (Dem Slackers Remix): http://bit.ly/1gjMulF
"Smile" (Marco V Remix): http://bit.ly/1jXnkre
"Smile" (East & Young Remix): http://bit.ly/1dIUtRq
"Smile" (Danny Howard Remix): http://bit.ly/1f2zj4X
"Smile" (Kaskade edit): http://bit.ly/1dIUFjI
Galantis, the duo of Christian "Bloodshy" Karlsson of Miike Snow and Linus Eklow aka Style of Eye, release a remix package of their celebrated single "Smile" today via Big Beat Records. The package features an edit of the track by iconic dj/producer Kaskade, remixes from Bart B More, Marco V, Danny Howard, and Dem Slackers. Billboard Code premiered the Kaskade edit, which it calls "taut, and explosive." Check out the Bart B More remix on Big Shot, Marco V's on Dancing Astronaut, and Dem Slackers' on In The Mix. The Smile remix package is available at all digital retailers.
The duo have been preparing a live show with the spirit and innovation their songs demand and fans will have a chance to see it when they appear at this year's Coachella Festival on April 12th & 19th. More live dates will be coming soon!
Galantis recently set pulses racing with their buoyant and seductive video for "Smile" directed by Dano Cerny of Hyperballad. Watch the video here.
"Smile" has an instantly memorable hook, propulsive beat, and the custom "Galantis Filter" which blends male and female vocals into one. The Olympian sound of Galantis expertly unites various branches of electronic music into a singular sound. As a result, a wide array of their peers have been championing "Smile" including Tiesto, Dada Life, radio legend Pete Tong, who featured it as an Essential Tune, and Diplo who called it one of his "favorite house tracks of the year" on his BBC Radio 1 show.
Christian Karlsson and Linus Eklow have individually been celebrated for creating classic pop singles for other artists and their contributions to electronic music. Karlsson is a third of celebrated indie band Miike Snow and one half of production duo Bloodshy & Avant who have helped reinvent pop stars from Madonna to Britney Spears. He co-wrote and produced "Toxic" for Spears for which he won a Best Dance Recording GRAMMY. Eklow co- wrote and produced Icona Pop's international No. 1 smash "I Love It" ft. Charli XCX and has left a singular stamp on electronic music, defying genre and releasing work on a diverse swath of iconic labels. After admiring each other from afar, the pair set up a studio on a remote island in the Baltic Sea and Galantis was born.
"Smile" Remix Package