AKIRA RECORDS ZOLA BLOOD – ‘TWO HEARTS’ JACQUES GREENE REMIX
Following their latest release, ‘Two Hearts’ on Akira Records, Electronic live act Zola Blood announce a collection of remixes to follow up the poignant and delicately crafted EP. In striking a balance between atmospheric electronica and an assertive low end, Zola Blood have always flirted with the dancefloor. Across 6 remixes, the ‘Two Hearts’ EP is transformed into a set of diverse and club ready tracks which features artists Jacques Greene, TSHA, Lake Turner, Luke Alessi, Lawrence Heart and Ouri.
The first release from the EP comes from enigmatic Canadian artist, Jacques Greene who takes on title track ‘Two Hearts’. Setting the world alight with both his own music as well as his many remix projects, Greene has positioned himself as one of Dance music’s most captivating talents. Producing for artists such as Katy B, Tinashe and How To Dress Well to remixing Radiohead, Flume and Maya Jane Coles’ Nocturnal Sunshine, he has have given the current musical landscape deeper ideas of what house music can mean in a new decade.
“A good vocal goes a long way. This remix felt like just following my instincts to where I thought the various elements I was sent wanted me to go. Just wish I had some packed clubs to play this to! Looking forward to the time when I’ll be given the opportunity.” – Jacques Greene
Since their widely acclaimed debut album, ‘Infinite Games’ in 2017, East London based quartet, Zola Blood have been quietly working on new material in their Hackney-based studio. Resulting in a body of songs that channelled intricate arrangements alongside a more direct and powerful sound. Since the album release, they’ve amassed over 50 million streams, testament to the depth, density and trance like quality both the song writing and production the 4-piece expertly channel.
Building on their reputation for elegant production and evocative songcraft, they explored the EP format to showcase their newest output. The four original tracks vocals floated freely, offering glimpses into how their time on the road with esteemed Australian-tri RÜFÜS DU SOL, had influenced their music and resulted in 2020’s ‘Two Hearts’ EP.
Jacques Greene’s Remix of Zola Blood’s ‘Two Hearts’ Is Out Now via Akira Records.