remix can do quite a bit for an aspiring producer's profession, and Gryffin is aware of from expertise. The San Francisco-based musician made large waves together with his tackle hits from Maroon 5, Tove Lo and extra. Gryffin discovered himself onstage at Coachella solely a yr after releasing his debut authentic materials, and far of that’s owed to the remix profile he was in a position to create.
He's grown into a powerful musical storyteller, a person who pushes himself towards broad ideas of audio/visible exploration, however it began with these humble beginnings. Today, we honor Gryffin's remix work with 10 of our favorites.
Years & Years – "Desire" (Gryffin Remix)
British synth-pop band Years & Years laid down a killer groove to start with. Gryffin takes its shiny and bouncy sing-along hook and attracts it out with a gradual construct. The hook is simply as funky, however the entire expertise feels cool and elongated. It's extra a straight-up home expertise, and might we simply say, the trippy visuals on this remix music video are so on level.
BANKS – "Beggin for Thread" (Gryffin & Hotel Garuda Remix)
Gryffin teamed up with future baes Hotel Garuda to place a little bit pastel into the purple gentle of Banks' greatest hit. Light and ethereal electrical guitar leads right into a club-ready hook that's match for shedding your self on the dance flooring or strutting down the sidewalk just like the world's a style present.
Tove Lo – "Talking Body" (Gryffin Remix)
The authentic was a Hot 100 hit for Tove Lo, a contemporary love tune that matches sex-starved angle into excellent bubblegum pop aesthetics. Gryffin's take hones in on that sensuality however retains the temper shiny and summery. A slower tempo provides this remix a little bit extra bounce whereas the bassline brings it into house-pop territory.
Maroon 5 – "Animals" (Gryffin Remix)
Gryffin's music lives in sunny fields on cheery days, however he follows in Maroon 5's minor key footsteps for this remix of a pop-rock sing alongside. He nonetheless finds methods to let the sunshine in. He sped up the tempo only a hair and fills in the dead of night areas with shimmering synth textures and soulful piano chords.
CVRCHES – "Clearest Blue" (Gryffin Remix)
CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry has one of the crucial recognizable voices in trendy music. It's high-pitched however highly effective, ringing fairy-like and clear as crystal over this tune's pushing rhythm. Gryffin softens this tune's sonic edges however leaves Mayberry on the middle of its new electro-pop really feel. There's additionally loads of enjoyable guitar work at play.
Sigrid – "Don't Kill My Vibe" (Gryffin Remix)
Norwegian singer-songwriter Sigrid is a pillar of emotional power on "Don't Kill My Vibe." She soars over a minimal beat. Gryffin retains stays true to that power whereas including his personal future aptitude to the ballad. Synthetic handclaps and Sigrid's large wall of sound make us wanna blare this remix in a crowded stadium.
Bipolar Sunshine – "Daydreamer" (Gryffin Remix)
With a reputation like Bipolar Sunshine, something can occur, however "Daydreamer" leans method into the sunshine half. This is a kind of Gryffin remixes the place he brings heavier atmospheres to what's already a pink, paisley-painted affair. This remix shines in blues and whites with a cool club-centric home hook constructed round soulful guitar.
Ellie Goulding – "Burn" (Gryffin Remix)
It was onerous to keep away from this 2013 Goulding hit. It's large, shiny digital temper took "Burn" to No. 13 on the Hot 100. Gryffin lets that fireplace smolder into a large number of red-hot ashes and steamy rooms. The four-on-the-floor pulses into a gradual rhythm that nearly by no means breaks stride.
Years & Years – "King" (Gryffin Remix)
Another collaboration between the synth-pop trio and our Bay Area hero. They make an incredible group, and "King" turns into one in all Gryffin's most feel-good remixes on the checklist. It's simply as shiny and bouncy as the unique with a housier vibe. Once once more, the guitar work provides it that fringe of originality.
Josef Salvat – "Open Season" (Gryffin Remix)
We end our checklist with a synth-heavy remix of a giant pop ballad. "Open Season" has a contact of the tropical in its construct, however the hook is as attractive and uncooked as something Gryffin has created earlier than. It's excellent for day or night time, but it surely undoubtedly brings a way of sundown every time it performs. There's journey on the horizon, you simply have to search out it.