Remember that time we sat down with Scottish synth-pop trio CHVRCHES for an interview before their live performance at Urbanscapes Satellite Show?
Well, when we asked them whether they’ve been approached by any DJ or producer for a collaboration, Martin told us this:
That’s a little sneaky, isn’t it?
After 2 months of anticipation, CHVRCHES’ secret collaboration has finally been revealed on BBC Radio 1 as Zane Lowe’s “Hottest Record in the World”. As it turns out, it was the debut of Eric Prydz‘s fantastic rework of CHVRCHES track, “Tether”.
Eric Sheridan Prydz, also known by his stage names Pryda and Cirez D, is a Swedish DJ and producer based in Los Angeles, California. He produces his own music and runs multiple record labels including Pryda, Pryda Friends and Mouseville. Under Mouseville Records, he releases techno tracks under the stage name Cirez D. The Swedish DJ was originally slated to make his debut on our shores at Future Music Festival Asia (FMFA) 2014 before the authorities cancelled the 3rd day of the event.
Prydz has gained recognition from both underground and mainstream fans for his techno tracks and pop remixes. In 2013, his essential mix was named Essential Mix of the Year by Pete Tong (whom we met during International Music Summit (IMS) Asia last year).
After celebrating 10th anniversary of his Pryda record label last year, the Swedish house master is gearing up for the release of his new LP by unveiling his rework of CHVRCHES’s “Tether.”
Prydz explained he first started working on the edit during his 2014 tour of Australia with Future Music Festival. After spending the Northern summer “perfecting the arrangement,” he is now ready to share the final product.” And the result? It’s beautiful and we can’t stop hitting the “play” button.
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So far, Eric Prydz’s remixed version of “Tether” can only be streamed online as the song is slated for official release on March 29.
UPDATE (2nd March):
While we were away for our long Chinese New Year holiday, the official music video for Eric Prydz’s remix on CHVRCHES’ “Tether” has been uploaded to Prydz’s official YouTube page.
Check out the amazing video below:
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