Editors’ Notes On Kelela’s debut album, Take Me Apart, producers Jam City, Bok Bok, and Arca leaned into a synth-streaked tomorrow while the singer glanced back at classic R&B. This remixes collection pulls her elastic sound in even more directions. Some are old-school: Joey LaBeija slows “Better” into Detroit house’s loping groove, while serpentwithfeet triggers silky ’90s flashbacks by adding his own voice to Kelela’s multi-tracked chorus. Others chart club music’s global future: DJ Lag brings the staggering drums and stabbing keys of South African gqom, while Nídia funnels the chunky percussion of Portuguese batida into a crisply stepping bass assault. The balance of raw rhythmic energy and ethereal production is perfected on Divoli S’vere’s ballroom-ready remix of “Truth or Dare,” in which hammering kicks are wrapped in velvety harmonies.

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Santa Muerte_Bluff_94 Bpm (Santa Muerte Remix)
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3:18
 
Kaytranada_Waitin_115 Bpm (KAYTRANADA Remix)
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5:04
 
Lsdxoxo_Truth Or Dare_123 Bpm (LSDXOXO Remix)
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4:53
 
Ethereal_Jupiter_97 Bpm (Ethereal Remix)
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2:39
 
Dj Lag_Onanon_127 Bpm (DJ Lag Remix)
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4:10
 
Rare Essence_Tma_83 Bpm (Rare Essence Remix)
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3:39
 
Joey Labeija_Better_107 Bpm (Joey LaBeija Remix)
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4:43
 
Serpentwithfeet_Altadena _88 Bpm (serpentwithfeet Remix)
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3:22
 
Lmk_What’s Really Good Remix_ 100 Bpm (feat. Princess Nokia, Junglepussy, cupcakKe & Ms. Boogie)
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5:20
 
Tre Oh Fie_Waitin_150 Bpm (Tre Oh Fie Remix)
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2:39
 
Nídia_Blue Light_123 Bpm (Nidia Remix)
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3:05
 
Divoli S’vere_Truth Or Dare_130 Bpm (Divoli S'vere Remix)
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2:48
 
Badsista_feat_Linn Da Quebrada_Better_125 Bpm (BADSISTA remix feat. Linn da Quebrada)
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4:09
 
Mountain_Lmk_130 Bpm (MOUNTAIN Remix)
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4:00
 
Gaika_Frontline_141 Bpm (Gaika Remix)
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5:39
 
Hitmakerchinx_Blue Light_108 Bpm (Hitmakerchinx Remix)
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2:44
 
Skyshaker_Onanon_129 Bpm (Skyshaker Remix)
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4:39
 
Kareem Lotfy_Turn To Dust_No Bpm (Kareem Lotfy Remix)
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3:08
 
Nathaniel W. James & Dave Quam_Waitin_122 Bpm (Nathaniel W. James & David Quam Remix)
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4:46
 
Ahya Simone_Enough_No Bpm (Ahya Simone Remix)
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6:24
 

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