Archive | Chromeo

WATCH: Chromeo and DRAM perform ‘Must’ve Been’ on Colbert with a full-on gospel choir

Right up until the release of their brand new album, Head Over Heels, Chromeo was building up to the massive amount of funk that would follow. One of the most outright instances of this was when the duo took the Late Show with Colbert and DRAM to play out the LP’s first single, “Must’ve Been,” the […]

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Chromeo will stream their album launch party from NYC’s Terminal 5 in VR

At long last, Chromeo have shared their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels. An ode to all things disco, the album explores the sub-genres of funk — roping in synth pop, sultry R&B, and nu-disco sensibilities into a retro-inspired dance record built for the 21st century dance fan. And while Chromeo have always maintained a creative affinity […]

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Chromeo releases CID’s energetic remix for ‘Must’ve Been’

Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo has been keeping fans on their toes with the announcement of their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, on the horizon for this June. With lead singles like “Bedroom Calling” and “Must’ve Been,” it seems as if the guys are dipping even more into R&B by enlisting features like D.R.A.M. and The-Dream. In order to create […]

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Blonde put a groovy twist on Chromeo and D.R.A.M.’s ‘Must’ve Been’

Shortly after releasing the endlessly funky “Must’ve Been” in April, Chromeo announced a remix for the collaboration with D.R.A.M. Bristol-based producers Blonde have put their own groovy twist on the already-energetic original. They’ve substituted a lively piano and dance beat for the original’s guitar melody, priming the single for the dance floor. Blonde’s rendition maintains the […]

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WATCH: Chromeo performs ‘Must’ve Been’ with DRAM on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

With only a little over a month to go until the release of Chromeo‘s fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, the electro-funk veterans headed to New York City to promote the LP on Jimmy Fallon‘s Tonight Show. The Funk Lordz have previously teased two other sexy singles off the LP — “Juice” and “Bedroom Calling.” Performing their newest DRAM-assisted […]

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Beyond the headliners: DA presents the top 10 must-see acts of Coachella 2018

America’s cornerstone music festival is fast approaching its Empire Polo Club descent. As Coachella Music Valley Music & Arts Festival enters its 19th annual celebration, the festival reflects on music’s past, relishes in its present, and amplifies its future. It’s an exuberant apex promising the land of milk and honey for its frenzied fashion frolickers […]

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Chromeo and D.R.A.M. are a match made in funk heaven on ‘Must’ve Been’

Chromeo‘s music is like fine wine. The longer Dave1 and P-Thugg carry the funk torch, the tastier their music seems to become, and by the sound of it, their upcoming Head Over Heels LP, might be the duo’s finest vintage yet. Joining forces with D.R.A.M. and renown Prince and D’angelo collaborator Jesse Johnson for “Must’ve Been,” Chromeo […]

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Outside Lands reveals The Weeknd, ODESZA, DJ Snake, Jamie xx & more atop 2018 bill

Outside Lands has revealed the 2018 lineup for its 11th installment in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park August 10-12. Following a fervent 2017 edition of Gorillaz, The Who, and Metallica headlining, 2018 boasts a hefty onslaught of acts, and although the headliners see earlier appearances in the festival season  — The Weeknd at Coachella and Janet Jackson at both Panorama and […]

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Lollapalooza announces 2018 edition with The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Vampire Weekend, ODESZA, more

The Midwest’s premier music festival, Lollapalooza, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park August 2–5 with a newly announced lineup for the behemoth, 4-day affair. Topping the 2018 bill are The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Logic, and ODESZA, and, most notably, Vampire Weekend — the band’s first live performance in four years. Other high-profile acts include Tyler, The Creater, CHVRCHES, LL Cool […]

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Chromeo infuses Maroon 5’s ‘Wait’ with nu-disco on new remix

Electro-funk duo Chromeo channel their characteristic feel good style on their rework of Maroon 5‘s earnest number, “Wait,” the second single from the band’s sixth studio album, Red Pill Blues. A remix with roots in nu-disco sound, Chromeo’s take on the radio-geared pop song includes the layering of a 70s-inspired background beat and guitar melody that quicken […]

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Chromeo join forces with The-Dream for second single from upcoming LP, ‘Bedroom Calling’

Chromeo keep to a solid routine, with a regiment that commonly follows a basic pattern: album release, a year or two of touring, a year or two of studio work, rinse and repeat. 2018 is officially an “on” year for the FunkLordz, as the duo gears up to deliver their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, later this year via […]

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Chris Lake flips Chromeo’s ‘Juice’ into a certified club burner

Chromeo are coming back strong in 2018 with the announcement of their next studio LP, Head Over Heels, and they’ve already teased fans with some fresh funk from the upcoming record with a leggy lead single “Juice.” The new track is quintessential Chromeo, tongue-in-cheek 80’s-inspired synth pop with a tasty singalong hook, though now the duo’s latest is being blessed […]

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Reddit thread purports to reveal Electric Forest 2018 artists

Fans were excited to hear that the 2018 iteration of Rothbury, Michigan-based Electric Forest is remaining a two-weekend long affair. We have seen many festivals, such as Ultra give two weekends a try, only to return to one. The first weekend is set to take place on June 21-24 with the second weekend occurring on June 28–July […]

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Chromeo share new music video for lead single ‘Juice’ from forthcoming LP

Take it from Chromeo, think twice before you skip leg day next time. The Funklordz recently announced their fifth studio LP Head Over Heels, and now the album’s roll out has officially begun with a leggy new music video for “Juice,” the first single from the upcoming record. The track is an infectious, radio-primed singalong featuring all the quintessential […]

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Chromeo announce new album, ‘Head Over Heals’

Synth-pop masters Chromeo have been hard at work in the studio preparing for their next full-length album project — three years, to be exact. Their last LP was White Women, released back in 2014. Beyond touring and releasing a huge remix of Lorde‘s “Green Light” earlier this year, though, the Montreal-based duo have been relatively quiet.You can’t rush art in the hands […]

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Mr. Carmack blurs genres in his treatment of Chromeo’s funk-driven classic, ‘Fancy Footwork’

Ten years have passed since Chromeo released their funk-driven single, “Fast Forward.” To celebrate the song’s 10th anniversary, the Canadian electro-funk duo have enlisted the genre-blurring talents of Mr. Carmack to breathe new life into the 2007 original.Mr. Carmack treats “Fast Forward” carefully, holding onto the track’s original rock ‘n’ roll vibes and heavily synthesized funky melodies while injecting the track with more progressive qualities. […]

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Innovative duo Oliver release otherworldly album, ‘Full Circle’

LA based DJ and producer duo Oliver is known for their futuristic vibe infused with excerpts of classic instrumentation. Their brand new album, Full Circle, is an eclectic mix of styles that still maintains the duo’s signature sound. With an array of classic and novel variations, Oliver keeps listeners on their toes as each song transitions into […]

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Chromeo share new remix of Lorde’s ‘Green Light’

Chromeo has emerged with the release of their official take on Lorde‘s “Green Light.” The new remix marks the duo’s first release since 2014’s critically lauded White Women. The group’s rendition of “Green Light” is a jazzed up electro-funk take on the original piece with layers of guitar chords and Daft Punk-reminiscent distorted vocals. Lorde’s “Green Light” has […]

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