New: Hundred Waters - "Boreal" (Blood Diamonds remix)

Hundred Waters' beautifully weird electro-folk music doesn't immediately seem like an obvious source of remix inspiration for Blood Diamonds. But here we are.
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Hundred Waters' beautifully weird electro-folk music doesn't immediately seem like an obvious source of remix inspiration for Blood Diamonds. But here we are.
Hundred Waters

Maybe Blood Diamonds' remix of Hundred Waters' "Boreal" serves as a gesture of goodwill to his new cohorts on Skrillex's label OWSLA - the Florida band's complex, beautifully weird electro-folk music doesn't immediately seem like an obvious source of remix inspiration for Blood Diamonds, whose music is, for lack of a better word, insane. This re-edit works in the end, though - Blood Diamonds frankensteins the band's pretty, ethereal textures into some skittering beats, hypeman "Hey!"s, and plenty of rearrangement and shuffling, and the end product is an interesting, catchy listen you only can't dance to because we don't think humans can move their bodies that way. Hundred Waters will release this and other remixes on a new EP for "Boreal," out March 26.

Hundred Waters is on tour with Alt-J and pretty soon, the xx:

02-28 Miami, FL – Bardot Miami
03-02 Boston, MA – Paradise *
03-03 Boston, MA – Paradise *
03-04 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club *
03-05 Carrboro, NC – Cats Cradle *
03-06 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade *
03-08 Birmingham, AL – Bottletree *
03-09 New Orleans, LA – BUKU Music & Art Project
03-10 Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s *
03-12-15 Austin, TX – SXSW
03-16 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater *
03-18 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom *
03-19 Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall *
03-21 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre of Living Arts *
03-22 New York, NY – Webster Hall *
03-23 Brooklyn, NY - Glasslands
03-24 New York, NY – Terminal 5 *
03-25 Montreal, Quebec – Corona Theatre *
03-27 Toronto, Ontario – Sound Academy *
03-28 Chicago, IL – Metro *
03-29 Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater *
04-01 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater *
04-02 Kansas City, MO – The Midland *
04-03 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater *
04-04 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex *
04-06 Seattle, WA – Neptune *
04-07 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom *
04-08 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom *
04-10 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore *
04-14 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades *
04-16 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern *
05-03 Dublin, Ireland – Olympia Theatre *
05-05 Birmingham, England – Academy *
05-06 Glasgow, Scotland – ABC *
05-08 Newcastle, England – Academy *
05-09 Manchester, England – Academy *
05-10 Leeds, England – Academy *
05-11 Liverpool, England – Academy *
05-13 Nottingham, England – Academy *
05-14 Cambridge, England – Corn Exchange *
05-15 Bristol, England – Academy *
05-16 London, England – Academy *
05-17 London, England – Academy *
05-22 Edmonton, Alberta - Shaw Conference Centre #
05-24 Vancouver, British Columbia - Queen Elizabeth Theater #
05-26 George, WA - Sasquatch Festival
05-27 Portland, OR - Schnitzer Concert Hall #
05-28 Eugene, OR - McDonald Theatre #
05-29 Reno, NV - Knitting Factory #
05-30 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater #
06-01 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre #
06-03 Denver, CO - Fillmore #
06-04 Kansas City, MO - Uptown Theater #

* with Alt-J
# with the xx