ANNA, Moscoman, Patrice Baumel and more remix Fairmont’s ‘Gazebo’

Fairmont

Toronto-born DJ and producer, Fairmont (aka Jake Fairley) has revealed an eclectic remix package for his iconic 2005 production, ‘Gazebo’. The release includes a new version from the man himself alongside a handful of reworks from the likes of Jacques, Moscoman, Patrice Baumel, Stefan Smith and ANNA.

Beginning his career in the early 2000s making punk-rock-infused techno and electro under his own name for labels such as Kompakt and Sender, it was ‘Gazebo‘ that truly solidified the Canadian as a heavyweight in the global underground scene.

Released on James Holden‘s Border Community label, Gazebo sold 20,000 vinyl copies, making Fairmont a household name, and remains a club standard to this day.

Featuring 8 varied cuts, Disco Halal boss Moscoman, added: “It is really hard to touch classics, but I feel like I’ve made it my own with respect to the original, which was everything I set out to do.”

Spanning from the deep melodies of Amsterdam-based selector Patrice Baumel, to dynamic edits from Jacques, and ANNA, the remix package sees ‘Gazebo’ reimagined in a variety of creative and multi-faceted tones, with Fairmont adding:

“Doing a new remix package for Gazebo is something I’ve been thinking about for a while now. I wanted to get a wide variety of artists to do the remixing and have the song reach all of the cool micro-scenes we have these days, so Sapiens was an obvious choice do to their eclectic output and wide reach. I’m thrilled to say that the finished package is a set of very fresh and thoughtful reinterpretations with a wide range of styles. Each remix stands on its own and brings something completely unique to the table. I couldn’t be happier.”

With Fairmont rapidly gaining a reputation for his live performances and trippy and propulsive sets, his recent EPs ‘Brothers Keeper’, ‘Shadows Of Mine‘ and ‘You’re Already There’ have all proved his ability to fuse well-crafted songwriting with powerful techno productions, with support from Kolsch, Pig&Dan, Hernan Cattaneo, Popof and Noir.

Released on Agoria‘s Sapiens Recordings label, the Frenchman expressed his satisfaction of Gazebo‘s modern reworks, stating:

“I’ve always been so excited to rework classic anthems on Sapiens. After the re-release of Oxia‘s ‘Domino’, ‘Gazebo’ was the perfect follow up. I remember when I booked Jake at Nuits Sonores for the very first time 10 years ago alongside Underworld, I wished to work with him one day. And in 2019, that day has finally arrived!”

Listen to the remixes below.

Metodi Gogovski
Electronic Dance Music is an integral part of Meto's life. Though he enjoys a variety of EDM sub-genres he mainly listens to Progressive House and Trance. Other than being publisher for Rave Jungle, he also has a passion for Football and video games.

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