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Listen: Elektromekanik – Are You Alright (Night Drive Remix)

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“Cascading melodies and layer upon layer of arppegiated synth lines usher in Night Drive’s signature sound in the best possible way, most definitely the heaviest dance-floor cut on the release.”  – Discobelle

Almost exactly a year ago, Night Drive joined forces with Elektromekanik to create the Night Drive – Sea of Light (Elektromekanik Remix). Since then, the two acts have stayed in touch, and Night Drive is excited to announce their latest collaboration with the Romanian producer, Victor Gunta, AKA Elektromekanik, with their remix of “Are You Alright”. Released on Media Blackout Records the EP is a synth heavy, Italo, disco influenced collection of dance tracks perfect for late night strolls through the city and flashy dance clubs.

Listen: Elektromekanik – Are You Alright (Night Drive Remix)

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Video: Night Drive – “After Dark”

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“Rides a nu-wave of fast-tempoed, synth-based electronic sounds driven by rich guitar melodies and arresting vocal hooks.” –Details

”Austin-based duo reach back to 2000s LES-wave, and a little further, forthe mix of disco, post-punk, and electro that drives ‘Position I.’” –Bullett

Night Drive is not a band. It’s a mission. Two secret agents, Rodney Connell and Brandon Duhon, sent to recalibrate the future of electro-pop.

Inspired by dark wave and synthpop alike, and drawing influences from artists such as Brian Eno, The Knife, The Drums, New Order and LCD Soundsystem, the driving beat and dancing synths of Position I makes you want to jet off to some great nightclub in the sky.

Rodney and Brandon began writing together after the tragic death of a young woman they both were dating, unknowingly at the same time. This collaboration left them with the collection of songs from which Night Drive was born.

The duo paired up with Lobo Sucio Creative for “After Dark,” directed Javier Antonio Avellan. “This is our third video with Night Drive,” notes Avellan. “We have explored the realms of experimental and abstract filmmaking in our previous collaborations, so with this video we decided to delve into a fictional world to tell the story of a young girl on a late night adventure.” Check out their previous videos below (I’ve been in love with “Drones” for a few weeks now)!

SXSW 2014 SCHEDULE

March 14: Lose Control @ Krave (9:00 pm)
March 15 The Beautiful Buzzz & The Most Definitely Presents: The Green Room @ Brew Exchange (2:00 pm)
March 15 Bond Music Group Showcase @ The Swan Dive (10:00 pm)

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