Apr 29, 2014
Zeds Dead Is ‘Holding On For Life’
Broken Bells - Holding On For Life (Zeds Dead Remix) [Columbia]

Bass-loving Canadian duo Zeds Dead dropped something a little unexpected and a lot amazing this week–a remix of indie rock jam Holding On For Life by Broken Bells.

Remixes have always been a strong suit for the pair, and their latest certainly lives up to standard. With an intro of ominous chords, the track opens to the alluring voice of Broken Bells lead singer James Mercer held up by a chilled-out bassline with the slightest hint of trap. ZD members DC and Hooks incorporate light synths and flowing bass breakdowns for sporadic bursts of energy, but this track is far from the heavy-hitting sound characteristic of Zeds Dead. Instead, they’ve dished out a smooth and refreshing spin on one of the indie world’s current biggest tracks.

Pick up ZD’s latest on iTunes, and check out more from the duo on SoundCloud.

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