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Biggie – Gimme the Loot (JChan Knife in the Water Remix)

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Mic Geronimo – Wherever You Are (JChan Apparitions Remix)

Some atmospheric funk featuring loops of glass harmonics sampled from Philippe Sarde’s soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s The Tenant. Continue reading

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OC – Time’s Up (JChan Tenant Remix)

Another remix of OC’s seminal track, this time with loops samled from Roman Polanski’s “The Tenant.” Continue reading

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Nas vs Roman Polanski – Purple (JChan Shards of Glass Remix)

I flipped an instrumental I made from samples of glass harmonics taken from Philippe Sarde’s soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s The Tenant a while back with Nas’s ‘Purple.’ Continue reading

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MF Doom meets Radiohead and Another Strung-Out Beat

Damn – they stole my idea – or rather they beat me to the punch. I love the piece “Proven Lands” on Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood’s soundtrack to There Will be Blood – if there were ever a beat to be flipped from music made for a string ensemble, this is it, and I’ve been struggling to find a way to remix it/mash it up. Now, it seems Radiohead and MF Doom (or DOOM, as he now prefers to be called) have done just that with “Retarded Fren“: Continue reading

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The Tenant Remixes 3 – Unraveling

Part three of my Tenant Remixes series – this one is based on loops from Philippe Sarde’s ‘Apparirions’ off the soundtrack to Roman Polanski’s classic psychological thriller. Continue reading

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The Tenant Remixes 2 – Murderers and Killers

Critics hated The Tenant when it came out in 1976, saying it bordered on “self parody” and a dissipation of “whatever talent [Roman Polanski] once had” – all the more reason to love it.

Macabre, absurd and indeed supremely self-indulgent, the film’s influence on psychological horror films is undeniable, not least of which for its amazing soundtrack and Roman Polanski’s memorable lines as his character suffers a complete mental breakdown (in drag, no less). Continue reading

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