There are some artists that generally shouldn’t be touched by enterprising remixers. Smokey Robinson, king of Motown, would normally fall into that category. However, Boulder-based Balearic boss Falcon Punch (and friend of this blogger) took on Smokey, and the result is…smokey.
Taking Smokey Robinson’s already flawless “Being With You,” extracting the vocals, and adding a subtle bass line into the mix, Falcon Punch turned this one into a Balearic drifter. Flush with a lush vibe, it’s another ace in the hole for the rising disco producer who’s making waves as an old-school edit machine giving new life to old classics.
And he made this subtle yet eloquent tune in a mere day.
When there’s smoke, there’s fire. And this, while more like a 60 mile per hour knuckleball from Tim Wakefield, is a knee bender and a heart jerker to the max: