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The Knocks remix Tegan and Sara’s ‘Closer’

Tegan and Sara‘s latest album Heartthrob is out today here in the U.S. This one may just be our favorite release from the Canadian duo yet! Crafty hooks, slick synth laden production – what more could we ask for?

The girls have slowly been releasing tracks from the set over the past few weeks and not a single one disappoints. Listen to The Knocks remix of lead single ‘Closer’ below.

Are you loving Heartthrob?

The Knocks + Fred Falke tease new single ‘Geronimo’

Fred Falke  + The Knocks, two of our favorites here on Hard Candy team up for Geronimo a new single to be released via Kitsune on July 23rd. Listen to a short tease of the original track below, which you can already here is the perfect fusion of both their sounds. The forthcoming EP also features remixes by Louis La Roche, Aylen and Lenno.

Are you ready for Geronimo?

The Knocks: Learn To Fly

Earlier this morning  The Knocks promised us a new track and this afternoon they delivered on that promise with this ‘sing it loud’ anthem Learn To Fly.  It’s a bit of a mish mash of styles with pop, funk and disco all being found here, and as usual it’s an absolute delight. I swear these Brooklyn lads never put a foot wrong.

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Learn To Fly

Dragonette: Let It Go (The Knocks Remix)

A few days ago we brought you the Laidback Luke mix of the infectious new Dragonette single Let It Go, today we’re excited to share The Knocks remix of the track!

When two of our favorites team up on a track we would expect nothing less than magic, and that’s what we’ve got here! It’s an energetic mix packed with hard-hitting beats and sparkling synths galore. These lads seriously never mix miss the mark!

Are you loving the new Dragonette single and the remixes? Share your thoughts in the comments!

The Knocks: Rest Of Your Life (R.O.Y.L) Video

Brooklyn-based lads The Knocks continue to impress us with everything they release, their latest effort is Rest Of Your Life (R.O.Y.L), and they’ve just released a fantastic video featuring a mash-up of clips submitted by their fans!

I love the video, and I’m a big fan of the Moroder esque sound they employed on the track, mixed with the big vocal on the verse it gives it a real throwback feel.

Are you feeling it? Let us know in the comments!

MP3: The Knocks: Brightside (The Sound of Arrows Remix)

Somehow we missed sharing the fantastic remix of The Knocks Brightside by The Sound of Arrows late last year! We’ve loved both of their 2011 offerings, so make sure to check those out (links below).  But first, download the free mp3 below of this fantastic slice of uplifting electro-pop.

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Brightside (The Sound of Arrows Remix)

Make sure to pick up the Magic and Voyage releases + tell us what you think in the comments.

The Knocks cover M83′s ‘Midnight City’

One of the more unique covers to surface this year comes from our favorite Brooklyn duo The Knocks. Midnight Run is their take on M83‘s haunting electro-pop track Midnight City. Vocals by Mandy Lee. We’re still playing out their Magic EP which you can stream in full here.

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Midnight Run

Listen to the original version and the FIXYN remix we shared last month here. Watch the video companion to the track below.