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One-man R&B remix machine XXYYXX turns his sights on Beyoncé’s ‘Check On It’

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Arriving a hair’s breadth too late for our rundown of the year’s best pop/R&B refixes, here’s XXYYXX’s spirited take on Beyoncé ‘s 2004 single ‘Check On It’ 

XXYYXX’s pretty experienced when it comes to this sort of wheeze: in the last twelve months, he’s knocked out notable remixes of Usher and R&B singer Tinashe. The teenaged Florida producer really goes to work on the track, excising the Slim Thug feature and chopping Beyonce’s vocal to bits. The instrumental, meanwhile, is a tangle of strobing hi-hats and Geiger counter clicks – messy, but exhilarating all the same  [via Hypetrak]

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