Prinzhorn Dance School’s spartan sonics have often led to some hand-wringing when trying to play out their records “in the club.” In the first seven years of their existence, there was a sole club-friendly remix in their entire catalog. It is for these reasons that DFA Records is really stoked to announce that they now have a second.
Fellow DFA artist Shit Robot takes the track, “Reign,” from the third album from Prinzhorn Dance School, Home Economics (out June 8th), and turns it into a deep, dark floor-filler. The band’s pleading vocals dive in and out of a throbbing bassline, with new robotic percussion seamlessly blending with the band’s original bangs and clangs.
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The 12” single is currently available for purchase and features that previously alluded to Optimo (Espacio) mix of “You Are The Space Invader” – previously only available commercially in digital form, this is the first (slightly) wider vinyl release of this classic remix. An edition of 250 hand-stamped and numbered white label copies, not to be pressed again for another 7 years or so. Probably.
LISTEN TO PRINZHORN DANCE SCHOOL’S “REIGN” (ORIGINAL) BELOW: