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This time Mr. Wrangler has decided to tackle the Beasties and Kanye West/Twista. Two different tracks two different approaches. If the Beastie Boys track would have been released in 98 it would have had Big Beat Anthem stamped all over it...a post-classic if there ever was one. Meanwhile, the Kanye/Twista track pumps up the energy level like 100 times and lets Underworld run all over the thing. It's yet another post 90's anthem. - The POP! Stereo



Simple I know… Dave Wrangler is all about the party.. that’s why we post about him.

Dave has put together a massively bumpin collection of remixes and original material… package them all up in an album called “Heads Up Houston” and he is giving it away FREE..!!! DAMMMMM!
Just head over to Dave’s website, Heads Up Houston, to get the whole collection.

We road tested some of the tracks on Mrs PARTYCMYK… these are her favourites. Dam fine choices girl!

Catch Dave Wrangler at parties throughout Texas this month including SXSW. More info at his myspace.

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On this edition of the Paste Culture Club, you'll hear songs from Ben Kweller, PT Walkley, Colour Revolt, Kate York, Clare and the Reasons, Ponderosa Dave Wrangler and Animal Collective. Plus, get an inside look at obamicon.me! - Paste Magazine


We’ve had a couple of reMixes of The XX (who, apparently, haven’t split up) drop into the electronic rumors Inbox this week, so listen up!

Dave Wrangler take on the track ‘Stars’ and ends up with an almost old school EBM powerhouse, all heavy kick drum and arpeggios which seems to counterpoint the sparkling melody line. - Electronic Rumors


Another incredible XX remix. Play it for your girlfriend, then play with her. - Gotta Dance Dirty


Rocks Off mentioned this right after Houston's main man on the mash-ups, Dave Wrangler, agreed to DJ tonight's Washington Shore party (8 p.m., rain or shine) at the Washington Avenue Drinkery, but it's worth repeating. Wrangler's got a new 18-track collection of mix-n-match music, Under the Influence, featuring everyone from The xx, Hercules & Love Affair and YACHT to Slim Thug, Herbie Hancock and Kool & the Gang. Dude's diverse.
We gave you a sneak preview, too.
Wednesday, Wrangler announced via email that he's printed up 500 hard copies of Under the Influence to promote at SXSW... but he might be willing to part with some of them if you hit him up at davewrangler@gmail.com. He's also got a new Web site design if you're even more digitally inclined.
We know that track listing is a little hard to read up there, so check it out - and a few more previews, recommended by Wrangler himself - after the jump.
1. Beastie Boys vs. Kool & the Gang, "Hey Ladies"
2. Slim Thug, "Diamonds"
3. The Whitest Boy Alive vs. Daft Punk, "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger"
4. Outkast vs. Royksopp, "Rosa Parks"
5. Herbie Hancock feat. Dimples, "Rockit X Sucker DJs"
6. Amanda Blank vs. YACHT, "Might Like You Better"
7. Outkast vs. Ratatat, "Wheelz of Steel"
8. Notorious B.I.G. vs. Dirty Money, "Warning"
9. Pharcyde vs. Ghostland Observatory, "Passin' Me By"
10. Durrough vs. HEALTH, "Ice Cream Paint Job"
11. Notorious B.I.G. vs. Ghostland Observatory, "Nasty Boy"
12. Beastie Boys, "Body Movin'"
13. Jay-Z vs. Boy 8-Bit, "Encore"
14. Ludacris vs. Hercules & Love Affair, "Stand Up"
15. Kim Zolciak, "Tardy for the Party"
16. The xx, "Stars"
17. Flo Rida vs. Britney Spears, "Low"
18. Dead Prez vs. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!, "Hip-Hop"
- Houston Press Rocks Off


Chillville Playlist charted my remix of Pharcyde/Ghostland Observatory


Can u dig it? Seriously, I want to know. Can u dig it?

* playing live! Check out the Chillville MySpace Concert Calendar.

Brazilian Girls - Lazy Lover
Of Montreal - Wraith Pind to the Mist
Natalie Walker - Quicksand (Thievery Corporation)
Travis - Why Does it Always Rain on Me
The Kills - Black Balloon
West Indian Girl - Trip
Moby - Hyenas
(9:30) Primal Scream - Higher than the Sun
Soul Coughing - 4 out of 5
The Pharcyde - Passin' Me By (Dave Wrangler Remix ft. Ghostland Observatory)
Elliott Smith - Between the Bars (Long Orchestra Mix)
Panda Bear - Comfy in Nautica
The Avalanches - Since I Left You
(10:00) Obadiah Parker - Hey Ya
Santigold - L.E.S. Artistes (XXXchange Remix)*
The Submarines - Peace & Hate (Nobody Remix)
Exile - Stay Tuned (Stay Here)
Clem Snide - Grievence
Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood
(10:30) Wax Tailor - Ungodly Fruit
Team Sleep - Ever (Foreign Flag)
Sneaker Pimps - Walking Zero
Bassnectar - Art of Revolution (Ghislain Poirier Remix): Monty's Catch of the Day*
Beck - Lost Cause
The White Stripes - We Are Going to Be Friends
(11:00) Boards of Canada - Julie and Candy
Air - Playground Love
Beck - Que' Onda Guero (Nortec Collective Remix)
Patrick Park - Nothing's Lost
The Crystal Method - Divided by Night*
(11:30) Corrine Bailey Rae - Like a Star
Portishead - Hunter
This Mortal Coil - Song of the Siren
Paul Oakenfold - Starry Eyed Surprise
Passion Pit - The Reeling*
- 101X (Austin, TX)


I came across another cool mix by Dave Wrangler. Wrangler is a producer/ DJ remixer. He is best known for his awesome remixes and mashups. Wrangler is based out of Houston and has a unique ability of mixing different sounds and genres of music very well. In this mix Wrangler is taking the timeless sounds of B.I.G in Juicy and Matt & Kim’s catchy beat in Cameras creating a solid mashup. Definitely check this one out. - All Sick Sounds


My remix of "Bright Lights, Bigger City" was featured on Sirius XMU. - Sirius XMU + My Old Kentucky Blog


My remix of The XX was featured on this radio show. - SIRIUS XMU RADIO


Good mashup from Houston based deejay/producer, Dave Wrangler. Dead Prez over a Led Zeppelin’s classic, “D’yer Mak’er.” Check it and follow Dave Wrangler for more mashup goodness. Best. - Best 4 Years


I know you guys have been complaining that we’ve been focusing too much on EDM/Dubstep and we’re working to correct that problem. We’re going to be adding a new Hip-Hop/Rap writer very soon and spreading out our musical tastes like we used too. This remix is definitely not going to be for everyone as some might claim its borderline sacrilege to touch any tracks off of ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik’ but Dave Wrangler goes a different route in this remix of “Under the Bridge”. This is best described as tripped/glitched out and really makes the track into an audio experience. Get a good pair of headphones and check out “the Art of Noise”. - Dirty Mexican Lemonade


One hour and twelve minutes of Dave Wrangler killing this mix. - Mashupciti



Dave Wrangler remixes Washed Out + mp3 link - A Heart is a Spade


I made a personal promise to myself a few weeks ago not to post any more “Pumped Up Kicks” remixes. It has been remixed, mashed, and blended to death. . . . and then some. However, Dave Wrangler just released his Afrojack // Foster the People mashup, and of the plethora of “Pumped Up Kicks” remixes available, it’s one of my favorites. I feel like I’d be unjustifiably discriminating against Mr. Wrangler by not posting it merely because of it’s use of “Pumped Up Kicks.” My new promise is to post only exceptional remixes/mashups of “Pumped Up Kicks,” and I believe this track fits squarely in that category. Give it a listen and be sure to check out more from DJ/Producer Dave Wrangler at davewrangler.com. - Bass Pirate


I know I am a little late on this post (like a year late), but I ran into this remix of his the other week, and I thought it was above par...Bump this one loud. - Ear Cande


Two of the most requested songs unite. - Bingo Balls


Stimmt, schon lange hier im Blog nichts mehr über ihm berichtet. Die Frage ist aber ganz einfach zu beantworten, unser Lieblings-DJ aus Texas macht immer noch feinste Remixe, wie diesen hier zum Beispiel: - Toast on Fire


Into instrumental music? Looking for a song to kick back and relax to? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Dave Wrangler remixes “You and I” by chillwave musician Washed Out (formerly known as Ernest Greene). If this is your first time listening to Dave, don’t make it your last. His SoundCloud features remixes of various genres, including rap, hip-hop, electro, and indie rock. You’re guaranteed to find something adhering to your musical taste. - Dirty Mexican Lemonade


Dave Wrangler has been in the DJ-ing and producing game for about 12 years now, and his experience is made evident by the masterpieces that are of his hand. He’s undoubtedly one of the most consistent DJs and mashup artists out there. This is yet another rework of “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People, and what makes it stand out is that it’s mashed with Afrojack‘s “Take Over Control.” Who would’ve thought these songs could work so well together? Clearly Dave Wrangler did, and he made it happen. Save the applause and just hit the dance floor. - In Audio We Trust


Dave Wrangler has been in the DJ-ing and producing game for about 12 years now, and his experience is made evident by the masterpieces that are of his hand. He’s undoubtedly one of the most consistent DJs and mashup artists out there. This is yet another rework of “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People, and what makes it stand out is that it’s mashed with Afrojack‘s “Take Over Control.” Who would’ve thought these songs could work so well together? Clearly Dave Wrangler did, and he made it happen. Save the applause and just hit the dance floor. - In Audio We Trust


In this very simple mash-up, dave Wrangler takes Foster the People’s ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ and Take Over Control by Afrojack and blends it into a very catchy house mix. This is a very simple mash-up, but by taking two of the catchiest tracks right now you don’t really need to get too out there when it comes to blending them….. Enjoy! - GoodMusicAllDay


Genres hardly exist for Dave Wrangler, Houston, Texas man who seems to cranking out mashups, remixes, and blends like the rest of us do lunch and dinner. In fact, It looks like he's only been making musical offerings to the masses since the beginning of 2008, so his plethora of tunes is all the more impressive. - Mashuptown


Houstonist knows that the crux of a party is the music - get it wrong, and your event is toast, but get it right and your party is the place to be. In this day and age, "anyone can be a DJ" right? Just load up a sweet playlist and go track to track.

Wrong: the world of the DJ is perilous: tragedy awaits, coiled and poised to strike in the form of an improperly selected song, a gear malfunction, or an over-enthusiastic party-goer. Fortunately, a good DJ has been well-versed in party crisis management, able to quickly rectify any situation that may arise. We know a few folks in this town who are more than capable behind a set of tables, and one of those is honorable Dave Wrangler. Thus, you can understand our excitement when Dave sent us his newest collection of mashups and remixes, Under The Influence. - Houstonist


In case you were wondering what's been consuming my obsessive listening tendencies lately, it's not Cee-Lo Green's new album, The Lady Killer. No, frankly, it's a bit long in the tooth and comes off as a major yawner. Sure there are a few choice cuts sprinkled in, but none as fantastic as Bright Lights Bigger City, and thanks to our buddy Dave Wrangler coming in with jauntier mix of the track, we can forget we ever spun the entire disc. So just toss this remix on for 45.8 minutes in repetition, which is how long you'd waste your time 'earing up on Green's solo effort. - Sheena Beaston


With the ability to download an entire studio for immediate use (on your lap), there are thousands of popular artists out there making new singles all the time. But with this influx of bedroom producers, original songs have become more scarce. From all these bedroom producers we are seeing one thing, and that is absolutely fantastic, manipulated, warped remixes.

OVERALL FAVOURITE REMIX
My overall favourite remix is the Dave Wrangler remix. The overall level of relaxation this remix sends through my body is unbelievable. Enjoy. - Earmilk.com


Not the typical thing we get from Dave Wrangler. A bit more mainstream sounding than usual. Thats a good thing. This works really well and I’m going to be able to play the hell out of it for college kids. - White Folks Get Crunk


Dave Wrangler remix of the classic 'Staring at the Sun' track by TV On The Radio. Yet another quality piece of work by someone who is fast becoming a blogger's favorite in 2009. Staring At The Sun (Dave Wrangler's Conscience Clear Remix) - TV On The Radio - We Are Hunted


Continuing the theme from yesterday of mixing hip hop with robotic beats, Dave Wrangler has sent in hist latest remix featuring Biggie's Nasty Girl blended with an instrumental from electro funk group Ghostland Observatory's Heavy Heart. Purists may cringe at the idea of combining the two, but it ends up sounding like something the Neptunes might have put together for the Clipse circa 2001. Peep: - 33Jones


Dave Wrangler does sick mixes! - Gowhere Hip-hop (Chicago #1 Hip-hop blog)


Houston mash-up master Dave Wrangler recently remixed Animal Collective's "My Girls," from the Brooklyn buzzmongers' brand-new Merriweather Post Pavilion, for German Web site Byte.fm. It's something of a hit - "Since I put it out, I've had numerous inquiries for DJ bookings all over the country," he reports.

Check it out below, plus his inspired pairing of Hercules & Love Affair and Ludacris' "Stand Up!"; both tracks appear on Wrangler's forthcoming Heads Up Houston mix CD. - Houston Press


The hype leading up to the Animal Collective show on May 31st in Tucson is nearing a boiling point. In order to relieve a little bit of that pressure, here’s a remix of AC’s newest single “My Girls”. This remix comes from Houston based producer/remixer of the moment, Dave Wrangler. - Factory Made Future


Just in time for Memorial Day is this week’s goldmine: Houston DJ Dave Wrangler transforms indie hits till their dancefloor proper. It’s like when everyone leaves school for summer vacation, and then they come back the next year and the old captain of the debate team is all into Slayer and body modification.

http://www.rollingstone.com/rockdaily/index.php/2008/05/23/single-minded-usher-coldplay-50-cent-meets-the-1950s-and-more/
- ROLLING STONE


Discography

2009
*Heads Up Houston LP | Remix album of all Houston artists
*Animal Collective - My Girls (Dave Wrangler Remix) | Paste Magazine, NME and Sirius XMU support
*Pharcyde x Ghostland Observatory - Passin' Me By (Dave Wrangler Remix) | 101X support
*Byte FM Exclusive DJ Mix | Exclusive mix for German radio
*Life of the Party DJ Mix | Rolling Stone review

2010
*Under the Influence LP | 17 track remix album
*YACHT x NASA EP | 6 track mashup album
*SXDW DJ Mix (SXSW promo mix)
*Screwed Up Summer DJ Mix | multi-genre chopped + screwed DJ mix
*The XX - Stars (Dave Wrangler Remix) | support from Sirius XMU, #1 HypeM

2011
*Cee Lo Green - Bright Lights Bigger City (Dave Wrangler Radio 1 Remix) | Sirius XMU support, 12" vinyl A-side release, 350K Youtube plays
*DW_I Mixtape - a DJ mix of 22 of my newest remixes and mashups
*Fat Tony - Home (Dave Wrangler RABDAREMIX)
*The Tontons - Golden (Dave Wrangler Remix) | So Young 7" release, B-side
*Blood Orange - Sutphin Boulevard (Dave Wrangler Remix)
*The Strokes - Games (Dave Wrangler Remix) | Sirius XMU support
*Washed Out
*YACHT feat. LCD Soundsystem - Yeah Tripped Fell in Love (Dave Wrangler Remix) | college radio charted
*Foster the People x Afrojack - Pumped Up Kicks (DW Remix) | charting top 10 on numerous DJ sites
*Downlow'd feat. Dave Wrangler - "Le BUZZZZ" | Tropical Madness Records EP with remixes
*The Polymuse - REBELUTION EP

2012
The Black Keys - Sister (Dave Wrangler Remix)

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Dave Wrangler works with sound palettes from all musical disciplines to create critically-acclaimed DJ mixes, remixes and genre-bending mashups. Dave's productions have received support from Rolling Stone, NME, Paste Magazine, East Village Radio, Sirius XM, BBC Radio 1, Clear Channel and many of the top music blogs around. He has received Twitter support from tastemakers such as Diplo, Matt & Kim, Cee Lo Green, Fare Soldi, Tiesto, Donald Glaude, YACHT and more. Between Soundcloud, Youtube and LastFM- Dave Wrangler has racked up over ONE MILLION plays by fans around the world.