When was the last time you heard a remix of a song before the single itself even came out? Never? That’s not that surprising. Who precedes a single release by giving a taster of its remixes first? Well, Todd Terje does apparently. He’s just released two remixes of a brand new track – ‘Jungelknugen’ – including one by none other than Four Tet.
Listening to Four Tet’s remix of the track is thoroughly intriguing. There’s a buzzing bassline and looping techno elements, and a few classic drum licks, as well as some driving piano, all flowing into an arpeggiated flurry of melodies. The hard part is differentiating where exactly Todd ends and Four Tet begins. Trying to pick out exactly what will actually be included on the single itself (that piano perhaps?) is a puzzle in itself, and just makes you want to listen again to see if you can distinguish the pair’s work. But even if you’re not on the hunt for clues to what the “actual” version of ‘Jungelknugen’ will sound like, this is still a pulsating slice of electronic goodness.