Matt & Kim are mixing everything up on Lightning Remixes, a re-imagining of 2012 s Lightning replete with mixes from the likes of Salva, Bonde Do Role, Yung Skeeter and Anamanaguchi. The latest to get a new spin? The video for sneeringly dancey jam Overexposed, as rejiggered by Anamanaguchi. MTV Hive has that vid along with an interview with the eclectic duo themselves below.Matt & Kim are self-described control freaks. Not only are the duo a real-life couple which means they live together, play together and work together they also take ownership of the whole album-creation process (you guessed it, together). They self-produced Lightning, for which they are currently touring. We are, I can tell, sometimes very difficult to work with because we just came from this world of doing, of being involved with everything, especially the music, Matt told Hive. We self-produce, we record, [we] mixed two of our albums because we kind of wanted it to be 100% us. While this kind of collaboration may seem a bit intense for most couples, Matt & Kim say it isn t the case with them. I will say we have a weird connection, so we see eye-to-eye on most everything, Kim told Hive.With their remix album, however, the duo saw eye-to-eye on letting go allowing other musicians to muck around with their music and come out with something new. I thought this was very liberating, Matt said, [We said], Well, here s the stems, the vocal tracks, the drum track or whatever, and just we trust what you ve done and your style and I want to see what happens. The wide-spanning sound of Lightning Remixes was born, in part, from Matt & Kim s eclectic appeal they ve played with a range of artists, from Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance to EDM acts at festivals like Ultra. Sometimes we ll show up and we ll be the only act with a drum set in an all-electronic lineup, Matt said. But you know I always say Matt & Kim make sense wherever anyone wants to dance and get
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