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Diplo 'Revolution' featuring Faustix & Imanos and Kai (Remixes) Review
Panic City, RUN DMT, Paper Diamond, and Sluggers each try their hands at remixing the trap revolt anthem.

If 'Express Yourself' instigator and Major Lazer group member Diplo is the leader of this upside down, twerkin' it on a handstand revolution, then the four names chosen for the 'Revolution' (Remixes) are his second's in command. Out now via Mad Decent, each of the included remixes adds to and improves the dynamic stadium sound of the original, all the while making sure to maintain the lofty vocal work Kai has laid out as the guiding voice of the title track to Diplo's previously released Revolution EP.

Panic City's remix is the first to take a four on the floor approach to the track, with its steady pounding drum beat and rapid firing synth work, shifting it from arena anthem to club banger, at least until the last 30 seconds where it reverts back to its original tempo. Only RUN DMT's remix maintains the initial trap mentality, with heavily filtered percussion that slowly builds up underneath its newly designed synth lead, something Paper Diamond's remix does in extremely novel and up-tempo fashion. Ultimately, it is the Sluggers remix of 'Revolution,' with its deep dark drops and chopped up vocals, that truly stands out of the crowd, and just so happens to be available for free download as well.

Listen to all of the 'Revolution' (Remixes), available now through Beatport and iTunes, below.