And yet, Joy Orbison’s version of the omnipresent-on-the-internet “Video Games” is worth a listen, since it actually works as its own piece of music. Maybe Orbison hears a little of himself in Del Rey; they are, after all, both mysterious, mercurial internet-hype types. And Orbison’s thumping deep-house reworking of the track unearths a dark pulse at its center and then goes to town with it. Listen below.
(via Gorilla Vs. Bear)
Now let’s all go find something else to remix, OK? Please?