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Listen To This DJ Pierre Remix of Rihanna’s “S & M”

February 15, 2011
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Norwegian production duo Stargate have put together dance-pop hits like Beyonce’s “Irreplaceable,” Ne-Yo’s “Closer” (which DJ Booman remixed), and more recently Katy Perry’s “Firework” and Rihanna’s “S & M.” All of the songs follow this loud-quiet-loud, build-up blueprint that isn’t too far removed from club music, but still doesn’t really compare given club’s well, far more appealing, loud-loud-loud construction, you know? Thankfully, DJ Pierre has taken all the best elements of Stargate’s work on “S & M” (mostly, those kinda grimy synths), removed all the trying-too-hard manipulative parts, and made a fairly traditional club version, even cleverly looping Rihanna’s vocals in a way that pays homage to DJ Class’ “Na Na Na.”

DJ PIERRE – RIHANNA’S S&M REMIX by Baltimore DJ Pierre

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