Villains (electronic music group)

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Villains
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Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, USA
Genres Electronica, electronic rock, breakbeat
Years active 2007–present
Labels Dim Mak Records
Website Villains Official Website
Members Mad V and Koncept)

Villains are an American electronic duo consisting of Mad V and Koncept.[1] The group officially formed in late 2007.[2][3] Within a few months, they were performing all over the United States and getting commissioned to produce official remixes.[4][5][6] And now, within just two years, they are touring the globe and producing original music as well as remixes for a wide variety of artists.[7][8][9]

Discography[edit]

Official Remixes[edit]

  • Fischerspooner – "Infidels of the World Unite (Villains Remix)" [via Dim Mak] (2011)
  • The Bravery – "Slow Poison (Villains Remix)" [via Mercury / IDJ] (2009)
  • Shakira – "She Wolf (Villains Remix)" [via Epic / Sony] (2009)
  • Britney Spears – "Circus (Villains Remix)" [via Jive / Zomba] (2009)[10]
  • Dragonette – "Fixin' To Thrill (Villains Remix)" [via One Love] (2009)[11][12]
  • Bloc Party – "Ares (Villains Remix)" [via Wichita] (2009)[13]
  • Lykke Li – "Little Bit (Villains Remix)" [via Atlantic] (2009)[14]
  • N.A.S.A. – "Whatchadoin' (Villains Remix)" feat. M.I.A., Santigold, and Spankrock [via Anti-] (2009)[15]
  • DJ Felli Fel – "Get Buck In Here (Villains Remix)" feat. Diddy, Ludacris, Akon, and Lil Jon [via So So Def] (2008)[16]
  • Edison Gem – "Things Change (Villains Remix)" [via Orion Music] (2008)[17]
  • Bianca G. & The Nasty Boys – "3some (Villains Remix)" [via 3 Is The Co] (2008)[18][19]
  • Shwayze – "Buzzin' (Villains Remix)" [via Suretone / Geffen] (2008)[20]
  • Datarock – "Computer Camp Love (Villains Remix)" [via Nettwerk] (2008)[21]

Bootleg Remixes[edit]

  • New Young Pony Club – "The Bomb (Villains Xplosive Remix)" (2008)[22][23]
  • Hot Chip – "Ready For The Floor (Villains & L.A. Riots Remix)" (2008)[24][25]
  • Daft Punk – "Around The World (Villains' More Cowbell Edit)" (2007)[26][27]
  • Bloc Party – "Hunting For Witches (Villains Electro-Banger Remix)" (2007)[2][28][29][30]

Singles / EPs[edit]

  • "Victims" [via Dim Mak] (2010)
  • "I'm On It" Remix EP (with remixes by Acid Girls and AC Slater) [via Villains Records] (2009)
  • Villains x Classixx – "I'm On It" feat. o8o [via Coco Machete / Buzzard Gulch] (2009)[31]
  • Birth EP [via Villains Records] (2009)[32]

Mixtapes[edit]

  • AU / NZ Tour: May 2009: Mini-Mix (2009)[33]
  • Villains, Second Offense feat. Whiskey Pete and o8o (2009)[34][35]
  • Maximum Mini-Mega Mix for Indie 103.1 (2008)[36][37]
  • Villains, Volume One feat. Whiskey Pete (2007)[38][39]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Lester (April 6, 2009). "New Band Of The Day: VILLAINS | guardian.co.uk". The Guardian. UK. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Missingtoof Introduces The World To Villains
  3. ^ Un. "Villains' Official MySpace Page". Myspace.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  4. ^ "UC Riverside Heat Festival". last.fm. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ "X-Dance Honors 2008". X-dance.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  6. ^ "RedThreat: Villains @ Sonotheque (Chicago)". Redthreat.wordpress.com. February 25, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  7. ^ Epaulette Interview With Villains: New Zealand [permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Villains Exclusive Sydney Show at Candy's Apartment, Sydney". Resident Advisor. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  9. ^ MTV Brazil: Villains to play Madame Sata Festival in Brazil
  10. ^ "iTunes USA: Circus Remix EP". Itunes.apple.com. February 19, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  11. ^ "iTunes Australia: Fixin' To Thrill". Itunes.apple.com. July 17, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  12. ^ "New Remix By Villains". Bandroom Records. February 22, 1999. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  13. ^ "iTunes USA: Intimacy Remixed". Itunes.apple.com. May 12, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Prefix Magazine: Review of Villains' Remix of Lykke Li's "Little Bit"". Prefixmag.com. March 27, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  15. ^ "NME Magazine: N.A.S.A. feat. MIA, Santogold, Spank Rock, & Nick Zinner". NME. UK. February 18, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  16. ^ BritneySpears.com: Interview With Villains Archived April 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  17. ^ "iTunes USA: Edison Gem: Things Change". Itunes.apple.com. August 20, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  18. ^ "Stream of Biance G. & The Nasty Boys – 3some (Villains Remix)". IMEEM. December 8, 2011. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  19. ^ Fountain of Youth: Official Video for Villains' Remix of "3some"
  20. ^ Missingtoof: Shwayze: Buzzin' (Villains Remix)
  21. ^ "iTunes USA: Datarock: Computer Camp Love EP". Itunes.apple.com. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  22. ^ "YouSendIt: The Bomb (Villains Xplosive Remix)". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  23. ^ "Prefix Magazine: Review of Villains' Remix of New Young Pony Club's "The Bomb"". Prefixmag.com. September 5, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  24. ^ "YouSendIt: Ready For The Floor (Villains & L.A. Riots Remix)". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  25. ^ "Hot Chip Remix MP3". Brooklyn Vegan. March 6, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  26. ^ "YouSendIt: Around The World (Villains' More Cowbell Edit)". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  27. ^ Missingtoof: Daft Punk – Around the World (Villains' More Cowbell DJ Edit)
  28. ^ "YouSendIt: Hunting For Witches (Villains Electro-Banger Remix)". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  29. ^ "Vice Records: Bloc Party Week 2". Vice.typepad.com. December 29, 2007. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  30. ^ "November 14, 2007". BlocParty.net. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  31. ^ "iTunes USA: It Came From The Blog compilation". Itunes.apple.com. April 7, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  32. ^ "iTunes USA: Villains: Birth EP". Itunes.apple.com. February 1, 2009. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  33. ^ "YouSendIt: AU/NZ May 2009 Tour Mixtape". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  34. ^ "YouSendIt: Villains, Second Offense". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  35. ^ Missingtoof: Villains: Second Offense Mix, Featuring Whiskey Pete and o8o
  36. ^ "YouSendIt: Maximum Mini-Mega Mix for Indie 103.1". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  37. ^ Missingtoof: Villains: Maximum Mini-Mega Mix (for Indie 103.1's Neon Noise radioshow)
  38. ^ "YouSendIt: Villains, Volume One". Rcpt.yousendit.com. October 3, 2008. Retrieved January 12, 2012. 
  39. ^ Missingtoof: Villains: Vol.1 Featuring Whiskey Pete