We are pleased to announce that fabulous French label Wagram have again featured one of our tracks – this time the 6u5 remix of ‘Venus in Hollywood.’
Available now on their compilation ‘Electro Swing Fever vol.3,’ the album is available digitally via iTunes and will soon also be out physically on 3-disc CD.
Preview the track-list here and get swingin’…
Sweet Tooth had a very promising rehearsal with our brand-new rhythm section last night – as “first-goes” go it was exciting indeed.
Live plans are being hatched so watch this space…
Jet-setters that we are (in spirit!), it seems fitting that it’s been a week for international compilation news. This one hails from Japan (via our label there, Rambling Records), and they have included our electro-swing tune ‘Venus in Hollywood’ on a new release titled ‘Swingin’ Gold – Tribute To The Great Gatsby.’
It’s just been made available on iTunes Japan (for those of you with access to that – if you want our track alone it’s internationally on iTunes here). For old-school CD lovers we’ve been informed that there will be a full CD release coming in the Autumn.
Regardless of what you thought of Baz Luhrmann‘s film (looked amazing – waaaaay too long?), there’s no doubt that the 1920′s style it depicted still packs an absolute punch. We love to imagine Daisy and Jay doing the charleston to “Venus…”. And we’re also pretty thrilled with the fact it’s a nice mix of old and new artists and that our favourites Ella, Eartha and Louis are included – you could say that Sweet Tooth are dancing with the stars on this one
Tracklist: 1 St. James Ballroom (Sepalot Remix) – Alice Francis
2 Venus In Hollywood – Sweet Tooth
3 Bad Boy Good Man (Aerophon Mix) – Tape Five
4 Happy Feet – Buscemi
5 Woody Woody – Dimie Cat
6 Hit’em With It High (Alternate Version) – Boogaloo Stu
7 Tangled Up – Caro Emerald
8 AAA (Triple A) – Dimie Cat
9 Shoot Him Down! – Alice Francis
10 Pink Lullaby – Tape Five
11 Big Spender – The New Burlesque Roadshow
12 The Big Blow Out – Henry Mancini
13 Caravan – Ella Fitzgerald
14 Beale Street Blues – Eartha Kitt
15 Sugar – Dirty Honkers
16 Tail Feather (feat. Youthstar & Erica Guaca) – Smokey Joe & The Kid
17 Puttin’ On The Ritz (Club Des Belugas Remix) – Club des Belugas
18 Sway – The Jazz Age Swingers
19 Hidden – Buscemi & The Michel Bisceglia Ensemble
20 What A Wonderful World [Club Mix] – Louis Armstrong
Following on from the last post about our friends Bart & Baker, we are pleased to announce that the Audioprophecy and Charlie Rouhana remix of ‘Bee Zoo’ has been included on the latest Dubai Eklektic 3 compilation.
If you’re not familiar with this series, it’s an off-shoot of the legendary Buddha Bar compilations. Sweet Tooth have always loved their sophisticated mix of chilled tunes (it’s no surprise that the bar/restaurants originated in Paris!), so it’s given us a real thrill to be included on one of their releases.
The album is “a double CD musical journey of down-tempo and up-tempo tracks inspired by the dynamism of Dubai, the ambience of Grosvenor House Dubai, and masterfully mixed by Buddha Bar Dubai’s very own DJ Nicholas Sechaud and DJ Ravin.”
01.Audiofly Feat. Fiora – 6 Degree (Tale of Us Remix) 05:40
02.Gad. – Waves (Prosis Remix) 04:50
03.Adana Twins – Strange (Original Mix) 06:58
04.Jane Maximova – Rain in My Hear (Biotones Remix) 06:16
05.Lovebirds Feat. Novika – this Time (Gorge Remix) 07:09
06.Miss Luna & Q Derhino – A DJ (HP Hoeger Remix) 06:49
07.Paki Palmieri Presents Kingkongas Feat Nour Eddine – Tilo (Full Vocal Mix) 06:05
08.Michael & Levan and Stiven Rivic – Over the Coast David Granha Remix 06:51
09.Pablo Ceballos – Adagio for Drums (Original Mix) 05:47
10.Dubphone – Bongo De Congo (Ben Tax Remix) 04:32
11.Thomas Schwartz – Africa (Original Mix) 07:39
12.Bart & Baker Feat. Sweet Tooth – Bee Zoo Audioprophecy & Charlie Rouhana Remix 05:00
13.Neomotion – Moonlight (Original Mix) 04:29
14.Sambox – Liar in Love (Original Mix) 05:12
15.Christophe Goze – from Father to Son(Original Mix) 05:23
16.Christos Stylianou – Broken Mirror (Original Mix) 04:08
17.Mathieu & Florzinho Feat. Ma’deevah – Changes (Original Mix) 06:07
18.Triangle Sun – Secret Letter (Original Mix) 04:19
19.Ganga & Sophie Tusnelda – Golden Lightfalls (Original Mix) 04:30
20.Cayetano – Day Boy (Original Mix) 05:13
21.Dusky – Stick by this (Original Mix) 05:07
22.Amine Edge – Yeah (3 Minutes Edit) 05:56
23.Luca C & Brigante Feat. Roisin Murphy – Flash of Light (Solomun Remix) 08:10
24.Ry & Frank Wiedemann – Howling (Ame Remix) 06:02
25.Clara Da Costa – Dub Be Good 2 Me Jason Bye Remix 05:26
26.Laid Back – Sunshine Reggae (Visti & Meyland’s Stella Polaris) Original Mix 06:51
“We love reinvention, using elements that already exist like vintage music, performance styles and costume so we are able to please or uncover a love of swing with both vintage fans and modern kids. We’ve always been huge fans of London and it’s cutting edge club culture so to be accepted and given such support from so many people has just amazed us. We work with electro swing clubs, vintage themed burlesque clubs, the best of your festivals and it’s thanks to all our UK fans and collaborators for making our journey so exciting so far.” Bart
We are pleased to announce that our friends Bart & Baker have included our collaboration with them on their debut album ‘Introducing Bart & Baker.’ The track ‘Bee Zoo’ is a little moment of kitsch that we hope fits in perfectly with their signature electro swing tunes.
If you’re in London and fancy checking out the cut of their jib, you can see them at The Electro Swing Club at Book Club on Sat 20th April. With lots of other DJ talent and some live performances, this is an internationally famous club night with a unique fusion of Paris/London Swing.
Those closer to Paris will find that Bart&Baker have their own monthly residency at the world-famed Parisian club La Machine du MOULIN ROUGE. See more about the vintage loving duo on their website.
To purchase the album, follow the links below my dears…
Gavin and I recently spent the day in Surrey with our band-mate Nick Rye, recording drums for London in Puddles, the last track to go on our album. We were lucky enough to be given the use of an incredible (oh-so-English) converted barn to record in, surrounded by an explosion of Autumn colours in the trees and with crisp sunlight streaming through the roof lights.
I only grabbed a few snaps on the day but I’ve been meaning to share them with you.
The barn was huge and separated into a few different spaces (including its own squash court that we were able to place a mic in!) so it had the perfect acoustics for the sound we wanted.
It even had a sauna and jacuzzi area, not that we had time to put those to use that day (much to my chagrin!).
Thanks to Nick for his time and musicality, and to Gail and Jonny for generously loaning us their space for the day.
I’ve not posted about our new video for a while – humble apologies to those looking forward to seeing it. Exciting things are afoot in the land of Sweet Tooth, so we’ll have to keep our pretty cards close to our chest for just a little while longer…
In the meantime, I want to cheekily pique your interest (“a tease? Who… me?”) by sharing with you the newest work by Maximilla (one half of the Belles who filmed ‘Venus’).
This “Darlin’” short fashion film, made in collaboration with Lula Magazine’s Leith Clark (as if you couldn’t tell), showcases Orla Kiely‘s Spring 2013 collection, which Kiely states was inspired by “Palm Springs, Slim Aarons, summer resorts from the 1960s, and the pool culture of that time period.”
It makes me wish that the briefest bliss of an ‘Indian Summer’ we just enjoyed in London could be endless. I adore the film’s dreamy, sun-lit playfulness. The music by Erika Spring of Au Revoir Simone is perfect. And if the whole collection could find its way into my wardrobe sometime soon, I’d be most happy indeed.
We have something a little different to share with you today – a remix competition in conjunction with French music site Electrocorp.
It’s for our new collaboration with Parisian dandies Bart&Baker, who have focussed their electro-swing DJ/production skills on a cute track we wrote especially for them.
It’s called ‘Bee Zoo,’ it’s kitch as hell, and we can’t wait to hear what clever twists can be found by other producers…
Full details of how to enter can be read here.
Closing on August 15th, the jury (Electrocorp, Bart&Baker and ourselves) will select the best remixes to post online through Electrocorp’s SoundCloud until early September. The three most played, favorited and commented (as a combination of the three) will be include in the EP release and awarded with 150 euros for their work.