Blood Orange flips Tame Impala’s “Borderline” into simmering psychedelic soul
The first single off Tame Impala’s latest album, The Slow Rush, “Borderline” carries elements of funk and disco while still maintaining the neon-colored psychedelics that define Tame Impala’s sound.
Blood Orange’s take on the bouncy groove is a seven minute long, slow-burning, psychedelic soul affair with aspects of dub music. Hynes trades the throbbing disco beats on the original for sparse, syncopated drumming, performed by Porches‘ Aaron Maine, and the funky bassline for laid-back, verbed-out guitar riffs. The remix simmers with the quiet heat of a late summer night, and carries a completely different vibe from the original track’s upbeat danceability.
Check out Blood Orange’s remix of Tame Impala’s “Borderline” below.