Tourist – Holding On (feat. Josef Salvat & Niia) (Todd Edwards Remix)
One of Todd Edwards’s many strong suits is his ability to manipulate the human voice. His vocal chops were key components of many of his classics, and he often heavily distorts vocalists, as he did to AlunaGeorge on his “White Noise” edit. But on his remix of Tourist‘s “Holding On,” Todd lets Josef Salvat and Niia sing relatively unaltered – their words roll smoothly across the newly bouncy, carefree instrumental. He seamlessly blends elements of pop, house, garage, and more, ultimately crafting a track that’s as elegant and poised as anything in his catalog. When “Holding On” first dropped in late March, Annie Mac named it the Hottest Record in the World; unsurprisingly Todd’s remix is every bit as hot.