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BNR kicks off 2023 by making good on a past promise. “Love & Validation,” BOYS NOIZE and KELSEY LU‘s sex-paced industrial ballad, never received an uptempo club treatment – until now. The “Love & Validation Remixes” EP offers three new flavors of elevated atmosphere, syrupy vocals, and body-tuned rhythms from ELAXMARCEL DETTMANN, and the elusive JACKSON.


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The recording of “Love & Validation” was an international affair, written and recorded in LA where Lu is based. The remix EP, however, begins with a double dose of Berlin courtesy of MARCEL DETTMANN, a central figure in the city’s Berghain era.  DETTMANN keeps the vocals and atmospheric refrain intact but surgically implants a thumping techno backbone so loosely-quantized it’s almost tribal. The new rhythm and arrangement are transformative, as if a track meant for (ahem) horizontal listening suddenly stood up vertically, taking it from the bedroom to the big room.

Artist(s): Boys Noize, Kelsey Lu

Title: Love & Validation Remixes

Record Label: Boysnoize Records

Cat.Number: BNR224

Release Date: 20th January 2023


1) Love & Validation (Marcel Dettmann Remix)

2) Love & Validation (Jackson Remix)

3 ) Love & Validation (Elax Remix)