Meanwhile, some good stuff:
Ms Jade - Get Away
Who said Timbaland needs to switch up his beats??? Bounce for me. Also: great "don't step to me, bitch!" anthem.
Horsepower Productions - Django's Sound
Either Mouse On Mars get on some horny Oriental action, or some belly-dancing weasels create havoc at the banquet (AKA: how it sounds
versus how it looks
DJ Sammy - Boys of Summer
Pristine and perfect, a drop of dew gathering weight at the end of a leaf at sunrise.
BJ Caruana - Bump
BJ is sillier than Danii, but "Bump" is as more-more-more explosive as "At Night". It's a similar idea actually (what if we combined girlish pop with an itchy-as-hell electro-house groove?), but subtly shifted from the "house" side of the equation to the "pop" side. Great for the first ten minutes out of the shower. That translates as three plays back to back.
Kylie Minogue - Come Into My World (Fischerspooner Mix)
Or there's this: girlish house-pop transformed into compulsive end-of-the-world electro dirge. Not yer average minimalist grind (thank god, actually) but a fizzy high-dynamics machine breakdown that ends up much more catchy than the gauzy original.
Missy Elliot - Work It (garage remix)
Weird confluence between Timbaland's new-fangled buzzy electro beats and garage's new-fangled buzzy electro beats: Missy shifts from sexy to urgent, the music from slimy to aggressive, but really this is just a very, very good trick of perspective.
Also on the punisher-garage tip: Soulo's "Switch"! Slammin!