“‘New Scene’ is one of the best dance recordings of the year and one of the finest in Felix Cartal’s catalogue.”
—Zel McCarthy, BILLBOARD.COM (8/9/13)

In one of his most successful and busiest years to date, Canadian electro house golden boy Felix Cartal is closing out a major 2013 with the New Scene (feat. Ofelia)remix EP, out December 3on Dim Mak Records. A highlight track off Felix Cartal’s Past, Present, FelixEP—available now on Dim Mak Records and praised by ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT—the sentimentally driven “New Scene” features vocalist Ofelia coupled with a dreamlike melody driven by a sensitive tone with gorgeous vocal overlays. The new remix package features the original track with remixed versions of “New Scene” from producers/DJs TOKiMONSTA, Deorro, Lucky Date & Felix Cartal, and Lazy Rich. Grab a free download of bonus remix Felix Cartal – “New Scene” (feat. Ofelia) [CRNKN Remix] here: Fans can listen to previews of all the remixes on the newly launched “New Scene” microsite here:

The New Scene (feat. Ofelia)remix EP boasts an array of renditions from diverse producers across the electronic music spectrum. Felix Cartal himself steps up to bat with his own take on the track with producer Lucky Date. The result is a progressive house tune with an euphoric melody line featuring Lucky Date’s inimitable big room house sound and Felix Cartal’s electro house touch. Los Angeles-based songwriter/producer/beatsmith TOKiMONSTA takes the reigns with a slow-burning take on the track that showcases her production prowess and skillful drum work, while highlighting Ofelia’s vocals. On his remix, Los Angeles producer and fellow Dim Mak artist Deorro proves his expertise in production by combining bright synth chords, clean guitar riffs, and a banging electro beat. Lazy Rich closes out the package with his remix, underlining beautiful synth lines and piano chords combined with a thrilling electro rhythm.

The Past, Present, FelixEP has taken Felix Cartal’s career to new heights. Past, Present, Felix highlights a new creative direction for Felix Cartal with a heavier focus on vocal-based songwriting. The 4-track EP—which reached the Top 20 on the iTunesDance Top Albums chart and registered across various Beatport charts—showcases the new, musically matured Felix Cartal, whose sound boasts the perfect contrast of ethereal vocals, enchanting melodies, and punchy bass lines, and takes the young producer on an unprecedented sonic journey. In addition to releasing Past, Present, Felix this year, Felix Cartal also launched the After Dark North American Tour, which took him across major clubs and venues throughout the U.S. and his native Canada. He also performed at this year’s *Electric Zoo and Tomorrowland festivals, both times on the Dim Mak Up All Night Stage.

The complete track listing for Felix Cartal’s New Scene (feat. Ofelia)remix EP is as follows:

1. New Scene (feat. Ofelia)
2. New Scene (feat. Ofelia) [Lucky Date & Felix Cartal Remix]
3. New Scene (feat. Ofelia) [TOKiMONSTA Remix]
4. New Scene (feat. Ofelia) [Deorro Remix]
5. New Scene (feat. Ofelia) [Lazy Rich Remix]

Past, Present, Felix from Felix Cartal is available now on Dim Mak Records.


About Felix Cartal:

Following a relentless touring schedule and tireless work ethic, Vancouver native Felix Cartal has quickly rose to become one of the premier producers in the electronic/dance realm. First noticed by Steve Aoki and MSTRKRFT for his big room anthems, his music quickly gained popularity and has been supported by world-renowned artists/producers, including Diplo, Laidback Luke, Hardwell, Congorock, and many more. Felix Cartal’s music has been evolving since day one, and he now regularly collaborates with a dynamic array of producers and vocalists. The result is a more mature, unique sound that can be heard on hits from his 2012 album Different Faces, which featured the single “Don’t Turn on the Lights” that was nominated in the Best Dance Recording category at the 2013 JUNO Awards. In the last year alone, Felix Cartal has released many official remixes, including those for Zedd, The Bloody Beetroots, and Tiësto. As an in-demand live performer, he has played at the leading music festivals across the globe, including Electric Daisy Carnival, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Zoo, World Electronic Music Festival, and Tomorrowland, and has headlined countless clubs and venues worldwide. With a brimming touring schedule and the release of his recent Past, Present, Felix EP, there is no doubt the high energy, feel-good pop of Felix Cartal will reach new heights this year.

*NOTE: The Dim Mak Up All Night Stage at Electric Zoo 2013 did not take place as the event was cancelled at the festival promoter’s request.

This post originally appeared on Electronic Nightlife, now a part of beatcue.

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