Kylie Minogue

"Boombox" only became listenable after it was remixed for consideration for X. The demo from the Body Language sounds like it would've worked on Body Language with its 80s funk vibe. My favorite version is the DJ Rokk & Pixel82 Remix
Same. I love the Commodore 64-ness of their mix.

The original "Boombox" is a cute listen but it's definitely still a ProTools demo and a sounddesk has been nowhere near it. The way I interpreted what happened with that demo was that Kylie brushed it off for that Boombox club night and Parlophone did some blogspot remixes for the Being A Dickhead Is Cool crowd. I don't think it was ever to be revived for X itself?

I wish someone would invite her to DJ at a club night called When Are You Coming Home.
 
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The way I interpreted what happened with that demo was that Kylie brushed it off for that Boombox club night and Parlophone did some blogspot remixes for the Being A Dickhead Is Cool crowd. I don't think it was ever to be revived for X itself?
Oh, I remember this story now. I guess that I just conflated it as something considered for X because it came out around that time, but now I remember that it was just Kylie doing something fun, something for the summertime, something for the Boombox girls to get ready and party to.

It's a shame that it wasn't ever considered for X though. There was a strong song in there, which was unfortunately marred by some pretty naff production.
 
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I take it it was never officially released?
Unfortunately, no. The only officially released mix is the LA Riots Mix. This was only ever released onto Soundcloud and blogs, alongside a couple of other remixes—as free downloads if I remember correctly. It's a shame that they never bundled them as a release for streaming at all. I assume that Parlophone probably didn't want to charge people for something that was given away for free. Actually, what am I saying? A record label charging for something that they initially released for free would be on brand for a record label.
 
Wow I had know idea this existed! I still love the LA Riots version too, but this one goes off as well. I take it it was never officially released?

There was a CDR with about 5 remixes that circulated in late summer/autumn 2007. I think the DJ Rokk and Pixel82 was the first one to surface online. My memory of it places it around the same week or so that Mylo stuck his demos on his MySpace when he had his big cream puff with Kylie, but I could be wrong. It's been a while.
 
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The art direction and photography for Body Language is still unbeatable in Kylie's canon and one of my all-time favorite things any pop artist has done, before or since. The minimalist Bardot chic look was so great.

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While on the topic of X visuals, can we talk about how fucking cool those see-through CD singles were??
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Ms. Minogue really gave me a reason to hunt down her CD singles years after their release, even aside from B-sides and remixes. It's a shame that when leaving Parlophone, she seems to also have left her design team behind. I mean, the physicals from the Fever, Body Language and X eras were all incredible. Honestly, even Boombox was a work of art!
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There was a CDR with about 5 remixes that circulated in late summer/autumn 2007. I think the DJ Rokk and Pixel82 was the first one to surface online. My memory of it places it around the same week or so that Mylo stuck his demos on his MySpace when he had his big cream puff with Kylie, but I could be wrong. It's been a while.
That promo had some bangers that when the original actually came out it was just an “oh, that’s cute”.

My favorite will always be the Revolte Official Remix

which I always felt inspired the version played during the KylieX2008 tour.
 
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