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Gulf Relief Remix featuring Mos Def, Preservation Hall Jazz Band & More
September 27, 2010, 7:11 pm
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Gulf Aid Allstars – It Ain’t My Fault! by Preservation Hall


Gulf Aid Allstars – “Ain’t My Fault” (Magnum Remix) by Magnum.

Over at the Six Degrees office we are blessed to not only work with amazing artists that are on the label, but to also have employees who are very talented up and coming artists in their own right. Will Magid, who, under the production moniker ‘Magnum’ has a hot remix for the Gulf Relief Foundation out now. Besides remixes you can hear Will playing trumpet with such diverse acts as Solomon Burke, Muytator, Afrolicious and Happy Rabbit to name a few.
You can vote for the remix on the Gulf Relief homepage, and even make your own track with Mos Def and Preservation Hall Jazz Band stems. More info after the break.

On May 12th, 2010, Mos Def and Preservation Hall’s Ben Jaffe met in New Orleans to collaborate on a song to benefit The Gulf Relief Foundation, an organization providing relief for those affected by the Gulf oil spill catastrophe.

In an all-night jam session less than 12 hours later, they recorded the song at Preservation Hall with the newly formed Gulf Aid Allstars: Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz, Trombone Shorty, Tim Robbins and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The result: a remake of the New Orleans rhythm and blues classic “It Ain’t My Fault”.

The track and accompanying music video of the session are now available for download exclusively on iTunes with all proceeds to benefit The Gulf Relief Foundation. As an extra incentive, your purchase of the single gets you a free 1-year subscription to Spin Magazine, just enter your iTunes receipt number at SPIN.COM/PreservationHall

We’re now offering you the chance to engage the issue and the music artistically by giving you access to the music and allowing you to remix it with complete artistic freedom. Whether you are a singer, producer, dj, musician or all the above, make this track yours. All music must be 100% original content. All you have to do grab the stems for “It Ain’t My Fault”. When you are finished with your remix, upload it here. You and other fans can then vote on your favorite. For those of you that don’t have any suitable software click here to try this free software online. The deadline for the contest is October 1st, 2010. The winner of the contest will win a very special package from New Orleans’ Preservation Hall and Gulf Aid.

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