Boys Noize & Steven A. Clark Hack the '80s on 'Killer' Cover: Watch
All these house producers are out here trying to re-create the vibe of the '90s, but acid-techno whiz Boys Noize and sexy soul crooner Steven A. Clark are actually re-creating the '90s. The pair hooked up on Clark's sophomore album Where Neon Goes to Die. Boys Noize executive produced the project, lending his real analog synth laboratory to Clark's '80s-inspired sound. In return, Clark lent his impeccable vocals to a cover of one of the producer's all-time favorite jams; Adamski's "Killer," featuring Seal.
“Being a '90s kid, I kind of grew up with this song which later became one of these tunes I’d play out at the end of the night," Boys Noize is quoted in a press release. "When I met Steven and heard his voice for the first time, I immediately thought of that track and the idea of doing a cover version was born. It was initially just for fun, but it turned banging and lit the dance floors wherever I’d drop it - so here I am sharing my industrial 'Killer.'”
Boys Noize keeps the tambour of the original intact, pumping it with a slightly more acidic edge. The video is also an honest ode to the original, almost a shot-by-shot reinterpretation of the wild, cybernetic fantasy, this time directed by Lil Internet. It was filmed on location in c-base headquarters in Berlin. The a non-profit association is a hackers paradise, dedicated to increasing knowledge and skills of computerized sciences. The space used for filming is called the "airlock," or sometimes by c-basers as the "Space Station."
If you like hackers, science fiction, '80s music, strong-jawed models with striking looks, skin-tight silver leotards and things that are good, you're sure to enjoy the revamped "Killer" video from Boys Noize and Clark below.
Boys Noize US TOUR 2018
Oct 26 - Seattle, WA @ FreakNight Wamu Theater
Oct 27 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco
Oct 31 - San Francisco, CA @ Halcyon
Nov 2 - San Diego, CA @ Bang Bang
Nov 3 - Phoenix, AZ @ The Pressroom
Nov 9 - Boston, MA @ Royale
Nov 10 - New York, NY @ Kings Hall at Avant Gardner
Nov 16 - Atlanta, GA @ District Nightclub
Nov 17 - Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
Nov 23 - Chicago, IL @ Sound Bar
Nov 24 - Detroit, IL @ The Works
Nov 30 - Vancouver, BC @ Celebrities Underground
Dec 1 - Denver, CO @ Beta
Dec 11-15 - Miami, FL @ FriendShip 2018