Dave Dresden (of Gabriel and Dresden fame) Announces New Partner

Dave Dresden Dave Dresden, the co founder of the influential dance music acts Gabriel & Dresden and Motorcycle, remixer for acts like Jewel and The Killers, and the co-author of the dance floor hits “As The Rush Comes”, and “Tracking Treasure Down, has announced that he has formed a new duo with Mikael Johnston of  “Mephisto Odyssey.”

Since their inception in late 2008 the duo hit the ground running with remixes of Lily Allen’s “The Fear”, Nadia Ali’s “Love Story”, BT’s “The Unbreakable”, JD Webb’s “Better Man”, The Crystal Method’s “Black Rainbows” and most recently Owl City’s “Hello Seattle.”

The Duo is not just a remix team but are both experienced songwriters in their own right. After a marathon of remixes the guys have begun working on original songs. The two have already collaborated with Nadia Ali for the song “That Day” and John Debo featuring vocalist Mezzo for the single “Keep Faith.” Future collaborations for their forthcoming album will include Morgan Page, Jan Burton, Jess, and David Penner of Andain.

Mikael JohnstonMikael Johnston is the founding member of the influential San Francisco breaks and electro house act, and Warner Bros. Alumni “Mephisto Odyssey.” Mikael has also collaborated remixed and engineered with artists such as Jane’s Addiction, Static-X, Los Amigos Invisibles, Soul Coughing; I am The World Trade Center, Smash Mouth, The Matches, The Sounds and Goapele.

They also have a new website and podcast so check it out!

- Robert LaFrance

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