Robbie Rivera Drops Remix of DVRKO’s “Lights Up”

House music legend Robbie Rivera releases remix of emerging producer DVRKO's latest single, "Lights Up

Robbie Rivera has unveiled a thrilling remix of DVRKO‘s future bass banger “Lights Up“. DVRKO released the original track on June 29 and it further increased his exposure in the EDM industry. It followed up on DVRKO’s debut single, “This Is How“, which he released with Sarah De Warren back in May. The original track contains feel-good vocals that complement omnipresent, upbeat rhythms, making it a perfect summertime song. Robbie Rivera’s remix of DVRKO’s “Lights Up” is now available for download and stream. Here is a review of how the remix can further turn the heat up this summer.

“Lights Up” remix has an addicting sound

Robbie Rivera’s remix of DVRKO’s “Lights Up” sounds like a track that everyone can listen to all day. The percussive beats of the remix give off a nightclub-like atmosphere. Those beats can definitely transport the listener back to the clubs or festivals where they enjoyed before everything came to a temporary halt this year. Additionally, the hook worked well with the vocals as both of them gave the remix an extra, energetic flavor to it. Basically, Robbie Rivera intensified a song that already had good notes in it. The “Lights Up” remix is an innovative twist created by the veteran DJ who is showing the EDM scene that he can still create amazing jams.

Robbie Rivera: Puerto Rican house legend for 20 years

The Puerto Rican-born DJ has been creating music since 1996 as he already loved freestyle and Eurobeat. While attending the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale to study music production, Robbie Rivera officially launched his music career. His fame rose significantly after releasing “Bang” in 2000, which reached #1 on the UK dance charts. He soon found himself appearing on top music programs and channels such as Top of the Pops and MTV. Since then, he has featured his music on labels such as Armada, Spinnin’, and Defected; the producer also remixed for the likes of Madonna, Kaskade, and Paul Oakenfold.

Robbie Rivera released his first album, Do You Want More?, in 2005 for Ultra Music. The first single on the album, “Which Way You’re Going” reached #1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. In 2008, he collaborated with Armani Exchange to mix an album called Twilight for the store. Aside from launching the Juicy Records label, Robbie Rivera also hosts his own radio show, The Juicy Show. Fans can listen to the show on Apple Podcasts and Mixcloud. Check out his remix of DVRKO’s “Lights Up” after reading this post.

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Ken Ngo

Ken is a passionate sports and music fan with soccer being his #1 sport and European (particularly French and Dutch) house music being his #1 genre. His favorite producers are Martin Solveig, Sebastian Ingrosso, Madeon, Tiesto, Martin Garrix, and Armin Van Buuren.

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