On July 3, Mathame announced the Diplo remix of their track, “Never Give Up,” which is currently available now to stream or download via B1 / Ministry of Sound. Marking the third official remix for “Never Give Up,” the single has also seen remixes by Vril and Lost Frequencies.
“Never Give Up” was considered ‘The Essential New Tune’ by BBC Radio1’s Pete Tong back in March as the Italian duo Mathame has rapidly been establishing themselves as one of the underground’s most promising acts.
“Musically, ‘Never Give Up’ has many influences, from techno to cinematic soundtracks and sound design. We try to synthesise all our influences into one track that can be like a manifesto of our sound, dynamic, wider, handcrafted, dreaming, with a simple and strong message. A message to the earth, like a flag that calls everyone to not ever give up. The track arrives at the time of a global crisis where it feels like everything is out of our hands and we have lost control. Now more than ever, the planet earth and humanity need this message, every day and every night.”– Mathame
Diplo is a Grammy Award winning producer, songwriter and DJ who has worked with a magnanimous list of music acts that include: Beyoncé, Shakira, M.I.A, Snoop Dogg, Madonna and more. The artist has become one of the most influential figures in modern day music by working on a number of projects that include the group Major Lazer and the duo Jack U with Skrillex. Most recently, the artist has released a country album titled, Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley Chapter 1: Snake Oil. His remix of “Never Give Up” is a further demonstration of his remarkably diverse ability.