Stardust ‘Music Sounds Better With You’, the making of a dance classic: Watch

Stardust ‘Music Sounds Better With You’, the making of a dance classic: Watch

Alan Braxe, one third of Stardust, dives into the story behind one of dance music’s most recognisable and celebrated tracks, ‘Music Sounds Better With You’, created by one of the genre’s most mysterious outfits.

Here, 25 years on from its release, Braxe speaks of meeting Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter and how ‘Stardust’ itself was initially an improvised set filler, as well as discovering its famous Chaka Khan sample, and provides insight into its infamous video directed by Michel Gondry.

Earlier this year, Braxe reissued his influential 2005 compilation album, ‘The Upper Cuts’, featuring ‘Music Sounds Better With You’ alongside ‘Intro’, ‘In Love With You’, his remix of Shakedown’s ‘At Night’ and more. Listen to it here

Revisit DJ Mag’s longread on ‘Music Sounds Better With You’ here.

Electronic music history is rich with unforgettable and timeless classics. In our series, DJ Mag explores the tales behind some of the world’s favourite dance tracks, told by the people that made them.

Explore more stories of the biggest tracks in dance music here.

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