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Top 10 Classic Rock Remixes & Mashups

It takes a lot of guts to remix a beloved rock classic, but it takes even more talent to do it well. This group of EDM artists knows how to bring the beats and get the job done right.

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1. Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit (Remix by R.N.Berretta)

Ryan Berretta breathes new life into an old classic with some hard-hitting drum 'n' bass wrapped in his signature cinematic sound.

2. Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire (Cousin Cole's Bad Desire Remix)

A great example of musical risk-taking done right, Cousin Cole's elegant rework modernizes a Springsteen classic while still preserving the essential vibe of the song.

3. Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear the Reaper (Tweezy 2012 Remix)

One of the most chill rock classics of all time -- but enriched with a soul-satisfying breakbeat, courtesy of DJ Tweezy.

4. Kansas - Carry on My Wayward Son vs. Pendulum - The Island Pt. 1 & 2 (DJ Morgoth)

DJ Morgoth mashes two big tunes from very different eras into one killer track.

5. Fleetwood Mac - Dreams (Gigamesh Edit)

Gigamesh's edit of "Dreams" feels more like an update than a remix. A smidge faster than the original and infused with richer beats and deeper bass, this track makes you want to move.

6. The Beatles vs. Daft Punk & Boy Genius - End of the Walrus (Fissunix Mashup)

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It's not sacrilege if it sounds good. Fissunix mashes the Fab Four with Daft Punk and BoyGenius into a transformative new track that works.

7. Seals & Crofts - Summer Breeze (Aphrodite Remix)

One of rock 'n' roll's sweetest love songs gets a DnB makeover that stands the test of time. A classic in its own right, this track is just one example why Aphrodite is a master of his craft.

8. Aerosmith – Dream On (Griz Remix)

While Stephen Tyler has certainly gotten his share of facelifts over the years, "Dream On" gets a dose of facemelt in this dubstep remix by Griz.

9. Led Zeppelin - Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You (Quivver Remix)

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It's hard to discuss great remixes of classic rock tunes without including Quivver's hugely popular remix of "Babe I'm Gonna Leave you." The combination of Robert Plant's vocals over a driving, progressive house groove is haunting, evocative -- and dancey.

10. Beach Boys - Good Vibrations (Stanton Warriors Remix)

Okay, okay, the Beach Boys are very arguably not classic rock, but the Stantons' remix of "Good Vibrations" is a musical feat.

11. Bonus Beats: DJ Sharted's "Rock -N- Roll!" Mix

Though not a single remix, this set is definitely worth a listen if you're looking for an electronic tribute to rock 'n' roll. Weaving together breaks and house, Sharted drops some serious rock remixes, all of which could claim a rightful spot on this list.

This list is by no means exhaustive. What are your favorite classic rock remixes?

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