Has it really been 15 years since Prodigy‘s The Fat Of The Land? Jeez, where does the time go?
XL Recordings will be releasing a 15th anniversary edition of the album, which sold over 1 million copies worldwide in its first week of release before hitting the 10 million sales mark 18 months after release. The anniversary release will be available as a original double LP, a deluxe edition CD, and a deluxe digital edition, all coming out on Dec. 4th. The deluxe edition versions will feature additional remixes from Noisia, Alvin Risk, Zeds Dead, Major Lazer, Bauuer, and The Glitch Mob; the first four of which are packaged as a separate 12″ EP to compliment the double LP release.
You can see the tracklist for the deluxe edition below as well as the uncensored (read: very NSFW) video for their smash succes song “Smack My Bitch Up”, which is probably the best first-person video ever created. READ MORE
Video game developers Capcom and Ninja Theory have confirmed today that both Noisia and Combichrist are the composers for DmC: Devil May Cry, the upcoming hack n’ slash action/adventure game for Xbox 360 and PS3. There will also be licensed Combichrist songs within the game. A sample of the soundtrack can be heard below (you can download it for free here).
Noisia states, “It’s been an awesome experience working with Ninja Theory on the game. We had great freedom but were also bound by certain criteria typical in the game world. These are challenging boundaries (for example; consistency in sonics over 180 minutes of music) but also lots of space in terms of dynamics & progression and instrumentation being able to create soundscapes without having to worry about holding the attention of a dancefloor. Their music director was great to work with, good vibes. It’s great when you get to play to your strengths. Also, the game kicks ass!”
Combichrist lead singer Andy LaPlegua adds, “As an avid gamer myself I was honored to be asked to work on this project. I had a lot of fun digging myself into Dante’s psyche in order to create music to match the battle scenes and am equally as excited to license existing Combichrist music. I’m looking forward playing the finished game when it comes out.” READ MORE
Not knowing much about Wolves Like Us, I entered into reviewing their debut album Late Love with a completely open mind. This Norwegian hardcore punk band is relatively new onto the scene with their debut album having come out in Europe this past June (coming out Sept. 13th in the US). So does this act have what it takes or are they just another drop in the bucket? Check after the jump!