It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since Coldcut helped kick of the UK dance scene with their white label “Hey Kids What Time is It?” and their “Seven Minutes of Madness” remix of Erik B. & Rakim's paid in full.
To celebrate their 20 years together Matt Black and Jon More are hosting a still somewhat undefined remix competition. Each month they'll be giving away the pieces of a different track from their 2006 album Sound Mirrors. First up is “True Skool” and the samples are all “unmixed stems” which means there's long patches of silence in the mp3 files, but you do get Roots Manuva's full acapella to play with.
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You don't give a toss about Britney's breakdown. But this little 30 second clip to Amy Winehouse is still amusing. Not that Brit-Brit's meltdown has been; well a little…also sad. Didn't the world learn anything from the Michael Jackson experiment? Now parents, stop sending your kids to fame farms in Florida! And thanks Elisa
A little birdie just flew into the URB office to drop some dodo deets on the new Queens of the Stone Age album (and—let me tell ya—it's a good thing on of our interns here speaks Ornithology!)
We've got the scoop on some unofficial insider info about the new Queens of the Stone Age album. We know it's called Era Vulgaris and it's coming out in Jun. Our insider is telling us to expect guest spots from Julian Casablancas, Trent Reznor, Mark Lanegan, and even the bearded Texan guitar wizard Billy Gibbons.
Keep reading for new video from the QOTSA in-studio recording…