Electro Update: Prodigy, Digweed, Underworld and More

A big week of releases and news from The Prodigy, John Digweed, Carl Cox, Erick Morillo and many more. Read about them here.

Posted by Michael Bordash on Tue Jul 2, 2002

Music News
The Prodigy's new single, "Baby's Got A Temper", is now released on July 16th- Featuring the trademark menace of Keith on the vocals and another bizarrro video directed by the guys from Tracktor (Where's your head At?)

Underworld's new full-length album, "A Hundred Days Off", will be released on September 24th. Underworld will be in NYC for press from Monday, July 15th through Friday, July 19th in support of their upcoming album, "A Hundred Days Off" (September 24, V2). Soulful, sexy and supple, they have again created a soundscape for the times.

Layo and Bushwacka! will be playing select shows in LA and NYC in support of their brilliant new release "Night Works" (September 10, XL/Beggars Group)

On Sunday, July 7th from 1.00-9.00pm, the Downtown LA Standard will be the venue for the "Sunday Service" with special guest DJ's Layo and Bushwacka! playing by the rooftop pool amongst the Angels in the city where they live.

The following night, on Monday July 8th, the duo will be spinning at The Bud Brother's "Monday Night Social" at Las Palmas.

The guys then play "Subliminal Sessions" at Club Shelter on Thursday July11th, alongside Erick Morillo and preceded by a rooftop BBQ under the stars and an open bar, commencing at 9.00pm. In NYC interviews and photoshoots will take place on Wednesday, July 10th and Thursday, July 11th.

Erick Morillo's own new album, Subliminal Sessions 3', will be celebrated by a record release party at Halo in NYC on July 9th, the day of its release. This 3rd installment of the Subliminal Sessions Series is a three CD package of electro and house, with one of the discs being dedicated to Subliminal Soul. The first of the series made its debut nearly a year ago to much critical acclaim, winning "Best CD Compilation of the Year" by Mixer Magazine and garnering praise from critics and fans alike. This one is set to be the zeitgeist compilation of the summer

Orbital Work 89-02 (ffrr/WSM) is a retrospective of their work to date. The brilliant Chime', their seminal first hit was recorded for peanuts and became the theme tune for a whole new generation of music fans. August 20th is the release date and the disc will be hitting your mailbox any day now.

Digweed and Cox spearheading Area 2 dance tent. DJ's Carl Cox and John Digweed; arguably two of the dance world's best-loved and influential figures; will feature at this year's Area2: The Festival, in addition to the huge talents of Moby , Bowie, Busta Rhymes and more.

Carl Cox returns to these shores after a hugely successful two-month tour of North and South America, which began back in February. Moby asked Carl to join him once again after last summers electrifying sets blew the crowds away at Area:One. The twisting, turning tech-house and funky techno that he's famous for features on his latest disc "Global' (ffrr/WSM) and highlights the cutting-edge of today's scene. Look out for his artist album "Second Sign'' to drop early next year.

John Digweed the DJ Magazine's #1 DJ for 2002, needs little introduction. He has been transfixing clubbers in the US for over a decade, and was the first UK DJ to hold a residency at the New York's now-defunct megaclub Twilo, together with longtime cohort Sasha. His brilliant new mix cd ŚMMII' (ffrr/WSM) is out now

24 Hour Party People. For those of you in NY who have yet to see a screening of this wonderful new biopic/mockumentary from the UK then we have a schedule of further screenings. The soundtrack is in stores on Aug 6th, Movie is released in theaters Aug 9th

Thursday July 18th 8pm
Monday, July 22 2pm
Thursday, July 25 6pm
Tuesday, August 6 2pm

all at MGM Screening Room (1350 6th Ave. at 55th)

and last but not least:
Yoko Ono will be releasing her new single, "Kiss Kiss Kiss" It's Tom Stephan's (aka Superchumbo) turn to remix her early work and the single is released on July 15th (Mindtrain). She continues to be a compelling, vibrant and groundbreaking forerunner in the dance scene, pushing the envelope and doing the unexpected and she's just beginning to scratch the surface of an exciting new musical direction.

Other Links
· Carl Cox Profile
· John Digweed Profile
· Erick Morillo Profile

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