The Crystal Method Announce New Mix Album, DJ Tour

Not your average mix album here. We're talking exclusive remixes of The Doors, Smashing Pumpkins and New Order plus original tracks. Full details here including sample of The Doors 'Roadhouse Blues' remix.

Posted by Michael Bordash on Fri Mar 11, 2005

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The new album is called "Community Service II" and its due out April 5 on Ultra/3AM. They are also launching a national DJ tour on March 20. Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland, better known as The Crystal Method, have put together a unique mix album featuring their remixes of The Doors ("Roadhouse Blues"), New Order ("Bizarre Love Triangle") and Smashing Pumpkins ("1979"). They've also included some of their own original productions including "Kalifornia" featuring Kevin Beber, "Starting Over" [Elite Force remix], "Bound Too Long" [Hyper remix]) and tracks from the duo’s favorite break-beat producers like UNKLE ("Reign"), Evil Nine ("We Have the Energy") and Uberzone ("Octopus").

The Crystal Method will also begin a national DJ tour in support of Community Service II kicking off March 20 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The trek--which already has 22 dates confirmed with more on the way--will last to the end of May, making stops at dance clubs and major electronic events across the country including the ULTRA Music Festival in Miami March 26, Mezzanine in San Francisco April 14 and Spirit in New York City May 14.

This is the second mix CD from the duo dedicated to delivering the freshest break-beats to the masses. In addition to the mix CDs and tours, the are continuing their weekly radio show, "Community Service," airing every Friday night on Los Angeles’ Indie 103.1 FM.

"The Crystal Method - Community Service II"
Release: April 5, 2005 (Ultra/3AM)
tracklisting
  1. The Crystal Method "Intro"
  2. PMT "Gyromancer" (Elite Force Remix)
  3. Elite Force "Ghetto Fabulous"
  4. Hyper "Come With Me"
  5. The Doors "The Crystal Method vs. The Doors" (Roadhouse Blues Remix)
  6. Evil Nine "We Have the Energy"
  7. Dylan Rhymes feat. Katherine Ellis "Salty" (Meat Katie Remix)
  8. The Crystal Method "Keep Hope Alive" (J.D.S Mix)
  9. Koma + Bones "Speedfreak"
  10. The Crystal Method featuring Kevin Beber "Kalifornia"
  11. Uberzone "Octopus"
  12. UNKLE "Reign" (False Prophet Mix)
  13. The Crystal Method "Starting Over" (Elite Force Mix)
  14. The Crystal Method "Bound Too Long" (Hyper Mix)
  15. New Order "Bizarre Love Triangle" (The Crystal Method¹s CSII Mix)
  16. Smashing Pumpkins "1979" (New Originals 1799 Remix)

Tour Dates
Sun 3/20 Club O Honolulu, HI
Tue 3/22 Club La Vela Panama City Beach, FL
Fri 3/25 House Of Blues Orlando, FL
Sat 3/26 ULTRA Music Festival,Bayfront Park Miami, FL
Thu 4/7 Oz Sauget, IL
Fri 4/8 Kabal Kansas City, MO
Sat 4/9 The Docks Toronto, ON
Wed 4/13 Belly Up Aspen, CO
Thu 4/14 Mezzanine San Francisco, CA
Fri 4/15 4th & B San Diego, CA
Sat 4/16 Avalon Los Angeles, CA
Wed 4/27 Club Red Birmingham, AL
Fri 4/29 Floyd’s @ Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, FL
Wed 5/4 Warehaus Buffalo, NY
Fri 5/6 Metro – Smart Bar Chicago, IL
Tue 5/10 Magic City Music Hall Johnson City, NJ
Wed 5/11 Axis Boston, MA
Thu 5/12 Sonar Baltimore, MD
Fri 5/13 Cubiq at Nation Washington, DC
Sat 5/14 Spirit New York, NY
..more dates to be confirmed.

Related Links
· The Crystal Method: Exclusive InternetDJ Interview
· The Crystal Method Official Site
· Buy The Crystal Method Albums

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