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Producer Will Producer Will | 21:00 UK time, Friday, 15 July 2011

Computer Games

 

Is there going to be a new Grand Theft Auto announced very soon? Well that was one of the big questions this week online, and given credibility by Official Xbox Magazine saying it was going to happen.

 

So this got us thinking, what is the best music from computer games? Think GTA itself, FIFA, Guitar Hero, Tetris and Gran Turismo - both songs made specifically and others licensed can make an awesome difference.

 

Other than looking at computer games, we invited Abeano and Data Transmission onto the show and wrap up the rest of the goings on online this week.

 

Tracklist:

Fatboy Slim - Rockerfella Skank

 

#DigitalDigest Part 1

* Jack White’s Third Man Records have unveiled two previously unreleased covers from The White Stripes - have a listen at One Thirty BPM.

* Jane’s Addiction have confirmed they’ll release a new album The Great Escape Artist on September 26, as well as playing a headline show at London’s KOKO on August 30.

* Laura Marling has confirmed details of her third album A Creature I Don’t Know. Due for release in September, you can see the artwork, tracklist and a teaser clip on loads of blogs including The Blue Walrus and Music Fan’s Mic.

* Much hyped hip hop artist Jay Electronica has sent a number of bizarre tweets this week. He tweeted on Tuesday he’s set to play a gig in Manchester with Radiohead next month, and on Wednesday said he was working with David Bowie on his new album. Bowie’s camp immediately denied the story, but there’s been no comment from Radiohead as yet.

* And after uploading a mysterious video a couple of weeks ago, The Drums have given us the first taste of their second album Portamento. Money is available on Soundcloud right now.


#NowPlaying

Broken Social Scene - All by All

 

#Blogged - Sian from Abeano

The Horrors - Still Life

Chairlift - Amanaemonesia

 

Computer Game Playlist Part 1 - suggested via Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Text, E-Mail and this week, the Drowned in Sound froum

Bloc Party - Helicopter

Gay Dad - Joy

Bomb the Bass - Megablast

The Chemical Brothers - Chemical Beats

Dead Kennedy's - Police Truck

Run DMC - Tricky

Deerhunter - Helicopter

Battles - Atlas

 

#Digital Digest Part 2

* Weezer have been a hot topic of conversation online this week with the announcement that they’ll hosting their very own festival - on a cruise ship.

* Drowned in Sound have an exclusive stream of two Rufus Wainwright tracks from his forthcoming 19 disc boxset, House of Rufus.

* Dubstep duo Mount Kimbie have made a previously unreleased track, Baves Chords, available to download from Clash.

* To celebrate the new Muppets movie, Disney have put together a covers album featuring a host of acts covering tunes from the furry creatures. Weezer, OK Go, and My Morning Jacket have all contributed - hear the latters take on My World at Some Kind of Awesome.

* Hearts by I Break Horses was featured on the Pitchfork playlist this week,and the track is free to download from Soundcloud.

 

#NowPlaying

Elvis Costello - Pump it Up


#NowViewing

* Radiohead’s performance from The Basement TV show has been everywhere this week. The band's 55-minute set is on YouTube right now.

* Details of My Life So Far recommended young French producer Madeon to us a few weeks ago, and now his latest video, Pop Culture, which mixes 37-tracks together in just under three and-a-half minutes has racked up 650,000 hits on YouTube.

* Novelty video of the week alert, and this time it’s all about Star Wars. Eclectic Method has created a bass remix of the Imperial March and slotted in a variety of characters from the film saying Dark Side - it's on Vimeo.

* A David Lynch film used as the backdrop to Interpol’s set at Coachella has been made available online. You can see the creepy video, soundtracked by Lights over at Metablog.

* And a number of new music videos were released this week. The Some Kind of Awesome recommended The Hellcat Spangled Shalalala by the Arctic Monkeys is up, as is Hercules and Love Affair’s Painted Eyes on Pitchfork TV – but it’s the Strokes video for Taken For a Fool which has racked up half-a-million views in the past seven days.


#Blogged - Ben from Data Transmission 

Worldwide Festival

SBTRKT ft. Roses Gabor - Pharaohs

 

Computer Game Playlist Part 2 - suggested via Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Text, E-Mail and this week, the Drowned in Sound froum

Grandmaster Flash - (White Lines) Don't Do It

Yeasayer - O.N.E

The Prodigy - Firestarter

JudasPriest - Breaking the Law

Feeder - Buck Rodgers

Coldcut ft. Roots Manuva - True Skool

Blondie - Heart of Glass

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