Welcome to our hectic Hump Day edition of the Morning Roundup. Today, we’ve got Thump looking back at The Prodigy, a 20-minute mini-doc on the UK’s Tonka Soundsystem, and a Fact TV interview with Ninja Tune’s Lee Bannon. Read this way for our complete wrap-up.
– Thrills, chills, pills, and bellyaches! Thump contributor Joe Muggs takes a long look back at the Prodigy’s landmark 1994 album Music for the Jilted Generation. Watch the band play “Their Law” live in Moscow below. (full story)
– In other ’90s related news, a 20-minute documentary has just surfaced on the infamous UK-based Tonka Soundsystem. A youthful DJ Harvey also makes a notable guest appearance in the video below. (full story)
– Breakthrough LA-based beatmaker Napolian (aka Ian Evans) recently released his album Incursio on Oneohtrix Point Never’s Software label back in May and has also dropped a fresh video for standout single “Reminisce.” Watch it now.
– So what’s the deal with bass augmentation devices? Find out in DJ Tech Tools’ new in-depth feature that explores this wearable bass-device phenomenon. Catch the 7-minute video below and get the scoop right here: (full story)
Finally, Fact TV linked up with Ninja Tune’s genre-bending artist Lee Bannon during Montreal’s Mutek festival. In his video interview, he talks about his recent chat with Goldie, exploring custom-made software, and how catching The Crystal Method led to his hardcore music obsession. Watch it now.