Grammys Guest mixes and more
The Young Punx debut album, ‘Your Music Is Killing Me’, has been shortlisted for the Grammy Awards ‘Best Electronic/Dance Album’ category; great news in the week that sees them also take-over BBC Radio 1 for a very special Halloween guest mix.
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28th October – The Young Punx debut album, ‘Your Music Is Killing Me’, has been shortlisted for the Grammy Awards ‘Best Electronic/Dance Album’ category; great news in the week that sees them also take-over BBC Radio 1 for a very special Halloween guest mix.
Not many producers in Dance Music circles can claim to have received an invitation from one of the Dance Music’s biggest personalities, David Guetta, to co-write on his PopLife album. To have performed on over ten top ten records including Eric Prydz’ number-one record ‘Call On Me’ and Supermode’s ‘Tell Me Why’. Notch up remix credits for no less than Norman Cook’s Mighty Dub Kats alter ego, The Scissor Sisters, Sonny J, and Utah Saints, and then spend a Summer performing with Stereophonics in front of 15,000 people, support Tiesto at Ibiza superclub, Privilege and be invited by Radio 1’s Judge Jules to play at the infamous Judgement Sunday’s event. The Young Punx front man, Hal Ritson can and now adding to this acclaim, his Young Punx act have had their debut album ‘Your Music Is Killing Me’ shortlisted for nomination by the prestigious Grammy Award judges and entered into the ‘Best Electronic/Dance Album’ category.
The Young Punx, who are signed to Ultra Records in the US, received the news yesterday afternoon. Commenting on the achievement Hal Ritson says; “Ooooh. Exciting”.
Going on to agree that “after a hard summer spent mostly in airline departure lounges touring The Young Punx act around America, Europe and Asia, its great to get back home and get news like this. It shows that people are liking what we do”.
This Friday (31st) BBC Radio 1 broadcast a special half-hour Young Punx Halloween takeover mash-up mix as part of the Annie Nightingale show, In New Music We Trust brand; This precedes a live performance in London’s Trafalgar Square on Saturday (1st Nov) as part of Electronic Arts ‘The One’ games and music festival, a free event beginning on Friday 31st. Those in attendence will be treated to two tracks taken from their Grammy shortlisted album, ‘Your Music Is Killing Me’ plus their new single, “MASHitUP”.