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A look behind the scenes at the making of The Young Punx new album Mashpop and Punkstep.
The Young Punx return for their second studio album, a startling and inventive exploration of the deliberate destruction of genre boundaries in electronic music. Probably the first album in history to have toyed with drum and bass, heavy metal, electropop and cuban timba within the first 5 minutes (!) “Mashpop and Punkstep” is a vibrant manifesto for the next generation of mashup music.
‘Ready For The Fight’ feat. Count Bass D, a triumphant collaboration, the track blends the group’s London electronica with the vocal talents of Memphis-based, indie hip-hop don Count Bass D. Mixes from Gramophonedzie, Black Noise, Phonat, Wez Clarke and more…
The Young Punx rehearse the track “Like Dat” from their album Mashpop and Punkstep in January 2010. All instruments performed live. Count Bass D’s vocals added after as he was in a different country that day. Guthrie Govan on guitar. Filming and editing by James Cumpsty.
The Young Punx are delighted to announce the availability of The Young Punx branded skis from esteemed Austrian Ski manufacturer Kneissl. Featuring custom artwork specially designed by cult Dutch illustrator Han Hoogerbrugge these unique limited edition skis are sure to set you apart on the slopes.
Studio footage from January 2010 rehearsal of The Young Punx Ready For The Fight. All instruments recorded live in the room. Count Bass D’s vocals added after for context.
On Saturday 23rd January, the world’s leading music industry conference, MIDEM, was kicked off by a panel discussion with Hal Ritson of The Young Punx and Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls discussing the artist’s perspective on new models for the promotion of music in the digital economy. Other speakers following included Pharrell, Ed O’Brian of Radiohead and Fallout Boy.
Amusing survey of Young Punx fans on Facebook,
Watch Han Hoogerbrugge’s video for The Young Punx and Count Bass D’s epic collaboration.
The first young punx kneissl skkis have arrived at young punx HQ!
Look behind the scenes at the making of the video for “Ready For The Fight (Feat. Count Bass D.)” including exclusive interview footage with cult Dutch animator and illustrator Han Hoogerbrugge about his vision and techniques.
Hal Ritson of The Young Punx is interview by leading synth manufacturer Roland about his work with Dizzee Rascal, The Young Punx and his use of Roland equipment.
On Wednesday 21st October 2009, at the BBC Electric Proms, Dizzee Rascal performed his first ever full length concert backed by a live band to widespread critical acclaim. That live band was made up from members of The Young Punx collective, plus Vula Malinga from Basement Jaxx, a 16 piece string section from The Heritage Orchestra and choristers from Kings’ College Cambridge, all under the musical direction of The Young Punx’s Hal Ritson.
Check out this hot new double A side release of tracks previewing the diverse sound of The Young Punx’ forthcoming album, featuring the punk pop ragga DnB mayhem of “Simple Pleasures” and filthy filthy bassline hip hop with Count Bass D on “Like Dat”
In the build up to the release of The Young Punx second album, here is a new EP of hot club remixes of recent and upcoming Young Punx tracks by top producers Black Noise, Riva Starr, Shinichi Osawa, Kam Denny and Junior Black.
Outstanding debut solo album from The Young Punx’s young Italian producer ‘Phonat’ featuring guest appearances by many of The Young Punx crew.
On the 22nd and 25th September, Dizzee Rascal performed live on the UK’s most prestigious live music show “Later With Jools Holland” with a backing band consisting entirely of members of The Young Punx collective, plus Vula Malinga from Bassment Jaxx. Watch the footage here…
Watch The Young Punx play “Holiday” and “Bonkers” with Dizzee Rascal on the Live Lounge on BBC Radio 1
Watch Dizzee Rascal perform “Holiday” and “Bonkers” live on the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge with Jo Whiley. Recorded at Dizzee’s own studio.