January 23, 2004 12:12

SLIM PICKINGS! Fatboy Slim Tickets

The star reckons if you can't beat 'em, join 'em...

SLIM PICKINGS!
FATBOY SLIM has joined the increasingly crowded music
download market by backing the launch of a site aimed squarely at DJs and
dance music fans.

The superstar DJ, also known as Norman Cook, has come together with former Underworld member Darren Emerson to license tracks from their Southern Fried and Underwater labels
through Trax2Burn.com.

"It's really a case of 'if you can't beat 'em, join 'em' so now Southern
Fried tracks are available to everyone online," said Cook.

Trax2Burn.com say they will succeed in 2004 as an
increasing number of DJs are turning to CD rather than vinyl.

"For me, as a DJ, I'm always on the move from country to country and
record bags always get lost. CDs are easier to carry about and if my bags do
get lost I can always download any tracks that I really wanted to play out,"
Emerson told The Guardian.

trax2burn.com are just the latest site to legitimate
site to launch in Britain this year. MyCokeMusic.com, launched on Tuesday
(January 20), but got off to a shaky start as it was beset by gremlins that
left it inaccessible.

Meanwhile, Apple's iTunes and Napster 2.0 are both expected to launch services in the UK before Easter.

Read More On This Artist

Fatboy Slim Tickets
Date/Time Venue Seetickets Viagogo


Buy Fatboy Slim Tickets

from £28

Buy Fatboy Slim Tickets

from £47

back to top

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Date/Time Venue Town/City Seetickets Viagogo
20 Dec 2014 O2 Academy Brixton London

Buy Fatboy Slim Tickets
from £28

Buy Fatboy Slim Tickets
from £47

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today