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LIAM HOWLETT to release 'Dirtchamber' sessions next year...

Prodigy’s LIAM HOWLETT is to release a DJ mix album called ‘The Dirtchamber Sessions Volume 1‘.

Artists set to be featured include ULTRAMAGNETIC MCS (scource of the ‘Smack My Bitch Up‘ sample), BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY, MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO, THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS and BARRY WHITE – provided all agree to have their tracks used.

The album started life as a session recorded for Mary-Anne Hobbs’ Breezeblock show on Radio 1, which was broadcast last month. However, Liam has now gone back into the studio and added to it so that now it contains more than 50 tracks that are cut, scratched, cross-faded and sampled.

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A spokesman described it as a “60-minute trip through the sounds that have influenced Liam’s music, taking in raw hip-hop, edgy rock and a fine selection of prime old-skool beats”.

It is expected that the LP will be released early in the new year, but because the band’s label XL are still trying to get legal clearance to use all the tracks, no exact date or full track listing can be announced yet.

Check back regularly for more news, track-list and details of MAXIM‘s solo album as well as other Prodigy stories.

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