The Rapture to release new album

New York dance-rockers ready a mix compilation

The Rapture will release a new album next month.

‘Tapes’, the band’s first mix album, will be released on October 20.

The album will feature a selection of songs from the 1970s to the present day based around a ‘New York underground’ theme.


Tracks slated for inclusion including Vaughan Mason And Crew‘s 1980 disco-rap tune ‘Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll’ and Don Armando And His Second Avenue Rumba Band‘s ‘I’m An Indian Too’.

Armand Van Helden, Ghostface Killa and Richie Havens all also appear on the compilation.

The ‘Tapes’ tracklisting is as follows:

The Undisputed Truth – ‘Earthquake Shake’

Ghostface Killah – ‘Daytona 500’

Junkyard Band – ‘The Word’


The Bar-Kays – ‘Holy Ghost’

Vaughan Mason And Crew – ‘Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll’

Northend – ‘Tee’s Happy’

Don Armando’s Second Avenue Rumba Band – ‘I’m An Indian Too’

Martin Circus – ‘Disco Circus’

Arcade Lover – ‘Fantasy Lines’

Thomas Bangalter – ‘Club Soda’

Kiloo And Phonique – ‘The Passion (Phonique Mix Down)’

Armand Van Helden – ‘Flowerz’

Cajmere feat. Dajae – ‘Say U Will’

Syclops – ‘Where’s Jason´s K’

DJ Mujava – ‘Township Funk’

Donk Boys – ‘Cpstyre’

Dances With White Girls – ‘Everybody´s Got To Make A Living’

Alter Ego – ‘Why Not?!’

Paul Johnson – ‘Get Get Down (Extended Mix)’

Kid Crème – ‘Austin’s Groove’

Richie Havens – ‘Going Back To My Roots’

Galaxy 2 Galaxy – ‘Afro Arps And Minimoogs (S2)’


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