I Am Legion Guest Mix for BBC Radio 1 Annie Nightingale 18-10-2013
IAMLEGION on October 31, 2013 12:29
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I Am Legion [Noisia x Foreign Beggars] debut album OUT NOW!
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This mix was recorded for BBC Radio 1’s Annie Nightingale and aired on October 18th 2013.
Vangelis - Theme From Blade Runner (End Credits)
Foreign Beggars Ft. Noisia - Contact
I Am Legion - Make Those Move
KOAN Sound - Eastern Thug (Neosignal Remix)
Jon Hopkins - Open Eye Signal
I Am Legion - Warp Speed Thuggin' (Acapella)
I Am Legion - Ice
Noisia - Split The Atom
I Am Legion - Choosing For You (Nightwatch Remix)
Pusha T - Numbers On The Boards
I Am Legion - Stresses Pt.II
Two Inch Punch - Love You Up
I Am Legion - Jellyfish (Acapella)
Spectrasoul Ft. Echo Park - Sour (Rockwell Remix)
Ed Rush & Optical - Sick Note (Ill Skillz Remix)
Bad Company - Seizure
Rockwell - Detroit
Neosignal - Angst
I Am Legion Ft. Strange U - Dust Descends (Acapella)
Two Fingers - Vengeance Rhythm (KOAN Sound Remix)
Carvar & Clock - Miskatonik
Noisia & Phace - Program VIP
Foreign Beggars Ft. Noisia - Mind's Eye (Acapella)
Noisia Ft. Calyx & Teebee - Hyenas
Mark Knight Ft. Skin - Nothing Matters (Noisia Remix)
Black Sun Empire - Arrakis (Noisia Remix)
Noisia Ft. Foreign Beggars - Shell Shock (Acapella)
See I Am Legion live at the following shows. (Tickets: http://iamlegion.co.uk)
16.11.2013 Bassland Festival, Moscow, RU http://bit.ly/IALMoscow
30.11.2013 Stereosonic, Perth, Australia http://bit.ly/IALAUS
01.12.2013 Stereosonic, Sydney, Australia http://bit.ly/IALAUS
07.12.2013 Stereosonic, Adelaide, Australia http://bit.ly/IALAUS
07.12.2013 Stereosonic, Melbourne, Australia http://bit.ly/IALAUS
08.12.2013 Stereosonic, Brisbane, Australia http://bit.ly/IALAUS
Collaborations between musicians may not be a totally new idea, but when the heavy-weight skills of two of Europe’s premiere acts collide like this, you just have to take a step back and plug yourself in.
Made up of the incisive award-winning production skills of Noisia and the skilful swagger of UK rap crew Foreign Beggars, I AM LEGION’s much anticipated self-titled, 16 track debut album, unleashed through Division Recordings / Par Excellence and OWSLA, has confounded and met expectations in equal measure.
It’s a special bond between the two crews who have previous history. Noisia and Foreign Beggars first realised their joint potential after collaborating on the 2009 track ‘Contact’ that was released on the ‘United Colours of Beggatron’ album by Foreign Beggars’ label Dented Records. This tune blew up dance floors worldwide and set a precedent for where I Am Legion is today. Its 8.5 million plays on YouTube opened up a worldwide fan base wanting more, and leaving the artists realising that they can do it alone.
Working on further material post-Contact and its otherworldly cousin tunes ‘Shellshock and ‘Soul Purge’, both crews decided to fully release themselves from trying to format anything to fit in with industry norms.
I AM LEGION nods to rap’s erstwhile forays into electronica, absorbing elements of its present whilst laying out a reassuringly disturbed vision of what’s to come.
With a European tour under their belts, Stereosonic in Australia around the corner, and a US tour in the pipeline, the live show has quickly gathered momentum and will continue to do so through the 2014 festival season.
I Am Legion is Orifice Vulgatron, Nik Roos, Metropolis, Thijs de Vlieger, and Martijn van Sonderen.