Nightmares on Wax Announces Compilation

NIGHTMARES ON WAX UNVEILS FULL TRACKLIST FOR N.O.W. IS THE TIME BEST-OF COMPILATION OUT JUNE 17, 2014 VIA WARP RECORDS, TOUR STARTING JUNE 18 in Seattle, WA

 

Warp Records is releasing a best-of compilation of electronic music pioneer Nightmares on Wax (George Evelyn) titled N.O.W. Is The Time, due June 17, 2014. Nightmares on Wax, one of Warp Records’ initial signings, is releasing the compilation in celebration of his 25-year career, which falls in tandem with Warp’s own 25th anniversary.

In addition to N.O.W. Is The Time, a 2-disc release comprised of the greatest hits, NOW will also release a special edition vinyl box set Deep Down: Remixes & Raritites, which features unreleased material, new and classic remixes (by Ashley BeedleLFOLoco Dice and more), and a book of memorabilia and interviews. 

To ring in the release and the quarter-centennial celebration, Nightmares on Wax will head out on his largest US tour ever beginning in Seattle, WA at Neumos on June 18 and ending in Miami, FL at Grand Central on July 21.

The Nightmares on Wax story is one that spans decades and genres. Nightmares on Wax came up in the 80s UK B-Boy and graffiti scene enamored with New York hip-hop and was an innovator in merging those sounds and feelings with the popular sounds of the UK at that time to pioneer what became dubbed “trip-hop.” Releasing classic albums such as Smoker’s Delight and Carboot Soul and working with the likes of De La Soul and Roots Manuva established NOW as one of the definitive purveyors of hip-hop, funk, dub and soul.

 
Disc One:
Nightmares By Day

You Wish

Mind Eye

Argha Noah

Calling

Dreddoverboard

Thinking Of Omara

Be There

Les Nuits

Morse

I Am You (Live In Chicago)

Passion

Give Thx

Disc Two: Nightmares By Night

195 Lbs

70s 80s

Flip Ya Lid

Be, I Do

(Man) Tha Journey

Now Is The Time

Bless My Soul

Da Feelin

African Pirates

Mega Donutz

Mission Venice

Dextrous

Aftermath

I’m For Real

Set Me Free (Piano Dub)

Nights Interlude

Deep Down: Remixes & Rarities tracklist (Vinyl):

Side A

Dextrous (JD Twitch Optimo Remix)

Biofeedback (Morgan Geist Remix)

A Case Of Funk (Loco Dice Remix)

Side B

Aftermath (LFO remix)

Aftermath (Special Request Redux)

Aftermath (Acid Mondays)

Side C

Burn Me Slo ft. OC

Keep On (86 In It Mix) ft. De La Soul

Gambia via Vagator Beach (Mr Scruff Remix)

Survival Dub

Side D

Hiyaself

Da Mess Sticks

Da Feelin (Hungry Ghost Remix)

Now Is The Time (Ashley Beedle Warbox Dubplate Special) 

Nightmares on Wax tour dates:

6/18 – Neumos – Seattle, WA

6/20-22 – What the Festival? – Dufur, OR

6/21 – Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA

6/22 – Fonda Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

6/23 – House of Blues – San Diego, CA

6/24 – Crescent Ballrom – Phoenix, AZ

6/26 – Belly Up – Aspen, CO

6/27 – Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO

6/28 – Gothic Theatre – Denver, CO

7/1 – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI

7/3 – Concorde Music Hall – Chicago, IL

7/4 – The Parish (DJ Set) – Austin, TX

7/5 – Magic Stick – Detroit, MI

7/6 – Grog Shop – Cleveland, OH

7/9 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY

7/10 – Paradise – Boston, MA

7/11-13 – Hudson Project – Saugerties, NY

7/12 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA

7/13 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC

7/16 – Asheville Music Hall – Asheville, NC

7/18-20 – Forecastle Festival – Louisville, KY

7/19 – Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA

7/20 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA

7/21 – Grand Central – Miami, FL

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