Out of the record, and into the revolution…

crackdown 2 coverOkay, a bit of big news that we’ve been keeping very quiet about over the last six months, is that we’ve contributed a remix to the new XBox 360 game Crackdown 2 – So whilst steaming your way around the (frankly rather awesome) gameworld, you’ll be hit by versions of tunes by Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Public Enemy, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Damned and Blue Oyster Cult, remixed by The Bug, Mistabishi, Dan The Automator, King Cannibal, El-B and Sientific American.

Honoured to be in such excellent company, we’re proud to add to that list our own remix of REM’s “Ignoreland”.

As is the way in such cases, we can’t let you hear the track here – you’ll have to get hold of a copy if you want the full Kleptones-enhanced experience, but believe me it’s worth it – developers Ruffian Games have done a mighty fine job, and pretty much all of the reviews seem to agree…

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Quick bit of gig news to add – on 24th July Eric will be heading over to the Czech Republic to headline “Pure Fest”, a one day outdoor event in Mladá Boleslav (about 50km outside Prague). Looks like a seriously diverse range of music on offer, so we’re delighted to be invited to the party – if you’re in the vicinity, get yourself along – It’s our first time in the Czech Republic so it’s sure to be a good one!

3 Responses to “Out of the record, and into the revolution…”

  1. adam says:

    Congratulations on the soundtrack appearance! I look forward to hearing it, loving as I do the Kleptones and REM.

  2. the_angry_angel says:

    Congratulations on the inclusion in the game guys! I look forward to hearing it whilst catapulting a car into a building :D

  3. Cudds says:

    THATS DOPE! Crackdown was an awesome game. The sequel can only be good, especially with the bangin’ soundtrack.

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