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You could say that Underworld are part of the DNA of Trainspotting – a story that started with the directors cut of the original film, twenty years on, Rick weaves a score to the new film from tracks, old and new, original and reconceived, which include a new piece by Underworld (Eventually But) and a reimagining of Born Slippy (Slow Slippy).

Listen to a clip from the new Underworld track...
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AUSTRALIA: Underworld are live in Sydney and Melbourne this April!

11th April Sydney Opera House [ Bit.ly Link ]
12th April Arts Centre Melbourne [ Bit.ly Link ]

On sale 23rd Feb 9am AEDT


Karl talks to Nemone about Underworld & the 90s dance music scene on BBC Radio 2 tomorrow at 10pm

Nemone talks to Karl Hyde from Underworld, Series 1, Nemone's Electric 90s - BBC Radio 2

Rick Smith talked to Dazed and Confused Magazine about working on T2 Trainspotting “I never really questioned the idea of (revisiting Born Slippy) it. It was a little trickier to find the right tone and strength. In film, strength comes not just from the music, but from the way it’s mixed and moved and what happens where in the edit – all those things are in flux.”

For the film Mr Smith...
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Announcing Underworld live in New Zealand at Oro Festival. Australian announcing coming soon...

Underworld @ Oro Festival, Woodhill Forest in Auckland, New Zealand

“The most obvious way to trigger (memories of the first film) is to lift a piece of the original music and plonk it on. That never seemed like a good idea”

Read Rick Smith's interview with Dazed and Confused Magazine about working on #T2Trainspotting

How do you follow Trainspotting’s iconic soundtrack?

Listen back to Danny Boyle talking to Lauren Laverne on BBC 6 Music yesterday and the first play of the 12" version of new Underworld track Eventually But. #t2trainspotting

Available at [ Underworldlive.com Link ]

With Danny Boyle in conversation, Lauren Laverne - BBC Radio 6 Music

The first pressing of the Eventually But/Long Slow Slippy 12” sold out in under 96 hours so we are putting more on order. Those that got the first run will be receiving theirs shortly. The second pressing are now available to pre-order.

A) Long Slow Slippy (full-length version of a reimagined Born Slippy (Nuxx)
AA) Eventually But (a new Underworld track, a remix of which is on the T2...
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Listen to Karl's radio show from Saturday when he sat in for Gilles Peterson on BBC Radio 6 Music, playing new & unreleased tracks interwoven with music that's influencing his current writing.

Karl Hyde sits in, Gilles Peterson - BBC Radio 6 Music

Catch up on the original Trainspotting in just 4 minutes, cut by Danny Boyle, soundtracked by Born Slippy (Nuxx). #t2trainspotting

Read more about Underworld + Transpotting here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Pre-order this exclusive 12" on [ Tmstor.es Link ]

Side A - Long Slow Slippy ( A reimagined Born Slippy (Nuxx)

Side AA - Eventually But (New Underworld track)

180-gram heavyweight vinyl 12", cut at half speed in a die-cut sleeve designed with all artwork by Tomato. #t2trainspotting #shiningfuture
To celebrate the release of T2 Trainspotting, we have put together a very special limited edition 12”.

Side A - Long Slow Slippy - the full-length version of that reimagined Born Slippy (Nuxx), an edit is included on the official soundtrack album).

Side AA - Eventually But - the first new Underworld track since last year’s album, Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future.
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Pre-order exclusive 12" at underworldlive.com

Off to Edinburgh to spot Trains (k)
Anyone near a radio later? I'm sitting in for Gilles Peterson live on BBC Radio 6 Music from 3-6pm - contact me on air via the usual 6Music channels with any questions answers or stories from out there in the world - K
When he was invited to sit in for Gilles Peterson this Saturday, Karl contacted fellow musicians, inviting them to send him new & unreleased material.
These tracks will thread throughout his show, interwoven with music that's influencing his current writing, pulled from the Hyde record library.
Listen to Karl on BBC Radio 6 Music this Saturday from 3pm
‪Announcing Underworld live in Mexico at Ceremonia on 1st April 2017. #shiningfuture‬
See Karl Hyde in Conversation and reading from his new book I AM DOGBOY at Ancienne Belgique - AB next Thursday 15th December.

Tickets are free but space is limited, so please reserve your spot.

Karl Hyde - I am Dogboy

Barbara Barbara, we have been nominated for a Grammy! #shiningfuture
Listen again to Karl's BBC Radio 6 Music show from Friday when he sat in for Iggy Pop, playing an eclectic mix of music inspired by his new book I Am Dogboy.

The show charts his influences from the age of three through forming Underworld with Rick Smith, to the current day and includes tracks from John Leyton, The Doors, Diana Ross & Kojey Radical.

Karl Hyde sits in - Listen Again - BBC Radio 6 Music