Soundtrack album to the forthcoming documentary The Man from Mo’ Wax that charts the life of pioneering UK electronic/trip-hop figure James Lavelle, whose presence in the scene as a DJ, producer and label head remains pivotal today, nearly three decades into his career.
The soundtrack features tracks from the film that chart the life of Lavelle + his label Mo’ Wax including: – artists that inspired him to create Mo’ Wax such as Hiroshi + Kudo, Zimbabwe Legit, Marie ‘Queenie’ Lyons + The Wild Bunch – trip-hop classics from Mo’ Wax by DJ Shadow, La Funk Mob, Attica Blues, Dr. Octagon, DJ Krush + RPM – essential Lavelle productions/co-writes with Thom Yorke, Ian Brown + Queens of the Stone Age
The film features interviews with DJ Shadow, Joshua Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, Massive Attack’s Robert Del Naja (3D), Ian Brown, Futura, Thom Yorke and Grandmaster Flash who help tell the remarkable story of one of the most enigmatic yet influential figures in contemporary British culture. Unearthed from over 700 hours of footage including his exclusive personal archive spanning three decades, The Man from Mo’ Wax is an exhilarating, no holds-barred ride through Lavelle’s career highs and lows.
The film will be released in selected cinemas nationwide on the 31st August – celebrating the 20th anniversary of the seminal UNKLE/Mo’Wax album release of Psyence Fiction.
FORMAT: 2LP (coloured vinyl – 1 disc red, 1 disc blue)
A1 Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal & Charles Dutoit — Holst: The Planets, Op.32 –
A2. Venus, the Bringer of Peace (edit) A2 Zimbabwe Legit — Doin’ Damage in My Native Language (Shadow’s legitimate remix)
A3 Marie ‘Queenie’ Lyons — See and Don’t See
A4 The Wild Bunch — Friends & Countrymen A5 RPM — Food of My De-Rhythm
B1 Hioshi Fujiwara + KUDO featuring DJ MILO— Return of The Original Art Form (D.J mix)
B2 La Funk Mob — Ravers Suck Our Sound and Get Fuck
B3 Attica Blues — Contemplating Jazz
B4 Dr. Octagon — Blue Flowers B5 DJ Krush — Kemuri
C1 UNKLE — Back and Forth
C2 DJ Shadow — What Does Your Soul Look Like (part 3)
C3 RPM — Flow
C4 DJ Shadow — Organ Donor (extended overhaul)
C5 UNKLE featuring Thom Yorke — Rabbit In Your Headlights
D1 Blackalicious — Swan Lake
D2 UNKLE featuring Ian Brown — Reign
D3 Queens Of The Stone Age — … Like Clockwork
D4 DJ Shadow — What Does Your Soul Look Like (part 1)
UMC / Island 6727904