Nightmares on Wax Announces Best-Of Compilation, Summer Tour+Stream Ashley Beedle Warbox Dubplate Special


N.O.W. Is The TimeNIGHTMARES ON WAX UNVEILS FULL TRACKLIST FOR
N.O.W. IS THE TIME BEST-OF COMPILATION
OUT JUNE 17, 2014 VIA WARP RECORDS
DEBUTS REMIX FROM SPECIAL EDITION BOX SET
EMBARKING ON EXTENSIVE U.S. SUMMER TOUR
STARTING JUNE 18, 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. The tracklist has been slowly unveiled via various streaming services and is now revealed in full through both the Bleep and iTunes pre-orders. Full tracklisting is also available below.

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 Beedle, LFO, Loco Dice and more), and a book of memorabilia and interviews. Deep Down is also available for pre-order via iTunes. In conjunction with the announcement of the compilation, the “NOW Is The Time (Ashley Beedle Warbox Dubplate Special)” remix you can listen now

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. Current Nightmares on Wax US tour dates are below.

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.

N.O.W. Is The Time tracklist:
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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