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The return of Coldcut

New single and album 'Only Heaven' are out now

2016 Oct 06     
2 Bit Thugs

The track features Roots Manuva and Thundercat, while the album's co-produced by Switch

Hard to believe, but it's been a full ten years since Jon More and Matt Black, better known as Coldcut, last released a record. But now they're back with new album Only Heaven, which has been produced in collaboration with Dave Taylor - AKA Switch, and one-half of Major Lazer.

The first single from the album is the title track, which features a vocal from UK hip-hop legend Roots Manuva, and which you can hear below. Oh, and Thundercat plays bass on Only Heaven, too... how's that for a heavy-hitting line-up? They've also revived their old Ahead Of Our Time label (under the Ninja Tune umbrella) especially for the album.

Coldcut last dropped any original productions in 2006. Since then there've been a couple of DJ mixes released, but otherwise they've been concentrating on other ventures: curating an art exhibition to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their Ninja Tune label, soundtracking arty French films and creating the Ninja Jamm music-making app.

To promote the album, Coldcut will be DJing at the Jazz Cafe in Camden, London on 3 December, alongside fellow UK innovators Adrian Sherwood and Dennis Bovell.

Pic: Liam Ricketts

The single and album Only Heaven are both out today on Ahead Of Our Time





Tags: Coldcut, Jon More, Matt Black, Ninja Tune, Ahead Of Our Time, Roots Manuva, Adrian Sherwood, Jazz Cafe, Dennis Bovell