Release Date 06/17/2014
The Nightmares on Wax story is one that spans decades and genres. The moniker of George Evelyn, he stands as Warp Records’ longest serving artist with both celebrating their 25th anniversary in existence this year. To mark this occasion, Nightmares on Wax is releasing N.O.W. Is The Time, a 2-disc best of release comprising the greatest hits as well as a special edition box set Deep Down: Remixes & Rarities which also features unreleased material, new and classic remixes, and a book of memorabilia and interviews.
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 Smokers Delight and Carboot Soul and working with the likes of De La Soul and Roots Manuva established Nightmares on Wax as one of the definitive purveyors of hip hop, funk, dub and soul.
25 years on his fanbase is still growing. His recent Boiler Room DJ Set has over half a million views, and after his successful US tour following the release of his most recent record Feelin' Good, he is about to embark on his largest US tour to date. N.O.W. Is The Time is out June 17, 2014.
“...Evelyn has injected his new full-length with rich orchestration and strings, giving it the sunny, widescreen feel he’s always wanted.” - FACT Magazine.
US Tour Dates:
June 18 - Neumos, Seattle, WA June 20-22 - What The Festival?, Dufur, ORJune 21 - Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CAJune 22 - Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles, CA June 23 - House Of Blues, San Diego, CA June 24 - Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZJune 26- Belly Up, Aspen, CO June 27 - Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO June 28 - Gothic Theatre, Denver, CO July 1- Majestic Theatre, Madison, WI July 3 - Concorde Music Hall, Chicago, IL July 4 - The Parish (DJ Set), Austin, TX
July 5 - Magic Stick, Detroit, MI July 6 - Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH July 9 - Irving Plaza, New York, NY July 10 - Paradise, Boston, MA July 11 -13 - Hudson Project, Saugerties, NYJuly 12 - Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PAJuly 16 - Asheville Music Hall, Asheville, NCJuly 18-20 - Forecastle Festival, Louisville, KYJuly 19 - Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA July 20 - Terminal West, Atlanta, GA July 21 - Grand Central, Miami, FL