Activison Reveals ‘DJ Hero 2′ Soundtrack at Rooftop Listening Party
Last night, Activision hosted a rooftop listening party at New York City’s Gramercy Park Hotel, for the soundtrack to its upcoming ‘DJ Hero 2‘ video game. The sequel to 2009′s ‘Guitar Hero’ spin-off features mixes of songs like Eminem‘s ‘Not Afraid,’ Lady Gaga‘s ‘Just Dance’ and Lil Wayne‘s ‘Lollipop.’
Tastemakers, music critics and artists including Tek of Smif-N-Wessun, DJ Evil Dee of Black Moon and DJ J. Period, who also DJ’d at the event, listened to cuts from the soundtrack. In the new version of DJ Hero microphones have been incorporated with its turntable controller and will be available in a special party bundle. Stations with XBox 360s were set up around the venue, giving attendees the opportunity to try out ‘DJ Hero 2,’ which features playable characters like RZA and Dave Guetta.
‘DJ Hero 2′ is due in stores October 19. For more information and to play the DJ Hero “Name That Mix” challenge, visit DJHero.com.
Check out the list of exclusive mixes after the jump.
Exclusive Mixes for DJ Hero 2:
Produced and Mixed by A-Trak:
-Naughty By Nature – ‘O.P.P.’ Mixed With Jackson 5 – ‘ABC’
-Justice – ‘D.A.N.C.E.’ Remix
Produced and Mixed by Diplo:
-Kanye West – ‘Heartless’ Mixed With DJ Shadow – ‘Midnight In A Perfect World’
-Major Lazer feat. VYBZ Kartel – ‘Pon De Floor’ Mixed With Harold Faltermeyer – ‘Axel F’
Produced and Mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff:
-Busta Rhymes – ‘Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See’ Mixed With M|A|R|R|S – ‘Pump Up The Volume’
Produced and Mixed by DJ Shadow:
-Kanye West – ‘Love Lockdown’ Mixed With Metallica – ‘The Day That Never Comes’
Produced and Mixed by DJ Z-Trip:
-Missy Elliott – ‘Get Ur Freak On’ Mixed With Dillinja and Skibadee – ‘Twist ‘Em Out’
-Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force – ‘Planet Rock’ Mixed With The Crystal Method – ‘Busy Child (Still Busy After All These Years Remix)’
Produced and Mixed by The Scratch Perverts:
-The Chemical Brothers ft. Q-Tip – ‘Galvanize’ Remix
-The Prodigy – ‘Omen’ Mixed With Orbital – ‘The Box’