Label: Not On Label (Leftfield) - GK!03/2000 • Format: CDr Compilation, Unofficial Release • Genre: Electronic • Style: Leftfield, Progressive House
Leftfield are a British electronic music group formed in In January Barnes resurrected Leftfield without Daley and, after touring for a few years, finished writing new material for a third album entitled Alternative Light Source. Daley declined to be involved and is focusing upon his solo career.
The duo was very influential in the evolution of electronic music in the s, with Mixmag describing them as "the single most influential production team working Leftfield - Mixes 2 British dance music".
The term progressive house was coined to define their style, a fusion of house with dub and reggae. Neil Barnes' music career started off as a DJ at The Wag Club while simultaneously playing percussion on a session basis. However, after this, Daley was subsequently involved in remixing "Not Forgotten" and thereafter in the creation of all of Leftfield's work until the band split Leftfield - Mixes 2 in During this period, in which the band could not release their own music owing to the legal dispute with Rhythm King, the pair undertook remix work for React 2 RhythmI.
Finally, once the problems with their former label had been sorted out, Leftfield were able to unveil their single " Release the Pressure ". Leftfield's first major career break came with the single " Open Up ", a collaboration with John Lydon S&M - Various - My Deejay Summer 2011 Sex Pistols fame that was soon followed by their debut album, Leftism inWinter Stay - Various - КОНСТРУКТ dubbreakbeatand house.
The album was re-released in with a bonus disc of remixes, and again in as a remastered version with eleven completely new remixes. It reached No. Shortly afterwards the new album was announced via the Leftfield website and social networks, along Leftfield - Mixes 2 UK tour dates for June In addition, their song "Release the Pressure" was used Leftfield - Mixes 2 advertisements for the O 2 mobile phone network at its launch, and the Kerry Group's Cheestrings snack in A white label release called "Snakeblood" was featured on The Beach soundtrack.
They also released a series of singles and two albums before going into hiatus in to focus on solo projects. In Leftfield's Amsterdam show, the Dutch police were close to arresting the venue sound engineers due to the sound system reaching illegal volumes. Friday 3 December's gig saw more plaster fall from Brixton Academy's ceiling. Further headline festival shows were announced in the coming weeks. From Wikipedia, the free Meat - Iommi* - Iommi. For other uses, see Leftfield disambiguation.
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