Monday, February 8, 2016

Electronic Compilation Album, "Star Wars Headspace" Announced

By: Dominic Jones

Lucasfilm announced a unique new musical take on the Star Wars galaxy, with the upcoming release of Star Wars Headspace.  The album is an compilation of electronic music inspired by Star Wars created by some of the biggest names in electronic music, as well as some up and comers.  The album, which will be released digitally on February 19th and in store March 18th, will feature original electronic music paired with Star Wars dialogue and sound effects.  The album is available for pre-order now.

The album opens with “C-3P0’s Plight” by Kaskade; the track pulsates and builds into a soundscape, iconic Star Wars samples like blaster fire and Wookiee roars enveloping the listener, while C-3P0 laments…“How typical.” It captures the humor of Star Wars, the melodrama of C-3PO, and is a kinetic, dynamic production that sets the stage for what follows.

In addition to contributions from GTA, Flying Lotus, and others, Star Wars Headspace features an original production by Rick Rubin: “NR-G7,” complete with a driving beat, R2-D2 bleeps, and much more. Also included is a remix of J.J. Abrams’ and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s fan-favorite “Jabba Flow” from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, called “Jabba Flow: Rick Rubin Re-Work (feat. A-Trak).” This version transforms the song into something completely different — a true house track — and is a must-hear for Star Wars and dance music fans alike. Check out the full track listing for Star Wars Headspace below.


1. C-3P0’s Plight Kaskade

2. Help Me! GTA

3. Force TroyBoi 

4. Cantina Boys Baauer

5. Jabba Flow: Rick Rubin Re-Work (feat. A-Trak) Shag Kava

6. R2 Knows (feat. Barry Drift) Claude VonStroke

7. NR-G7 Rick Rubin  

8. Ghomrassen Bonobo

9. Bounty Hunters Röyksopp

10. Sunset Over Manaan ATTLAS

11. R2 Where R U? Flying Lotus

12. Druid Caravan of Smoke Shlohmo

13. EWOK PUMPP Rustie

14. Scruffy-Looking Nerfherder Galantis

15. Star Tripper Breakbot

Are you excited for this new take on Star Wars?  Let us know in the comments!

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