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  • 07/10/2008

DJs Remix for truth® Campaign

The good folks at truth® want to share every last shred of information available about nicotine and smoking, which means they've got a laundry list of pretty nasty details on hand. But it's not all gum cancer, premature death, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome due to secondhand smoke. The anti-smoking campaign also delivers its message through good music, and the its latest endeavor in this area is The Sunny Side of truth® compilation, in which the organization enlisted a handful of DJs to remix tracks from its current summer campaign.

Diplo, DJ Spooky, Z-Trip, the Cobra Snake, and others have chopped, sliced, and reconfigured tracks–which all contain messages about smoking and cigarettes–into bouncing house numbers, electro bangers, and crisp hip-hop beats, all packaged with the company's somewhat lighthearted but kind of dark artwork. The compilation is available for as a free download from the truth® site, and be sure to check the standout track, a dirty, b-more remix of "Magical Amount" from Mad Decent's DJ Sega.

01 "Typo (Diplo House Remix)"
02 "Magical Amount (Cobra Starship Remix)"
03 "Tough Love (Mix Master Mike's Ashtray Edit)"
04 "Smaller Babies (Z-Trip's Banjo Breaks Mix)"
05 "Typo (Kenny Dope Remix)"
06 Tough Love (DJ Spooky Remix)"
07 Smaller Babies (Kaskade Remix)"
08 Magical Amount (Pete Rock Remix)"
09 "Typo (Diplo Hip-Hop Remix)"
10 Magical Amount (Mad Decent Remix by DJ Sega)"

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