TV On the Radio's Dave Sitek Takes On Dinah Washington Classic
(Girlie) Dave Sitek, the producer & one of the masterminds behind TV On the Radio, contributed a remix to Verve Records' L.A. Noire Remixed, with the EP serving as the soundtrack to the video game of the same name, out now via Rockstar Games. Sitek remixed Dinah Washington's jazz classic, "Slick Chick.
LA Noire Remixed was released digitally May 17, 2011, and features six '30s-'40s gems from jazz greats Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Jordan, Dinah Washington, Gene Krupa and Lionel Hampton, remixed by Dave Sitek (TV on the Radio), DJ Premier (Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Kanye West), Truth & Soul (Amy Winehouse, Aloe Blacc, Adele), Ticklah (Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings), Midnight Sun (Midnight Magic) and Detroit techno/house innovator Moodymann.
The latest installment in the Verve Remixed series, the EP was inspired by the timeless songs in the game. L.A. Noire is a crime thriller that follows a young detective in 1947 Los Angeles as solves cases and rises through the ranks of the LAPD in one of the most violent and corrupt years in the city's history. L.A. Noire was released on May 17 for PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.