Turntable Talents Coming to DJ Hero 2

on September 15, 2010 12:30 PM

Activision is pulling out all of the stops to make DJ Hero 2the stomping ground for some of the world’s greatest vinyl cutters. Making their debut performance are A-Trak and Diplo, while DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip and The Scratch Perverts return to the DJ Hero franchise for encore sets. Featuring DJ vs DJ battles featuring 83 unique mixes available only in DJ Hero 2, gamers can go all out to prove who is the best in the turntable wars.

“Our recipe for creating such an amazing soundtrack is simple; we work with the most talented DJs from around the world to mix and mash the hottest tracks dominating radio airwaves and club sound systems,” said Dan Neil, Music Director, FreeStyleGames. “Alongside our hugely talented DJ team here at FreeStyleGames, we’ve worked with visionaries like Shadow, Z-Trip and Diplo to deliver the best soundtrack in entertainment.”

Check out the hot sounds in 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:
· Young Jeezy ft. Kanye West – “Put On” Mixed With DJ Shadow feat. Q-Tip and Lateef – “Enuff (DJ Fresh Remix)”
· 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”

DJ Hero 2 will be available October 19th for Xbox 360, PS3, and the Wii. Be sure to check it out.

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Josh resides in VA and enjoys spending time with his wife Lena, two wonderful kids Peyton and Bailey, and their puppy Marley. He moonlights as an Xbox Ambassador and someday hopes to rule the galaxy. Favorite Games: Mega Man, Tecmo Bowl, Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare