ATR

Dim Mak on MTV’s “Teen Wolf” — Take 2 with Atari Teenage Riot

710 150 Tim Gauthier

If you missed Dim Mak artist, Datsik on MTV’s Teen Wolf a couple of weeks ago, here’s your chance to catch another one of Dim Mak’s artists on the show. Tune in tonight, July 2 at 10 p.m. (PST) to hear Atari Teenage Riot’s “Collapse Of History” on the latest episode.

Watch “Collapse of History”

Dim Mak to welcome Alec Empire’s latest Podcast Series — On iTunes Now!

710 150 Tim Gauthier

Exercise your right and subscribe to our new podcast series by Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot on Dim Mak’s Official iTunes Podcast Series. This new podcast is a taste of what to except from upcoming Alec Empire DJ sets and solo performances. Alec Empire, activist and supporter of the Anonymous and Occupy Movement’s has continued to voice his opinion over the years with his music, and will continue the flow with his upcoming sets.

Download Episode No. 001 Here

Atari Teenage Riot Takes Hold of NYC — A Recap By MTV Hive

710 150 Tim Gauthier

If you ever need a heightened sense of our dystopian present, attend an Atari Teenage Riot show. Certainly the long-running German trio — now consisting of Alec Empire, Nic Endo and Rowdy Superstar — has had progress in its sights for a long time. The group began in Berlin in 1992 as a proactive response against neo-Nazism in Germany and has been fighting the good fight through techno-juiced hardcore (and strobe lights!) off and on for two decades. (The band took a decade-long hiatus in 2001 after the death of founding member Carl Crack before returning last year.) But no length of fandom or YouTube-by-proxies is quite like being in Atari Teenage Riot‘s present presence: through hyperreal energy and palpable political resolve, the group acts as cheerleaders for resistance, and the constant indictments of skewed global politics are actually transformative. We’re living in a time of tumult, but ATR’s imagining a better future, if we want it. The crux of their music, battering, insistent, and of the rabble, is just a reminder that along the path there, chaos is tantamount. And fun.

Read & watch more

Alec Empire & Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse Of History Megamix!

Tim Gauthier

Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot stepped off stage at the latest show in Belgium to find his Collapse Of History mix hit 150,000 views in one weekend! This monster mix has one of the strongest tracklistings around. Be sure to listen close to find what exclusives are in store…

Atari Teenage Riot & KROQ Present an Exclusive Coachella Mix

710 150 Tim Gauthier

As you may know, ATR will be heading to the desert as part of Coachella, set to perform Friday April 13th and 20th. Make sure you make it a point to see them live at Coachella! In the late 90s Atari Teenage Riot (ATR) emerged out of the electronica genre, to subvert all rules of rock and techno music. The seminal band was too radical in its views and statements and simply too loud and noisy to fit in neatly inside any genre. ATR’s records stand as a testament to the years 1992-2000, where anything seemed possible.

Read more: DJ Jeremiah Red – Soundwaves & Crossfades [Coachella Spotlight] – Guest Mix By Atari Teenage Riot’s Alec Empire

Watch Atari Teenage Riots ‘Digital Insane Asylum’ On NME Now!

Tim Gauthier

“We have just finished our video (online) for the track in Paris with a great cast of actors. The location of the shoot was a mental institution in the suburbs. It was wild!!!” ~ Alec Empire, Atari Teenage Riot

“Collapse of History” (Remixes, Pt. 1):
This is the first instalment of the two part Collapse of History EP, with the second to follow in April. Alec Empire: “Our new single is called Collapse of History! It is an anthem for our generation. Information overload in the digital age. The track has a big war chant, which went down extremely well with festival crowds since we started playing it live. Can’t wait to perform this at Coachella!!!

It’s another single that is sung by Nic Endo who takes ATR into a new direction. B52s, L7, riot grrrl, Blondie,
Deee-Lite were an inspiration. I had to do forty overdubs, because we thought it would be funny to have a
little army of Alec Empire clones singing along. The biggest inspiration for this song was probably the Atari
video game classic Pong. We did a remix contest, AND also got official remixes done by a number of amazing producers! The next two months of our campaign will focus on Collapse Of History! We are putting out this full on remix EP first, then will follow it up with the single later. It’s perfect for DJs to spin.”

Remixers include Christine (who have worked with Amon Tobin and Nag Nag Nag), StereoHeroes (M.I.A. and Pony Pony Run Run remixes), Sharkslayer (releases on the Kitsune and Yes, Yes labels), and Twist The Black
Box (noted for work with Diplo and Teeth).

Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse Of History Remixes – Out Now!

Tim Gauthier

Buy Now: ATR – Collapse of History Remixes



Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse of History Remixes
 
Purcahse:

 
This is the first instalment of the two part Collapse of History EP, with the second to follow in April.
Alec Empire: “Our new single is called Collapse of History! It is an anthem for our generation. Information overload in the digital age. The track has a big war chant, which went down extremely well with festival crowds since we started playing it live. Can’t wait to perform this at Coachella!!!

We have just finished our video (online) for the track in Paris with a great cast of actors. The location of the shoot was a mental institution in the suburbs. It was wild!!!

It’s another single that is sung by Nic Endo who takes ATR into a new direction. B52s, L7, riot grrrl, Blondie, Deee-Lite were an inspiration. I had to do forty over- dubs, because we thought it would be funny to have a little army of Alec Empire clones singing along. The biggest inspiration for this song was probably the Atari video game classic Pong.

We did a remix contest, AND also got official remixes done by a number of amazing producers! The next two months of our campaign will focus on Collapse Of History! We are putting out this full on remix EP first, then will follow it up with the single later. It’s perfect for DJs to spin.”

Remixers include Christine (who have worked with Amon Tobin and Nag Nag Nag), StereoHeroes (M.I.A. and Pony Pony Run Run remixes), Shark- slayer (releases on the Kitsune and Yes, Yes labels), and Twist The Black Box (noted for work with Diplo and Teeth).

 

For more info on Atari Teenage Riot visit their artist page here.

Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse Of History (Christine Remix) – Watch The Video Now!

Tim Gauthier

Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse of History (Christine Remix) (Official Teaser)
… As featured on the “Collapse Of History” Remixes pt. 1 EP on Dim Mak Records:

“Collapse of History” (Remixes, Pt. 1):
This is the first instalment of the two part Collapse of History EP, with the second to follow in April. Alec Empire: “Our new single is called Collapse of History! It is an anthem for our generation. Information overload in the digital age. The track has a big war chant, which went down extremely well with festival crowds since we started playing it live. Can’t wait to perform this at Coachella!!!

We have just finished our video (online) for the track in Paris with a great cast of actors. The location of the shoot was a mental institution in the suburbs. It was wild!!!

It’s another single that is sung by Nic Endo who takes ATR into a new direction. B52s, L7, riot grrrl, Blondie,
Deee-Lite were an inspiration. I had to do forty overdubs, because we thought it would be funny to have a
little army of Alec Empire clones singing along. The biggest inspiration for this song was probably the Atari
video game classic Pong. We did a remix contest, AND also got official remixes done by a number of amazing producers! The next two months of our campaign will focus on Collapse Of History! We are putting out this full on remix EP first, then will follow it up with the single later. It’s perfect for DJs to spin.”

Remixers include Christine (who have worked with Amon Tobin and Nag Nag Nag), StereoHeroes (M.I.A. and Pony Pony Run Run remixes), Sharkslayer (releases on the Kitsune and Yes, Yes labels), and Twist The Black
Box (noted for work with Diplo and Teeth).

Atari Teenage Riot – Collapse Of History Remixes EP
– Out March 20th on Beatport & iTunes

Atari Teenage Riot – The Tumblr

Tim Gauthier

Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot, with semi-frequent updates from the rest of the crew & management, have an official Tumblr page setup, voicing all matters- from political to band related. In more recent context, Alec has taken on his stance on the 1999 Sony Advertisement where they impermissibly used an Atari Teenage Riot track in South East Asia:

“I felt used, exploited, ripped off…everything that a sensitive artist like myself would feel in that situation… Even though the thing got settled in court kind of, I never felt they paid what they owed.

So when the request for the Sony Vita ad landed on my lap, I put ‘Black Flags’ into it…it was all hectic and they okayed it.”

In the end, Atari Teenage Riot & Alec Empire place most of their financial gain into the #FreeAnons, Anonymous Solidarity Network; a support system dedicated to assisting those who are facing prosecution for alleged involvement in “Anonymous” activities, wherein came the “Black Flags” single.

Find out more on the movement by visiting their official Tumblr page here, and http://freeanons.org/ to support a good cause!

Atari Teenage Riot Re-Cap From The Garage, London

Tim Gauthier

As reviewed by Artrocker Magazine, check out the official re-cap from Atari Teenage Riot’s performance at The Garage in London.

“Being asked to review ATR is a daunting thing, because their influence is perhaps something that won’t be known for years – so you end up reviewing the NOW while wishing you could view the WHOLE DAMN THING. Ah, Fft. Maybe that’s all we can do.

MUSIC IS A WEAPON!

Atari Teenage Riot – US & World Tour for 2012!

Tim Gauthier

Atari Teenage Riot Presents: Is The Hyperreal? 2012 World Tour!

Atari Teenage Riot toured worldwide throughout 2011 and in November recorded this live show in Tokyo to bring listeners just a taste of their incendiary live show, described by the NME as “…a cavalcade of forever-young yelps: a brilliantly nasty volley of universe-shaping techno-metal.” Rock-a-Rolla wrote: “Seizure-inducing levels of strobe lighting are joined by breakbeats, jungle, drum ’n’ bass and caustic guitar samples at every turn, providing enough variety and energy to prove that this is no mere nostalgia trip for them, this is a return to arms.”

Now if that doesn’t tempt you….

2012 is the 20th anniversary of Atari Teenage Riot so expect much to happen this year, including a remastered version of the classic ‘Burn, Berlin, Burn’ album, new singles and a studio album. The band will be touring internationally, beginning in February in Europe and South America, continuing throughout Europe, with stops in North America, including a live performance at the 2012 Coachella Music Festival.

Visit the official Atari Teenage Riot Tour page for all dates and ticketing information.

Anonymous & Atari Teenage Riot Are ‘Back With a Hack’

Tim Gauthier

The frontman and moniker familiarized by the Occupy Wall Street movement, Anonymous, has frequently attacked Neo-Nazi activists across Europe, trying to remove all web-outlets praising their organization. Earlier this morning, Anonymous successfully hacked their ‘mail-order’ website, sending this message, alongside an Atari Teenage Riot track, to all members linked within their server: