Ultramagnetic MCs

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of their classic album, Critical Beatdown, New York rap outfit Ultramagnetic MCs have announced a summer tour through Europe and the UK.

Hailed as one of the early innovators of the sampling techniques employed by producer Ced Gee, the release influenced future generations for years to come.

On the tour, members Kool Keith, Ced Gee and T R Love will hit the road for the first time, as as a group, in Europe since the release of the album. The 12-date trek will kick off on July 2nd in Paris, before heading to London, Amsterdam, Dublin and Liverpool with the final date on July 20th in Belgium.

Additionally, the Ultramagnetic MCs have been working on new material, including the new track, “Let The Bars Go”, below.

Full tour dates are as follows:

7/2 – Paris @ Le Trabendo
7/4 – Amsterdam @ Melkweg The Max
7/5 – London @ The Clapham Grand
7/6 – Brighton @ Concorde 2
7/8 – Norwich @ Arts Centre
7/9 – Leeds @ Brudenell Social Club
7/10 – Glasgow @ O2 ABC 2
7/11 – Manchester @ Band on the Wall
7/12 – Dublin @ The Sugar Club
7/13 – Liverpool @ Haus
7/17 – Cologne @ Club Banhof Ehrenfeld
7/20 – Belgium @ Dour Music Festival

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