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Partial Track List For Scratch: The Ultimate DJ

Rolling Stone runs a brief list of tracks appearing in 7 Studios' upcoming rhythm game.

Cutting it up on the virtual ones and twos.
Rolling Stone ran a brief article on the upcoming rhythm game from 7 Studios and Genco Interactive, Scratch: The Ultimate DJ. There isn't too much in the way of new details in there, as it's primarily built on quotes from Quincy "QD3" Jones III, who has already been announced as participating in the game's development.

But I don't think I've seen this list of music that will be in the game anywhere yet. In addition to getting new tracks from Beastie Boys' DJ, Mixmaster Mike, the game will have as-yet unannounced tracks from Run-DMC, Gorillaz, Nelly, and Deltron 3030. It will also contain these specific tracks:
  • “Flashing Lights” - Kanye West
  • “Intergalactic” - Beastie Boys
  • “Let’s Get it Started” - The Black Eyed Peas
  • “Slacker” - Tech N9ne
  • “Don’t Sweat the Technique” - Eric B. and Rakim

So far, that's a decent list, even though I don't think every one of those songs actually has any scratching in it. Hopefully the game is more than a run-of-the-mill Beatmania clone. QD3's quotes in the articles make all kinds of wild claims, including  “if you learn how to scratch on this, it’s the exact replica of the real thing. You’re essentially buying a little studio.”

Not to be too negative, Mr. 3, but I'll believe that when I see it, thanks.
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Posted by Jeff
Cutting it up on the virtual ones and twos.
Rolling Stone ran a brief article on the upcoming rhythm game from 7 Studios and Genco Interactive, Scratch: The Ultimate DJ. There isn't too much in the way of new details in there, as it's primarily built on quotes from Quincy "QD3" Jones III, who has already been announced as participating in the game's development.

But I don't think I've seen this list of music that will be in the game anywhere yet. In addition to getting new tracks from Beastie Boys' DJ, Mixmaster Mike, the game will have as-yet unannounced tracks from Run-DMC, Gorillaz, Nelly, and Deltron 3030. It will also contain these specific tracks:
  • “Flashing Lights” - Kanye West
  • “Intergalactic” - Beastie Boys
  • “Let’s Get it Started” - The Black Eyed Peas
  • “Slacker” - Tech N9ne
  • “Don’t Sweat the Technique” - Eric B. and Rakim

So far, that's a decent list, even though I don't think every one of those songs actually has any scratching in it. Hopefully the game is more than a run-of-the-mill Beatmania clone. QD3's quotes in the articles make all kinds of wild claims, including  “if you learn how to scratch on this, it’s the exact replica of the real thing. You’re essentially buying a little studio.”

Not to be too negative, Mr. 3, but I'll believe that when I see it, thanks.
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Posted by HistoryInRust

Intergalactic. 

Score. 

Posted by Forcen
Sir_Ragnarok said:
"Intergalactic. 

Score. "
This!
Posted by PowerSerj

Intergalactic.

Double Score.

Posted by norton123

Gorillaz sounds cool.

Posted by Milkman

I've never even heard of this game but Intergalactic is enough to get me excited.

Edited by Mister_Snig

Loving the art style, but all I see is a glorified Beatmania. Then again, that's just from one screenshot.

Also, Intergalactic, Flashing Lights, and Gorillaz FTW!

Posted by Junpei

Personally I'd rather have more Beatmania finally come to the US. The one released for PS2 was ok, but I'd like to see more of the original DJ game.

Posted by matrix_hiei

Don't Sweat the Technique and Intergalactic are great songs. The game itself looks pretty meh though.

Posted by welly

sick. and nasty

Posted by MeatSim

I'm down for some Gorillaz.

Posted by masternater27

deltron 3030 is the real bees knees here.  I'll probably buy it just for that.

Posted by TripMasterMunky

Nice to see Rakim on there.

Posted by dsplayer1010

I think I'll pass on this one

Posted by LiveOrDie1212

i always dream one day there will be a DJ game, now it has finally come true

Posted by bucky

More DJ Shadow

Posted by Phished0ne

YES!! DELTRON! lets hope for Proto-Culture,  a song about video-games, in a video game..WOAH cAARAAAZy

Posted by HatKing

Nice set list so far, Deltron, Kanye, Gorillaz and Beastie Boyz are all artists I'd be interested in with this type of game...and their all on my ipod. lol

Posted by Artemis_D

It just.... looks like Guitar Hero/Rock Band, with turntables.  That's not what I want from a game like this.

Posted by Abomstar

Could have potential. Will purchase if the game engine is sound.

Posted by Captain_Fookup
“Let’s Get it Started” - The Black Eyed Peas

Garbage.
Posted by Ouroboros

ERIC B AND RAKIM

yes!  I might get it just for them..........actually, maybe no.
Posted by QuietAlien

Deltron!?
Yes.
Yes.
I have no clue how the game is going to be but if its got Del and Mix Master Mike I'll give it a chance.

Posted by ZombiePie

This better be better than that last console Beatmania game, because that game was crap and I feel like this game is going to be just like that.

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Posted by Champy

flashing lights and deltron3030? arrrgggg i might want this!!

Posted by Vance_Helsing

Decent track list...except the worst excuse for a band ever stinks up the place with "Let's Get It Started". God, I hate the Black Eyed Peas. I honestly might have to skip this just because they're in the game (I'm a big baby, I know- same reason why I never bought "Lumines 2" as well).

Posted by strangeling

While I like what music is listed, I have no desire to scratch.

Edited by thebrassthief

Looks like shit so far. I was expecting...uh...DJ songs. Ya know?

@bunky - FUUUUUUUCK YES!

Posted by Red

I love rap...so much...with a passion...definitely not of hatred.

Posted by Kohe321

I'll pass on this one too

Posted by Knale

little bit disappointed to not be seeing any real dj's or groups. Dj Shadow, Krush, Xecutioners, Qbert, UNKLE, Marlin, Phontaine. Just a couple of people on the wishlist.

Posted by SubTact

If they're putting in Gorillaz and Deltron 3030, they should have a track by the OG Dan the Automator concept group/album, Dr. Octagon, where Q-bert was on the cutz.

I'm thinking most of this game will be like Beatmania, with the equivalent to "solos" in GH/RB being the actual parts you "scratch".  I'm definitely interested in seeing if the mechanic is going to be based on the popular perception of how to scratch/cut or actually will be modelled after modern techniques (which are mostly heavy on the crossfader).

Posted by Sliqcore

Eric B and Rakim and people are happy about intergalactic?

Computer nerds meet turntables, turntables, computer nerds...

Posted by needforswede

I had no interest in this game, but it seems to have some ok music on it.  They could have picked a better Beastie Boys song though, I guess they just opted for the better known one which is disappointing because there are so many amazing Beastie Boys songs to choose from.  And yea, the Black Eyed Peas are terrible.

But nonetheless, I'm getting tired of all the music based games.

For me, I'd rather make music for real instead of replicating songs with the help of in-game prompts.  You think being a gamer and playing guitar all my life, I'd naturally be drawn to Guitar Hero, but I wasn't that great at it, and when I got decent I just thought to myself "this is pointless."  It felt like I was wasting my time learning a trivialized videogame version of a song I'd rather play in real life.  And I would see videos of people getting over 90% on expert with a Dragonforce song, and I just felt like telling them to give up the game and try it for real if they haven't already...not hating, it's just that if you have that much finger dexterity, there's a good chance that you'd be good at really playing guitar.  Yet there are still people who aren't interested in anything unless you turn it into a game somehow.

Being a DJ is much less attainable for me, and that should make this game more appealing, but it really doesn't.

Posted by Media_Master

we'll see..

Posted by Lentic

Any other BeatmaniaIIDX players in here rolling their eyes at will most likely be a pitiable difficulty level in comparison?

Be sure to wake me if Scratch or DJHero reach the depth of challenge of something like...this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEQMHYgqkZ4
Posted by HandsomeDead

I was hoping there'd be some trance or something on this, but I imagine that'll be more for DJ Hero or something.

Posted by bombHills
Edited by oldenglishC

Hopefully it's the Pete Rock remix of  “Don’t Sweat the Technique”.

NOW ALL YOU DAMN KIDS OFF MY LAWN!!
Posted by SteamPunkJin

With Tech N9ne and Del on the track list I might have to pick up a music game.
The Beastie Boys and Gorillaz don't hurt it either.

Posted by RHCPfan24

Hmmm....how about no.

Posted by kyrilsama

meh i still love beatmania IIDX so i'll pass on this one even if it has a BEP music.

Posted by bondfish

its gona suck any body remember that last DJ game released like 3 years ago? i do it sucked

Posted by SmugDarkLoser
Posted by AsKo25

TECH N9NE

Posted by Systech

Intergalactic will probably be pretty awesome and it's the right song for the game. Other songs seem to be in check, too.

Edited by MrKlorox

Nice. I'm all for Deltron 3030 in a videogame. It's been almost a year since Del has been featured in a videogame soundtrack. /sarcasm

After The 11th Hour, I'm not so sure I'm looking forward to the Deltron sequel Event II. If El-P would do a cyberpunk concept album, on the other hand, I might think twice.

Also, scratching was fresh maybe a decade or two ago... Wake me when there's a plastic toy talkbox peripheral.

Posted by coffeesash

How about Herbie Hancock's Rockit? Or anything by DJ Yoda...

Posted by Thunder

it sounds stupid imo

Posted by chronicsmoke

hell yeah tech 9!!!! hopefully the game itself will be good

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