Ex-Underworld DJ Darren Emerson Preps New Mix Album

Techno-heavy mix due in July.

Ex-Underworld DJ Darren Emerson's solo career continues to blossom with his second mix album for the popular Global Underground series.

Due in July, Global Underground: Singapore is a techno-heavy mix based on his New Year's Eve show last year at Singapore's Zouk club.

Featured on the album — the 20th in the series — is Emerson's mix of the Laurent Garnier hit "Man With the Red Face." Nitzer Ebb's "Join in the Chant" and DJ Sneak's "Smokey Hill Street" are also among the double album's 27 tracks.

Emerson left Underworld last spring and debuted on album with Global Underground: Uruguay in May. He later produced the Ibiza-influenced "Scorchio" with Sasha.

The Romford, England, DJ, who also heads Underwater Records, will tour worldwide this summer, his spokesperson said.

A-list DJs from Paul Oakenfold to John Digweed have mixed albums for the acclaimed Global Underground series, which features DJs mixing albums based on previous shows they have performed around the world.

Darren Emerson tour dates, according to his publicist:

  • 4/29 - San Francisco @ Pier 41
  • 4/30 - San Francisco @ The Fillmore
  • 5/2 - Atlanta @ Studio Central
  • 5/3 - Pontiac, MI @ Clutch Cargo's
  • 5/4 - Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
  • 5/5 - Kyle, TX @ Thunderhill Raceway