Wednesday, March 5, 2014

HBO Launches “Game of Thrones” Mixtape: 'Catch The Throne: The Mixtape'

In preparation for the April 6th season four debut of “Game of Thrones,” HBO just announced plans to release its first mixtape, "Catch The Throne: The Mixtape." The show's first mixtape includes exclusive tracks from Wale, Big Boi, Common and Daddy Yankee, in addition to songs from up-and-coming artists Snow Tha Product, Bodega Bamz, Magazeen.

More details thanks to the press release:

The hip-hop and reggaeton, 10-song mixtape is inspired by "Game of Thrones" themes and storylines from seasons 1-3. Each song on the mixtape samples music from the original “Game of Thrones” soundtrack. As superfans of the acclaimed series, the artists created songs that encourage and inspire listeners who may not have been immersed in the storylines to catch up on previous seasons of “Game of Thrones” using HBOGO.

The release of 'Catch The Throne: The Mixtape' will kick off during an event celebrating “Game of Thrones: The Exhibition” at the upcoming SXSW festival on Friday, March 7, 2014. The “Game of Thrones” exhibition will run from March 7-11 in Austin, TX and will include listening stations featuring Catch The Throne: The Mixtape.

The mixtape was produced by Launch Point Records and features "series-inspired hot tracks, including the theme song by Wale; Season 1 by Big Boi, Bodega Bamz and Magazeen; Season 2 by Daddy Yankee, Kilo Kish and Dominik Omega; and Season 3 by Common, Snow Tha Product and Dee Goodz."

Best part? It's free and will be available for download at www.soundcloud.com/catchthethrone beginning on March 7, 2014. Be sure to spread the good news on social media and share using the hashtag #CatchTheThrone.

-Larissa Mrykalo

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