Ninja Tune are turning 20. To celebrate, the label has planned a series of releases and events, including a deluxe boxset containing six CDs of new music and remixes from their artists, six 7"s, and a hardback edition of Stevie Chick's book on the label Ninja Tune: 20 Years Of Beats And Pieces, from Black Dog Publishing. Along with that, they're currently releasing a series of downloads on their site, one a week, for 20 weeks, available here.
Beginning 26 June, a globe hopping tour organised by Coldcut kicks off at the Montréal Jazz Festival, and then makes its way through France, Germany, Belgium, UK, USA, and Japan (click here for full details). 2 October will see a massive party at London's Ewer Street Car Park with performances from Coldcut, Amon Tobin, Roots Manuva, The Bug, Kid Koala, DJ Food, Dorian Concept and many more. A limited amount of tickets are available now from the Ninja Tunes online shop.