Environmental and indigenous rights activists team up with the Yes Men to impersonate the U. Department of Energy, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Department of Defense, and announce the nation's new energy plan.In towns across Canada, troupes of mischievous activists disrupted the attempts of Trans Canada (of Keystone XL fame) to ram through another Tar Sands pipeline, Energy East, by dressing as Trans Canada reps, but with "Save Canada" logos, and telling the real story.After signing with influential label Play It Again Sam in 1992 and releasing two LPs – Cancer of Choice (1993) and Blood & Gold (1994) – he continued as a producer-for-hire, working with hardcore and metal bands like Sepultura, Fear Factory, and Dog Eat Dog while simultaneously licensing some of his instrumental electronic tracks for racing video games like The Need For Speed and Test Drive 5.
Junkie XL is probably best known for his remix of Elvis Presley's "A Little Less Conversation", which became a worldwide hit in 2002.
Holkenborg was born in Lichtenvoorde, Gelderland, Netherlands.
In 1997, Holkenborg released Saturday Teenage Kick, his first album under the "Junkie XL" moniker.
Featuring singles such as "Billy Club", "Def Beat", and "Dealing with the Roster", the album combined pounding breakbeat rhythms with elements of rock and psychedelia, providing an early blueprint for the big beat genre.
Little did they know this was part of an elaborate hoax to call out the greed and murderous indifference of the pharmaceutical industry, and illustrate just how easily they could do the right thing.