Hey folks – sit tight. We are about to learn a lot about the crazy duo driving the weird and whacky thing that is Foxygen. For starters, Rado does not like sandwiches and Sam France enjoys salami with cheddar and mayonnaise. You would think having such different tastes could cripple a friendship. One thing they can agree on >>> RECORDS. They luv ‘em. The Foxy boys recently stopped into Boston’s In Your Ear Records with Allston Pudding to point out some of their favorite little nuggets. Check out the video above.
Catch Foxygen live in concert. They are touring in support of their recently released We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic. First show will be at Paris’s Point Ephemere on February 2! TOUR DATES.
Happy release day, folks! Foxygen’s We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic is officially in stores and available for immediate purchasing. Pick up your copy(ies) at SC Distribution, iTunes, Jagjaguwar DRIP.fm or your local record store. The Richard Swift-produced album is no stranger to good/great/excellent reviews – check out all the lovin’ below.
Experience all the songs live! Foxygen is coming to a city near you! They are headed out on tour with labelmates Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Portland’s Wampire. You’ll find the full schedule and links to purchase tickets HERE. Don’t wait to get yours – shows are already selling out (no surprise).
“It’s one thing to give your band and your album a silly name, and to play dress-up with rock history while tweaking the formula. It’s another thing entirely to mean it; the more time you spend with Ambassadors, the more clearly that commitment and joy comes through.” – PITCHFORK, named BEST NEW MUSIC
“Foxygen’s second album is a cheerful retro orgy in which the Stones get down with the Velvets, while Marc Bolan lies down with Prince (Oh Yeah), with the Cramps, looking on.” – THE GUARDIAN
“Foxygen wins.” – PASTE
“Triumphantly filtering the hallucinogenic sensibilities of yesteryear through the ADD tendencies of today.” - BUST
“It’s as stylistically diverse, maddening and confident as the Take The Kids Off Broadway EP, yet feels ready to enter the primetime — a band confident that their set of skills will be accepted, or at least tolerated.” – Aquarium Drunkard
“With Foxygen, who needs acid?” – MOJO
Foxygen’s We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic is out next Tuesday, January 22; however, you need not wait to hear the album in its entirety. Pitchfork Advance is streaming the record and doing so in a particularly awesome way. It’s an interactive stream, complete with album lyrics, video and artwork. Educate yourself HERE.
Do not fear. You still have time to pre-order the record at SC Distribution. Do so and receive the entire album in MP3 format immediately!
Here it is! A brand new Foxygen video for the song “San Francisco.” Directed by Cameron Dutra, the video follows Sam France as he leaves his love and tells us all about it from a kitschy hotel bed. It’s the sweetest video we’ve ever seen. Watch above.
Foxygen’s We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic is out on January 22! Pre-order the album at SC Distribution now and you can download the entire album immediately. Oh and don’t forget to see Foxygen live on tour with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Here are the dates.
How Can You Really by Foxygen
No Destruction by Foxygen
San Francisco by Foxygen
Shuggie by Foxygen
Make It Known by Foxygen
Atlanta, GA - The Loft - Atlanta w/ Dub Thompson
Nashville, TN - Exit/In w/ Dub Thompson, Luke Temple
Asheville, NC - The Orange Peel w/ Dub Thompson, Luke Temple
Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theater w/ Dub Thompson
Washington, DC - 9:30 Club w/ Dub Thompson
Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Dub Thompson
New York, NY - Webster Hall
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