FOXYGEN

Foxygen is the Los Angeles-bred songwriting duo of Sam France (vocals, Olympia, Wash., 22 years old) and Jonathan Rado (guitar/keyboards, NYC, 22). They are the raw, de-Wes Andersonization of The Rolling Stones, Kinks, Velvets, Bowie, etc. that a whole mess of young people desperately need. They create a sometimes-impressionistic, sometimes-hyper-real portrait of sounds from specific places and times. Yet, it never comes across as anything but absolutely modern music. They bring the manic, freewheeling qualities of an artist like Ariel Pink to those aforementioned influences to make for one of the most refreshing listens of the year. They are the real deal and total savants.

ALBUM STREAM // Foxygen’s Record Playing Now at Pitchfork Advance


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!

WATCH // Foxygen’s “San Francisco” Official Music Video

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.

“I left my love in San Francisco (That’s okay, I was bored anyway).”

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.

FOXYGEN Announce European Winter Tour Dates


Come the new year, Foxygen return to Europe for seven new dates! The tour includes Paris, London, Berlin and more. Following their return to the States, Foxygen will continue touring with Unknown Mortal Orchestra. See all shows above.

You can pre-order Foxygen’s debut album, We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, at SC Distribution. Do so now and receive a download of the entire record on December 21 (that’s a couple of weeks before it’s released on January 22, 2013!).

EUROPEAN TOUR DATES:
02/02/13 Paris, France – Point Ephemere
02/04/13 London, UK – The Lexington
02/05/13 Brussels, Belgium – Botanique/Witloofbar
02/06/13 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Bitterzoet
02/07/13 Hamburg, Germany - Molotow
02/08/13 Berlin, Germany – Karrera Klub Party at Rosis
02/09/13 Copenhagen, Denmark – Frost – Bremen Theatre Lobby

America’s Sweethearts // FOXYGEN Perform Live for 3voor12

Allow your Friday to take an incredible turn for the better! Foxygen played a 3voor12 session at LE GUESS WHO? Festival and it’s without a doubt the best live Foxy video we have to date. Educate yourself above.

Foxygen play Bloomington’s Russian Recording tonight and then head to Milwaukee to kick off their tour with Of Montreal. See all dates HERE.

How Can You Really by Foxygen
No Destruction by Foxygen
Make It Known by Foxygen

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Seattle, WA - Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room  w/ Woods, Steve Gunn

08/01/14
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

08/02/14
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

08/03/14
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

08/04/14
Petaluma, CA - Lagunitas Brewing Co  w/ Steve Gunn

08/06/14
Big Sur, CA - Woodsist Festival @ Henry Miller Library

08/07/14
Sonoma, CA - Gundlach Bundschu Winery: Old Redwood Barn  w/ Steve Gunn

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