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WATCH // Foxygen Releases Official Video For “21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic”

The title song from Foxygen‘s debut album We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, gets a psychedelic and trippy visual from director William Doyle of Neighborhood Watch Films. Watch the video above or HERE on YouTube to see singer Sam France running around Calvary Cemetery in Queens summoning the spirits just as he does on stage.

That same stage energy ended the band’s summer tour a bit early when Sam had an accident at First Avenue in Minneapolis in July. Doctors confirmed he completely fractured his tibia and fibula and underwent reconstructive surgery.

However, they said they are confident he will be able to perform in time for Austin City Limits and Foxygen‘s October dates in New York City All fall tour dates preceding ACL have been cancelled. Read more to see those dates and the band’s performance of “Make It Known” at Pitchfork Music Festival this past summer below.
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WATCH: Foxygen Tour Commercial – VHS Edition

Ole Foxygen bring you an announcement: THEY’RE GOING ON TOUR. Check out their “commercial” above – it’s the VHS edition. Then don’t be shy, head out to see the boys live. Tour dates below! Sam and Rado release their mini-album, Take The Kids Off Broadway, July 24. Give it a preview; listen to “Waitin 4 U” and “Make It Known.” Like what you hear? Pre-order HERE.

“The bursts and jaunts that erupt across the Take The Kids Off Broadway ep are economical, yet bombastic. Controlled chaos, there’s an order to the world of Foxygen. With influences that reference some of the Kinks oddest moments to Jonathan Richman and the aural decadence of one-time disco troubadour Maxine Nightingale, the ep’s flow is loose, yet one that never feels randomly slapped together from darts thrown at torn out pages of a diary.” Aquarium Drunkard

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WATCH: Foxygen – “Make It Known”

Ladies and gentlemen check it out! Danny Lacy brings us a claymation video set to newly signed Foxygen’s “Make It Known,” off their forthcoming mini-album, Take the Kids Off Broadway. It’s a flashback to the days of Pee-wee Herman. Watch above.

Dig it? Pre-order Take The Kids Off Broadway.

Say Hello to FOXYGEN – Jagjaguwar’s Newest Signing, Pre-order EP


We are over the moon to introduce the newest member of the Jagjaguwar family, FOXYGEN. The bi-coastal songwriting duo is comprised 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. Their albums are love letters to vinyl collections.

Foxygen’s debut release, Take The Kids Off Broadway EP, is out July 24th. Pre-order the EP now at SC Distribution and receive an instant gratification download of the ENTIRE EP two months before it’s released!

The first single premiered on The A.V. Club earlier today! Listen and download “Make It Known” below.

How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black
North Hollywood Microwaves by Pink Mountaintops
Fire-scene by S. Carey
Crown the Pines by S. Carey

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices

Tiderays by Volcano Choir

Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves

Foxygen
Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge  w/ Dub Thompson

Sharon Van Etten
Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle  w/ Tiny Ruins

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