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ON TOUR // Foxygen Announces New Summer And Fall Tour Dates

(photo credit: Cara Robbins)

Photo credit: Cara Robbins

After just finishing two buzzed about performances at Wilco‘s Solid Sound Festival in Massachusetts and Firefly Music Festival in Delaware, the boys of Foxygen aren’t ready to hang up their touring hats just yet.

Starting with Forecastle on July 13th the band is hitting other big festivals inlcuding Pitchfork on July 21st, Pickathon in early August, and Austin City Limits in October with many more dates in between. Peep the full list of cities below with the new dates in bold.

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LISTEN // Lightning Dust Releases “Loaded Gun” Remixes, New Album ‘Fantasy’ Out Next Tuesday 6/25

 

In anticipation of Lightning Dust‘s album, Fantasy, coming out next Tuesday, the group released some remixes of the album’s 6th track, “Loaded Gun”. Stream the remixes below from our Soundcloud page!

Also, in case you missed it, Pitchfork Advance is still streaming the entirety of Fantasy right HERE.

If you haven’t yet, you should definitely pre-order Fantasy from iTunes, Amazon, or straight from Secretly Canadian Distribution.

LISTEN UP // The Besnard Lakes’ New Album Streaming at Pitchfork

The Besnard Lakes’ new album is out tomorrow, but you can get a jump start on listening. Pitchfork is streaming Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO in full as part of their Advance program. The stream comes complete with album artwork and lyrics. Head to P4K for the record.

“Lasek and Goreas aren’t mere songwriters who produce pop tunes; they are composers who create musical suites out of sweepingly melodic movements….Until in Excess is another Besnard Lakes’ album album that stubbornly demands to be absorbed all at once, from beginning to end.”Pitchfork

Like what you hear? Go ahead and pre-order the album from SC Distribution, iTunes or Amazon. By the way, you can download the album immediately after ordering from SCD (yay!).

WATCH // UMO Performs an Acoustic Session for The Fly


Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘So Good At Being In Trouble’ on MUZU.TV.

Ruban Nielson stopped by The Fly while in London last fall to perform some songs from his new album, II. The acoustic session (a first) includes “So Good At Being In Trouble,” which was just named Best New Track at Pitchfork. Enjoy above!

The Fly also has videos of “Faded In the Morning” and “Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark)” available for streaming. Head to their site to view those!

Like what you hear? You can pre-order II and download the entire album over a week before it’s officially released. Available now at SC Distribution.

HAPPY RELEASE DAY // Foxygen’s ‘We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic’ Out Now

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.

Here’s your chance to win a signed copy of the album!

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).

 

LOVE LOVE LOVE FOR FOXYGEN

“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

How Can You Really 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

How Can You Really by Foxygen

Our Love by Sharon Van Etten

Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten

Angel Olsen
Boise, ID - Neurolux

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

Oneida
Detroit, MI - Trinosophes

Volcano Choir
Montreal, QC - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre

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