FOXYGEN

Foxygen and Star Power is the Los Angeles songwriting duo of 24-year-olds Sam France and Jonathan Rado. In May 2011, France and Rado nervously handed off a CD-R of this homemade mini-opus Take the Kids Off Broadway (Jagjaguwar, 2012) to producer and visionary Richard Swift after his performance in a Lower East Side club. The duo, who had just mixed and burned the disc that very night, had been devotees of Swift's outsider-pop oeuvre since high school, when they first began recording their own pubescent forays into oddball rock n' roll (At least a dozen records were finished before they graduated high school).

Jonathan Rado Stepping Out With First Solo Record – ‘Law and Order’

You know him as half of the Foxygen force. Now Jonathan Rado is stepping out with his first solo record. Titled Law and Order, the album will be available on Woodsist come September 3. Get the first (and much anticipated) listen with the track “Faces,” featuring White Fence’s Tim Presley.

 
Rado and the rest of Foxygen will play a couple of shows this summer. You can check out all their upcoming dates HERE.

HEY, Here’s a New Foxygen “No Destruction” Video

Ole Foxygen are at it again. Here we are with a new [old] video for their song “No Destruction.” Why it’s a modern day Western! It’s an ode to adolescence! But really, you’re looking at a mix of newly filmed video plus a bit of footage from Foxy’s high school days; clips from The Legend of Colonel Bedlum and the Salty Biscuits (2005), Metronome (2007), Here’s Another One, Jon! (2008), The Buffalo Son (2009), and more included! The video was directed by Sam and Rado’s childhood friend Bryan Felber. WATCH ABOVE!

DON’T WAIT TO GET YOUR “NO DESTRUCTION” b/w “WHERE’S THE MONEY?” 7″! The single is out on May 28 and available for pre-order at SC Distribution.

Foxygen Frighten French School Children in Takeaway Show

Foxygen, oh Foxygen. They’re always up to something. If you haven’t managed to watch their Takeaway show, do so now. The folks behind La Blogotheque met with the Foxy gang in Paris this past February to film a live, moving performance of “No Destruction,” “On Blue Mountain” and “In The Darkness.” Watch above and check out the entire shoot HERE.

Also coming in today is a brand new 7″, complete with Richard Swift artwork (pictured above), for your purchasing pleasure. You’ll find an a-side of “No Destruction,” backed with “Where’s the Money.” Pre-order the single at SC Distribution.

As always, we’ve got a round of tour dates for you. Foxygen hit the road this summer, playing a million different music festivals. You’ll find all the dates HERE.

FUN & ENERGETIC // It’s Your Daily Dose of Foxygen

Part 1:
In this new Turn Style interview with Foxygen, we learn all about the band’s inspiriation: space and poetry. Who’s surprised really? Not us. Catch the clip above.

Part 2:
Are you in need of some inspiration? Get your daily dose with NPR’s webcast of Foxygen’s show at D.C.’s Rock and Roll Hotel. Recorded last week, the performance is a real goodun. You’ll find it HERE.

Part 3:
Are you satisfied yet? No?! Stop your bellyachin’ and listen to Foxygen’s interview and session with BBC’s Huw Stephens. You’re guaranteed endless happiness with this gem.

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

09/24/14
Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom  w/ Dub Thompson

09/25/14
Santa Fe, NM - Skylight  w/ Dub Thompson

09/27/14
Dallas, TX - INDEX Festival

09/28/14
Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's: Upstairs  w/ Dub Thompson

09/29/14
New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks  w/ Dub Thompson

10/01/14
Atlanta, GA - The Loft - Atlanta  w/ Dub Thompson

10/02/14
Nashville, TN - Exit/In  w/ Dub Thompson, Luke Temple

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