In a relatively short period of time, Foxygen has managed to please, vex and elude a lot of listeners. Needlessly so, it seems. Over the course of a afternoon in conversation at member Jonathan Rado’s Los Angeles home, what emerges is that in spite of anyone’s desire to nail down outside influences, Foxygen is about […]
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Dig that leather ‘jacket’ up there ^. Last year we partnered with our pals Tanner Goods to release a free 7″ featuring two two tracks from Foxygen’s 2014 Pickathon performance, which found the group working out material from their (then) forthcoming lp, …And Star Power. This weekend it is available. The 45s will be available […]
Welcome to the first installment of an ongoing series with Pickathon, showcasing footage from the Galaxy Barn located at Pendarvis Farm in Oregon. Today we kick off with Foxygen’s “Cosmic Vibrations”.
Returning to a tack they’d previously embraced before achieving a measure of critical success, … And Star Power reorients Foxygen’s trajectory, without any regard for making a “follow-up.” In hindsight, 2011’s Take The Kids Off Broadway EP and 2013’s We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic were – in Star Power’s wake […]
No one will accuse Foxygen’s We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic of being a concept album. 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 […]
When we first wrote about Foxygen, the band was on the verge of inking a label deal with Jagjaguwar (who recently re-released the Take The Kids Off Broadway EP). Now labeled up, the band is, for the first time, seriously touring behind their work – all while maintaining their frenetic pace of writing and recording. […]