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Diane Coffee – “Mayflower”

Diane Coffee aka Foxygen drummer Shaun Fleming is gearing up to release Everybody’s A Good Dog. We premiered the album’s debut single “Everyday” last month, and Fleming was featured in RTJ2’s “Crown.” This upcoming project was brought about after Fleming’s move from busy New York City to quiet Bloomington, Indiana. The same bravado that Foxyge… More »

By: Misha Sesar / July 14, 2015 - 3:49 pm

Gardens & Villa – “Fixations” Video (Feat. Foxygen’s Sam France)

Santa Barbara synth-pop duo Gardens & Villa will drop their forthcoming record, Music For Dogs, late this summer, and we already heard the first single, “Fixations.” In the accompanying Austin Kearns-directed video, Gardens & Villa members Chris Lynch and Adam Rasmussen traipse around a decadent LA art party that, if you have an aversion to… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / July 8, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Diane Coffee – “Everyday” (Stereogum Premiere)

Shaun Fleming is perhaps best known as Foxygen’s drummer, but he also fronts a side project under the name of Diane Coffee — maybe you heard him on RTJ2’s “Crown”? Diane Coffee’s 2013 debut LP, My Friend Fish, was inspired by Fleming’s move from California to New York City, and his forthcoming work will reflect… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / June 11, 2015 - 10:00 am

Foxygen – “24 Hour Lover Man”

Foxygen’s “Farewell Tour” is currently underway, though it’s still not clear if that means Foxygen are breaking up or if it’s just the end of their “…And Star Power” incarnation. Either way, the band has just shared a truly bizarre new song. “24 Hour Lover Man” is a sloppy, lo-fi mess that samples Jimi Hendrix’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2015 - 11:52 am

Foxygen Announce Farewell Tour

It looks like Foxygen are about to call it a day. The Californian psych-poppers have only been in the public eye for a couple of years, but they’ve been together since 2005, and their run in the spotlight has been marked by internal drama. Today, they’ve announced what they’re calling a “Farwell Tour,” a five-month… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 16, 2015 - 10:58 am

Watch Foxygen Impress The Hell Out Of David Letterman

Ask Future Islands: When you can get a real reaction out of David Letterman, a jaded and sarcastic old motherfucker who’s seen everything, that’s something you can hang your hat on. Whatever happens for the rest of their careers, the members of Foxygen can say that they did that. Last night, the L.A. psych-poppers made… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 9, 2015 - 8:46 am

Photos: Beach Goth 3 Fest Feat. Atlas Sound, Foxygen, DIIV, Alice Glass, & More

Orange County’s eclectic Beach Goth festival, organized by surf-rock weirdos the Growlers, returned for its third year on Saturday. The fest included a diverse lineup, some wandering Oompa Loompas, and — for some reason — an incredibly awkward Pauly Shore on hosting duty, who somehow managed to piss off Alice Glass enough that she reportedly… More »

By: Peter Helman / October 27, 2014 - 11:58 am

Stream The Flaming Lips With A Little Help From My Fwends

The Flaming Lips’ much-discussed tribute album to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is finally here. Like their Dark Side Of The Moon reimagining from a few years ago, With A Little Help From My Fwends has a long list of famous collaborators, including My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Moby, Tegan And… More »

By: James Rettig / October 20, 2014 - 9:07 am

Watch Foxygen’s Wild Performance On A Chicago Morning News Show

Foxygen gave a wild performance on the WGN Morning News show in Chicago yesterday. They played …And Star Power track “Brooklyn Police Station.” Frontman Sam France did a lot of jumping around and some guttural screaming and was joined by three backup dancers who joined in on the fun too. As Pitchfork points out, it’… More »

By: James Rettig / October 18, 2014 - 1:06 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We did it, everyone! We came up with the least glamorous music video ever made. I don’t know what held the title before this week, but I do know that nothing else will ever hold it again. That piece of beautifully ugly anti-glamor is below, as are our other four picks for the week. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 17, 2014 - 2:57 pm

Foxygen – “Coulda Been My Love” Video

Today, Foxygen release …And Star Power, their messy, ambitious sprawl of a new album. And they’ve also chosen this morning to share their video for the seductively shambling album track “Coulda Been My Love.” Grant Singer, who worked with the band on their deeply entertaining “How Can You Really” video, returned to direct this one. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 14, 2014 - 10:47 am

Stream Foxygen …And Star Power

Foxygen broke through with last year’s We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic, a relatively short album of breezy psych-rock tunes, but for their follow up they’re held nothing back. …And Star Power is an 80-minute-plus double album featuring collaborations with the Flaming Lips, of Montreal, White Fence, Bleached, and more. Album… More »

By: Miles Bowe / September 29, 2014 - 10:58 am

Foxygen’s …And Star Power Features Flaming Lips, of Montreal, White Fence, Bleached, & More

When Foxygen announced their new album …And Star Power, they promised a “gaggle of guest stars” and now they’ve revealed some of that gaggle. In a tweet today, they said that the Flaming Lips, of Montreal, Bleached, White Fence, and more would make appearances. So far, we’ve heard studio versions of “How Can You Really“… More »

By: James Rettig / September 10, 2014 - 8:09 pm

Foxygen – “Cosmic Vibrations”

Next month, Californian psych-rock sprites Foxygen return with their new album …And Star Power. First single “How Can You Really” didn’t exactly announce any grand departures from the band’s old sound, and neither did any of the new songs that the band has been playing live lately. But “Cosmic Vibrations,” the band’s new single, suggest… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 2, 2014 - 11:46 am

Photos: Woodsist Festival Pioneertown 2014

This past weekend brought the Pioneertown edition of the Woodsist Festival, now in its second year. The label delivered several bands to the Southern California desert location, including Foxygen, Cass McCombs, the Fresh And Onlys, Peaking Lights, and (of course) Woods. We sent photographer Jasper Bernbaum to capture the event, and you can take a… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 18, 2014 - 1:20 pm

Watch Foxygen Play Four New Songs On KEXP

Last month, Foxygen announced their new album, …And Star Power, which contains a monster total of 24 songs. We’ve already heard the first single, “How Can You Really,” and saw a live performance of “Can’t Contextualize My Mind,” and now we’ve got a glimpse of a few more. During their KEXP session, the band played… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 12, 2014 - 4:49 pm

Photos: Pickathon 2014

This past weekend, the 2014 Pickathon Music Festival was held, as always, at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just outside Portland. Major draws this year included the War On Drugs, Mac DeMarco, X, and People Under The Stairs. We sent photographer Colin McLaughlin to document the festival in pictures. Check out what he… More »

By: Stereogum / August 4, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Watch Foxygen Play New Song “Can’t Contextualize My Mind” In Seattle

Last week, Foxygen announced their new album …And Star Power and shared the first single, “How Can You Really.” They’re also starting to bring out new material at their live shows — at their concert in Seattle last Thursday, the band performed a new song called “Can’t Contextualize My Mind.” It’s a seven-minute-long psych-rock freakout… More »

By: James Rettig / August 4, 2014 - 10:00 am

Flaming Lips’ Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute Tracklist Revealed: My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Tegan And Sara, J Mascis, More

The Flaming Lips already announced the impending release of With A Little Help From My Fwends, their guest-heavy full-length tribute to the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The album will include covers of every single song on the Beatles’ original album, and we already knew that it would feature guests like Miley Cyrus,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 4, 2014 - 9:48 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

There was a lot of nudity and violence and crisp, vivid black-and-white in this week’s music videos, but most of the videos that leaned heavily on those tropes didn’t make it onto this week’s countdown. The videos that did the best this week relied on their performers’ charisma, and they burst with joy and movement… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 1, 2014 - 10:56 am
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