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Watch Twin Shadow’s Levi’s Commercial And KCRW Session

Next week, Twin Shadow will drop his new album Eclipse, his major-label debut. And if you needed further indication that George Lewis, Jr. isn't exactly a DIY type anymore, behold his Levis commercial. Lewis is the star of a new ad for the jeans company, and he doesn't just talk about his musical influence… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 13, 2015

Stream Twin Shadow Eclipse

George Lewis, Jr., who records as Twin Shadow, has always seemed a bit too smooth and sexed-up for the indie universe, and now he's about to break out of it. Lewis will release Eclipse, his first-ever major-label album, next week. And the songs he's already shared have been sharper and cleaner and bigger than anything… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 9, 2015

FLOODFest Announces Impressive Inaugural SXSW 2015 Lineup

We're nearing the end of February, which means every inbox in the music industry is overflowing with SXSW showcase announcements. Today, FLOOD Magazine revealed that their debut SXSW showcase, FLOODFest, will be held in none other than the Cedar Street Courtyard, which use to be the longstanding venue of the now-defunct Filter Magazine. As it… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 19, 2015

Watch Twin Shadow Amaze With “Turn Me Up” Performance On Letterman

Twin Shadow brought their new pumped up sound to their Letterman debut last night with a performance of Eclipse single "Turn Me Up." George Lewis Jr. spent most of the performance with only a spotlight illuminating him as his backing band lingered in the shadows. The stage lit up entirely towards the end, just… More »

By: James Rettig / February 18, 2015

Twin Shadow – “I’m Ready”

Twin Shadow's sensualist synthpop always seemed bigger than the bonds of indiedom could contain. And next month, we'll hear what George Lewis, Jr. can do when he's got a major-label budget working for him. We've already heard "To The Top" and "Turn Me Up," two early tracks from Twin Shadow's major-label debut Eclipse. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 16, 2015

Q&A: Twin Shadow On Eclipse, Signing To Warner Bros., & Indie Vs. Pop

The first time I met with George Lewis Jr., the man behind Twin Shadow, it was a mild summer day in June of last year and we were sitting at a small outside table at a cafe on the Lower East Side. Though the Twin Shadow project was born in NYC, in Brooklyn, Lewis had… More »

By: Ryan Leas / January 27, 2015

Watch Scott Aukerman Annoy Cool Cat Twin Shadow On A Minimally Insightful Interbrews

In an upcoming episode of the podcast-turned-TV show Comedy Bang! Bang!, host Scott Aukerman puts himself through a bit called Interbrews, a spoof of a certain sort of look-how-cool-I-am sitting-and-eating conversation that certain cable personalities are making these days. (Coughbordaincough.) On the episode in question, he sits down with Twin Shadow and listens to absolutely… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 14, 2015

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

On Tuesday we posted our 70 Favorite Songs Of 2014, but technically, 2014 isn't over yet. (Yes, it's true!) This week brought some real good songs, three of them from some heavy hitters who might have made a run at the big list if they'd arrived in time, or if we'd waited for them to… More »

By: Stereogum / December 12, 2014

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

After a couple of monster weeks, the music-video gods finally fell asleep on us this week, giving us warmed-over ideas and slopped-out murky execution and very, very little to get excited about. There are good videos on the list below, but many of them are videos that would've missed the top five during a busier… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 12, 2014

Twin Shadow – “Turn Me Up” Video

Yesterday we heard "Turn Me Up," the sublime lead single from Twin Shadow's upcoming Eclipse. Now here's director Alex Turvey and creative director Milan Zrnic's video for the song, a stylish, shadowy (ahem) black and white clip featuring some A-plus emoting from George Lewis Jr. It makes me love the song even more; below,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 9, 2014

Twin Shadow – “Turn Me Up”

After releasing the amazing song "To The Top" this year, George Lewis Jr.'s Twin Shadow project largely fell silent, postponing an American tour and not saying anything about the album everyone assumed was coming. But recently, Lewis announced that the tour was back on and that he'd signed with Warner Bros., with a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 8, 2014

Twin Shadow Reschedules U.S. Tour, Signs To Warner Bros. For LP Out In Spring

Twin Shadow postponed a tour back in August, and he didn't really say why. Today, he's given up the answer: He wanted to put in some more serious work on the new album he's planning. To that end, he's made the leap from indieland to Warner Bros., and a major-label home is honestly a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 3, 2014

Watch Twin Shadow Perform A Live Original Score To Public School’s Spring ’15 NYFW Runway Show

George Lewis, Jr. released his powerful latest single "To The Top” back in April, but we still don't have a release date for Eclipse, his highly anticipated third LP as Twin Shadow. While we wait, though, there are now ten more minutes of new music to check out thanks to New York Fashion Week. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 7, 2014

Twin Shadow Postpones North American Tour

Twin Shadow has just announced via his website that he's postponing most of the tour dates associated with his upcoming North American "Eclipse Tour." You can read his full, sort of vague announcement/apology below:… More »

By: Peter Helman / August 13, 2014

Edgy And Dull: 20 Covers Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” Rated

A few weeks back, we premiered Low's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire," and it was great (more on that below). It's their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man's Town, a compilation marking the thirtieth anniversary of Born In The U.S.A. (and taking its name from that album's title track). More »

By: Ryan Leas / August 6, 2014

Hear Twin Shadow Debut “Locked And Loaded” On Comedy Bang! Bang! Podcast

Twin Shadow recently stopped by the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast as a musical guest and performed an acoustic version of a new song called "Locked And Loaded," which will appear on his upcoming third album. It's hard to tell what the song will end up sounding like once it has some synth behind it, but… More »

By: James Rettig / August 1, 2014

Zeds Dead – “Lost You” (Feat. Twin Shadow) Video

"Lost You," the Twin Shadow collaboration from Zeds Dead's upcoming Somewhere Else EP, now has a very colorful video by Grandson & Son. Behold it below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 10, 2014

Watch Twin Shadow Take “To The Top” To Conan

A few weeks ago, Twin Shadow shared an absolutely incredible new song called "To The Top," a towering mass of triumphant early-'80s-style pop craftsmanship, and then nothing; we don't know if they have an album coming out or what. But last night on Conan, George Lewis, Jr. and his band sang a huge and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 4, 2014

Listen To Twin Shadow’s Mix For Diplo’s Radio Show

The latest notable musician to contribute a mix to Diplo's BBC Radio 1 series Diplo & Friends are Zeds Dead and Twin Shadow. The bass music production duo recently teamed with George Lewis, Jr. on a track called "Lost You"; now both artists have submitted hour-long mixes to Diplo's show. Stream the full episode… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 2, 2014

Zeds Dead & Twin Shadow – “Lost You”

Last month, Twin Shadow released a grand and amazing new song called "To The Top," and it seemed like it could be the first single from a mysterious new album. But thus far, we've heard nothing else about that album. And now, Twin Shadow has popped up in our lives again, in a very… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 22, 2014
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