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Neon Indian – “Hex Girlfriend (Twin Shadow Remix)”

In celebration of Record Store Day (4/21), Neon Indian will put out a 10” for Era Extraña single “Hex Girlfriend” which features a remix by Twin Shadow. Today, that track surfaced and you can nab it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / March 5, 2012 - 9:29 am

The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National’s Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a reference to this Whitman poem), announced it’s full lineup. It goes down 5/3-5/5. And, yeah, if you’re into indie rock, skewing the more arrangement-heavy… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Stream The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Acid Reflex Remix EP

For Record Store Day, the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart will put out a four-track remix EP called Acid Reflex, from which we’ve already heard reinterpretations from the likes of Violens. A few of the other remixes on the EP — tracks by Saint Etienne and Twin Shadow — have already made the rounds,… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 27, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Progress Report: Twin Shadow

Name: Twin Shadow
Progress Report: George Lewis, Jr. — aka Twin Shadow — goes to California to get busy on his new record.

Twin Shadow’s debut album — 2010’s Forget — was one of that year’s prettiest surprises: a swoony, synthy, romantic pop paean to ’80s new wave. The success of that… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / February 16, 2012 - 1:53 pm

Sinkane – “Jeeper Creeper”

Yeasayer’s Ahmed Gallab has an incredibly colorful back story, one that starts in Sudan before Omar El-Bashir took over and has since made stops in Provo, Boston and Ohio. Though he’s contributed to the live performances and tours of bands like Caribou and of Montreal since the age of 19 — currently, he serves a… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 28, 2011 - 4:48 pm

WIM – “See You Hurry” MP3, Video, Twin Shadow Remix

Aussie indie rockers WIM wade in a variety of styles, crafting unfurling, operatic songs like first single “See You Hurry” as well as plucky odes like “Colossus.” The songs contain somewhat unconventional percussive elements, which lend songs from their debut WIM freshness and singularity. Grab downloads of both “See You Hurry” and Twin Shadow’s remix… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 1, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Horrors, Twin Shadow On Lady Gaga Remix LP

Gaga is set to drop a slate of products on 11/21 and 11/22, including a remix CD, a deluxe repackaging of her 2011 LP Born This Way, a DVD of her Madison Square Garden Performance and a photo/art book called Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson. The remix CD, in particular, features Gaga reworks from the… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 21, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Twin Shadow – “Changes” (Bagarre Cover)

Over the past year, Twin Shadow’s added a ton of muscle to his live show, and that swagger is reflected in his new cover song, “Changes.” It’s a vibrant, dancey interpretation of Bagarre’s “Circus Is Gone” that displays Lewis’s most confident vocal work yet. More »

By: Corban Goble / September 15, 2011 - 4:23 pm

Pitchfork Festival 2011: Saturday Recap

Pitchfork Fest Friday inspired thoughts about the intimate and situational appeal of much of today’s crop of independent artists, and the challenges inherent to translating that allure in sunny festival climes. Fittingly, Saturday’s most successful performers were those that were malleable enough to play to the festival, not in spite of it — or just… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 17, 2011 - 2:28 pm

Twin Shadow Does “Tyrant Destroyed” Live @ RAD Studio

This moody black, white, and neon Twin Shadow performance comes from a new series featuring bands playing at RAD Studio in Bushwick. The effects in the video were done in real time using an analog video synthesizer from LZX Industries. There’s a video on LZX’s website where director Johnny Woods talks about the process a… More »

By: jessica / June 16, 2011 - 10:27 am

Artist Polaroids From Bonnaroo 2011

Festival photography is generally delivered from the vantage of the photo pits, and so we did, but this year we decided to present a more unique perspective on Bonnaroo’s sights. With the help of Graeme Flegenheimer, we distributed Polaroid cameras amongst some charming artists and told them to shoot whatever they wanted. In the gallery… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 13, 2011 - 7:28 pm

Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual ‘Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean’s great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of this year’s fest in beautiful, boiling Manchester, TN. Featuring Sleigh Bells, Lil Wayne, Twin Shadow, Big Boi, Wavves and Best Coast (aww), Karen Elson and Jack White (hmm), Jim James’ hair,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm

Twin Shadow Makes TV Debut On Fallon

Jessica Alba obsession Twin Shadow performed a beefed-up, rocked-out, at-times messy “Castles In The Snow” on Jimmy Fallon last night. Considering Questlove’s somewhere just outside the frame, lots of fabulous hair in one room:… More »

By: brandon / May 6, 2011 - 4:44 pm

Scenes From Coachella ’11: Kanye & More From Sunday

Sunday at Indio featured CSS, Delorean, HEALTH, Lightning Bolt, OFF!, the Strokes, a riot-free Death From Above 1979, MEN, Twin Shadow, Wiz Khalifa, and others, but it seems folks were largely focused on who Kanye may or may not bring on stage with him for his festival closing set. Justin Vernon came along for the… More »

By: brandon / April 18, 2011 - 10:03 am

Portraits Of SXSW 2011

The concluding post on this year’s SXSW comes with this, a break from the norm for us and likely for you as well. In addition to identifying the bands we were most excited about at this year’s SXSW, and filing our reports from Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, we decided to round out our coverage… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 22, 2011 - 5:42 pm

SXSW Friday: Featuring James Blake, Odd Future, Esben & The Witch, Jamie Woon, Mount Kimbie

Click on for some thoughts and sights from a very busy Friday in Austin. Tonight’s the last night here, so if you need some guidance please refer to our list of must-see bands, or our favorite moments from Wednesday and Thursday. And if you’re looking for a way to close out your SXSW, come to… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 19, 2011 - 6:04 pm

Chris Taylor, Solange, Twin Shadow Collaborate On “Kenya”

Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor, Solange Knowles, and Twin Shadow have collaborated on a track called “Kenya” for the Coca Cola Foundation’s Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN). The foundation “brings together business, local government, NGOs and committed individuals to tackle the problem of access to water and sanitation in Africa.” You can read more about RAIN and… More »

By: brandon / March 15, 2011 - 10:14 am

Twin Shadow – “Slow (Van Rivers Remix)”

Frequent Fever Ray collaborator/producer Van Rivers (he produced her single “When I Grow Up,” among other tracks) did this remix of Twin Shadow’s “Slow.” This remix gives George Lewis Jr.’s vocals even more room to croon. More »

By: jessica / December 17, 2010 - 9:51 am

Download The Drums’ Twin Shadow Remix

Jessica pointed out that the “Me And The Moon” video draws out “the loneliness and isolation” of a number of the Drums’s songs via the band members’ decision not to interact in the clip. Twin Shadow‘s remix opens up feeling even more isolated until it turns into some kind of sleazy ’70s after-hours sex jam. More »

By: brandon / November 3, 2010 - 11:35 am

Hooray For Earth Vs. Twin Shadow – “A Place We Like”

Twin Shadow’s Forget LP pushed 1K units in its first week, not a bad showing for George Lewis Jr.’s Terrible Records-pushed debut LP. “A Place We Like” is a value-added bonus for those grabbing Forget‘s limited-edition version, written by CMJ heroes/fellow Brooklynites Hooray For Earth, performed by both artists. Danceable, electronic accents to a live… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 28, 2010 - 5:14 pm