“The Holidays Don’t Have To Be So Rotten” is the 4th installment in Flannelgraph Records‘ annual benefit compilation, featuring 19 new, original holiday songs by Circuit Des Yeux, Candy Claws, Octagrape, Jonathan Rado (of Foxygen), and many more Flannelgraph superstars and friends of the label.
Released 26 November 2013
Mastered by Eric Day at Sleepwalk Recording
Album cover by Gavin Smith
also from Loren Connors via Flannelgraph Records.
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Jagjaguwar’s newest signee, Foxygen is the bi-coastal songwriting duo comprised of Sam France (vocals, Olympia, Wash., 22 years old) and Jonathan Rado (guitar/keyboards, NYC, 22). Foxygen’s Jagjaguwar debut release, “Take The Kids Off Broadway” EP, is set to release on July 24th. Pre-order EP, HERE. Stream the EP in its entirety through their bandcamp.The EP was recorded in Astoria, Queens, NY on Tape and Computer, and mixed by Richard Swift (at National Freedom) and Sam & Rado (at Foxy HQ).
“They are the raw, de-Wes Andersonization of The Rolling Stones, Kinks, Velvets, Bowie, etc. that a whole mess of young people desperately need. They create a sometimes-impressionistic, sometimes-hyper-real portrait of sounds from specific places and times. Yet, it never comes across as anything but absolutely modern music. They bring the manic, freewheeling qualities of an artist like Ariel Pink to those aforementioned influences to make for one of the most refreshing listens of the year.” –Jagjaguwar