Its been a couple of years since weve heard new offerings from Cayucas and named them one of the best new bands of 2013 off the strength of their debut, Bigfoot. The indie pop duo of twin brothers Zach and Ben Yudin is back with Moony Eyed Walrus off their sophomore album, Dancing At The Blue Lagoon. The surf is gnarly on this song, with groovy guitar stabs, big drums, and sweeps crashing together to propel the track forward. –Stereogum
Today we are proud to announce Dancing at the Blue Lagoon, the sophomore album from Zach and Ben Yudin, the twin brothers compromising Los Angeles-based Cayucas. In line with their 2013 debut, Bigfoot, the new album has similar sun-drenched, jangly, California vibes, yet tells a more personal story as the band draws from the nostalgia of growing up in their hometown of Davis, California. Recorded with Ryan Hadlock (The Lumineers, Foo Fighters, Ra Ra Riot) at Bear Creek in Washington State, Dancing at the Blue Lagoon will drop June 23 via Secretly Canadian and is available now for pre-order with an instant grat download of debut single “Moony Eyed Walrus”. Look for the band on their five-week North American tour this July. Album art, track listing and tour dates after the jump.
Cayucas shared their new summery tinged video for “Will the Thrill” starring Bigfoot none other than Michelle Branch yesterday via Esquire.com. Grab some flowers on your walk to the date and watch the new video directed by Scott Z. Stinnett above or here on Youtube / Vevo.
The band is back on tour July 12th and open for Broken Bells at a handful of dates starting in August. See all the dates below.
07/12/14 Kelowna, BC – Keloha Music & Arts Festival BUY TICKETS
07/22/14 San Diego, CA – Casbah BUY TICKETS
07/24/14 Denver, CO – Underground Music Showcase BUY TICKETS
07/24/14 Santa Monica, CA – Twilight Concerts @ Santa Monica Pier w/ PAPA BUY TICKETS
07/26/14 Denver, CO – Underground Music Showcase BUY TICKETS
07/29/14 Las Vegas, NV – Donwtown Container Park – FREE SHOW
07/30/14 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court BUY TICKETS
07/31/14 Boise, ID – Reef BUY TICKETS
08/03/14 Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre w/ Broken Bells BUY TICKETS
08/04/14 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts w/ Broken Bells BUY TICKETS
08/06/14 Calgary, AB – Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts w/ Broken Bells BUY TICKETS
08/07/14 Edmonton, AB – Winspear Centre w/ Broken Bells BUY TICKETS
08/10/14 Seattle, WA – Moore Theatre w/ Broken Bells BUY TICKETS
08/11/14 Portland, OR – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall w/ Broken Bells BUY TICKETS
We are very excited to be in attendance at the Independent Label Market tomorrow with a long list of other fantastic indie labels! We’ll have vinyl, rare items, and more for you to mull over buying with your hard earned money but we would love just to see you and say hello!
Our table is located by the Commercial St entrace to the Market in between Soul Jazz Records and Vice Records. To see a list of some special items we are offering at the market plus a map of all the vendors, see below.
Watch Cayucas play “East Coast Girl” live at Origami Vinyl in Los Angeles, posted today by FILTER. Cayucas played at the loft back in May just after the release of their new album, Bigfoot. Shot & directed by Max Sweeney, the video gets you up close and personal with the band and hear “East Coast Girl” like never before.
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