Mama mia pizzaria!
It used to be that you could purchase Here We Go Magic‘s new record, A Different Ship, on vinyl and CD. Mind you that vinyl is the limited-edition, beautiful, blue wax so many of you were pining for; however, all of this has changed. Tape lovers prepare yourselves. YOU CAN NOW PURCHASE A DIFFERENT SHIP ON CASSETTE. Better yet? They’re blue. Yes, the tapes are blue, but hurry to make your purchase. Only 500 copies are available. Get yours from our good friends at Joyful Noise.
Interested in the good ole CD and Vinyl? That’s great! You can still order yours HERE. The record is out next Tuesday, May 8th.
Directed by Sean Pecknold, Here We Go Magic‘s new video for “How Do I Know” stars Janet Pants as a happy-go-lucky dancing robot who is being returned to the factory by her owner. Pecknold explains, “It takes place in the not-so-distant future where you will be able to custom order human like robots for your pleasure, and although some people will probably still be partial to the human flesh, I think some conflicts of emotion will arise. Humans, love, sex, technology, dancing, the future!” Watch above!
Out next Tuesday, May 8th, you can listen to A Different Ship in its entirety now. Stream at AOL Spinner. Like what yah hear? Pre-order the album now. It’s still available in the [limited-edition] beautiful, blue vinyl.
In a recent interview with PopMatters, Luke Temple went into great detail about his experience recording the new album and working alongside Nigel Godrich. Read Perfection in the Flaws: An Interview with Here We Go Magic HERE.
Lastly, HWGM just kicked off their summer tour at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory. Don’t miss them live in concert. See the full list of dates HERE!
Here We Go Magic sat down with Rolling Stone to talk about their experience playing for Nigel Godrich for the first time; the experience that eventually led to the creation of A Different Ship and Godrich coming on as producer. Watch above.
Here We Go Magic share album centerpiece and second single, “How Do I Know,” off of their forthcoming LP, A Different Ship, on AOL Spinner today. With its instantly hummable refrain, “How Do I Know” builds layer by layer from a simple guitar-vocals-drums combo into a swirling symphony of glorious noise. The track is the molten core at the center of the sunny and spacious album that the band recorded with Nigel Godrich. Listen below.
Pre-order HWGM’s A Different Ship now! The deluxe bundle includes a copy of the album on blue vinyl, 2-CD deluxe edition of the album featuring 5 previously-unreleased songs, advance copy of the “How Do I Know” b/w “My Plate’s on Fire” 7″ (otherwise unavailable for sale until May 22nd), 11″ x 17″ poster of A Different Ship album art and instant download of the entire album. A Different Ship is out on May 8th.
You can see HWGM live this summer! They begin their tour with an intimate performance at New York’s Knitting Factory and then set off in May with Hospitality in support. Dates include performances at Sasquatch, London’s Field Day, Evolution and Bonnaroo festivals. Full list of dates HERE.
Paris, FR - Rock en Seine
London, UK - Electrowerkz
Manchester, UK - Soup Kitchen
Glasgow, UK - King Tuts
Portmeirion, UK - Festival No. 6
Stradbally, IE - Electric Picnic
Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel w/ Big Thief
Ground Control Touring - Jim Romeo
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