Welcome to Friday – your oneway train to freedom. Soundtrack that ride with the new Suuns remix. Images Du Futur’s “2020″ gets the house treatment from Brooklyn’s Archie Pelago. Stream above or at FACT Magazine, where it premiered earlier today.
“In their hands, ’2020′ becomes a muggy house cut, decorated with jittery horns and treated strings a la The Books.” – FACT Magazine
Tour fun! Suuns are playing Le Zaricot tonight with We Are Wolves. See their full list of dates, including SXSW, HERE. You can stay in the know with SUUNS-related tour announcements by checking out the #sctour13 and #scfest13 hashtags on Twitter.
RELEASE DAY! RELEASE DAY! Suuns’ Images Du Futur is officially available to the world. You can purchase the record online at SC Distribution, iTunes and Amazon! Have a hankering to go pick up the physical record today? Head to your local record store.
Experience Images Du Futur in a live setting! Suuns are on tour now until the end of May, so you have plenty of chances to see them! DATES HERE.
“Images Du Futur is exciting in a way that few albums manage to be, dangerous and compelling like a first cigarette or fumbled sexual encounter, and nothing here quite seems real: these ten tracks exist in a half-light, a nocturnal fog a step removed from lucid thought. And a long, long way from anything routine.” – The Line of Best Fit
“On an album that rarely shakes off its shroud of unease, Suuns paint a pretty bleak picture of all our tomorrows, but their own dazzling ‘…Futur’ looks assured.” – NME
“So it is with great excitement that we receive their second LP offering, Images Du Futur, which builds on the ‘Bambi’/’Red Song’ energy and presents us with a refined image of what terrifying power Suuns are capable of.” – KEXP
“Images du Futur is a heavy, slow rock album that will be jarring for those expecting big hooks, but it’s also rewarding for anyone willing to formulate their own interpretation.” – Montreal Gazette
Good evening! We are soon headed to SXSW! Joining forces with Dead Oceans and Jagjaguwar, let’s just say we’ve got one heck of an OFFICIAL SXSW LABEL SHOWCASE in store for you. You might cry with happiness and that’s okay. Secretly Canadian artists include Cayucas and SUUNS.
The showcase takes place on THURSDAY, MARCH 14 at RED 7 (611 E. 7th St.), and all with wristbands/badges are invited to attend. Artists will perform on both the indoor and outdoor stages! See the full showcase schedule below (SC artists shown in bold). You’ll also find all of our artists’ performance schedules at the end of the post.
DOC/JAG/SC Official Label Showcase
Unknown Mortal Orchestra: 1:00 – 1:45
Phosphorescent: 11:55 – 12:40
Foxygen: 10:55 – 11:35
Bleached: 10:00 – 10:35
Small Black: 9:05 – 9:40
Cayucas: 8:15 – 8:45
Akron/Family: 12:35 – 1:20
The Besnard Lakes: 11:30 – 12:15
DIANA: 10:40 – 11:10
Suuns: 9:45 – 10:20
Night Beds: 8:50 – 9:25
Brazos: 8:00 – 8:30
ARTIST SHOWCASE SCHEDULES:
3/14 @ Austin Convention Center – Radio Day Stage 3:00pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 8:15pm
3/15 @ Peckerheads (My Old Kentucky Blog) 1:00pm
3/13 @ The Liberty on 6th (BreakThru) 6:45pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 9:45pm
3/14 @ Swan Dive (Pop Montreal) 1:00am
The band is soon headed out on tour in support of the new record. Dates include North America and Europe, as well as a much anticipated stint at Austin’s SXSW in just a few weeks. See the full schedule and ticket links HERE.
“The gentle psychedelia of Suuns is perfectly suited to the placid, unsettling visions that vocalist Ben Shemie is singing about here.” -PITCHFORK
“SUUNS is clearly still making music that grabs your insides first and then engages your brain after, just on this one effort, they are doing it in a gentler, more restrained way – like the stroke of a lion’s paw before it unfurls its claws and tears your heart out.” -NOISEY
“…if “Edie’s Dream” is any indication, the foursome will be heading a little deeper down the rabbit hole on their upcoming album, Images Du Futur…Creepy and meditative vocals, delayed guitar, and a spine-tingling sense that some lunatic is patiently waiting around that shadowy corner to stab you in the neck. Fun stuff…” -CHICAGO READER
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