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Fang Island remix the Joy Formidable – Tour Dates Announced

“Honest and life-affirming and infectious, and it’s that rare concentration of directness and simplicity that makes Fang Island so uniquely and wonderfully inclusive.” Best New Music — Pitchfork 

“Fang Island are simply killer fun, a proper gang who sing collectively and pummel their guitars without recourse to errant soloing.” Four Stars — MOJO

Perpetually positive guitar heroes Fang Island have remixed a song by Welsh shoegaze band The Joy FormidablePitchfork posts the wacky remix to the song “Cradle (Fang Island Remix)” today HEREBoth bands play a series of East Coast shows together beginning this week. Please see complete dates below.  
Fang Island is currently at work on the followup to their 2010 debut album, planned for release in early 2012. Their self-titled debut landed amid a wealth of praise from press, with many writers declaring it one of the Best of 2010, just two months into the new year. Since the album’s release, the band has spent most of the past year on the road, including tours with The Flaming LipsStone Temple Pilots,Matt & Kim, et al. Check out MP3s for two tracks from the band’s first album, “Daisy” (MP3 HERE) and “Life Coach” (MP3 HERE). Or, stream the entire album HERE.
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FANG ISLAND LIVE
09/23 – Durham, NC @ Tremont Music Hall
09/24 – Atlanta, GA @ The Drunken Unicorn
09/25 – Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum #
09/26 – West Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern #
09/28 – Carborro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle #
09/29 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall #
09/30 – Rochester, NY @ Club at Water Street Music Hall #
10/05 – Brooklyn, NY @ Glasslands

# w/ The Joy Formidable 

 

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