After their formation in 2005, the band played wildly experimental music, which featured many influences from 60s psychedelia and avant-garde. They self-released many EPs between 2007 and 2011, only a few of which are still available. In early 2011, they were ‘discovered’ by famed producer Richard Swift after handing him their Take the Kids Off Broadway EP at a Mynabird’s show in New York. The EP was also self-released at some point in mid-2011. The group were later signed on to Jagjaguwar Records and their first studio album, Take the Kids Off Broadway, was released by Jagjaguwar on July 24, 2012.[2] On January 22, 2013, Jagjaguwar released Foxygen’s second album, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic. This album was produced by Richard Swift and recorded at his National Freedom studio earlier this year. “Shuggie,” the first single from the record, was released on October 4, 2012.[3] In March 2013, On 17 April 2013, Foxygen released their 2007 album Jurrassic Exxplosion Phillipic to the public for the first time.

Polyvinyl 4-Track Singles Series 2015 Line-Up Ft. of Montreal, Foxygen, David Bazan, Ducktails

Polyvinyl Anounce 4-Track Singles Series

Today, Polyvinyl announces Volume 2 of their popular 4-Track Singles Series. Like the sold out 2014 series, the 2015 series centers around a traveling Tascam 4-track cassette recorder that was passed along from one musician to the next. Among the artists to record on the device are of Montreal, David Bazan, Deerhoof, and Crooked Fingers, as well as Blikk Fang, a long-rumored collaboration between Kevin Barnes (of Montreal) and Andrew VanWyngarden (MGMT). The full list of participating artists:

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Northern Transmissions review of …And Star Power by Foxygen,

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Aside from Death Grips, Foxygen are the only band in recent memory that maintains the wistful insanity that their psychedelic and glam forebearers established their reputations on. Their unpredictableness has seen them wilding out at shows, accosting audience members, and nearly breaking up (at least according to singer Sam France’s girlfriend), but they’re still here, and still being very weird. Their new record, the double-LP …And Star Power is a:

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New Orleans’ Generationals have released their fourth studio album Alix, via Polyvinyl Records. Comprised of band members and friends since high school Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer and produced by Richard Swift ( The Black Keys, The Shins, Foxygen). Built up with layers of rhythm, computer noises, RZA beats and poppy vocals:

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