produced by Foxygen
All songs written and performed by Sam France & Jonathan Rado
Recorded in Astoria, Queens on Tape and Computer.
Tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, & 7 mixed by Richard Swift at National Freedom
Tracks 1 & 4 Mixed by Sam & Rado at Foxy HQ
Mastered by TW Walsh
Art by Onasis
Justin Nijssen - Bass on track 5,Vocals on track 4
Jaclyn Cohen - Vocals
All songs by Foxygen (c)2011 Breakfast Horse/Jagjaguwar
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Take the Kids Off Broadway
So these two 22 years old guys seem to re-record a recordcollection with The Kinks records in it, David Bowie, Scott Walker, Queen, The Rolling Stones (very much!) and what else was hot in the mid-seventies.
Their approach is similar to MGMT's - putting all kind of hippie music and glam rock in a bucket and cover it with much more glitter - but Foxygen do it with much more weirdness and quirkiness. Tons of references, tiny details, great soundeffects, vintage shit and what else.
It's like a glam rock opera - some concept-record-shit and not from this today times. And on the other side, it's only possible in these days, to make a eclectic album like this, with the record collection of your relatives and cheap recording technique to put this all together in a bedroom.
Unfortunately the record-cover doesn't fit to the music and make it look like a xyz surf-chill-duo. So buy the album from Jagjaguwar or just stream it over their bandcamp (incl. the lofi bedroom version)