Tagged: Friendly Fires

Phoenix, “Fences (Friendly Fires RMX)” MP3

It’s almost too good to be true: one of our favorite bands (and FADER 62 cover stars) remixed by one of our OTHER favorite bands into a cowbelly dream sequence that channels the spirit of … read more »

POSTED September 17, 2009 11:06AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,

Video: Friendly Fires, “Kiss of Life”

“Kiss of Life” is the new single from rural Brits Friendly Fires, a mass of their signature salty-sweet hooks and house-informed rhythm patterns, plus some drum syncopation that may indicate they’ve been steeping in some … read more »

POSTED July 28, 2009 10:45AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Freeload: Friendly Fires, “Jump in the Pool (Thin White Duke RMX)”

Natty British boy band Friendly Fires is ripe for remixing, already having the sensibilities of house music fans working out a rock-disco thing, with rhythmic disco vox and crescendoing everything. (And then there’s the cowbell.) … read more »

POSTED April 29, 2009 10:24AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Blur Taps Vampire Weekend, Crystal Castles And More For Hyde Park Reunion Shows

Hot off the presses this morning from across the pond — Blur have announced the roster of bands who’ll join them in Hyde Park for their highly anticipated reunion gigs this July. Among the chosen ones are Crystal Castles, Vampire Weekend, Foals and more. read more »

POSTED April 14, 2009 12:00PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

The Soft Pack Won't Let Muslims Die

Since they changed their name to try and avoid any controversy, we figured to bring back a little of it with our news post title to declare that The Soft Pack are digitally re-releasing their 12″ LP from back when they were known as The Muslims. read more »

POSTED March 2, 2009 10:55PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Prancehall’s Bass Odyssey, Part 42

Above is the video for Newham Generals’ latest single, “Head Get Mangled”, which uses the Holy Trinity of UK urban music video themes: bravado, torture and soft porn. I’m yet to see a positive review … read more »

POSTED March 2, 2009 10:40AM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , , , ,

White Lies To Tour U.S. With Friendly Fires And The Soft Pack Before Playing Coachella

One top-selling UK band plus one of our favorite bands, along with a band who used to have a good name equals a pretty huge tour. That will be the case when The Soft Pack joins British imports White Lies and the Friendly Fires for a full North American stint. read more »

POSTED January 29, 2009 11:29PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , ,

Video: Friendly Fires, “Skeleton Boy”

Continuing their pretty smart trend of releasing videos just as we think we’re starting to get tired of their self-titled debut, Friendly Fires have come up with “Skeleton Boy,” which features full black body suits … read more »

POSTED January 20, 2009 1:38PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Live: Friendly Fires In LA

We’ve said it many times before, but Friendly Fires are the real deal. We think our friends finally figured that out after the tenth one got turned away from last weekend’s sold out show at … read more »

POSTED December 12, 2008 1:20PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS:

Faunts Announce New Album, Downloads From Faunts Remixed

Those Canadian Batke brothers and friends, better known as Faunts, will drop their second full-length album, Feel.Love.Thinking.Of. on the world in 2009. It’s a more vocal, song-oriented effort than the band’s previous three studio creations, and it’s scheduled for a February 17 release on Friendly Fire Recordings. read more »

POSTED December 9, 2008 10:59PM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , ,