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DOWNLOAD: Fang Island – Life Coach (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Fang Island – Daisy (MP3)

Fang Island

402 Productions: When you guys initially assembled to form this dancegasmic-high-fiving band, what were the initial ideas; aside from the uplifting intensity that seems to lay the foundation for most of your corpus?

Fang Island: The band started off as an art project at school. It was a way of cutting classes, smoking weed, and still getting college credit. Then we realized that our musical collaboration was more important/enjoyable to us than learning lithography.

Fang Island will be at Knitting Factory on Monday, April 5th for a headlining show with 8-bit band Anamanaguchi and Idolands (w/ members Of Daughters). Tickets are on sale.

Fang Island then goes on tour with Red Sparowes this April and May – but their NYC-area shows are separate. Red Sparowes play with Doomriders at Mercury Lounge on April 13th and 14th, while Fang Island plays Maxwell’s on April 13th with Dinowalrus. Maxwell’s tickets are on sale.

The band was recently dubbed “Fastest Rising at SXSW” via compiled internet stats. Two songs off their euphoric self-titled debut, praised by Pitchfork two days before SXSW, are posted above. Videos for those same songs and all tour dates are below…

‘Fang Island’ tracklist
01. Dreams of Dreams
02. Careful Crossers
03. Daisy
04. Life Coach
05. Sideswiper
06. The Illinois
07. Treeton
08. Davey Crockett
09. Welcome Wagon
10. Dorian


Fang Island – 2010 Tour Dates
04/03 Hartford, CT @ Trinity College (w/ Sleigh Bells and Brahms)
04/05 Brooklyn, NY @ The Knitting Factory (Fang Island headline)
04/10 Providence, RI @ Jerky’s Live Music Hall (w/ Dinowalrus and Idolands)

Red Sparowes & Fang Island – 2010 Tour Dates
04/11 Washington DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel **
04/13 Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s %
04/15 Boston, MA @ the Middle East Downstairs **
04/16 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa **
04/17 Toronto, ON @ the Garrison **
04/18 Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop #
04/19 Indianapolis, IN @ Radio Radio #
04/21 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall #
04/22 Madison, WI @ High Noon #
04/23 Minneapolis, MN @ 400 Bar #
04/24 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown Jr. #
04/26 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
04/27 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
04/29 Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s #
04/30 Vancouver, BC @ the Biltmore #
05/01 Portland, OR @ the Hawthorne #
05/02 Eugene, OR @ WOW Hall #
05/04 Sacramento, CA @ Blue Lamp
05/05 Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place
05/06 Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place
05/07 San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
05/08 Los Angeles, CA @ the Echoplex
05/09 San Diego, CA @ the Casbah
** w/ Doomriders
% w/ Dinowalrus
# w/ Caspian

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