Yacht @ SXSW 2008 (more by Ryan Muir)

pop experimentalists YACHT (a.k.a. Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans) have just signed with DFA to release their new single, "Summer Song," available now digitally via itunes and on 12" vinyl. The single comes with two other sparkling fresh tracks: "I'm In Love With A Ripper (Party Mix)" and "It's Boring/You Can Live Anywhere You Want."

Keep a lookout for YACHT's forthcoming full-length, See Mystery Lights, out in 2009 on DFA

Yacht's lablemate Free Blood play a free show at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn tonight (Aug 22, 2008). Pink Skull and Professor Murder are also on the bill. Check out Yacht's new video for "Summer Song" below...

Yacht - Summer Song *

* video inspired by the late 80's guilty pleasure Tapeheads.

Yacht "Don't Stay In Bed" (live)

Yacht - 2008 Tour Dates
Aug 23 - The Favesham Leeds
Aug 24 - Creamfields Festival (w/ Hercules & Love Affair, Soulwax, & more) Cheshire
Aug 26 - Bungalows & Bears Sheffield
Aug 27 - The Fat Fox Southsea
Aug 28 - ICA London
Aug 29 - Ruby Lounge Manchester
Aug 31 - Electric Picnic Festival Stradbally Estate
Sep 2 - Shape Function @ Clwb Ifor Bach Cardiff, Wales
Sep 5 - Bestival Isle of Wight
Sep 6 - The Hope Brighton

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