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Release Day: Here We Go Magic’s “A Different Ship” Out Now!


Here We Go Magic’s A Different Ship is officially out today! You can purchase your copy online from SC Distribution and still get the blue vinyl, pick up a copy at your local record store or grab one from the band themselves at one of their upcoming shows. See all their tour dates HERE. Listen to “How Do I Know” and “Make Up Your Mind,” both from the new album, below and head over to The A.V. Club to stream the album in its entirety.

Did you happen to see the Sean Pecknold-directed video for HWGM’s “How Do I Know”? Watch it now, why don’t yah? It features a dancing robot.

Love for A Different Ship

“With A Different Ship, Here We Go Magic has clearly and undeniably arrived at the port of entry to indie rock’s pantheon of top shelf acts – an utterly shattering release that anyone who likes forward-thinking music must have.” PopMatters

“Here We Go Magic loves the way a pattern promises the stability and control that Mr. Temple’s lyrics are never sure of…The album discreetly shows off the band’s meticulous virtuosity; its patterns are played, not programmed.”The New York Times

“Played live these songs will metastasise into expansive jams, and will sound great when they do, but here and now they’re sharp, disciplined, and seriously compelling.”BBC



Here We Go Magic’s “A Different Ship” Available on CASSETTE

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It used to be that you could purchase Here We Go Magic‘s new record, A Different Ship, on vinyl and CD. Mind you that vinyl is the limited-edition, beautiful, blue wax so many of you were pining for; however, all of this has changed. Tape lovers prepare yourselves. YOU CAN NOW PURCHASE A DIFFERENT SHIP ON CASSETTE. Better yet? They’re blue. Yes, the tapes are blue, but hurry to make your purchase. Only 500 copies are available. Get yours from our good friends at Joyful Noise.

Interested in the good ole CD and Vinyl? That’s great! You can still order yours HERE. The record is out next Tuesday, May 8th.

WATCH: Here We Go Magic Release New Video, Stream the Entire Album Now on AOL Spinner

Directed by Sean Pecknold, Here We Go Magic‘s new video for “How Do I Know” stars Janet Pants as a happy-go-lucky dancing robot who is being returned to the factory by her owner. Pecknold explains, “It takes place in the not-so-distant future where you will be able to custom order human like robots for your pleasure, and although some people will probably still be partial to the human flesh, I think some conflicts of emotion will arise. Humans, love, sex, technology, dancing, the future!” Watch above!

Out next Tuesday, May 8th, you can listen to A Different Ship in its entirety now. Stream at AOL Spinner. Like what yah hear? Pre-order the album now. It’s still available in the [limited-edition] beautiful, blue vinyl.

In a recent interview with PopMatters, Luke Temple went into great detail about his experience recording the new album and working alongside Nigel Godrich. Read Perfection in the Flaws: An Interview with Here We Go Magic HERE.

Lastly, HWGM just kicked off their summer tour at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory. Don’t miss them live in concert. See the full list of dates HERE!

Watch: Here We Go Magic Talks to Rolling Stone

Here We Go Magic sat down with Rolling Stone to talk about their experience playing for Nigel Godrich for the first time; the experience that eventually led to the creation of A Different Ship and Godrich coming on as producer. Watch above.

Out May 8th, you can pre-order A Different Ship HERE. See the band live in concert this summer – full list of dates HERE. It all starts off this Thursday, April 26th at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory.

LISTEN: Here We Go Magic’s “How Do I Know”, Pre-Order Album Now

Here We Go Magic share album centerpiece and second single, “How Do I Know,” off of their forthcoming LP, A Different Ship, on AOL Spinner today. With its instantly hummable refrain, “How Do I Know” builds layer by layer from a simple guitar-vocals-drums combo into a swirling symphony of glorious noise. The track is the molten core at the center of the sunny and spacious album that the band recorded with Nigel Godrich. Listen below.

 

 

Pre-order HWGM’s A Different Ship now! The deluxe bundle includes a copy of the album on blue vinyl, 2-CD deluxe edition of the album featuring 5 previously-unreleased songs, advance copy of the “How Do I Know” b/w “My Plate’s on Fire” 7″ (otherwise unavailable for sale until May 22nd), 11″ x 17″ poster of A Different Ship album art and instant download of the entire album. A Different Ship is out on May 8th.

You can see HWGM live this summer! They begin their tour with an intimate performance at New York’s Knitting Factory and then set off in May with Hospitality in support. Dates include performances at Sasquatch, London’s Field Day, Evolution and Bonnaroo festivals. Full list of dates HERE.

AUDIO

Falling by Here We Go Magic
Ordinary Feeling by Here We Go Magic
Fixations by Gardens & Villa
Everybody by Gardens & Villa
Not You by Steven A. Clark
Moony Eyed Walrus by Cayucas
Gazelles In Flight by Suuns
Blue Chicago Moon by Songs: Ohia
Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness

VIDEOS

Can't Have by Steven A. Clark

Falling by Here We Go Magic

Fixations by Gardens & Villa

Moony Eyed Walrus by Cayucas

COMING SOON

Steven A. Clark
The Lonely Roller
CD / LP
Here We Go Magic
Be Small
CD / LP

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