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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



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!

AUDIO

Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

VIDEOS

Busy Baby (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

Innocence by Electric Youth

Conversations by Woman's Hour

COMING SOON

Electric Youth
Innerworld
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Cayucas
San Francisco, CA - The 20th Street Block Party - FREE SHOW //

Tomas Barfod
Barcelona, ES - Razzmatazz

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