Fol Chen Releases Free EP, Remixes from Baths, Karin Tatoyan, more [MP3]
Fol Chen remixed.
Highland Park art-rock crew Fol Chen has got a new full-length due out on Asthmatic Kitty June 6, but you needn't wait for Part II: The New December to get a taste of what's to come.
Lead-off track "In Ruins" is a funky, fuzzed-up pop collage featuring a vaguely Eastern melody and the lovely vocal stylings of L.A.'s own Kárin Tatoyan. And to the free, just-released In Ruins EP, Tatoyan contributes a drastically reimagined cover of the very same song.
It might also help to know that the record revolves around a Pontypool-like plot involving a Long Island disc jockey and a virus that eats words.
Johnn Novello, Tom Scott, Chris Standring
TicketsTue., Sep. 19, 8:30pm
Chin Up Kid, Morning in May
TicketsWed., Sep. 20, 7:00pm
Orphaned Land, Pain, Voodoo Kung Fu
TicketsThu., Sep. 21, 7:00pm
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
TicketsThu., Sep. 21, 7:30pm
Salute to John Coltrane
TicketsThu., Sep. 21, 8:30pm
Download the entire EP here, via the enigmatic Fol Chen website, where you can watch a PSA that may or may not succeed in complicating the narrative further.
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