Anthony Fantano, the "internet's busiest music nerd" well known for his thorough and generally entertaining reviews on The Needle Drop, gave Young Fathers' new TAPE TWO EP a fantastic review this week. Unbeknownst to many, it was actually Anthony's review of the Fathers' awesome debut TAPE ONE (prior to it being picked up by Anticon and given an official release) that tipped our ears to the group in the first place. Thanks dude!
This review also marks the 1000th review from The Needle Drop, so it's time to celebrate.
Our tireless heroes WHY? are back on the roads of North America once again, for a couple weeks of touring magic accompanied by Texas-based singer/songwriter Sarah Jaffe. They're kicking things off this evening in Grand Rapids, MI, followed by a hop across the border to Toronto, then back on US soil for a handul of dates in the Northeast. Among other merchandise, they'll have some rad posters available (which the graphic for this news post was reappropriated from, actually), so you know what to do.
Check our events page for a full list of tour dates.
We're excited to announce that Young Fathers' excellent sophomore EP, TAPE TWO, is now available worldwide. Recorded a mere month apart from their debut TAPE ONE EP, this nine-track release is a natural continuation of the trio's vibrant imagination and stark narrative.
Get hyped with the latest teaser song from SERENGETI's forthcoming Kenny Dennis LP, the culturally-charged "Crush Em". Always ones to champion the Kenny sound, Pitchfork exclusively premeired the Odd Nosdam-produced track earlier this week and had some cool things to say, which you can read here.
The Kenny Dennis LP is out June 25, and available for preorder on vinyl, CD, and MP3 via our webshop.
Young Fathers were recently featured in an interview with Beats Per Minute in which member "G" Hastings speaks on such topics as the freedom of expression and genuine individuality that comes with the group's sophomore EP, TAPE TWO. Check it out here.
TAPE TWO is available in vinyl, CD, cassette or digital formats at our webshop.