December 3rd 2013
Back in October, Jagwar Ma landed on American soil to play their first ever stint of US shows, a brief run that stopped off in New York, SF, and LA. While their visit was fleeting, they did make some time to stop in with the guys over at Yours Truly for a quick session.
The band are now back in the US for a more encompassing run of dates, so it only seemed appropriate to now unveil the aforementioned session!
Watch Jagwar Ma performing “Uncertainty” live for Yours Truly below:
Jagwar Ma are touring the US now:
12/03 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
12/04 Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall
12/09 Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
12/10 Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre
12/11 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
12/13 Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
October 29th 2013
Master of dark and twisted techno-pop Matthew Dear has unveiled his very own remix of Jagwar Ma’s “Come Save Me”, available now as part of the band’s brand new “Come Save Me Remixes” EP.
“Dear dunks the formerly sunny song in jet-black ooze, making for a slithery time in your headphones.” — Pitchfork
The “Come Save Me Remixes” EP is available to purchase now on iTunes! Also featured alongside the O/G single are reworks from Andrew Weatherall, Pachanga Boys, and Flight Facilities.
September 30th 2013
Following the band’s amazing debut album “Howlin” released earlier this year, Jagwar Ma have shared a brand new video for standout single “Come Save Me”. Watch below, and stream Howlin in full now on Spotify.
September 26th 2013
Jagwar Ma have offered up a remix/remix of Angel Haze’s new track “Echelon”, set to appear on her forthcoming debut album “Dirty Gold”. Stream below, it’s pretty jungle, you guys.
In other news, the band land on US soil this week for their first ever North American dates! Headlining two NYC shows at Glasslands and Mercury Lounge, and two west coast dates at SF’s Rickshaw Stop, and LA’s The Echo. All four dates have already sold out, but the band have announced a second string of US dates later this fall! Dates below, tickets go on sale 09/27.
11/27 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall (Tickets)
11/28 – Toronto, ON – Great Hall (Tickets)
11/30 – Philadelphia, PA – Making Time @ Voyeur (Tickets)
12/03 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom (Tickets)
12/04 – Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall (Tickets)
12/09 – Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club (Tickets)
12/10 – Seattle, WA – Neptune (Tickets)
12/11 – San Francisco, CA – Independent (Tickets)
12/13 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey (Tickets)
July 30th 2013
Every two weeks, MTVU’s Freshmen program offers up five emerging-artist music videos, and you, as fans, can vote for your favorite video. After two weeks, the winning artist’s music video will get added into the main MTVU rotation!
The current installment features our very Sydney-duo Jagwar Ma. Watch the video for “The Throw” above, and head to MTVU to vote. The ballot closes next Friday (8/9), and you can vote as many times as you want. Go!
July 3rd 2013
Nestled in between inc. and Jai Paul (because it’s in alphabetical order, y’know), Jagwar Ma’s Howlin has been named as one of Pitchfork’s ‘Overlooked Records of 2013′, following their glowing 7.7 review of the Australian group’s debut.
It’s possible to be incredibly ambitious and disarming at the same time, and in that way, Howlin’ isn’t that different in approach to Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories– a backwards looking record about loving the present moment, a big-tent affair that can be misunderstood as a reactionary record. (It’s no less reactionary than Noel Gallagher claiming Howlin’ to be more important than an Oasis reunion.) From the moment “What Love” fades in with its loose-limbed, floppy rhythm, Howlin’ ensures everybody will be dancing, few will be doin’ it right, but they’ll all be feelin’ alright regardless.
Jagwar Ma Howlin is available no via iTunes, with a physical release coming August 13.
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