!! OMG, listen to a new Teengirl Fantasy song: "End" !!
Psyched-out dance outfit Teengirl Fantasy are releasing their sophomore album Tracer next month. Duo Nick Weiss and Logan Takahashi take a cerebral approach to house and techno that does away with predictable beat patterns while fortunately retaining those ever-essential histrionic diva vocals -- as they did on fantastic 2010 single "Cheaters" -- that we love so much.
(Indeed, Weiss was also behind H.U.N.X.'s mega-gay anthem "Can A Man Hear Me?")
Their new album promises to be "sample-free" and will feature the unique vocal stylings of Panda Bear, Daft Punk's "One More Time" collaborator Romanthony, Laurel Halo, and Kelela. A press release tells us to expect "a wacked version of the pop format" that is "sonically maximal and symphonic." Have a listen to new song "End" below:
Tracer is out on August 21 via True Panther Sounds in North America and via R&S in Asia, Australia and Europe. Check out Teengirl Fantasy's 2012 tour dates after the jump!
Teengirl Fantasy 2012 tour dates:
July 13 - Dour, BE @ Dour Festival - R&S Stage $
July 14 - Novi Sad, RS @ Exit Festival - R&S Showcase +
July 16 - Dublin, IE @ Workman's Club ^
July 19 - Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso - Noodlanding
July 20 - Berlin, DE @ Naherholung Steunchecn - Shameless Limitless
July 28 - London, GB @ Corsica Studios - Club Motherf*cker Summer Special
August 10 San Francisco, CA @ DNA Lounge *
August 11 - Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos *
August 12 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah *
August 17 - Vancouver, BC @ Waldorf Hotel *
August 18 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *
August 23 - New York, NY @ ALBUM RELEASE SHOW (more details soon!)
August 31 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry *
Sept. 1 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
Sept. 29 - Seattle, WA @ Decibel Festival
$ w/ Lone, James Blake, SDC
+ w/ Pariah, SDC, The Chain
^ w/ Reid
* w/ Gatekeeper and Thunder Horse
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