On September 28, George Lewis, Jr. A/K/A Twin Shadow‘s much-anticipated debut LP Forget was released on Terrible Records here in the US (the album will be released in the UK on November 15 on 4AD). Obviously, we already knew this joint was hot. Pitchfork apparently agrees, giving the album an 8.4 in their review today. Go download this if you haven’t already!
Interestingly enough, this is not as *HIGH* as the score they gave the new Das Racist mixtape.
Check out the official video for “Castles in the Snow,” which continues in the same “was this shot in early ’84” vein as the previous video for “Slow.”
Twin Shadow – Castles in the Snow:
In the waning days of summer, we’re all looking for a new band to get excited about. Am I right? Enter Twin Shadow. Twin Shadow’s debut EP was released by Grizzly Bear’s own Chris Taylor via his quickly growing Terrible Records label. “Slow” is my favorite track so far and it’s available for free download here. The video’s 70s-porn look and frequent pans down the front of Lewis’s jeans earned it a NSFW tag but I don’t agree, there’s just a hint seductive 70s sleaze. If you’re as impressed with his “big talent” as the videographer heard on “Slow” is, upcoming shows in NYC include two nights at Glasslands Gallery in September and one at Le Poisson Rouge. See you there.