Phoenix announce new album, Bankrupt
Following a mysterious post on their Facebook page earlier this evening, and a video featuring snippets of music on their visually frustrating website, Phoenix have confirmed the title of their forthcoming new album.
The album is titled Bankrupt, but that's the only information we have right now.
Their last album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix, was released in 2009.
Despite the constant criticism of the website, the layout and the programme release times, Field Day has always had moderate success because of its brilliant line ups. This year was no exception to any of the rules, with brilliant bands such as Phoenix, Caribouand Atlas Sound contrasted with the perennially difficult to use and read website, stages that were too small and too close and the problems with releasing the stage times (no one got the official programme before 9AM, thoug... (continued) [read more]
It's hard to imagine J. Mascis listening to Versailles' Phoenix, however, it would seem that he's been really digging them as he's knocked out a cover of 'Entertainment' from upcoming album, Bankrupt!. [read more]
This subtly enhanced Dirty Projectors remix of Phoenix's 'Entertainment' aired recently and follows on from the Grizzly Bear remix of the same track. Substituting some of the guitar-driven rawness of the original track for stop-start percussion and looping vocals, Dirty Projectors have managed to successfully attach their own spin here - making for a complimentary and downright excellent remix. [read more]