it’s kinda amazing to see portugal. the man perform on the big stage of a nationally set tv show. watch the band perform their new single, “purple yellow red and blue,” as well as “people say” from the satanic satanist below.
also, the band is heading out on a full US tour this summer with guards, skaters and avi buffalo. hit the jump for the routing.
the mentality of the new portugal. the man video is highly reflective of what they’re doing in the studio with danger mouse: going big. this acid-trip of a visual will take you on a colorful journey through the weird ass visually-centric minds of the wasilla, alaskan natives. they also sat down with fader to talk about their new video.
after teasing with the artwork a bit, the alaska/portland outfit announces their 7th studio album since 2006 (seriously, that’s one every year – these guys are workhorses) in evil friends, which will see a june 4th release. the tracklisting is below, and you can listen to the title track here.
1. Plastic Soliders
2. Creep In a T-Shirt
3. Evil Friends
4. Modern Jesus
5. Hip Hop Kids
6. Atomic Man
7. Sea of Air
9. Holy Roller (Hallelujah)
10 Someday Believers
11. Purple Yellow Red and Blue
never one to shy away from a new record, portugal. the man took to instagram to show us two artwork choices, both with the title “evil voices.” could this be the next album cover/title? not sure, but here’s the second one.
the boys in P.TM talk about linking up with RZA, which was definitely one of the cooler things of the year. among other things, of course, as spinner get caught up with the band on what’s happening in the camp.
another successful free press summer fest for the houston history books went down this past weekend on the rolling green slope of eleanor tinsley park, and weworemasks was on hand to catch all the sights, sounds, and people our weird city has to offer. and the heat wasn’t that bad this year. plus plus! check out our photo recap and be on the lookout for a full festival recap soon.
Now in its fourth year, Houston’s Free Press Summer Fest fell upon the green slope of Eleanor Tinsley Park, boasting its most eclectic lineup to date. Texas royalty Willie Nelson shared stages with electronic act Pretty Lights. Major Lazer’s dancehall bump prefaced The Doggfather’s haze. A reunite Descendents gave way to avant-weirdos Primus. And all the while the sun beat down with a furious Texas vengeance.
Hit the jump for the full recap and check out our photo recap for more pics.
yeah, wtf indeed. somehow these two linked up for what seems like a totally planned (hi, portugese the man) interaction via a skype message of some sorts. john gourley meets john legend, and announces a slew of tour dates, which can be seen after the jump.
etta james, a true american music legend in all aspects, passed away of complications of leukemia. in tribute of her passing, the portugal boys have posted their live cover of “i’d rather go blind” to their soundcloud account for public streaming.