5.4.11 Face Candy presents: "Wasted Teens" - Episode 1
Waste Age Teen Land marks the second release from Twin Cities quartet Face Candy. Featuring the talents of dual vocalists Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen and Kristoff Krane freestyling over the improvisations of bassist Casey O’Brien and drummer JT Bates, Waste Age marks the final record Eyedea was able to completely finish before his tragic passing in October of 2010.
Below is the first episode of "Wasted Teens", an-under-the-bridge interview with Jeremy Ylvisaker.
Jeremy is a friend of Face Candy, and an artist/collaborator with Guitar Party, Carbon Carousel, Alpha Consumer, and Andrew Bird.
Recorded during two days at Winterland Studios by Brian Johnson (Prince, Eyedea & Abilites) and one night in front of an audience at St. Paul’s Black Dog Café (engineered by No Bird Sing’s Graham O’Brien), the album showcases the band’s full spectrum of talents—from contemplative instrumentals to auto-tuned joke rapping, and every shade in between. The record, and indeed the entire philosophy behind Face Candy requires sharp awareness in the moment. Are you ready to take the leap?
Waste Age Teen Land hits stores 05.24.11. You can choose from a limited deluxe CD version or limited hand numbered vinyl picture disc both of which include a DVD full of bonus material. Pre-order yours today from Fifth Element: Order Now
Fifth Element BONUS ITEMS: AN OUT TAKES CD containing select sections from the original recordings of "Waste Age Teen Land". The first 300 come packaged in individual hand painted CD sleeves that when put together create one complete art piece by Louis N. LaPierre. An additional 200 bonus cd's available packaged in a clear poly cd sleeve.
Check out the track "Fifteen" below. Download HERE.
Listening parties and DVD screenings with performances by Kristoff Krane, Sadistik, Bodi and Ordeal.
05.08 - Manayunk, PA @ The Grape Room
05.13 - Dover, NH @ Fury's Publick House
05.14 - New Bedford, MA @ Kirby's Irish Pub
05.19 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
05.20 - Youngstown, OH @ Lemon Grove
05.25 - Chicago, IL @ Reggie's Rock Club
05.29 - Shakopee, MN Headlining Fifth Element Stage at 2011 Soundset Festival
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