Grammy-nominated Cut Copy have released the deluxe version of their latest album 'Free Your Mind' today, coinciding with a busy schedule of international summer festivals and tour dates.
This new version features five additional tracks: 'In These Arms of Love' and 'Like Any Other Day' (both previously only available as a US-only Record Store Day vinyl release), and three previously unheard songs - 'Believers', 'I Wish the Sun Would Grow Today' and 'Lights Shine On'. All the songs were recorded by the band in Australia and mixed by producer Dave Fridmann during the 'Free Your Mind' sessions, and is available for purchase at all digital retailers (get it from iTunes with one click of a button).
Cut Copy took some time out from their Summer of Festivals today to premiere a brand new track 'Lights Shine On' via Stereogum. Conceived and recorded during the 'Free Your Mind' sessions, it brings a heady anthemic throb to the giddy balearics of the record.
It's taken from the forthcoming Deluxe Edition of 'Free Your Mind', which features five new tracks (three previously unreleased) and is out digitally on July 18 (Aus) / 21 (UK) / 22 (US). You can preorder it now.
Right after its release, the band embark on wave 2 of their Summer of Festivals including dates at Pukkelpop, Rock en Seine and a host of US shows. Full details at cutcopy.com
Cut Copy have a bucketload of things to announce today - namely, the forthcoming release of a deluxe version of current album Free Your Mind, featuring 5 additional tracks, and a video for Free Your Mind jammer Meet Me In A House of Love, directed by fellow Australians Trouble Hands and starring High Maintenance actor Ben Sinclair.
Proud of their hometown of Melbourne, Cut Copy enlist local producer Nile Delta to remix their latest Free Your Mind single Meet Me In A House Of Love. Nile Delta, who is currently touring the US with the band and Classixx, spikes the party punch with a conscious opening invitation and it's all yours for the price of free. Don't miss this triple threat at a town near you (dates below).
The Cut Copy boys remix fellow Australians Jagwar Ma, stretching their latest single 'Uncertainty' into a jacking intergalactic sparkle. A winning combination. You could argue that both acts see eye to eye with 'Free Your Mind' and 'Howlin' finding common ground in their marriage of psychedelia and dance music, paying homage to the Madchester scene.
They're all about Freeing Your Mind, and now Cut Copy have set free another new and previously unreleased track. In These Arms Of Love is part of a Record Store Day vinyl release (US only), and is here for you to listen to today.
Since Free Your Mind's release, Cut Copy have criss-crossed the globe performing to punters from Chile to Chicago, with stops in Peru and Siberia along the way.
Earlier this year they played Future Music Festival in Australia and will be heading back Down Under for a home-town headline tour as follows:
Thursday May 8: Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday May 9: 170 Russell, Melbourne
Saturday May 10: Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane
Tickets on sale 9am, Friday April 4. Good mates Touch Sensitive and Nile Delta will support the band at all three shows.
Ahead of their upcoming cross-country US tour, Cut Copy have shared a rework of their current single 'We Are Explorers' by friend and compatriot Turkish Prison (aka Midnight Juggernaut's Andy Szekeres). It's available as a free download.
Fresh off the Future Music Festival tour in Australia, Cut Copy are packing their bags and setting off on a string of worldwide dates, starting in the US next week. Catch them at one of the shows listed below.
Evergreen tourists Cut Copy reveal the latest single from their current album 'Free Your Mind' - the celestial 'We Are Explorers'. A playful album highlight, 'We Are Explorers' comes correct with a remix by Greek sample wizard and DFA affiliate Larry Gus, who turns the track into a gently chiming burst of worldly percussive fun.
Today it's yours to download for free.
Cut Copy are embarking on a world tour shortly. All dates below (tickets are available from CutCopy.net).
The following article is an excerpt from the first issue of our newspaper Modulations. Available at this week's Independent Label Market in London alongside the limited edition 12" of Erol Alkan's Tame Impala rework, the free press features music and art recommended by the broad Modular family, interviews with artists Asger Carlson and Hattie Stewart, and plenty more.
In October this year Helsinki duo Shine 2009 released their 2nd album and their first on Modular Recordings, 'Our Nation'. In November Cut Copy released their 4th record, 'Free Your Mind'. Cut Copy invited Shine 2009 to open for them on their European tour so it seemed like an opportune time to introduce the two groups before they spend three weeks on the road together. Glen Goetze from Modular connected Sami Suova of Shine 2009 with Dan Whitford of Cut Copy.
[22/10/13 18:29:11] Glen Goetze: Glen Goetze a ajouté Sami Suova à cette conversation
On Tuesday night, Melbourne men Cut Copy took their new single We Are Explorers to the Fallon stage, performing the Free Your Mind track for the late night show host, the house band The Roots, a studio audience, and millions of viewer across the US.