Fresh Van She remix for you ahead of a huge three hour post-Big Day Out DJ set live on triple j this Friday.
Tune in from 22:45, on the radio or stream online, its going to be a big night.
The lads will be touring the US over the next couple weeks. We have 4 double-passes to give away for their big show at Dim Mak Studios in Los Angeles on the 17th October. Send your name and and your ultimate cocktail recipe to firstname.lastname@example.org for your chance to snap one up.
Jamaica is the second single from Van She's new album 'Idea of Happiness', out now. This, the original and remixes from L-Vis 1990, Plastic Plates, Riva Starr & Unicorn Kid are available as part of the Jamaica Remix Bundle, available on iTunes & Beatport.
This is the first in a new series from a partnership between the Van She & renowned New York style blogger Ari Seth Cohen. It's all about finding what makes people happy. Episode 1 features two of Ari's Advanced Style Ladies, Valerie & Jean of The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas. Edited by Will Mansfield.
Says Cohen, "the extraordinary women I chose for this series of videos are some of the favorites from my blog Advanced Style. They all have unique approaches to personal style and share a positive outlook on life and aging. Valerie and Jean otherwise known as The Idiosyncratic Fashionistas run a blog which features their weekly style adventures and cultural happenings around town. They inspire women of all ages to have fun with fashion."
We are very happy to both announce and present a 'Month of Fridays' down at the Beach Road Hotel in Bondi during October. It will be free entry from 8pm to 12am every week and guaranteed good times.
Full date/gig run down below...
The boys will be heading on a European tour in September, dates here. They're also going to be making their way around the US later in the year, all that tour goss coming soon.
The Jamaica Remixes EP is out now, featuring this remix as well as ones from Mad Professor, L-Vis 1990, Plastic Plates and Riva Starr, grab it on iTunes. Sophomore album 'Idea of Happiness' is also out, get it from iTunes / Van She Store / JB Hifi.
You might remember that we ran a competition in collaboration with Nikon that was won by Christian Ghezzi. Under the guiding eyes of mentor Clemens Habicht, he has now directed the official video clip for Van She's 'Idea of Happiness' as remixed by SebastiAn. The video was all shot on the Nikon 1 J1 camera Christian won.
The new album 'Idea of Happiness' get its long awaited physical release in the US August 21. The album is available from iTunes / Van She Store / JB Hifi. The 'Idea of Happiness' 12" single is also available through the new and improved Mod Shop. The boys just announced their upcoming European tour, dates below.
Our tropical brothers-in-arms Van She are getting ready to swap their surfboards and hawaiian shirts for their business swimwear and the keys to their Euro tour bus.
The tour hits Berlin on September 25th before snaking its way all around the continent and ending up in post-Olympic London on October 9. To keep your caribbean hearts beating, have a crack at Herve's Room 1 Remix of the title track from new album 'Idea of Happiness'.
Modular artists Sneaky Sound System, Muscles, Cassian, Van She and more are posting behind the scenes photos, tour diaries, a couple cheeky selfies and more over at the brand new, just launched 'Nikon Scene'.
Be sure to keep your eyes out for the Van She and Nikon 'Idea of Happiness' Video Competition winner Christian Ghezzi and his surefire masterpiece to be premiered on 'Nikon Scene' at a later date.
Van She are a Sydney four-piece who bridge the musical gap between boldly adventurous shoegaze and danceable glint disco.