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Darwin Deez – The Mess She Made Video

Darwin Deez is about to head out on a month-long North American tour next week in support of his third album Double Down, and today he shares the music video for  “The Mess She Made.” Another incredibly clever addition to his existing catalogue of highly original music videos, “The Mess She Made” works Darwin right into the proverbial ‘money shot’ as director Oscar Hudson – in a clear labor of hand-made love – fits international bank notes and bills to fit Darwin’s curly-haired, head banded face. Quite fittingly, Wall Street Journal has the exclusive premiere of the money-themed video.

Darwin Deez will be joined by Charly Bliss on this upcoming tour and a Darwin Deez show – packed with genius choreographed moves and tons of energy – is a must-see. See below to find a show near you.

North American Tour Dates
11/17/15 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern *
11/18/15 Detroit, MI @ Pike Room *
11/19/15 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen *
11/20/15 Kansas City, MI @ The Riot Room
11/21/15 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
11/22/15 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
11/24/15 San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw *
11/25/15 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg Theater *
11/27/15 San Diego, CA @ Voodoo Room at House of Blues *
11/28/15 Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar *
11/30/15 Austin, TX @ Red 7 Small *
12/01/15 Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Downstairs *
12/02/15 Dallas, TX @ Three Links *
12/04/15 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
12/05/15 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 *
12/06/15 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle*
12/07/15 Boston, MA @ Great Scott *
12/08/15 Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade *
12/09/15 Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat *
12/11/15 Buffalo, NY @ Studio at Waiting Room *
12/12/15 Toronto, CAN @ Drake Hotel *
12/13/15 Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar *
* Supported by Charly Bliss

Darwin Deez – Time Machine

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Indie-pop renaissance man and musical DIY-er Darwin Deez will release his third full-length record entitled Double Down this Autumn, and he has just premiered the album’s catchy-as-hell second single “Time Machine” as Zane Lowe’s “World Record” on Beats 1. To celebrate the release of his new song, Darwin has announced a US tour and also added further shows to his European tour including London’s Islington Assembly Hall on October 27.  Tickets are on sale now for all shows.

Time Machine” is an exciting dance floor-ready tune with the most ridiculous fret-board crawling bassline, but on closer listen tells the tale of a strained friendship. “I don’t like having enemies or being on bad terms with people,” Darwin Deez explains. “But an old friend of mine is keeping me at a distance. I really prefer to talk these kind of things out, but some people just don’t. That’s what inspired the words to “Time Machine” – wanting to hurry up, get past the bitterness and on to the reunion. “

Double Down will be released on September 18th. Recorded, performed, mixed and mastered entirely by Darwin in his 6-floor Williamsburg walk-up, Double Down is a vibrant slice of pure pop perfection, and a beautifully balanced representation of Darwin’s rich and varied catalogue; his finest record to date.

Press here to pre-order a CD or vinyl and here to pre-order the album on iTunes now.

Darwin Deez – Kill Your Attitude Video

Double Down, out this Autumn, features Kill Your Attitude, the album’s first single and Radio 1’s recent “Hottest Record In The World.” Inspired by the song’s lyrical theme of “love is war,” the video for Kill Your Attitude, directed by Dent De Cuir, has been turned into an absolutely masterful visual experience, in which Darwin is unknowingly immersed in a first person shooter game arena.  Deez finds himself being hunted down by his better half for all those small things you do in a relationship that start to annoy  – hogging the duvet cover, emptying the fridge and leaving the washing up. To achieve this, the directors constructed a whole new video game world for Darwin to be dropped into, the first time this has been done in a pop video.  Enjoy!

Darwin Deez – Double Down Album

It’s been two years since indie-pop renaissance man and musical DIY-er Darwin Deez released his album Songs For Imaginative People, the follow-up to his highly successful self-titled debut, and today he announces the details of his third record.

Recorded, performed, mixed and mastered entirely by Darwin, Double Down will be released on September 18th. You can pre-order via iTunes here and the CD and Limited Coloured Heavyweight Vinyl here .

“To me, Double Down means to gamble again.  To go again”.  Darwin says. “With this album, my intention was largely to do again what I did on my debut: make simple, irresistible pop songs – with a fresh new twist.  So I went back to my same influences of Thriller, Dismemberment Plan, and Andre 3000 and I came out sounding more like myself than ever before”. 

A vibrant slice of pure pop perfection, Double Down showcases Darwin Deez’s dexterity for experimentation with different sonic textures, genres and lyrical allegories. Double Down is a divine offering from our pop star, shining brightly in a dreary indie landscape, as well as Darwin’s finest record in his rich and varied catalogue to date.

TRACKLISTING

1. Last Cigarette
2. The Mess She Made
3. Lover
4. Time Machine
5. Bag Of Tricks
6. Rated R
7. Melange Mining Co.
8. Kill Your Attitude
9. The Other Side
10. Right When It Rains
11. The Missing I Wanna Do

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Darwin Deez – Kill Your Attitude

It’s been two years Darwin Deez released his album Songs For Imaginative People, the follow up to his highly successful self-titled debut, and today the indie-pop renaissance man has shared a new single entitled “Kill Your Attitude”.

A quintessentially Deez-esque tune of pop perfection, “Kill Your Attitude” has just debuted on BBC Radio 1 as Annie Mac’s “Hottest Record In The World”. This song is a sneak peek into Darwin Deez’s forthcoming third album, the details of which have yet to be announced, but is set for release this Autumn.  Listen below and download from iTunes here.

Kill Your Attitude is a song about interpersonal squabbling” says Darwin Deez of the new track.I love to fight. To argue. I fought a lot with my mother growing up. Consequentially, it doesn’t feel like love to me if there isn’t fighting. But fighting itself is the opposite of love”.

Darwin Deez – UK VMA Winner

We’re thrilled that our video for Darwin Deez’s ‘Free (The Editorial Me)’, directed by Ninian Doff won the UK Video Music Award for Best UK Video in the Indie/Rock category last night. The video for Darwin’s ‘You Can’t Be My Girl’, directed by Keith Schofield, was also shortlisted at the awards.

Darwin Deez + Caged Animals – US Tour Announce

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Darwin Deez – YCBMG (Is Tropical Mix)

Like Deez himself, Kitsune’s Is Tropical are known for blurring the boundaries between band and beat culture. Here they mix slo-mo house, classic Shep Pettibone style vocal-pitching techniques and a few mad keyboards with an emphasis on adding a quirky ‘hands in the air’ euphoric quality to Darwin’s anthemic song. It’s like an itch that you happily want to scratch and jump about to.

As featured on the forthcoming single, along with the amazing Cid Rim remix, to be released 8th April 2013.

Lucky Number – SXSW 2013

We are excited to announce that Lucky Number will be representing at SXSW once again. In the thick of their epic joint twenty eight date North American tour, Darwin Deez and Caged Animals will be playing:-

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4.35PM – 13th March, Echo & Echoplex & Origami Vinyl Presents
Cheer Up Charlie’s,1104 East 6th Street, Austin TX (RSVP)

5.30PM – 15th March, Deli Radio Presents
The Brew Exchange – 706 W 6th Street, Austin TX (RSVP)

1:00AM – 15th March, SXSW Official Showcase
Hickory St, 800 Congress Ave, Austin TX (RSVP)

2:30PM – 16th March, All Things Go/Indie Shuffle Showcase
Club De Ville, 900 Red River, Austin TX (RSVP)

CAGED ANIMALS
3:00PM – 15th March, Deli Radio Presents
The Brew Exchange – 706 W 6th Street, Austin TX (RSVP)

8:00PM – 15th March, SXSW Official Showcase
Hickory St, 800 Congress Ave, Austin TX (RSVP)

Darwin Deez – YCBMG (Cid Rim Mix)

Darwin Deez has today premiered the Cid Rim remix of his forthcoming single “You Can’t Be My Girl” on Abeano.

Clemens Bacher, aka Cid Rim, is at the forefront of a selection of producers responsible for vamping up the international Viennese rep, as well as being part of the criminally hot Lucky Me crew. His combo of tech beats, sweeping synths & throbbing pulses are likely to encourage dance-floor shapes way beyond the geometric.

Stream the remix below.