Entries in Mogwai (12)

Thursday
Apr192012

[Listen] Mogwai - "Earth Division"

Mogwai have contributed to an upcoming compilation titled  Occupy This Album which you may be able to guess, is to benefit the Occupy Movement. The compilation will feature tracks from artists ranging from Willie Nelson and Patti Smith through to artists like Yo La Tengo and Ladytron. It's a 4 disc release featuring 99 tracks and Mogwai's track is called "Earth Division". You can stream it below via The Occupy This Album Soundcloud page.

Occupy This Album is set to drop on the 15th of May via Razor & Tie.

Tuesday
Jan312012

[News] Mogwai Announce 2012 Tour Dates

In recent years Mogwai have not had the greatest luck trying to tour America and have postponed dates twice. They've now rescheduled the tour and are making it a special one.  The tour will start out in Vancouver on the 29th of May ending in Chicago a month later on the 20th of June. On their website the band state:

It will likely be the last extensive touring we do for some time so we hope it will be a very special tour

If you've been eager to see these guys make some beautiful noise in a live setting for a while, you better snap up tickets ASAP. Peep the dates after the jump.

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Friday
Nov112011

[Listen] Rammstein - "Mein Land" (Mogwai Remix)

I remember the days when me and friends would be in German lessons singing Rammstein at the top of our lungs to then be given detention for inadvertently shouting obscenities at our teachers. That was some 10 years ago and although I now don't go around shouting abuse in German, Rammstein are still around. They've now also been given the remix treatment from Scottish rockers Mogwai. The original version of this new track will feature on Rammstein’s upcoming release titled Made in Germany 1995-2011 which is set for release on December 6th via Vagrant Records. Hat tip to CoS for the heads up.

Wednesday
Jul272011

[Listen] Mogwai - "Get To France"

A new track from Scottish rockers Mogwai has appeared online that goes by the name of "Get To France". The track will appear on the bands upcoming Earth Division EP. It's a piano led track that will help you wind down after the day you've had, however stressful or stress free it may have been. That's not to say the track isn't intense and full of emotion, it is, but compared to the heavy distortion and guitar led tracks you may have been liking from Hardcore Wil Never Die, But You Will.

Give the track a listen below courtesy of Listen Before You Buy and look out for the EP which is released on September 12th.

Sunday
May292011

[Listen] Mogwai - "George Square Thatcher Death Party" (Session Version) 


On the recent Mogwai single release for their track, "San Pedro", they included a nice session track version of "George Square Thatcher Death Party" which also features on their latest studio LP Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. Down at the bottom you can enjoy a great version of the track from Glasgow's finest. The bass and drum intro will have you wanting to get up and dance. The broken and effect filled vox sit next to the fuzz filled guitar and synth beautifully. 

A great Sunday listen to brighten up the ever dulling sky and have you forgetting where you are for at least three and a half minutes.

Monday
May092011

[Listen] Mogwai - Live Session on KEXP

Scottish post rock outfit Mogwai dropped by KEXP to lay down a stellar session of tracks from their latest album, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. Below you can stream the entire set which includes the tracks, "Hasenheide", "How To Be A Werewolf", "Rano Pano" and "San Pedro". Check out the guitar driven instrumentals and let them calm you down on the most stressful day of the week. Who was it that decided Monday's had to be our first day back at work huh?

Head on over here to pick up a copy of Mogwai's great album, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. You won't regret it as th edriving drum beats and layered guitars will seriously alter your mind set for the 50+minutes as the record spins away. Great listening for whatever your mood.

 

Sunday
Mar132011

[Watch] Mogwai - "San Pedro" (Video)

Check out the new video from Mogwai for their track "San Pedro" and I must say it is more than a little intriguing to watch on a bright Sunday afternoon. It features a dark coated gentleman walking through the snowy streets. Cutting to shots of passers by, and the city scenery it we're left constantly watching the back of the mysterious character always left just out of shot is the man's features and face. Take a look for yourself to see what I mean, it teases you all the way to the end when you finally think the camera is about to pan around to his face. I really like the video and it fits in well with the instrumental track from Glasgow's finest, Mogwai. The track features on their latest album, Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will which you can pick up over here.

Friday
Feb112011

[Listen] Mogwai - 'Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will' (Full Album)

Check out an advance listen of Mogwai’s Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will today through its release day, February 15th, after the jump courtesy of Rolling Stone. After getting a nice listen of Mogwai's new LP head here to preorder the album. Mogwai also just released a video for their track "Mexican Grand Prix," which you can check out here.

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