The Electric Lady Session

Submitted by nonesuch on Fri, 12/01/2017 - 18:41
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A very limited number of Fleet Foxes's special 10" EP The Electric Lady Session, released for Record Store Day's 2017 Black Friday event, is available here. It's four songs from their album Crack-Up, selected from a WFUV session recorded at the historic Electric Lady Studio in NYC in June: Side A is "Cassius, -" and "- Naiads, Cassadies," and Side B is "Mearcstapa" and "On Another Ocean (January / June)." Each pair is recorded and cut as one long track to reflect the intentional fluidity between these songs, on both the album and in live performance.

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A very limited number of Fleet Foxes' special-edition 10" EP, released for Record Store Day's Black Friday event on November 24, 2017, is available in the Nonesuch Store. The EP features four songs, thoughtfully selected from a WFUV session recorded at the historic Electric Lady Studio in New York on June 13, 2017, days before the band's new album, Crack-Up, was released. Side A of the vinyl includes "Cassius, -" and "- Naiads, Cassadies" while Side B includes "Mearcstapa" and "On Another Ocean (January / June)." Each pair is recorded and cut as one long track to reflect the intentional fluidity between these songs, on both the album and in live performance.

WFUV (90.7 FM) has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University in New York for 70 years. WFUV has received national recognition for its award-winning weekday format of adult album alternative music, award-winning local news and sports, and a diverse weekend lineup. Electric Lady Studios is the oldest working and thriving recording studio in New York City. Made famous by Jimi Hendrix and classic 70s sessions with The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, and Patti Smith, among others, the studio maintains its reputation as hallowed grounds for recorded music.

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563777

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Fleet Foxes
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Vinyl 10"
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13.00
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075597934250
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    A very limited number of Fleet Foxes' special-edition 10" EP, released for Record Store Day's Black Friday event on November 24, 2017, is available in the Nonesuch Store. The EP features four songs, thoughtfully selected from a WFUV session recorded at the historic Electric Lady Studio in New York on June 13, 2017, days before the band's new album, Crack-Up, was released. Side A of the vinyl includes "Cassius, -" and "- Naiads, Cassadies" while Side B includes "Mearcstapa" and "On Another Ocean (January / June)." Each pair is recorded and cut as one long track to reflect the intentional fluidity between these songs, on both the album and in live performance.

    WFUV (90.7 FM) has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University in New York for 70 years. WFUV has received national recognition for its award-winning weekday format of adult album alternative music, award-winning local news and sports, and a diverse weekend lineup. Electric Lady Studios is the oldest working and thriving recording studio in New York City. Made famous by Jimi Hendrix and classic 70s sessions with The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, and Patti Smith, among others, the studio maintains its reputation as hallowed grounds for recorded music.