Generationals “Charlemagne” Video Drops w/ Stereogum Today
National Tour Continues Including Dates
With Sylvan Esso & of Montreal
New Album Alix Out Now!
“…a compendium of sparky, falsetto and synth-driven indie-pop. Like MGMT before they fell down a psych-K-hole…” – VICE’s Noisey
“ …the songs on “Alix” establish the band’s unique identity simply as a whipsmart pop band that is not confined to a particular sound.“ – Chicago Sun Times
“It looks at life’s ties that bind and searches for ways to chill and not fight every battle.” – NPR
“…a couple of pop perfectionists who found what they’ve been looking for.” – MAGNET
Photo Credit: Akasha Rabut
As the winter begins to thaw, Generationals celebrate the release of their sunny fourth studio album Alix with a North American tour, which includes several dates with Sylvan Esso. Released last fall, Alix combines the band’s signature blend of subtly sexy time-warp senselessness, successfully pushed and challenged by producer Richard Swift (The Black Keys, The Shins, Foxygen).
In keeping with the distinct spirit of Alix, built from rhythmic layers, RZA beats and bright, poppy vocals, they share the video for album track “Charlemagne” today. Directed by an extremely passionate and talented fan named Erin Barry, the video brings to life the soulful movement and spirit of the band’s hometown of New Orleans. She shares, “I was really inspired by the music, the band and the energy of the people in New Orleans and wanted to capture this feeling. We were thrilled to work with Brazilian dancer/choreographer Diogo De Lima and his team of incredible dancers. Our company Foliage Films is based in London and we were really excited to collaborate internationally with New Orleans based production company Greenhouse Collective. New Orleans itself is so colourful, vibrant and full of character, we wanted reflect that in the video- it’s like no where else in the world.”
Watch “Charlemagne” where it premiered with Stereogum
Comprised of band members and friends since high school Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer,Generationals fourth studio album Alix, (out now via Polyvinyl Records) gives a tangible sense of the co-captains’ history, revealing itself as perhaps the band’s most confident record yet. Determined to leave no city untouched by their live energy, they kick are in the midst of a national tour. Be sure to catch them LIVE in a city near you!
Generationals 2015 Tour Dates
3/21: Mobile, AL @ AeroFest
3/24: Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater (w/ Sylvan Esso)
3/25: Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Upstairs (w/ Sylvan Esso)
3/28: Boise, ID @ Treefort Music Fest
3/29: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge (w/ Of Montreal, Yip Deceiver)
3/30: Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theater (w/ Rose Quartz)
3/31: Lincoln, NE @ Vega (w/ Rose Quartz, Disappears)