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Boy Friend – The Lair (Alex DeGroot Remix)

Austin psychedelic duo Boy Friend have just released a free download of their track The Lair which has been remixed by Zola Jesus’ Alex DeGroot.

Boy Friend

Austin duo Boy Friend

The original recording of The Lair is taken from Boy Friend’s debut LP Egyptian Wrinkle which was released earlier this year on Hell, Yes! But now it has seen itself morph into another song. While remaining similar in dynamic to the original version of The Lair, the remix gives it a little something more. Rather than the prolonged introduction that is heard on the original, the remix cuts straight to the chase with the angelic vocals being the first thing heard. It is also slightly faster which gives it more a rhythmic feel.

Boy Friend are best pals Christa Palazzolo and Sarah Brown who, due to their diverse stylistic approaches, produce some of the most harmonic, peaceful and ambient music around.

The Lair remix can be heard and downloaded from here.

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Boy Friend – Egyptian Wrinkle Free Remix Available

This is an exciting time for the Texan girl-duo, Boy Friend, as they are set to release their single, Egyptian Wrinkle, on January 23. Alongside this, they have also unveiled a free remix of the track by Stockholm boy-duo The Whendays.

Not only this but Boy Friend are due to release their album, also titled Egyptian Wrinkle, on February 6. I don’t think they can cram much else into these two months, do you?

Boy Friend

Boy Friend are Christa Palazzolo and Sarah Brown

The single Egyptian Wrinkle is a song full of relaxing synth sounds, distant vocals and romantic harmonies which will instantly draw you in and make you want more.

The Texan duo have become known for their lovesick lyrics which are full of a passion for fantasy and narratives. The strong, melodic vocals and guitars combined with their breath-taking ability to produce that 80s ambience that was once so loved leaves you with one great track which will easily go on repeat.

Their first full-length album of the same name was recorded in a friend’s house in north Austin surrounded by dogs, bongos and plenty of warm Texan vibes.

Check out The Whendays remix here.

Boy Friend will be announcing UK tour dates very soon so make sure you check back for updates.

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Boy Friend – Egyptian Wrinkle

Boy Friend are best friends Christa Palazzolo and Sarah Brown. They were once known as the band Sleep ∞ Over but have since developed and changed into their current duo.

Boy Friend

Boy Friend

Combining soft vocals and retro 80s ambience alongside lovesick lyrics and a passion for fantasy, Boy Friend are one of Work It Media’s top tips for 2012.

Now they are set to release their debut album as a duo titled Egyptian Wrinkle. You can listen to the title track here.

Egyptian Wrinkle is a song with a entrancing aura that sweeps you into it. The vocals are so distant that it really is the music that drags you into this song. With its peaceful nature, Egyptian Wrinkle is so easy to listen to. There’s no effort involved, everything just fits together perfectly leaving you with one fantastically relaxing track.

The full album will be available in 2012 so not too long to wait…

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Boy Friend – Lovedropper

Ever heard of these girls? Boy Friend consists of two best friends from Austin, Texas, who decided to get together and write music in the winter of 2010. In that time, they have recorded their EP in the bedroom of Christa Palazzolo (one part of the duo) and have just released their debut single, Lovedropper on the Hell, Yes! record label.

Texas duo, Boy Friend

Texas duo, Boy Friend

Blending mystical sounds, smooth electronics and minimalist lyrics, they’ve managed to produce a classic single. Lovedropper is bass heavy but is immensely relaxing. Contradictory? Maybe, but it is.

Lovedropper has gentle harmonies made with angelic voices. The music is simple but pleasing. Everything about it works well. This duo have ticked all the right boxes for me. Take a look/listen for yourselves (the video is rather strange and also vertical…don’t ask).

BOY FRIEND – Lovedropper (Official Video) from HELL, YES! on Vimeo.

BOY FRIEND – Lovedropper (Official Video) from HELL, YES! on Vimeo.

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