4 years ago I got a call from a friend telling me I should come along to this tiny festival in Cheltenham which was £40 for the weekend. Sounded like a bargain, and Frank Turner was headlining. I was sold. This tiny festival turned out to be amazing; everyone I met on the shuttle bus from the train to the site seemed to have a great music taste and a massive passion for music. I was pretty oblivious to it at the time, but a lot of the bands that I saw at that 2000Trees [...]
Fixers' are gearing up for the imminent release of their debut album, We'll Be The Moon ; a record literally flooded with psychedelia, rock, dance and good vibes aplenty. These Oxford boys have generously doused their pop scribblings with heavy doses of euphoria - just imagine the Beach Boys heading to orbit. We had questions, lots of them, so we sent a crate-load over to frontman Jack Goldstein. Bowlegs: So the debut album is in the can and ready for release – was it a long process? You already have a buzz on the web, [...]
El grupode Oxford de Fixers ya tiene listo su álbum de debut 'We'll Be The Moon' para el 14 de mayo, y mientras se produce el lanzamiento del álbum, el grupo ha ido publicando toda una serie de remixes sobre el tema 'Iron Deer Dream' realizadas por el productores muy interesantes, y todas ellas publicadas en Free Download, hasta ahora se han encargado de meterle mano al tema el dúo griego de Keep Shelly in Athens , el dúo de Portland de RAC [...]
So you thought that sci-fi electro pop had died out the day the Klaxon's released that god awful Grace cover. Well you were wrong, step forward Oxford based, five piece Fixers . Best described as a cross between surf pop and psychedelic stargazing electro, blended together perfectly with soaring twee pop vocals. Their new single 'Iron Deer Dream' is due for release March 11th with their debut album following on May 14th.
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Click here to view the embedded video. Brimming with five-part harmonies that soar above a delicate melody of complementing guitars and keyboards, psychedelic Oxford five-piece Fixers have revealed the video for their first single of 2012. The surreal, cereal-filled footage is based on a novel by Kobo Abe, "Kangaroo Notebook", which "tells the story of a man who wakes up to find himself sprouting radishes from his armpits." Iron Deer Dream is taken from band's forthcoming debut album, We'll Be The Moon , [...]
Oxford’s Fixers have today unveiled the video for their first single of 2012, ‘Iron Deer Dream’.
Last week we brought you the new Fixers single ‘Iron Deer Dream’ as well as details of their Kaiser Chiefs support slot. Today we bring you the video to that single and news on the Oxford bands headline tour for later this year. Highlights from the May tour include the bands biggest London show to date at the Scala on the 30th as well as a home coming gig on the 17th at the Oxford Academy 2. May Headline tour 11th Joiners, Southampton 12th Cavern, Exeter [...]
Channeling their best Animal Collective impression, Fixers also indulge some food fantasies in the video for 'Iron Deer Dream'. The Oxford band explain: "We are charged with helping an elderly gentleman who seems to have a terrible case of Rice Krispie-itis. So we fly him to a deserted island where [Read more]
The Fixers have been gaining a lot of steam since I introduced them back in August . This is their third and latest single from their upcoming debut We'll Be The Moon . Painfully, the opening of the track has been receiving a lot of comparisons to Animal Collective . In a short 30 seconds it gets to some original goodness though.
Weird video, good song. Video directed by Ben Reed. "Iron Deer Dream" is released on 11th March.