1 of 6

View slideshow i

Live in Concert

Foxygen In Concert

Foxygen In Concert

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/173105666/173146143" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The trippy pop group Foxygen gave a thrilling, sometimes chaotic live performance at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday night, channeling everyone from The Velvet Underground to The Rolling Stones and Ramones.

Foxygen (A-plus for the name alone) is the music of Jonathan Rado and Sam France, two friends from the Los Angeles area who share a love of avant-garde pop and classic rock. They started playing together and formed the band when they were just 15. Their full-length debut, produced by Richard Swift, is We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic.

This performance was recorded live on Feb. 27, 2013.

Set List

  • "Make It Known"
  • "On Blue Mountain"
  • "San Francisco"
  • "Brooklyn"
  • "Shuggie"
  • "In The Darkness"
  • "6 6 6"
  • "21st"
  • "Oh No 2"
[+] read more[-] less

More From Rock

Angel Olsen in a scene from her new video for the song "Shut Up Kiss Me" Courtesy Of The Artist hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy Of The Artist

All Songs TV

First Watch: Angel Olsen, 'Shut Up Kiss Me'

In a video shot like a '70s horror movie, Olsen shares a new song from the forthcoming My Woman.

A still from Casket Girls' "Tears of a Clown" video. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of the artist

All Songs TV

Casket Girls' New Song Is A Protest Song

The eerie Savannah, Ga pop band wants to express its rage with the current state of our culture.

Japanese Breakfast in a scene for her new video for the song "Jane Cum" Courtesy Of The Artist hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy Of The Artist

All Songs TV

Japanese Breakfast Shares A New Video

Japanese Breakfast, a.k.a. Michelle Zauner, crafts a creepy video to match the drama of her music.

Lucius performing at the live 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Colin Marshall/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Colin Marshall/NPR

Front Row

Watch Lucius, Live In Concert

Watch Lucius bring its vibrant pop spectacle to the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Gorgon City performs live in the studio for KCRW. Davis Bell/KCRW hide caption

toggle caption Davis Bell/KCRW

Favorite Sessions

Gorgon City, 'Love Me' (Live)

KCRW

Watch the U.K. house duo premiere its new track, "Love Me," for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

The Kills perform live for KCRW. Dustin Downing/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Dustin Downing/Courtesy of the artist

Favorite Sessions

The Kills, 'Doing It To Death' (Live)

The rock duo plays with musical tension in a throbbing, riff-heavy song, live in KCRW's studio.

Back To Top