Foxygen In Concert Hear the trippy pop group give a thrilling, sometimes chaotic live performance at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. Foxygen channels everyone from The Velvet Underground to The Ramones.

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

A still from Birthing Hips' music video for "Internet." YouTube hide caption

toggle caption YouTube

Birthing Hips' 'Internet' Is Beautifully Deranged

The Boston band makes brainy, noisy punk that reflects sonic adventure and technical mastery. "Internet," from its album Urge To Merge, shows off the group's flair for the uncanny.

A still from Bad History Month's video for "A Warm Recollection." YouTube hide caption

toggle caption YouTube

Review

All Songs TV

Bad History Month's 'Warm Recollection' Of Love And Death

Songwriter Sean Bean says "A Warm Recollection," from the band's new album Dead And Loving It, is about "the high stakes of living life in the face of certain death."

David Thomas, Scott Krauss, Eric Drew Feldman, Jim Jones, and Tony Maimone of Pere Ubu, photographed in May 1991. Frank Ockenfels hide caption

toggle caption Frank Ockenfels

Pere Ubu On Mountain Stage

As their return to Mountain Stage approaches, revisit this 1991 performance by the trend-setting "Avant Garage" rockers.

Pere Ubu On Mountain Stage

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/562812104/562830995" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage

Dan Wilson On Mountain Stage

The songwriter and producer performs some of his famous collaborations, including Adele's "Someone Like You" and The Dixie Chicks' "Not Ready To Make Nice."

Dan Wilson On Mountain Stage

  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/562554003/562786908" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Back To Top