Tonight at Glasslands in Brooklyn, Telephoned kick off their spring tour. Come through! Maggie and Sammy are taking the party cross country for the next few weeks as well, check out all the dates after the jump. Telephoned’s Ring Ring EP is out now on Fool’s Gold, they also whipped up a brand new cover of fun.’s “We Are Young” which you can grab here.
Telephoned’s Maggie Horn is well into a fundraising drive for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, to help fund medical research into these ailments (you can read more about it here), and to encourage people to support the cause, the band is releasing a new cover of fun’s “We Are Young” that you can download in exchange for a donation to the fundraising drive. Sez Telephoned: “We’re trying to see if we can use our craft (making music!) to drive money towards a good cause. Listen to the song snippet, donate today, and share this project with friends!”
A few weeks ago we ran through Austin for two mega parties during SXSW: a label showcase at the brand new Beauty Ballroom, and a team-up Super Party with Mad Decent and Check Yo Ponytail that took over BB as well as the giant Emo’s East down the street. Suffice it to say… shit got live!
From A$AP (and Sammy Bananas!) stagedives to A-Trak’s big-room scratchery, these were parties none of us will forget. Check out our recap video of both nights above, along with photos from our in-house shutterbug Josh Wehle (as well as a CYP’s full cinema-style featurette on Super Party) after the jump. Read More
Telephoned is DJ/producer Sammy Bananas and singer Maggie Horn, a dynamic duo specializing in unique covers, unexpected pop jams and general good times. Switchboard sees the group turning that vibe into a monthly NYC party with remix and remake-heavy sets from their friends and fam (and themselves, of course), featuring everything from The Suzan gleefully bashing away on a Miike Snow song to Nick Catchdubs dropping a set of ’80s-jacking Bad Boy hits.
You don’t want to miss out this Tuesday (April 17th), when Telephoned celebrates the party’s one year anniversary at Drom on Avenue A. They’ll be performing alongside Mattie Safer and Party Supplies, while Nick Catchdubs, Autobot of Flosstradamus, DJ Wonder and Musa throw down DJ sets. The night is also a fundraiser for CCFA, an Crohns and colitis research organization that Maggie will be running a half marathon for this summer (more information and links to donate here). Good tunes, good cause… we’ll see you there! Check the full flyer after the jump. Read More
Check out this new version of Telephoned’s “The Vow” (the original version is on their Ring Ring EP, out now) where, in true Telephoned fashion, producer Sammy Bananas remakes his own track, turning the funky house-inspired OG into a half time, trippy R&B version.
It’s perfect timing for Telephoned’s NYC show at Webster Hall Studio this Thursday (4/5) with Skeet Skeet and DWNTWN. While you’re marking your calendars, be sure to save Tuesday, 4/17 for the Switchboard 1 Year Anniversary going down at Drom. More info soon…
Tomorrow night (3/15) is the big Fool’s Gold Austin event at Beauty Ballroom, peep the crazy lineup above and come hang with us! 8pm-2am, all ages, free, 2015 E. Riverside Drive. We do it all again Saturday (3/17) with the all-day FG x Mad Decent x CYP Super Party at Beauty Ballroom / Emo’s East, and that flyer’s after the jump. In between, check out all the other shows the FG fam is playing this week. Bang! Read More
Sammy Bananas and Maggie Horn’s Switchboard party is going down once again in NYC tonight at Hotel Chantelle. DJ Eleven of the Rub and Ghostly representative Michna will be holding down the decks with cover tracks and more, and Telephoned will cap it all off with a live performance (and get warmed up for their sets at the FG parties in Austin this Thursday and Saturday!)
It’s that time of year again… Mr Goldbar’s finna get his festival on! Check out the whole fam and some special guest friends at our label showcases in Austin and Miami this month.
First up, we take over the brand new Beauty Ballroom in Austin on Thursday, 3/15 with A-Trak, Just Blaze, Danny Brown, Cubic Zirconia, Flosstradamus, Nick Catchdubs, Mr Muthafuckin eXquire, Party Supplies, Telephoned and Troy Ave.
Then a week later we hit Miami to club it out once more at Grand Central on Saturday, 3/24, this time with Jacques Lu Cont, Just Blaze, Congorock, Treasure Fingers, Style Of Eye, LA Riots, Flosstradamus, Jokers Of The Scene, Nick Catchdubs, Fifteenth and the homie DJ Canada handling party duties on the ones and twos (and threes and fours), with Miami’s own Peachfuzz crew rocking upstairs. And since these are Fool’s Gold parties, you never know who else might show up…
Check full size flyers and details after the jump, and stay tuned for even more FG festival events coming your way. Read More
If you consider “pop” a dirty word, Telephoned are the filthiest act you’ll hear all year. Somehow, frontwoman Maggie Horn and producer / DJ Sammy Bananas still manage to turn even the guiltiest of radio pleasures into indie-approved party jams we can all be proud of. Ring Ring is their first EP of originals on Fool’s Gold, harnessing the good-time energy of the group’s cover-heavy mixtapes and live sets to fuel three brand new songs that gleefully hopscotch from new-wave inspired r&b (“Last Time”) to shuffling funky house (“The Vow”) and the title track’s roller rink disco vibes. There is a smoke machine. Get involved and grab it now on iTunes.
Telephoned will be celebrating the release tonight with a live performance at Hotel Chantelle in NYC, showing off the moves they honed opening Chromeo’s sold-out Business Casual tour, and the infectious stage presence Pitchfork called “the most fun thing we saw at SXSW.” Win Win (Vice) and Skinny Friedman will also be DJing the party, and it’s free with RSVP. Read More
Sammy and Maggie are back with a new cover for ya, this time turning Ryan Leslie and Red Cafe’s rap-n-b jam into a “triumphant disco banger,” as Sam puts it. It’ll get you in the mood for their first live show of the year, going down at Brooklyn’s Glasslands on Sunday, January 29th (get advance tickets here) and set the stage for their brand new EP of originals, Ring Ring, dropping on Valentine’s Day, 2/14. Stay tuned…