Since releasing their sophomore album, La Musique Numérique via Park The Van Records last month, AM & Shawn Lee have earned praise from USA Today, Billboard, SPIN, Rolling Stone, WNYC & more for their infectious mix of disco, soul, and funk. A sun-filled, space-funk masterwork that blends early digital technology with decade-blurring songwriting, the album teleports listeners deeper into the sonic crates from which the music was born. However, these out-sound influences aren’t plugged into a computer program and spit out through modern day micro technology– the instruments are played, the vocals are sung, and the songs are written, proving an even stronger connection to the past. Album track “Replay” was recently featured as KCRW’s Today’s Top Tune, and tomorrow, AM & Shawn Lee will perform live on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic! Tune in at 2:15pm EST/11:15am PST to hear the duo live on the air.
KCRW also presents AM & Shawn Lee’s CD and vinyl album release show on Friday, June 28th! To celebrate, the band has created limited edition hand-numbered vinyl works of art on marbled color vinyl (mocha, red, green, grey), and no two are alike.
Album track “Automatic” is punctuated by a danceable beat, funky filtered bass lines, and an electric sitar intro that will have you immediately hooked. You can check out what Emily Lana, a fan from Krakow, Poland made for AM & Shawn Lee’s new “Automatic” video HERE, and we encourage you to post & share! You’re also welcome to post & share the new “Good Blood” (JetTricks remix) MP3.
AM & Shawn Lee’s Sounds of Summer Tour heads to the west coast this week, where the duo will wrap up their string of US dates with stops in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego. Be sure to catch the band live in your city, and stay tuned for more news coming soon!
AM & Shawn Lee
Sounds of Summer Tour 2013
6/26: San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop+ – TICKETS
6/27: Westwood, CA @ KCRW Summer Nights Hammer Museum
6/28: Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo+^ – TICKETS
6/29: San Diego, CA @ The Griffin+ – TICKETS
with Special Guests
$ DJ Jason Bentley, DJ Dan Wilcox