7/12/2018

Franz Ferdinand Share Remixes from Cassius, Prins Thomas & Nina Kraviz

Share remixes of "Always Ascending" by Cassius, Prins Thomas and Nina Kraviz
Listen to all of the remixes HERE
New Album Always Ascending Out Now

Photo Credit: Cara Robbins
Franz Ferdinand have shared a pair of remix bundles of "Always Ascending,"the title track of their much-acclaimed fifth album, released in February of this year. Available today, the first package includes remixes by Cassius, Prins Thomas and a Nina Kraviz House Mix. The second package, titledNina Kraviz v Franz Ferdinand, features a Nina Kraviz Techno Mix and aNina Kraviz Late Night Remix. Stay tuned for more news about remixes of album tracks.

Listen to the "Always Ascending" remixes HERE

Listen to Nina Kraviz v Franz Ferdinand via Beatport HERE

Paul Thomson of the band said of the remixes: On this release we asked 3 very different remixers for their interpretation of 'Always Ascending', most of them chose to use the constantly rising Shepard Tone but that's about all they have in common. Trusted Parisian party-starters Cassius go for a carnival-esque rammy while over the course of Nina Kraviz's 3 (!!!) mixes she tears deeper into the upside down, finding the darkest corner of the track and leaving you there.

Additionally, having completed a run of sold-out shows in the US and most recently played a celebratory homecoming slot at Glasgow's TRNSMT festival, the band continue to play festivals across the summer including Lollapolooza in Chicago next month. Check out full tour details below.
Franz Ferdinand Tour Dates
July 13th - Madrid, Spain @ Mad Cool
July 14th - Alges, Portugal @ NOS Alive
July 15th - Aix-Les-Bains, France @ Musilac
July 21st - Byron Bay, Australia @ Splendour In The Grass
July 24th - Melbourne, Australia @ Festival Hall
July 25th - Sydney, Australia @ Hordern Pavillion
July 29th - Raleigh, NC @The Ritz
July 30th - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
Aug 1st - Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza Aftershow
Aug 2nd - Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza
Aug 3rd - Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
Aug 5th - Montreal, QC @ Osheaga Festival
Aug 7th - Portland, ME @ State Theatre
Aug 8th - New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall
Aug 10th - Ashbury Park, NJ @ The Stone Pony
Aug 11th - Richmond, VA @ The National
Aug 13th - Knoxville, TN @ The Mill & Mine
Aug 14th - Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
Aug 19th - Landerneau, France @ Fete du Bruit
Aug 28th - Bergen, Norway @ Rokeriet
Aug 29th - Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
Aug 31st - Stockholm, Sweden @ Propaganda Festival
Sept 1st - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Store Vega
Sept 3rd - Nijmegen, Netherlands @ Doornroosje
Sept 4th - The Hague, Netherlands @ Paard
Sept 5th - Bloemendaal, Netherlands @ Woodstock 69
Sept 7th - Milan, Italy @ Milan Rocks
Sept 9th - Portmeirion, Wales @ Festival No.6
Sept 15th - Paris, France @ Fete de l'Humanite
Sept 22nd - Manchester, UK @ British Sound Project
Sept 26th - London, UK @ The Roundhouse
Nov 21st - Singapore @ Zepp
Nov 23rd - Hong Kong @ Southorn Stadium
Nov 27th - Tokyo, Japan @ International Forum
Nov 28th - Osaka, Japan @ Zepp Bayside
 
Ticket information can be found on the bands website: http://franzferdinand.com
 
The album, Always Ascendingwas recorded at RAK Studios in London and Motorbass in Paris, with the help of French producer extraordinaire Philippe Zdar (Cassius, Phoenix, The Beastie Boys). Nothing short of a rebirth, the album's 10 songs are a triumphant recasting of the group, bursting with fresh ideas and vigorous sonic experimentation.
Franz Ferdinand are Alex Kapranos, Bob Hardy, Paul Thomson, Julian Corrie and Dino Bardot.

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