Electro rock/dance duo Infected Mushroom-composed of founders Amit "Duvdev" Duvdevani and Erez Eisen-has announced the release of Friends on Mushrooms, Vol. 2, out July 16 via Dim Mak Records. The second installment of their Friends on Mushrooms series, Friends on Mushrooms, Vol. 2 sees the Israeli psychedelic dance music progenitors teaming with a slew of new collaborators, including electro artist Savant, who lends his touch to the breathtaking opener "Savant on Mushrooms"; New Zealand-born singer Kelsy Karter on "Now is Gold"; and Norwegian duo Pegboard Nerds on "Nerds on Mushrooms." Also included on the EP are tracks "Trance Party," which takes listeners on a sonic journey that appeals equally to INFECTED MUSHROOM's core fan base as well as new generations to come, and closer "The French." On Friends on Mushrooms, Vol. 2, INFECTED MUSHROOM forges new sonic territories, while taking giant leaps in creating a complex and captivating soundscape.
In support of Friends on Mushrooms, Vol. 2, INFECTED MUSHROOM continue their FungusAmongUs Tour featuring their technologically advanced 3D Visual Experience stage show. Showcasing an innovative 3D landscape designed by Vita Motus Design Studio and V Squared Labs-the same team behind the critically acclaimed ISAM stage from Amon Tobin and Skrillex's celebrated live Cell production setup-the FungusAmongUs Tour is a live performance experience featuring Duvdevani and Eisen set against an incredible three dimensional landscape that brings INFECTED MUSHROOM's visual and sonic journey to life.
Also available now from INFECTED MUSHROOM via Dim Mak are their latest singles "See Me Now" and "Never Mind" as well as the "Nation of Wusses" single and remix EP package; the inaugural installment of the Friends on Mushrooms EP series; and their most recent full-length album Army of Mushrooms.
About INFECTED MUSHROOM:
Originally formed in 1997 and hailing from Kiryat Yam, Haifa District, Israel, INFECTED MUSHROOM-composed of founders Amit "Duvdev" Duvdevani and Erez Eisen-has certainly left their stamp on the electro dance and rock genres, having worked with the likes of Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction) and Jonathan Davis (Korn). In the process, the group has issued such hit albums as 2009´s Legend of the Black Shawarma (which peaked at #9 on Billboard's Top Electronic Albums chart) and Army of Mushrooms (2012) and has scored such dance hits as "Killing Time" and "Smashing the Opponent." As one of Israel's most successful bands, they have amassed a loyal worldwide following, have sold out multiple tours, have garnered millions of YouTube views, and have twice been voted into the top 10 for DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJs poll (please note, however, that they are not simply "DJs").
INFECTED MUSHROOM's FungusAmongUs Tour dates are as follows:
*Fri 6/28 - George, WAParadiso Festival at The Gorge Amphitheatre
^Sat 6/29 - Vancouver, BC Twisted Presents at FiveSixty
*Sat 7/6 - Los Angeles, CA Avalon
#Sat 7/13 - New York, NY Pacha
^Fri 8/2 - Montreal, QCDivers/Cite
^Sun 8/4 - New York, NYGovernors Beach Club at Governors Island
#Sat /14 - Kansas City, MO Dacefestopia at Berkley Riverfront Park
* Indicates 3D Visual Experience set
^ Indicates full live band set
# Indicates DJ set
The complete track listing for Friends on Mushrooms, Vol. 2 is as follows:
1. Savant on Mushrooms Feat. Savant
2. Now Is Gold Feat. Kelsy Karter
3. Nerds on Mushrooms Feat. Pegboard Nerds
4. Trance Party
5. The French
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