Southern California 5-piece Gardens & Villa first surfaced on music blogs in early 2011. They released a debut LP and proceeded to play 350+ live shows over the next two years. When it came time to record the follow-up, instead of returning to the relaxed, sunny climes of home the band decamped to the snowy--and somewhat disorienting--tundra of Michigan with producer/DFA co-founder Tim Goldsworthy (Cut Copy, LCD, UNKLE) at the controls. You can stream the resulting album right now in its entirety before official release next week
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