Things that Make You Go ‘Uh’: New Fujiya & Miyagi

Fugiyamiyagi
It’s been over a year since Fujiya & Miyagi first released Transparent Things in the UK and,for some of us, the irresistible groove of "Collarbone" has passed the point of saturation. (I thought it was till I heard it downstairs at Union Hall Saturday night… still sounds great!) If that’s you, F&M have a new, non-LP single that should hold you over till they finish Transparent Things‘ follow-up.

"Uh" sounds like "Collarbone"’s little brother, with almost the same BPM, and another magnificently slinky bass line. It’s a bit slight as singles go (plus a title that radio announcers are going to hate), but certainly good enough for that summer mix you’re compiling, and should fit nicely somewhere between Calvin Harris, Justice and Chromeo.

MP3: Fujiya & Miyagi – Uh

Not to ignore their Krautrock tendencies, the b-side, "One Trick Pony," is a pleasant bit of Teutonic, Kraftwerk synth styling. But it’s a definite b-side.

MP3: Fujiya & Miyagi – One Trick Pony

Meanwhile, I have it on good authority that when Fujiya & Miyagi will have a drummer by the time they head back to North America for a brief summer tour, including a stop at the South Street Seaport on July 6 with Ulrich Schnauss. (They were pretty darn good without one.) Here are the dates:

July 6 | Seaport Music Festival | NYC (w/ Ulrich Schnauss)
July 7 | Johnny Brendas | Philadelphia, PA
July 9 | Middle East | Downstairs Cambridge, MA
July 10 | Lambi | Montreal, QUE
July 11 | Legendary Horseshoe Tavern | Toronto, ONT
July 12 |Grog Shop | Cleveland Heights, OH
July 14 | Pitchfork Music Festival I Chicago, IL

Buy Transparent Things,
if you haven’t already.

3 Comments

  1. I have Ƅeen browsinǥ oո-line greater than 3 hours tߋday,
    yet Ι by no means found any interesting article like yours.

    It is Ƅеautiful worth sufficient for me. In my
    opinion, if all web owners аnd bloggers made excellent content aѕ you probably
    ԁid, the web will probably bе a lot more useful than
    ever before.

    Also ѵisit my blog post … buy amaryl online using paypal

  2. I really like that amazing show and that is one of my favorites, I’m not much watching the television because don’t have enough time. But some shows I watch online wizessay.com and rally enjoy. Thanks for the great update about upcoming track list and the music festivals.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *