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Youth Lagoon

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Youth Lagoon is the outlet of Boise, Idaho's Trevor Powers' most personal hopes and fears, which he sets to dreamy yet tenacious lo-fi pop. Powers posted his first Youth Lagoon song online in May 2011, sparking buzz that resulted in a deal with Fat Possum Records. His first album, The Year of Hibernation, dealt with psychological dysphoria and arrived that September. The more expansive Wondrous Bughouse, which drew comparisons to vintage Pink Floyd and the Flaming Lips and revolves around "the struggle between the physical and the spiritual world," was released in March 2013.

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
09.10.15 The Filling Station Bozeman, MT US
09.11.15 The Top Hat Missoula, MT US
09.12.15 Egyptian Theatre Boise, ID US
09.21.15 Rough Trade NYC Brooklyn, NY US
09.24.15 XOYO London, London UK
09.26.15 Cafe de la Danse Paris, France
09.28.15 Rotonde Brussels, Belgium
09.30.15 Bitterzoet Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands
10.02.15 Magnet Club Berlin, BE Germany
10.04.15 Jazzhouse Copenhagen, Denmark

eMusic Features


Interview: Youth Lagoon

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  • 09.01.15 feeling like a freak on a leash