Nearly three years on from his breakthrough album Here's To Taking It Easy, Phosphorescent returns to the fray with his most stunning record yet: Muchacho . During the last album's 'cycle', one could almost hear jaws hitting the floor witnessing a live band of such infinite verve. Not only did the album draw high praise in the form of Mojo's 'Album of the Month' (#8 End of Year), Sunday Times & The Independent 'Albums of the Week', hit Rough Trade's Top 5 Best of the Year, but the band also supported The National over the course of three sold out nights at Brixton Academy, a show that The Independent gave 5/5 and called "a sublime, joyous gig".

THURSDAY LISTENING // Phosphorescent Live on World Cafe

We’re taking your Thursday listening to a whole new level. Phosphorescent recently performed live on NPR’s World Cafe. You can listen to “Terror In The Canyons,” “Song for Zula,” “The Quotidian Beasts,” and “A New Anhedonia” now. David Dye also interviews Matthew during the broadcast. Listen HERE. All of the songs are available on Phosphorescent’s recently released Muchacho.

Phosphorescent are playing Brussels’s Les Nuits Botanique – Rotonde tonight! See all of their upcoming tour dates HERE.

Phosphorescent Brings “Song for Zula” With Strings and Swagger to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon


Phosphorescent brought a transcendent performance of Muchacho‘s breakout hit “Song for Zula” to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. The touring band was joined by a string section – making an already special rendition even more gorgeous. Grab a handkerchief and enjoy a good cry. This is television magic, people!

Also just in: a new feature about Phosphorescent at Urban Outfitters! And a word to you New Yorkers: go see Phosphorescent at the Crossing Brooklyn Ferry festival on Saturday night. It’ll be a Dessner-approved good time.

WATCH // Phosphorescent Live at WFUV

Phosphorescent end the week with a live performance at WFUV. The Studio-A session includes “Song For Zula” and “Terror in the Canyons” – watch the videos above. Both songs are off Phosphorescent’s recently released Muchacho, now available at SC Distribution, iTunes and Amazon.

You can see Phosphorescent live in concert. Check out the tour schedule HERE.

WATCH // Phosphorescent Perform Live for Pitchfork

Phosphorescent played a live in-studio performance for Pitchforktv last Friday. Were you able to catch it in realtime? Well, all you can do is watch it now. Click the image above or head HERE for the full set.

Now that you have had a taste, go ahead and get your tickets to see Phossy live in concert. Dates and tickets link available HERE.

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