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The Horrors’ Tom Furse Takes TOY’s ‘Conductor’ to the Dance Floor

TOY and the Horrors are sharing the bill for May 1 show in Los Angeles

picture-18547-1390524318By: Kyle McGovern // March 31, 2014

Back in December, English psych crew TOY dropped Join the Dots, an 11-track album that opened with “Conductor,” an instrumental epic that spans seven minutes and melds a motorik beat with stormy washes of shoegaze. Now, the Horrors’ Tom Furse has given the behemoth a dance floor-friendly makeover, beefing up the groove’s low-end, adding some glitz to the veneer, and tacking an extra two minutes onto the run-time. Stream Furse’s “Extrapolation Remix” of “Conductor” below, and find TOY’s tour dates further down. Fans of this just-released crossover take note: the Horrors and TOY will be playing a Los Angeles gig together on May 1.

TOY tour dates:

April 28 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
April 29 – Portland, CA @ Doug Fir
April 30 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel
May 1 – Los Angeles, CA – The First Unitarian Church *
May 4 – Austin, TX – Austin Psych Fest
May 5 – Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
May 6 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge

* = The Horrors