Teengirl Fantasy

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Teengirl Fantasy
Origin United States
Genres Electronic
Years active 2008–present
Labels True Panther Sounds, Planet Mu, R&S Records, Merok Records, Break World Records
Website www.teengirlfantasy.com
Members Logan Takahashi
Nick Weiss

Teengirl Fantasy is an American electronic music duo.[1] It consists of Logan Takahashi and Nick Weiss.[2] It is best known for the track called "Cheaters".[3] The duo is currently studying at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam.[4]

Career[edit]

Teengirl Fantasy was formed by Logan Takahashi and Nick Weiss while they were studying at Oberlin College.[5] In 2010, the duo released the debut album, 7AM.[6] The second album, Tracer, was released in 2012.[7] It featured guest appearances from Kelela, Panda Bear, Laurel Halo, and Romanthony.[8] In 2017, the duo released the third album, 8AM, which featured a guest appearance from Khalif Jones.[9]

Style and influences[edit]

Teengirl Fantasy's musical style has been described by The Guardian as "dream-disco featuring washed-out synths and samples doused in static and fuzz, with a heady aura about it of glo-fi and the hypnagogic pop of early Ariel Pink."[10]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • 7AM (2010)
  • Tracer (2012)
  • 8AM (2017)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Teengirl Fantasy CD-R (2009)

EPs[edit]

  • TGIF (2009)
  • Nun (2013)
  • Thermal (2014)
  • Thermal Remixed (2015)

Singles[edit]

  • "Portofino" b/w "New Image Every Day" (2009)
  • "Hollywood Hills" b/w "Love Don't Live Here" (2009)
  • "Cheaters" (2011)
  • "Motif" (2012)
  • "EFX" (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sherburne, Philip (August 23, 2012). "Teengirl Fantasy, 'Tracer' (R&S/True Panther)". Spin. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ Lindsay, Cam (August 14, 2012). "Teengirl Fantasy". Exclaim!. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  3. ^ Edmunds, Simon (August 20, 2012). "Teengirl Fantasy – Tracer". MusicOMH. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  4. ^ Dombal, Ryan (September 16, 2009). "Rising: Teengirl Fantasy". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  5. ^ Kelly, Zach (November 26, 2013). "Teengirl Fantasy: Nun EP". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  6. ^ Dombal, Ryan (September 13, 2010). "Teengirl Fantasy: 7AM". Pitchfork. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  7. ^ Houle, Zachary (August 22, 2012). "Teengirl Fantasy: Tracer". PopMatters. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ Battan, Carrie (May 30, 2012). "Teengirl Fantasy Recruit Panda Bear, Laurel Halo, Romanthony for New Album Tracer". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  9. ^ Bowe, Miles (January 26, 2017). "Teengirl Fantasy soundtrack post-rave mornings on first album in five years, 8AM". Fact. Retrieved June 6, 2017. 
  10. ^ Lester, Paul (August 2, 2010). "New Band of the day – Teengirl Fantasy (No 838)". The Guardian. Retrieved October 7, 2015. 

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