Photography by Cara Robbins

Soulful funk-pop-rockers Gardens & Villa are back, with a tour with Minneapolis musical kins Polica on the books. To solidify the relationship is a remix for Polica’s “The Maker”, made all the groovier after being run through a G&V filter. Tour dates include MusicfestNW in Portland, where they will be rocking a main stage with Beirut and Menomena.

Those who have seen G&V live will also note that Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” is often paid slight homage, and it seems a likely extension that they would cover a Fleetwood Mac song. Below is “Gypsy”, covered for the Beverly Hills label Concord Music Group, as a part of their Just Tell Me That You Want Me: Tribute To Fleetwood Mac. You can hear the song in isolation or stream the entire comp below. As band member Adam Rasmussen says, “[‘Gypsy’ is] sensitive and timeless. Recording it was a beautiful experience. We’re really thankful for this opportunity.”

 

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Gardens & Villa Remix Polica

Polica – “The Maker” (Gardens & Villa Remix)

 

Polica – “The Maker” (Original)

Gardens & Villa Cover Fleetwood Mac

Gardens & Villa – “Gypsy” (Fleetwood Mac Cover)

Fleetwood Mac – “Gypsy” (Original)

Full Compilation Stream

Gardens & Villa – “Avalanche”

An unreleased track to come, hopefully (?), from their next record. Performance shot at Holocene in Portland earlier this year.

GARDENS & VILLA TOUR DATES
* w/ Polica
08/04/12 Santa Ana, CA – South Coast Village w/ Mr. Little Jeans, Wildcat! Wildcat!
09/05/12 San Francisco, CA – San Francisco State University: The Depot
09/07/12 Portland, OR – Musicfest NW w/ Menomena, Beirut
09/08/12 Seattle, WA – Neumos w/ Future Islands
09/16/12 Oceanside , CA – Equal Festival: KBZT Independence Jam
09/22/12 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
09/24/12 Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
09/25/12 Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern
09/26/12 Bloomington, IN – The Bishop
09/28/12 Atlanta, GA – Counterpoint Festival w/ AVICII
10/01/12 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle*
10/02/12 Washington, DC – Black Cat*
10/03/12 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer*
10/04/12 Northampton, MA – Iron Horse Music Hall*
10/05/12 Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club*
10/06/12 New York, NY – Webster Hall*
10/08/12 Columbus, OH – The Basement*
10/09/12 Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century Theatre*
10/10/12 Nashville, TN – The High Watt
10/11/12 Little Rock, AR – Stickyz Rock’n’Roll Chicken Shack*
10/13/12 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
10/16/12 El Paso, TX – The Lowbrow Palace
10/17/12 Tucson, AZ – Club Congress

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