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La Roux to Release its ‘Gold Edition’ on iTunes in February

Why mess with an addictive and chart-topping good thing? Certainly La Roux agrees, as they are set to release The Gold Edition on Amazon and iTunes on February 8. A good thing can, however, be expanded upon. Brimming with b-sides, remixes and acoustic (!) versions of the hits off of their self-titled 2009 debut…

19 Jan 2011 | More

La Roux to Go ‘In For the Kill’ with New Single and Fall Tour

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And the victory lap for “Bulletproof” hitmakers and synth-pop heroes La Roux just keeps on rolling. On September 14th the celebrated duo will release a digital EP for new single “In For the Kill” with a special edition vinyl package to follow later that month…

26 Aug 2010 | More

La Roux and Major Lazer Announce ‘Lazerproof’ Mixtape out May 26

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Like a silver-bullet ear worm upside your head, dancehall superstars Major Lazer (Diplo and Switch), and U.K. synth-loving hitmakers La Roux have teamed up for Lazerproof, a “ska, dubstep, hip-hop and pop” juggernaut mixtape of super nasty beats, out May 26 via maddecent.com. Look out for guest appearances by Gucci Mane, Drake, Gyptian, Rusko and Amanda Blank.

25 May 2010 | More

La Roux Announces Summer Tour

The whirling dervish known as Elly Jackson is set to hit the road on May 30 for a brief summer tour of the U.S. before La Roux jumps on the newly awakened Lilith Fair for several dates in July.

25 Mar 2010 | More

La Roux Announces Spring Tour Dates, Coachella Appearance

UK dance scenestars La Roux, about to launch a North American winter tour on January 31st, are now set for a brief return in April, as well as an appearance at Coachella on April 16.

20 Jan 2010 | More

La Roux Announces North American Winter Tour

Hotly tipped and just plain hot synth duo La Roux have just confirmed a run of North American tour dates beginning January 31st at Boston’s historic Paradise Rock Club.

2 Nov 2009 | More

La Roux – “La Roux”

At first, I was worried that the great synth hope of 2009 known as superstar British duo La Roux was shooting past my head, with a gust powerful enough to erect me the same shocking red hair-do as 21-year-old frontwoman Elly Jackson. It was her voice, you see, on album opener “In For The Kill” that puzzled me the most.

29 Sep 2009 | 2 comments | More

La Roux Confirms Brief North American Tour in October

We’ve been grooving to this outspoken South London electro-pop duo’s fantastic, Mercury Prize-nominated debut for a few months now, and today are delighted at the news that La Roux will hop across the pond for a quick North American jaunt starting October 18th at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco.

26 Aug 2009 | More

All Points West Day 3: The Incredible Journey into Maybe, Mud and Coldplay

Attending the third, and last, day of the second annual All Points West Music and Arts Festival in Jersey City on Sunday turned out to require far more than buying a ferry ticket to ride and wearing comfortable shoes; the day quickly became more about the journey and less about the destination, when, on an hour-to-hour basis, the destination was more figment than festival…

3 Aug 2009 | More

2009 Mercury Prize Nominations Announced; Winner on September 8

The nominations for the 2009 Mercury Prize have just been announced and the surprise here is that there really isn’t a surprise as much-talked about artists such as Bat for Lashes and La Roux made the list. Winners will be announced on September 8. Elbow took home the honor last year for The Seldom Seen Kid.

21 Jul 2009 | More