Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The excellent French Electronic / Rock band Phoenix have been named Microsoft's Zune Ignition artists for the month of June.
As part of the Ignition program Phoenix will release a series of exclusive features on the Zune Marketplace, Zune.net, MSN, and Xbox Live. The exclusive features include a free track, "1901", on the Zune Marketplace on June 2, an editorial Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix album breakdown on June 9, Phoenix selected Guestlist on June 16, and an exclusive track, "Listomania (Yuksek Remix)" on June 23.
Download the exclusive Phoenix media here:
Pheonix is Thomas Mars, Deck D'Arcy, Christian Mazzalai, and Laurent Brancowitz. The band formed during their childhood in the French suburb of Versailles. They were influenced by late 90's bands including Air and Daft Punk. Phoenix's fourth album Wolfgang Amadeaus Phoenix was released on May 25, 2009. The band is currently on tour throughout the US with Brooklyn's Amazing Baby and will continue on an international tour starting in July.
Check out Phoenix's profile on the Zune Social here:
To download the Zune software, visit: http://www.zune.net