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LOGAN LYNN’S “VELOCITY” USED IN MUTINY BIKES/ETNIES PROMOTIONAL VIDEO FOR ESPN!

I love it when my songs are used in cool stuff! This promo for ESPN, Mutiny Bikes, and Etnies is called “Battle Los Angeles” and has the instrumental of my track “Velocity” (taken from my 2010 record “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” and produced by Bryan Cecil) in it at the 5:10 mark. I once told my basketball coach brother Landon that ESPN would never want to use my music for anything but apparently I was wrong.

The video stars adrenaline junkies Brandon Hoerres, George Boyd, Andy Martinez, Matt Roe and Justin Simpson and was filmed, edited and directed by Joe Simon. Holy shit. They are all completely NUTS.

Here:

+ Logan Lynn // “Velocity” for ESPN & Mutiny Bikes (2011) – at 5:10

OCTOBER REMIX CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT DANCEFLOOR MAYHEM TODAY!

Check it out! Electronic music site Dancefloor Mayhem hosted a remix contest for a couple songs off my new record “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” in October and they announced the winners today. You can download the MP3 originals + winning remixes of “Quickly As We Pass” and “Velocity” by clicking HERE.

Thanks to everybody who entered and to Dancefloor Mayhem for being so cool.

I love remixes! Happy downloading, folks.

LOGAN LYNN INTERVIEWED BY GERMAN QUEER MUSIC + POLITICS BLOG, CATCH FIRE! FREE MP3 DOWNLOAD!

The reaction to my new record in the press has been really great so far. Lots of love from Europe again this time around! The latest installment is an interview I did with German Queer music and politics blog CATCH FIRE! They went live with it today alongside a free MP3 download of “Smoke Rings” (song 2 on “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday“). You can read it via their site HERE or just keep reading below for the full transcript.

From CATCH FIRE: (11/2/2010)

After going on US tour this summer, Logan Lynn, the winner of last year’s Queer Video Music Award, has announced in August that he would be taking an extended break from the music industry and leave “Beat The World Records”, a label founded and led by the Dandy Warhols. Instead he released his fourth record “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday”, the follow-up to “From Pillar To Post” independently in August, donating 100% of his profits to Portland’s Q Center where he is currently working. What led the songwriter to all these decisions and how they influenced his life he explains in an interview I did with him via email during the last two weeks. I also posted “Smoke Rings”, another track from “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” right below this introduction – the track is the perfect background music for the following text. A second free song from the album called “Things Are Looking Up” can be found in one of October’s Music Tickers.

(DOWNLOAD “SMOKE RINGS” FREE BY CLICKING HERE!)

Catch Fire:
What interests me first of all is the question if you’d consider your new album “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” a “conceptual album”. To me especially compared to the stuff you’ve done before it seems very consistent, as if the decision to do this kind of eighties-pop-influenced dance music may have been a very concious decision.

Logan Lynn: Yes, both the producer Bryan Cecil and I wanted to make a dance record. We had worked together on my cover of “The Last High” by The Dandy Warhols from January of this year. The idea of doing some vintage disco dancepop take on that song was deliberate and we wrote “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” at the same time so we were already planted in 80’s dance party mode. Obviously I’m a child of the 80’s and 90’s and that comes out in what I listen to and what I create. Bryan wanted it to be authentic, like a time machine and I wanted it to sound like what I grew up imagining my records would sound like someday.

We ended up doing exactly that so it seemed like a perfect time to step away for awhile. The record is about me being totally disillusioned and leaving. Not sure if life imitated art or vice versa…but I’m much, MUCH happier ever since I did the whole career suicide bit in August. The overall concept was to have a big, spectacular going away party. “Fall Into New Arms” was chosen as the last track just in case it was literally the last song I ever put out. I’m not saying that it will be…but I could live with that.

Catch Fire: What exactly does “career suicide“ mean? What happend in August?

Logan Lynn: I spent the last 3 years signed to The Dandy Warhols owned and operated “Beat The World” records label and it ended up Read the rest of this entry »

LOGAN LYNN’S NEW RECORD “I KILLED TOMORROW YESTERDAY” REVIEWED + GIVEN 5 STARS BY “PART OF MY EVOLUTION” NYC!

Music Review Tuesday went really well for me and my new record yesterday on the “Part of my Evolution” music & pop culture blog from New York City. “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” got 5 stars! — That’s 5 out of 5 possible, people. Count ’em. They also linked to Q Center which made me smile.

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They had some really nice stuff to say about my Producer Bryan Cecil as well. Read what they think about it (and check out some super creepy Ray Gordon photos of me from this past Summer) by clicking HERE or keep reading below. There has been all sorts of love from the East Coast this week!

From “Part of my Evolution“: (10/19/2010)

“If there’s one thing Logan Lynn can do well, it’s saying a whole lot with few words and putting them into seriously addictive melodies. His latest album – and perhaps final album, I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday, is not only skillfully written and produced, it’s fun as fack! Probably not something you’d expect from reading the album title, but if you know Lynn’s work, this isn’t strange.

I’ve always appreciated Lynn’s fearless writing style. Somehow, that fearlessness really came to the forefront in this album. Bryan Cecil’s approach in production has a lot to do with it. While Lynn’s previous album, From Pillar To Post gave the impression that he was experiencing things in different places, I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday sounds like he’s home thinking about his day or week… or year. Maybe even making a few angry phone calls and leaving some straightforward voicemails.

All in all, I’d say I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday could well be one of my favorite albums of the year. Infectious melodies, 80’s-inspired synthy fun, and bold lyrical content. To top it off, all proceeds from this album will be used to benefit Portland’s Q Center. And that ladies and gentlemen, is how you say goodbye to your fans.
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NEW REMIX // Logan Lynn: “Quickly As We Pass (Vaccaro Remix)”

This is one of the winning remixes from Dancefloor Mayhem’s October Remix Contest for two of the songs off my new record “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday”, courtesy of DJ Vaccaro from Argentina.

Logan Lynn: “Quickly As We Pass (Vaccaro Remix)” (2010)

Download the MP3 original and all the winning remixes FREE by clicking HERE.

LOGAN LYNN’S NEW RECORD “I KILLED TOMORROW YESTERDAY” REVIEWED BY NYC MUSIC BLOG BOOM BOOM CHICK TODAY!

NYC music blog Boom Boom Chick reviewed my new record “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday” today. They dig it. You can read what they had to say HERE or just keep reading below…

“Portland’s finest indie-electronic musician, Logan Lynn, is back with a new record. ‘I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday‘ was produced by Bryan Cecil and is much darker than his previous release, ‘From Pillar to Post‘. That, and it sounds as if it were sent here straight from 1985. The synthpop sound suits Lynn’s voice and the subject matter (which deals with alienation and disillusionment) well. ‘Velocity’ could have been straight off of one of my mother’s 1980s Latin freestyle records and is the album’s definitive dance record; other standouts include ‘Tennis Whites’, ‘Quickly As We Pass’, and ‘Fly Me Through’, which wins the award for best chorus: ‘So get on board or / Shut your fucking mouth / You just shut your fucking mouth / Shut your fucking mouth’.

Currently, 100% of proceeds from ‘I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday’ go to charity so we encourage you to purchase it by clicking HERE. Physical copies will be made available on December 28th, 2010.”

Nice one, huh? Bryan Cecil came in a time machine from the past to produce this evil dance record for me. It’s real, people. He’s the devil himself.

LOGAN LYNN AND Q CENTER FEATURED ON GERMAN QUEER MUSIC BLOG CATCH FIRE THIS WEEK!

What does it mean when the gay press calls me “straight”? Find out for yourself and download “Things Are Looking Up” from my new record “I Killed Tomorrow YesterdayFREE over at Catch Fire! HERE. I have an interview coming up with them next month so…to be continued!!!

P.S. (I love it that Q Center got some European props. RAD.)





 

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