Electric Guest has confirmed a November 14 appearance on NBC’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The band’s first ever Fallon performance marks the band’s return to New York weeks after its sold out show at NYC’s Irving Plaza and follows the November 6 traditional release of its three-song Holiday EP (Downtown), previously released digitally on October 22.
The Holiday EP now available on 7″ vinyl features the non-LP title track as well as acoustic versions of two tracks from Electric Guest’s acclaimed debut album Mondo: the smash single “This Head I Hold” and the anthemic “Awake”.
Electric Guest is comprised of Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton plus a supporting cast of live players. The band began in earnest when Asa’s brother introduced him via phone to Danger Mouse, sparking a musical relationship that developed organically into Danger Mouse producing the 10 songs that were unveiled to the world this April as Mondo. Since then Electric Guest has toured relentlessly, been hailed by MTV as an Artist to Watch, been nominated for an MTVu Woodie, and had its praises sung by ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY (“Winking falsetto and retro swagger… the best new micro-genre of the season”), FILTER (“infectious”), NYLON (“for a quick Friday night pump-up… turn up the volume”), TIME OUT NEW YORK (“exquisitely catchy retropop. The band is quickly moving toward mainstream status… catch them while you can”), BLACKBOOK (“it’s rare that you come across an unknown band with such raw, unbridled talent and well-constructed songs… you’ll understand that this may be the beginning of something truly great”), MTV BUZZWORTHY (“Electric Guest stormed out of L.A. this year with a sound that’s both Motown classic and electro fresh on their debut album… Clear off your desk, you’re going to need some room to move.”) and scores more.