"It's the end of the year, so to commemorate the global underground touring we did— to all the people who were interested in coming to and putting on a Blue Hawaii show in Bangkok or Vilnius— we decided to put together a free mixtape of edits — somewhere between the dreamy record and the banging live show...
(๑ ऀืົཽ₍₍ළ₎₎ ऀืົཽ)✧ 'Get Happy' is a song we recorded one day in January 2014 but laid to rest as we got lost in the commotion of touring and moving to separate cities. As the year progressed, we found our live show intensify but still had all these softer recordings which would never be released. Hence we present Get Happy / Get Happier, where we explore both sides: the original demo and a fun, double-time edit made one day in August.
-- Blue Hawaii
Montreal duo Blue Hawaii drop a beautifully conflicted new jam/mantra ahead of their CMJ dates: Listen to + download the hypnotic "Get Happy", along with its more frantic, double-time counterpart, below. Raph and Agor bring their amazing live show to NYC this week for CMJ, check those dates after the jump...
Massive thanks to everyone who helped make GvsB III such an unforgettable night:
Danny Brown, Blue Hawaii, HAERTS, Empress Of, Booty Fade, Sober, Dallas, all the homies at the Granada, the Belmont + everyone who came out. We can't wait to do it again next year. All photos shot by Faith Silva + David Bartholow on the Impossible Project's instant film.