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Hercules & Love Affair — at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, June 27, 2014

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News

Hercules & Love Affair Share New Song “Dissociation”

In Amber Due Out This Friday via Skint/BMG

Jun 15, 2022

Hercules & Love Affair (the project of Andy Butler) have released a new song, “Dissociation.” It is the latest release from Hercules & Love Affair’s forthcoming album, In Amber, which will be out this Friday (June 17) via Skint/BMG. More

May 25, 2022

Hercules & Love Affair (the project of Andy Butler) have released a new song, “One,” a collaboration with ANOHNI. The song also features drums from Siouxsie and the Banshees’ Budgie. It is the latest release from Hercules & Love Affair’s forthcoming album, In Amber, which will be out on June 17 via Skint/BMG. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Father John Misty, Wet Leg, Sun’s Signature, The Smile, and More

Plus Melody’s Echo Chamber, Florist, Horsegirl, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 08, 2022

Welcome to the fourteenth Songs of the Week of 2022. It was a fantastic new release day, with fresh albums by Wet Leg, Father John Misty, Jack White, Oceanator, Daniel Rossen, Orville Peck, Lucius, and others. Some of those artists end up on this week’s Songs of the Week, which is a Top 12 this week. More

Apr 06, 2022

Hercules & Love Affair (the project of Andy Butler) are releasing a new album, In Amber, on June 17 via Skint/BMG. Now they have shared the album’s second single, “Poisonous Storytelling,” which features vocals from ANOHNI. The song also features Budgie of Siouxsie and the Banshees on drums. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Daniel Rossen, SASAMI, Toro y Moi, Vundabar, and More

Plus Hercules and Love Affair, !!!, TRAAMS, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 25, 2022

Welcome to the eighth Songs of the Week of 2022. With Russia invading Ukraine on Thursday morning (and the increased threat of invasion earlier in the week), it was a bit hard to pull away from CNN and focus on new music. But nevertheless we were able to come up with a good list of songs we liked this week. More

Feb 24, 2022

Hercules & Love Affair (the project of Andy Butler) have announced the release of a new album, In Amber, which will be out on June 17 via Skint/BMG. They have also shared a video for a new song from the album, “Grace,” which features vocals from Butler alongside Icelandic singer Elin Ey. More

Listen: Hercules & Love Affair - “Fools Wear Crowns”

Omnion Due Out September 1 via Big Beat

Aug 02, 2017

Hercules & Love Affair are releasing a new album, Omnion, on September 1 via Big Beat. It’s their fourth album and features the previously shared singles “Controller” (featuring Faris Badwan of The Horrorsand Cat’s Eyes) and title track “Omnion” (featuring Sharon Van Etten). More

Jul 17, 2017

Hercules & Love Affair are releasing a new album, Omnion, on September 1 via Big Beat. It’s their fourth album and features the previously shared singles “Controller” (featuring Faris Badwan of The Horrors and Cat’s Eyes) and title track “Omnion” (featuring Sharon Van Etten). More

Soundtracking the Resistance - The Trump Testimonials

Featuring Sharon Van Etten, Hercules & Love Affair, Radiohead, The Regrettes, and The War on Drugs

Jun 16, 2017

The problem with politics, like too many other things, is that it moves so fast. This is exacerbated by a presidency that seems to go through crises like the average person goes through socks. More

Sharon Van Etten Shares “Not Myself (Hercules & Love Affair Remix)” in Memory of Pulse Victims

Proceeds Go to Everytown for Gun Safety, Plus Van Etten Performed on Twin Peaks and Is On Lee Ranaldo's New Album

Jun 13, 2017

Lots of Sharon Van Etten news. She’s shared a new remix by Hercules & Love Affair, appeared on Twin Peaks, and is on Lee Ranaldo‘s new album (and in his new video), which was announced today.

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Feb 08, 2017

Hercules & Love Affair, the disco-house project of Andy Butler, has shared a new song, “Controller.” It features the vocals of Faris Badwan of The Horrors and Cat’s Eyes. More

Hercules & Love Affair Announce North American Tour Dates

Supporting The Feast of the Broken Heart

Jul 15, 2014

Recently releasing their new album The Feast of the Broken Heart Hercules & Love Affair have announced plans for a North American tour later this fall. More

Jun 28, 2014

Last night Hercules and Love Affair performed at Club Soda as part of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal. More

Listen: Hercules & Love Affair – “Working Miracles”

The Feast of the Broken Heart Is Due Out May 26 on Big Beat/Atlantic Records

Apr 03, 2014

Hercules & Love Affair is busy prepping album number three, The Feast of the Broken Heart (due out May 26 on Moshi Moshi). Ahead of that, get a taste for what we have in store with album b-side “Working Miracles.” More

Nov 13, 2012

Music video rarely need to make sense. Take for instance, Hercules & Love Affair‘s visual accompaniment for “Release Me,” a new original song the disco-revivalists’ contributed to their curated DJ Kicks mix. More

Jul 13, 2011

Hercules & Love Affair have released a music video for their single “Painted Eyes,” from their album Blue Songs. More

Jun 13, 2011

The pulsating, club-ready track “Painted Eyes” is the latest track off Hercules & Love Affair’s upcoming LP, Blue Songs. We have the MP3 download. More

Hercules & Love Affair Set a U.S. Date

New Album Arrives Aug. 16 in the U.S.

May 20, 2011

Brooklyn-based dance outfit Hercules & Love Affair will be releasing their sophomore effort, Blue Songs, this summer. We have the details. More

Jan 05, 2011

Disco/house/throw-back collective Hercules and Love Affair are back with video for single “My House.” More

Oct 12, 2010

Hercules & Love Affair are busy prepping their sophomore release. The album, Blue Songs, is due out January 31st. We have the details. More

Hercules & Love Affair Get Sidetracked

Two-Disc Compilation Includes Mixed and Unmixed/Remastered Formats

Jun 17, 2009

Hercules & Love Affair are the debut group for Renaissance’s brand new compilation series called Sidetracked. The two-disc comp is a slamming set of house and disco grooves, plus a brand new Affair exclusive, “I Can’t Wait.” This is a perfect match for the New York DJ-turned Hercules frontman Andy Butler. The musician noted in a statement on Renaissance’s site that Sidetracked holds a full-length mirror up to his bifurcated stylee. More



Interviews

Hercules and Love Affair

A Quickie With the Versatile Andy Butler

Aug 12, 2011

It’s been over three years since Hercules and Love Affair released their sophisticated and captivating self-titled debut. Hercules and Love Affair was one of 2008’s most talked about records; disco-revivalism at its finest, indeed. Their sophomore album, Blue Songs (released this past January in the U.K.) is finally coming to America on August 16th. Hercules and Love Affair’s mastermind, New York City-based DJ Andy Butler, was gracious enough to give Under the Radar a few minutes in between shows on their European tour to talk (briefly) about Blue Songs, its delayed stateside release, Greek mythology, and his personal affection for Chicago house. More


Reviews

Jun 29, 2014

I’m going to say something potentially shocking—I’m not a big fan of Hercules and Love Affair. More

Jun 19, 2014

Hercules and Love Affair‘s self-titled 2008 debut was exciting, in large part, because of the way it exemplified, not to mention totally refreshed, modern disco-house music. More