serpentwithfeet announces 2022 tour

Next February, serpentwithfeet will embark on a tour of North America behind his excellent 2021 project DEACON (and its upcoming companion EP DEACON’s Grove. The dates cover the United States and Canada, beginning in Washington on February 12 and running for 11 dates for a wrap-up show in Los Angeles. See the full list of dates below and buy tickets here. DEACON's Grove is out this Friday (November 5) and you can hear the project's lead single "Down Nuh River" right now.
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serpentwithfeet Announces North American Tour, Shares Video for “Fellowship” Remix

Experimental R&B/gospel vocalist serpentwithfeet (aka Josiah Wise) has announced a North American tour set for early 2022 in support of his most recent album, DEACON. Wise has also shared a new video for a remix of “Fellowship” featuring guest vocals from Ambre and Alex Isley. It is the latest release from Wise’s upcoming EP, DEACON’S Grove, out this Friday (Nov. 5) via Secretly Canadian. Watch the video and view the full list of tour dates below.

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serpentwithfeet shares “Down Nuh River,” details DEACON’S GROVE EP

In March, Baltimore experimental soul artist and FADER cover star serpentwithfeet shared his sophomore album DEACON, a joyously uncanny amalgamation of timeless Black musical traditions filtered through a queer perspective. serpentwithfeet will revisit the project later this year with DEACON'S GROVE, an EP containing two reinterpretations of DEACON songs, a remix of “Fellowship” featuring Ambre and Alex Isley, and the new songs “Down Nuh River” and “Shoot Ya Shot.” Today, "Down Nuh River" is out along with a music video.

serpentwithfeet announces new EP ‘DEACON’S GROVE’ (watch “Down Nuh River” video)

Serpentwithfeet, aka Josiah Wise, released a new album, DEACON, back in March, and now he's announced a new companion EP, DEACON'S GROVE, due out November 5 via Secretly Canadian. It features two new songs, "Down Nuh River" and "Shoot Your Shot," along with reinterpretations of album tracks "Hyacinth" and "Amir," and a remix of "Fellowship" with new verses from Ambre and Alex Isley. See the cover art and tracklist below.

Serpentwithfeet Announces 'Deacon's Grove' EP With New Track Down Nuh River

Serpentwithfeet, aka Josiah Wise, has shared details of a companion release to his 2020 album 'Deacon'. The Los Angeles-based experimental soul artist will drop 'Deacon's Grove', a five-track EP, on November 5 via Secretly Canadian. It'll comprise reimagined versions of album cuts Hyacinth and Amir, along with new songs Shoot...

Serpentwithfeet puts his spin on a Lesley Gore classic with ‘You Don’t Own Me / Canopy’

Serpentwithfeet (aka Josiah Wise) has released a breezy new single, ‘You Don’t Own Me / Canopy’. The first half of the track, as its title implies, is a cover of Lesley Gore’s 1963 single ‘You Don’t Own Me’. Wise’s rift on it retains the original version’s gloomy, downbeat vibe, but spins it through a web of sharp, minimalist beats and summery vocal harmonies.

serpentwithfeet – “You Don’t Own Me / Canopy”

Serpentwithfeet was behind one of the best albums of 2021 so far with DEACON. Today, he’s released a new track called “You Don’t Own Me / Canopy.” The first half is a cover of Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me,” which was was featured in an Orbitz commercial a couple months back. The second half is a serpentwithfeet original called “Canopy,” whose dark romanticism fits right in with the Gore original. Check it out below.

serpentwithfeet on “DEACON”

I’ll never forget the image of serpentwithfeet (whose birth name is Josiah Wise, but who often just goes by serpent) standing in the middle of the Paradijskerk, four years ago during Rotterdam’s Motel Mozaïque festival. The saintly, seraphic imagery of the church seems to amalgamate with the artist’s striking appearance: head shaven and brandishing the inked words “HEAVEN” and “SUICIDE” like arcane incantations. The big golden chandelier hanging from the ceiling reflects serpent’s black-crimson attire, with matching high-heeled boots. During the performance, serpent cradles a worn-out doll tenderly in his arms that has several limbs missing.

serpentwithfeet plays a virtual concert on Twitch tonight

Tonight (Tuesday, 5/25) marks week four of There Is Light, a livestream series we launched with Twitch and Wasserman Music. We hope you caught the previous installments with Perfume Genius, Best Coast, and more, and we hope you tune in tonight at 8 PM ET on Twitch to see serpentwithfeet, performing live from The Lodge Room in Los Angeles.

Art That Stirs Creativity: George Saunders, serpentwithfeet, Janna Levin, and More on Work That Inspires Them

For “Touchstones,” ARTnews asks creative figures from different disciplines—writers, musicians, filmmakers, chefs, and so on—about one artwork that has inspired them. More from ARTnews.comOne Work: Pablo Picasso's "Les Femmes d'Alger (Version L)"Storied Art School Leader Dies, Leaks at the British Museum, and More: Morning Links for August 12, 2021MGM Resorts to Auction $100 M. Picasso Trove in Las Vegas Sale in October
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serpentwithfeet's 'DEACON' beautifully depicts Black love with artistic romanticism

Josiah Wise, also known as musician “serpentwithfeet," exists in an afro and queer-centric sector of Black rhythm and blues (R&B) music. His second album, “DEACON,” combines much of the honesty and unnerving elements of his earlier work but is repackaged in a lighter and brighter tone. The atmosphere created is...

Best Albums of March 2021: Lana Del Rey, Serpentwithfeet, Selena Gomez, Adult Mom

Though Del Rey’s overall project has remained remarkably consistent throughout her career, her growing disillusionment with fame, and with this country’s prevailing iconography of wealth and success, has loomed large as the national mood has grown more dire. Her observations are somber now, her melancholy placed against a more substantial backdrop. Kids dance the Louisiana two-step in a forgotten bar; a prolonged breakup meets its bitter end; people get high and make out in a parking lot while “the whole world is crazy.” It’s an incredibly bleak yet weirdly comforting sentiment all at once – the notion that one’s personal dramas, the ups and downs of “normal” life, will continue to go on even as the rest of the world goes to shit. C.S.
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Serpentwithfeet lets love be seen on ‘Deacon’

Serpentwithfeet’s 2018 album, soil, felt like it was underwater — the listener drowned in layers of sound and heavy themes. Nevertheless, the music remained fluid. The final song, “bless ur heart,” was meant to transition to the first song of serpentwithfeet’s latest release, Deacon. The song thus marks a departure from the heartbreak into gratitude for lessons learned.

Serpentwithfeet’s ‘Deacon’ is All About Lush Textures and Laid-Back Domesticity.

Josiah Wise trades in passion for commitment on Deacon, his latest full-length album as Serpentwithfeet. Since his debut Blisters EP, the choir-trained experimental artist from Baltimore has woven an extensive catalogue depicting the tenderness and lushness of queer romance, with a baroque sonic palette that would be as fitting for a bedroom as a tabernacle. Deacon works in a lighter register, with four-on-the-floor beats and pop hooks, although it’d be disingenuous to call this a party record – Deacon is less “clubby,” and more like dancing in your living room with a glass of wine after dinner.