WARNING SIGNSHEADLINING TOUR OF NORTH AMERICA TO HIT 36 CITIES!
TIMEFLIES PASS 64 MILLION COMBINED VIEWS, NAMED“MTV BUZZWORTHY BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST”,“MTV ARTIST TO WATCH”AND“MTV ARTISTOF THE MONTH”
(Oct. 14, 2013– New York, NY) New York-based duoTimefliesreward their loyal fans today with the digital release ofWARNING SIGNS, a new four-song EP on their label imprint, Forty8Fifty/Island. In advance of the release,Timeflieswill kick off their third major North American headlining tour, opening October 11that the Electric Factory in Philadelphia. The seven week, 36-citytour, wraps up at Royal Oak Music Hall in Detroit on November 24th. (Please see tour dates below.)
WARNING SIGNSmarksTimeflies’first officially released batch of new music in some 11 months, since their six-song EP,One Night(November 2012).One Night(containing “Swoon”) debuted at #1 on the iTunes overall chart, and hit #2 on theBillboardDigital Songs chart.
The four songs onWARNING SIGNSare: “SMFWU,” “I Believe,” “Ride,” andthe single,“I Choose U,”which broke into the Top 40 over the summer. “We have spent the last year writing and producing this album,”TimefliestoldBillboard.com, “using every spare moment we have to craft a project that we feel is truly taking our sound to the next level… [the EP] is a sign of things to come, and we can’t wait for everyone to experience it.”
The “Ride” lyric video premieredOctober 8thon VEVO / YouTube.The“I Choose U”video, posted in April, went into rotation at MTV, MTV Hits, mtvU, and Fuse, andTimeflieswere named“MTV Artist To Watch”for 2013.“I Choose U”has over 2.8 million YouTube views to date.In addition,Timefliesare 2013 Taco Bell’s Feed the Beat Campaign’s Artist to Watch, Taco Bell’s breakthrough artist program.
Timefliesis living up to its status as“MTV Buzzworthy Breakthrough Artist”of 2012. They have been praised as “musical masterminds” (Vanity Fair), “mix masters” (New York Post), and “the perfect addition to your music playlist” (Seventeenmagazine), with MTV crowning them an“MTV Artist To Watch”and “a musical force to be reckoned with.”
Timeflieswere named“MTV Artist Of the Month”for June, and made their network television debut that month on NBC’sThe Tonight Showwith Jay Leno. Summer festival performances included the Pepsi Summer Bash in Chicago in June, followed by Milwaukee Summerfest in July, and a return to Chicago for Lollapalooza in August.
Timeflies, CalandRezbegan producing music while at college outside Boston, where they first played together in a band known as the Ride. After forming Timeflies in 2010 and releasing their first half-dozen singles, their debut album arrived in 2011,The Scotch Tape(owing to Cal’s love of scotch). A six-track sample-based mixtape titledUnder The Influencewas released in July 2012, followed four months later by theOne NightEP. ). In addition to their non-stop flow of singles and videos, they have gained worldwide notoriety withTimefliesTuesday– an ongoing series in which they stay connected with their followers across the web by releasing remixes, live covers, and freestyling over original beats.