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Here's another stunning song from Atlas Sound's forthcoming full-length, Parallax. Like previously unveiled tracks "Terra Incognita" and "Te Amo," Bradford Cox's vocals are disarmingly front and center on the perfectly titled "Modern Aquatic Nightsongs," a fully fleshed-out, immaculately produced widescreen realization of the gentler, lucid-dream-like direction that Cox explored on the often gorgeous and inspired rough sketches/demos from his expansive Bedroom Databank vault that was released for free last year. One of many highlights from the new record, due November 8 on 4 AD; check the lyrics after the jump:
Strange Mercy is out September 13 on 4AD. Recorded in Dallas, TX, and produced by John Congleton.
In this latest installment of 4AD Sessions, Gang Gang Dance rip through mind-alteringly kaleidoscopic versions of "Chinese High" and a one-take 14-minute performance of new single "Mindkilla" + unreleased jam "KOU-DA-LEY" in a mirrored room complete with dangling crystals, inspired by the "infinity rooms" of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama...
As previously reported, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti recently signed with 4AD for the release of their next full-length, due sometime this spring. On lead single "Round and Round," a newly focused/evolved Ariel Pink conjures the kind of genuine nostalgia and longing that was hinted at on brilliant '08 single "Can't Hear My Eyes...