DFA is proud to release on June 23rd, 2015 a long-gestating 12” single of wild interprations of Eric Copeland’s 2013 album Joke In The Hole. The Black Dice member received universal acclaim for the record, “Fringe though Copeland may be, this album is a serious coup for DFA—he walks the line between complete nuttiness and outright accessibility, and ends up with one of his best records to date.” (XLR8R)
Starting us off is Panda Bear, who adds his trademark falsetto vocals and shuffling percussion, sweetening Eric’s black coffee beats. DFA’s own sonic collagist Larry Gus blends Eric’s mumbled vocals with bright percussion and a vocoded male choir, among many other audio dalliances. Meanwhile, Hyperdub’s Fhloston Paradigm (AKA King Britt) takes aim with his laser cannons, firing volleys at unrelenting waves of marching alien armies, before being swallowed up in a solar flare. Finally, Anthony Naples (Text Records, Trilogy Tapes) brings it back to the club with snaps, claps, and hi-hats, but it sounds like you left ‘em out in the rear window of your car on a sunny day. You know what we mean.
Limited editon of 1000 hand-stamped and numbered copies, assembled at DFA in NYC.
Cheap Treat (Panda Bear Version)
Grapes (Larry Gus Remix)
Cheap Treat (Fhloston Paradigm Remix)
Bobby Strong (Anthony Naples Remix)
Order the WAVs & 320kbps MP3s from DFA’s store.
London’s Hyperdub teases a video preview of “The Phoenix”, the debut album for King Britt‘s hardware-heavy alias, Fhloston Paradigm. The album promises to continue King Britt’s exploration of machine-made music and sci-fi themes and features guest appearances from Natasha Kmeto, Pia Ercole, and Rachel Claudio. Visuals by Mike Todd. The Phoenix will drop on July 7th 2014; pre-order and get ‘Never Defeated’ upfront here.
Philadelphia DJ/producer King Britt returned to his recent alias Fhloston Paradigm and shared a video for the bass-heavy, minimal “Chasing Rainbows”, taken from his 2012 Hyperdub-released Fhloston Paradigm EP. He also offered (for free) two versions of Natasha Kmeto’s Deeply and George Duke’s Tzina from the JazzReworks : The New MPS Sessions. Check out below.