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No. 20: Shlohmo – Dark Red

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Sounds like if Electric Wizard tried to make an R&B record, or Boards of Canada meets Burzum by the River Styx.”

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Shlømo – Avadon (Part 2)

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Shlømo is set to drop his latest EP, Avadon, on Wolfskuil Limited later this month. Avadon features two originals from Shlømo, “Avadon (Part 1)” and “Avadon (Part 2),” with a remix of Part 1 by Antigone. The EP will be released on 12″ vinyl and digitally on September 25th, with “Avadon (Part 2)” streaming in full below.

Live: Shlohmo – Boiler Room London

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Watch Shlohmo’s live band in action during Boiler Room set.

Tape-distortion, blunt-screens and one of LA’s finest – we shot Shlohmo’s new three-piece live project on VHS, live from Oval Space London.”

Video: Shlohmo – Beams

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Having already shared the video for “Buried,” his forthcoming LP’s first single, last month, LA beatmaker Shlohmo unveiled a new video for the record’s second single, called “Beams.” Shlohmo’s new Dark Red LP lands on April 17 via True Panther/Wedidit.

Video: Shlohmo – Buried

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As you may know, LA beatmaker Shlohmo will release a new album, Dark Red, via True Panther/Wedidit on April 7th 2015. You can now watch the official video of lead single “Buried” directed by Lance Drake. The seven-minute affair is described as a “surreal, bloody, and complicated nightmare that takes place on the gritty, blacker than black, abandoned, and desperate streets of Los Angeles, the artist’’s hometown.”

Tour dates:
May 20 – Music Box – Lisbon, PT
May 21 – Oval Space – London, UK
May 22 – Bitterzoet – Amsterdam, NL
May 23 – Razzmatazz – Barcelona, ES
May 24 – VK – Brussels, BE
May 27 – L’Amalgane – Yverdon-Les-Bains, CH
May 28 – Plaza – Zurich, CH
May 29 – Pratersauna – Vienna, AT
May 30 – We Love Green Festival – Paris, FR
May 31 – Berlin Festival – Berlin, DE
June 01 – Quirinetta Theatre – Rome, IT

Shlohmo – Dark Red LP

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Los Angeles beatmaker Henry Laufer aka Shlohmo has announced the details of his forthcoming 11-track second album, Dark Red, which will drop via NYC label True Panther on April 7th 2015, co-released with Laufer’s own Wedidit collective/label.

It sounds like if Electric Wizard tried to make an R&B record, or Boards of Canada meets Burzum by the River Styx… I had just lost some people close to me and was dealing with another loved one’s health issues. I was all over the place mentally, and I think it reflects in this record whether I like it or not.” In the press release, the SoCal artist explains that his one aim going into the record was to make it “loud… and not just loud but really really fucking loud. I wanted the sound of the thing to be devastating and violent.

“Buried,” the record’s lead single, can be streamed below; the updated list of upcoming live tour dates can also be found below.

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Shlohmo – Emerge From Smoke

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LA beatmaker Henry Laufer aka Shlohmo has announced that he has singed to Brooklyn label True Panther, and today dropped a new digital single, Emerge from Smoke, a collaborative effort between True Panther and Shlohmo’s Wedidit outpost. “Emerge from Smoke” b/w “Ode 2 Tha Whip” 7″ will officially drop in vinyl on March 17th 2015, but in the meantime, the 7″ single’s a-side cut, “Emerge from Smoke,” is out now in digital form and can be streamed in full below.

Shlohmo & Jeremih – No More EP

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Yes, you can download Shlohmo & Jeremih’s collaborative six-track No More EP for free here in exchange for an email address via We Did It.