Published Mar 19, 2014Twenty-five years into their feted music career, UK IDM duo Plaid have unveiled the next chapter in their evolution, Reachy Prints. The band's 10th full-length is set to drop May 20 in North America, and a day earlier in the UK, through Warp.
A press release notes that Andy Turner and Ed Handley's nine-song follow-up to 2011's Scintilli "feels like a journey into a subterranean world." The set apparently hits big with the band's signature "emotive, yet playful" textures, while also revealing "complex domains."
Up above, you'll find the conceptual X-ray that serves as the record's artwork. You can also check out the stilted but lovely triplet tones of album track "Hawkmoth" below. As you'll hear, its cascading arrangement comes equipped with a nearly medieval faux harp, steel drum and pan flute.
A record release party has been booked at London's Village Underground on May 23, with more live dates to be announced sometime soon.
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