Stereolab are Not Music
Stereolab have announced Not Music for 16 November via their own Duophonic UHF Disks label.
Tracklisting: 1. Everybody's Weird Except Me, 2. Supha Jaianto, 3. So Is Cardboard Clouds, 4. Equivalences, 5. Lelekato Sugar, 6. Silver Sands,7. Two Finger Symphony, 8. Delugeoisie, 9. Laserblast, 10. Sun Demon, 11. Aelita, 12. Pop Molecules [Molecular Pop 2], 13. Neon Beanbag [Atlas Sound Mix]
Over the Summer of 2007 Stereolab reconvened at Instant Zero, their studio in Bordeaux to record 32 luminous new songs which would become two distinct albums - 2008's Chemical Chords and their new release, Not Music.
The recordings began when Tim Gane started messing with "a series of about seventy tiny drum loops" on top of improvised chord sequences using piano and vibraphone. "Building them up from there - later slowing the tracks down or speeding them up - a totally new way of doing songs for us…"