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Fuck Buttons Announce New Album
Laurie Tuffrey , May 16th, 2013 09:34

Slow Focus set for release in July

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Ace electronic duo Fuck Buttons have announced that they'll be releasing a new album, their third, on July 22 via ATP Recordings.

Slow Focus will be a "first-person view through winding pathways set against a frequently aggressive and constantly evolving terrain" according to the press release, with the duo of Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power self-producing at their Space Mountain studio for the first time, with Hung commenting: “We've used producers as safety nets in the past, but we've always had a very specific idea of what our music should sound like and so it became about following the logical path.”

Says Power: “Slow Focus seemed like a very apt title when considering the sentiment of the music. It almost feels like the moment your eyes take to readjust when waking, and realising you're in a very unusual and not a particularly welcoming place. We like to think that we create our own new landscapes, and with this it's a very alien one.”

The pair are playing a hefty number of festival dates this summer - catch them at the following:

MAY
Thu 23 - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, Spain
Fri 31 - Optimus Primavera Sound Festival, Porto, Portugal

JUNE
Fri 21 - Best Kept Secret Festival, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands
Sat 22 - Body & Soul Festival, Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath, Ireland
Fri 28 - Sun 30 - Glastonbury Festival, Pilton

AUGUST
Thu 15 - Sun 18 - Greenman Festival, Black Mountains, Wales
Sat 31 - ArcTangent Festival, Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin, Bristol

OCTOBER
Sat 26 - Release The Bats, Melbourne, Australia