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Pinkunoizu Announce New Album
Jean Marcel Maillard , June 7th, 2013 09:52

The Drop is set for release in August; listen to new track Great Pacific Garbage Patch below

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Danish neo-psychedelic crew Pinkunoizu have announced that they'll be releasing their new album, The Drop, on August 5 via Full Time Hobby. It follows last month's Second Amendment EP and we've got a first play of album track 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch':

The track's title refers to an oceanic wasteland of debris floating in the north Pacific. It is, in their own words: "a suiting picture for a world doing wrong and – a suiting picture for the sound of this record, which is made up from a rubble of ideas that were mashed together during a very short period of one week of recording and three weeks of dubbing and mixing."

The song, a lush space rock cut, looks likely to be the opening track of the album, with the band describing it as: "taking flight with a tone generator dropping in pitch until it splashes down into the wide blue open. ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ is meant to function as a descent; a drop that continues all along the record in various ways. Lyrically and sonically we have somehow been drawn towards working with a bending and falling feeling on this album."

The band are setting out on an extensive European tour, kicking off with a set at Glastonbury later this month:

JUNE
Fri 28th – Glastonbury Festival (Williams Green Stage, 2pm)

SEPTEMBER
Fri 27 - Loppen, Copenhagen
Mon 30 - Festaal, Berlin

OCTOBER
Tue 1 - Zoom, Frankfurt
Wed 2 - Ampere, Munich
Thu 3 - Bogen F, Viadukt, Zurich
Sun 6 - Rotonde, Botanique, Brussels
Mon 7 - La Maroquinerie, Paris
Tue 8 - Heaven, London
Fri 11 - Colston Hall, Bristol
Sat 12 - Brewery, Kendal
Sun 13 - Broadcast, Glasgow
Tue 15 - Band On The Wall, Manchester
Wed 16 - South Street Arts, Reading
Thu 17 - The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
Sat 19 - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Sun 20 - East Village Arts Club, Liverpool
Mon 21 - The Old Market, Brighton