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LISTEN: Goat - Stonegoat
Laurie Tuffrey , April 29th, 2013 05:30

Exclusive first spin of track from forthcoming AA-side

Goat's debut album from last year, World Music, was one of our favourites of 2012, and now there are further cosmic murmurings from the mysterious Swedish psych-troupe. Rocket Recordings will be releasing their new AA-side single (artwork above) on June 3, ahead of their sold-out June 27 Electric Ballroom show, featuring the tracks 'Dreambuilding' (previously posted by Pitchfork) and 'Stonegoat', which we've got an exclusive first play of below:

It's a storming affair, drawing on all the salient ingredients that made World Music so great: starting out with some tricksy wah'ed fretwork, it's not long before those familiar shrieking vocals rear up, submerged below lumbering drums and woody Afrobeat percussion. Just when it seemed things couldn't get more joyously kaleidoscopic, there's an abrasively agitated guitar solo, which sounds like it's being amplified through sandpaper. An excellent start to the week.