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L. Pierre Releases New LP On Vine
Laurie Tuffrey , July 15th, 2013 13:07

Listen to The Eternalist now; plus, new EP Surface Noise due soon

Here's some fine news for your Monday afternoon: accompany the gentle roasting you're currently receiving from the sun with a new album from Aidan Moffat's tropicalia-tinged project L. Pierre.

He's already fielded us one of our favourite albums of the year with The Island Come True and now he's released a new album, The Eternalist, through the video app Vine. You can listen to it online, at the L. Pierre Tumblr or via his Twitter as well through the app; in fact, here is Mr Moffat to fill you in:

"A new album by L. Pierre is now available for free! Perhaps not an album in the strictest sense – it consists of eight (theoretically never-ending) loops with video and was made in Vine. For best results, search for LPierreMusic in the Vine app on your phone/device to find the exclusive L. Pierre profile page and listen from there, preferably with earphones. Alternatively, you can hear it on the new L. Pierre Twitter profile page, and there’s a more desktop-friendly Tumblr version too. But as I say, Vine is best – the video loops were created in Vine and the results are smoother and more precise."

What's more, this isn't the only L. Pierre news today. He's set to release a new 10" EP, Surface Noise, which is an "affectionate tribute to the wear and tear of overplayed vinyl, the hiss, scratch and pop of records long-loved but worn down. It's the sound of survival, the echoes of a life lived well, moth eaten music", and on the same date, September 16, he'll be re-releasing his debut album Hypnogogia.

If you haven't already, have a read of Quietus editor John Doran's excellent interview with Moffat about L. Pierre here.