Deerhunter is releasing a new EP called Rainwater Cassette Exchange digitally in May and on CD and vinyl in June, and since we are big fans of Bradford Cox and all of his projects, we're assuming that this new EP will be a great follow up to last year's Microcastle. But that's not for us to decide, so take a listen of the first single, which is also the title track.
The new EP will be released, once again, on Kranky, and was recorded at Rare Book Room studios in Brooklyn, with the help of, once again, Nicolas Verhes. If the new track is any indication, Rainwater Cassette Exchange will follow a similar formula to Microcastle, seeing Bradford stick to a more constructed tone, maybe pulling the reigns in on his noisey world even a bit more. The new track has a vaporous feel, yet stays true to the Deerhunter sound we've become familiar with. And while it sounds as though Cox may have pulled out some unused Atlas Sound loops and thrown them into the mix for "Rainwater Cassette Exchange", it looks as though Deerhunter is becoming more of a "real" band sonically, leaving the weirdness to solo endeavors.
Rainwater Cassette Exchange track Listing
01. Rainwater Cassette Exchange
02. Disappearing Ink
03. Famous Last Words
04. Game of Diamonds