LNZNDRF

II

£20.99
  • LNZNDRF - II
29th January 2021 / Ltd LP / LNZNDRF
     

LNZNDRF

II

£20.99

Really hyped to have this super super-group back in action.

This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 29th January 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.
LNZNDRF’s II is a mass hypnotism, somehow both thunderous and trance-inducing.

+ Limited Clear White Vinyl pressing.

Recorded in extensive, shamanistic jam sessions at Austin’s Public Hi-Fi in September 2019 and later edited down to give it shape, these songs feel like Right Now, with some toes testing the waters of the future.

The brothers Scott and Bryan Devendorf (The National), Ben Lanz (The National, Beirut) and multi-instrumentalist Aaron Arntz (Beirut, Grizzly Bear) are in headlamps and spelunking gear, descending into a somnambulant space. Album deep cut “Ringwoodite,” with it’s skittering, lithe and precise drums, is a summer sparkler of song — whizzing by at such a clip it leaves you giddily following its traces. On its heels are the computer lover “Gaskiers” and come-on-slow motorik anthem “Stowaway” that, while not connected by sound, work in tandem to put LNZNDRF fully in the canon of strange and indelible krautrock.

Its incantations seem to beckon the dystopia of present day as much as they beckon the Big Mystery awaiting us when we finally bust through its barrier. It won’t be a utopia but it will at least be something different. As it goes on the lysergic post-punk standout “You Still Rip”: "We'll live like fruitless trees towards endless breeze linked as we please, the burning bridges smolder in our wake.” Red rover, red rover, send LNZNDRF over.

A
1/ The Xeric Steppe
2/ Brace Yourself
3/ You Still Rip
4/ Cascade

B
7/ Chicxulub
8/ Ringwoodite
9/ Gaskiers
10/ Stowaway
Format /Ltd LP
Released /29th January 2021
Catalogue / LNZ002LP-C1
Barcode / 769894778531
Artist / LNZNDRF
Label /LNZNDRF
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