DIRTY PROJECTORS - SWING LO MAGELLAN - NEW ALBUM RELEASED 9TH JULY 2012

Dirty Projectors | 01/01/70

Image: Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan cover

The Dirty Projectors are to release their 6th album 'Swing Lo Magellan' on 9th July 2012 on Domino Records.

The songs of Swing Lo Magellan are culled from a sprawling twelve months of constant writing and recording in a weird house in Delaware County, New York (four hours north west of the city). David Longstreth, who produced and mixed, wrote seventy new songs and beats.  The band-Amber Coffman (vocals & guitar), Nat Baldwin (bass), Brian McOmber (drums) & Haley Dekle (vocals) - joined him periodically, rehearsing the new music more or less constantly in the house's A-frame attic.  The twelve songs of Swing Lo Magellan were winnowed down from about forty finished demos. The finished recordings bear the impress of this informal working style: the album is a collection of moments: accidental, fortuitous,spontaneous.  The performance sfeel warm and imperfect. Unguarded intimacy is some what of a new look for this band, and it turns out it's a very good look.