Deerhoof have announced they’ve recorded their first all-Japanese album. Titled ‘Miracle-Level’ and produced by Mike Bridavsky, the record will be released on March 31st via Joyful Noise Recordings.
The San Francisco-based outfit, fronted by Japanese singer Satomi Matsuzaki, have also unveiled their new single ‘Sit Down, Let Me Tell You A Story’, along with an accompanying music video directed by Noriko Oishi. The song is the second preview of the upcoming album, following on from September’s ‘My Lovely Cat’.
As well as the album announcement, Deerhoof have revealed a North American tour to promote ‘Miracle-Level’, set to kick off in Toronto on the day of the record’s release and wrapping up in Chicago on July 14th.
31 – Toronto, TD Music Hall (Wavelength Winter Festival)
1 – Montreal, La Sala Rossa
2 – Greenfield, Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Centre
4 – Brooklyn, Elsewhere Hall
5 – Philadelphia, Underground Arts
6 – Providence, Columbus Theatre
4 – Seattle, Neumos
5 – Portland, Aladdin Theater
7 – Sacramento, Harlow’s
8 – San Francisco, Great American Music Hall
10 – Los Angeles, Lodge Room
12 – Salt Lake City, Kilby Court Block Party @ Utah State Fairpark
13 – Boise, Treefort Music Hall
7 – Des Moines, 80-35 Fest
8 – St. Paul, Turf Club
11 – Louisville, Zanzabar
12 – Grand Rapids, Pyramid Scheme
14 – Chicago, Lincoln Hall