Shit Robot Shares Tracks From The Green Machine, Out Now via DFA Records
Stream Both Tracks via DFA’s Soundcloud
Shit Robot returns with his first new material since the release of his debut long-player, From The Cradle To The Rave, releasing the “Teenage Bass” single with “Space Race,” the first cuts from his new project, The Green Machine. After spending much of 2010 and 2011 touring the globe with his live show – including a string of dates opening/performing with LCD Soundsystem during their final shows in NYC – the rebooted Robot is back with The Green Machine.
The first result of his Stuttgart/New York studio adventures is a double-header of dancefloor jams, “Teenage Bass” b/w “Space Race,” which is now available on vinyl and digitally on DFA Records. It’s the first in a series of releases called The Green Machine, which will culminate in an album early next year.
Lead cut “Teenage Bass” rides a rude EBM bassline and rave alert sirens, before expanding further with key changing chords and a defining arpeggiator. The hypnotic “Space Race” is a distant relative of 2007’s “Chasm” – a meandering, melodic, star-gazing Robo-techno workout.
Speaking about the new release, Shit Robot said: “After the album I just wanted to go back to my roots and make some dance 12”s, music for people to get drunk and jump around to.” In addition, today is the launch of a special Shit Robot contest via DFA Records – email a copy of your receipt for either the vinyl or digital version of the single to email@example.com for a chance to win a special Shit Robot prize pack.
To mark the new release, Shit Robot will be announcing a series of live The Shit Robot Show/DJ dates across the world, details on those coming soon. In addition, a new range of Shit Robot merchandise is now available from the DFA webstore. You can grab Robot coffee mugs, pins, stamped ‘Wrong Galaxy’ white labels and a rather nifty From The Cradle To The Rave value pack, which includes a vinyl, CD and pin for $15. You can find all that good stuff here.
Upcoming Shit Robot Tour Dates
5/24 – New York, NY – Hudson Terrace
5/25 – San Francisco, CA – Venue TBD
6/02 – Forbidden Fruit, Dublin *
6/03 – Forbidden Fruit Afterparty, Dublin
6/15 – The Nest, London
6/21 – 6/23 – Japan DJ tour
7/01 – Chicago, IL – Wavefront
7/13 – Razzmatazz, Spain
7/14 – Benicassim, Spain
* = The Shit Robot Show (Live)