The members of Deerhoof recently announced that they have finished their new album, Offend Maggie, and they'll be releasing it October 7 on Kill Rock Stars.
Like some other bands recently,
Deerhoof will be giving away one song early for download, accompanied
by an invitation for those who nab it to make it their own and
turn it back in. This time, there's a twist, though: the song will be
available as a written score only. Deerhoof's actual recording of the
song won't be heard by the public until that fateful October day, nor
will the mystery song be named until then.
In the meantime, Deerhoof will picnic with The Rootsappear on the soundtrack for the new Will Ferrell movie, Step Brothers.
The band will also collaborate with director Jon Brion.
Following Maggie, the band will go on "a world tour of all-ages venues and low ticket prices."
1. Offend Maggie
2. Fresh Born
3. Chandelier Searchlight
4. The Tears and Music of Love
5. Buck and Judy
6. Don’t Get Born
7. My Purple Past
8. Basket Ball Get Your Groove Back
10. This Is God Speaking
11. Eaguru Guru
12. Snoopy Waves
13. Jagged Fruit
14. Family of Others
Hoof it to these shows:
7 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ The Festival Pier - The Roots Family Picnic
14 - Tokyo, Japan @ Liquidroom
15 - Osaka, Japan @ Shangri-la
16 - Nagoya, Japan @ Club Upset
18 - Sapporo, Japan @ Bessie Hall
18 - Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Prospect Park
19 - Halifax, Nova Scotia @ The Marquee Club - Halifax Jazz Festival
27 - Hollywood, Calif. @ The Hollywood Bowl - KCRW's World Festival
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