Grouper Announces New Record Ruins

Recorded mostly in Portugal in 2011.
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Recorded mostly in Portugal in 2011.
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Grouper's Liz Harris is gearing up to release a new record, Ruins, recorded primarily in Portugal during a 2011 residency at Galeria Ze Dos Bois. She says the music was heavily influenced by "political anger and emotional garbage," as well as a walk along the beach through ruined estates and villages she took every day. Appropriately, it's out on Halloween. That's the cover art above; peruse the tracklist below while you listen to still-my-favorite Grouper song.

Grouper, Ruins:
01 Made of Metal
02 Clearing
03 Call Across Rooms
04 Labyrinth
05 Lighthouse
06 Holofernes
07 Holding
08 Made of Air

"Heavy Water / I'd Rather Be Sleeping:"