Published Sep 03, 2013Vancouver-based quartet the Albertans first caught our attention back in 2011 with their sophomore LP, New Age, thanks to its stunning marriage of summery jangle pop and dark lyrical content. But now the analog-loving four-piece are ready to step into uncharted territory with the Krautrock-inspired Dangerous Anything. You can stream the album in full ahead of its September 10 release on Ernest Jenning Record Co.
Similar to the psychedelic songwriting of acts like Can, Sparks and MGMT, the Albertans newest 10-song set features the off-kilter pop hooks the band have become known for, while trudging into an even denser sonic territory with anthemic shoegaze climaxes ("Casual Encounters") and retro-infused rhythms ("The Late Late Show"), with a whole lot of kosmische-tinted atmospheres in between.
Find out for yourself by listening to Dangerous Anything in its entirety in the player below. Catch the Albertans as they swing through your town on their upcoming Canadian tour.