Dave Sitek's Federal Prism Label Lines Up Releases from TV on the Radio, Scarlett Johansson, Kelis, Freddie Gibbs
Published Mar 11, 2013Last year, TV on the Radio soundscaper Dave Sitek launched his Federal Prism label with a 7-inch from Telepathe. And now the record label will kick into high gear in 2013, with Sitek having announced a number of upcoming releases from the likes of TV on the Radio, Scarlett Johansson and more.
While details are slim, the label confirmed with Pitchfork that a new single is on the way from TV on the Radio, marking their first new studio material since 2011's Nine Types of Light. As for Johansson, who had worked with Sitek on her debut 2008 LP Anywhere I Lay My Head, she too will deliver a single through the imprint.
Singles are also on the way from hardcore crew Cerebral Ballzy, Holly Miranda, Freddie Gibbs, Oh Land and Priscilla Ahn. A CSS 12-inch had been teased by Federal Prism last year, but now the format is now listed as TBA. Either way, you can listen to the impending release's "I've Seen You Drunk Girl" down below.
Experimental folkster Daniel Higgs is set to issue a single and an LP with Federal Prism, as are Tearist, BLKHRTS and Genuflex, while "Milkshake" maker Kelis is locked in for a single and two full-lengths. Flaming Lips collaborators Stardeath and White Dwarves also have an LP on the way, while Sitek's solo project Maximum Balloona has lined up a single and an album, which will apparently feature Miguel.
On top of all that, Federal Prism is teaming up with Cool Kids members Chuck Inglish on a new imprint called Sounds Like Fun, which will issue a single and solo album from Inglish later this year.