Purveyors of quite possibly my favorite release of 2009, Dirty Projectors is set to release a 12″ EP on Sep 28th via Domino. Temecula Sunsrise features the song of the same title and “Cannibal Resource,” both of which are on Bitte Orca, their current LP, but they also include “Ascending Melody” and “Emblem of The World,” tracks recorded during the Bitte Orca sessions. Anything new from them is pretty sweet in my book.
Tracks: A1: Temecula Sunrise A2: Cannibal Resource B1: Ascending Melody B2: Embelm of The World
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